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Jan 26, 2013 10:00AM to Jan 26, 2014 7:00PM
Selections from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
Apr 7, 2013 to May 9, 2014
Apr 20, 2013 7:45PM to Jan 5, 2014 1:45AM
Maps were once far more than merely ways to find a route.
May 17, 2013 3:30PM to Jan 31, 2014 8:30PM
Museum of Glass presents "Links: Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest," a new exhibition featuring the work of 21 Australian and five American contemporary glass artists, in the Museum’s North and Viola A. Chihuly Galleries and on view until January 2014.
May 17, 2013 3:45PM to Jan 4, 2014 8:45PM
This major exhibition brings together glass, jewelry, production molds, and design drawings by René Lalique (French, 1860─1945), dating from about 1893 to Lalique’s death in 1945. As a successful jeweler, Lalique experimented with glass in his designs, which eventually led to a career in which he fully embraced the material.
Jun 15, 2013 3:00PM to Jan 5, 2014 8:00PM
Internationally-known artists Richard Selesnick and Nicholas Kahn have been collaborating as Kahn/Selesnick since 1988 on a series of complex narrative photo-novellas and sculptural installations that portray fictionalized versions of real historical events.
Aug 16, 2013 to Feb 8, 2014
This exhibition will highlight Bridge City Tool Works' 30 years of products, sketches, and production processes.
Aug 16, 2013 3:30PM to Jan 31, 2014 8:30PM
Rick Araluce, by day the lead scenic artist for the Seattle Opera, conjures stories with the engrossing, meticulously-constructed miniature environments for which he has become well-known in the Northwest. His elaborate trompe l'oeil scenes reveal solitary moments in time.
Aug 18, 2013 10:15AM to Dec 31, 2013 10:15AM
Almost 100 works from the museum's permanent collection include paintings, folk art, furniture, wallpapers, decorative arts, textiles, costumes, and many other forms, featuring both well-known masterpieces and surprising treasures.
Aug 31, 2013 to Jan 26, 2014
This exhibition at the American Textile History Museum documents the ways that textiles were branded and sold to consumers.
Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Sep 1, 2013 to Aug 15, 2014
Sep 6, 2013 6:00PM to Jan 26, 2014 5:00PM
Craft Alliance is pleased to announce the opening reception of Stephanie Liner: Momentos Of A Doomed Construct, from 6pm – 9pm on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Kranzberg Arts Center. There will be a live performance at 6:30pm during the opening reception, where 3 women will take up residence inside Liner’s sculptures.
Sep 7, 2013 7:15PM to Jan 19, 2014 7:15PM
This exhibition will showcase 26 recent additions to the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection in the areas of fashion and craft. These works, all created since 1950, will be paired to highlight shared affinities that document the diverse trends, ideas, events and characters of our time.
Sep 12, 2013 to Dec 29, 2013
Before his rise to fame as a prominent American painter, Charles Burchfield was a design student in Cleveland who found his first commercial foothold designing wallpaper. "Charles E. Burchfield: By Design" includes many of these early designs side by side with some of his later drawings and paintings.
Sep 20, 2013 to Jan 5, 2014
"Remembering Ginen" is one in a series of exhibitions and events at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center this fall aimed at overcoming misconceptions about vodou and fostering an appreciation for the vibrancy of Haitian arts and culture.
Sep 21, 2013 to Feb 22, 2014
This exhibition includes selections from the very first AJDC Design Project in 1996, to the most recent in 2013.
Sep 21, 2013 to Feb 17, 2014
Sep 22, 2013 to Jan 19, 2014
The first exhibition of its kind, "Inventing the Modern World" brings together objects from around the world that were exhibited at the world’s fairs between The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in London in 1851 and the New York World’s Fair in 1939.
Sep 24, 2013 9:45PM to Mar 2, 2014 2:45AM
In recent years, the human figure has returned to center stage in the work of artists around the world. "Body & Soul: New International Ceramics" underscores the power of the figure to convey strong emotions, and also to the accessibility of the ceramic medium. Through clay, the figure becomes the catalyst for addressing the emotional impact of contemporary pressures.
Sep 25, 2013 to Jan 17, 2014
Kirkland Arts Center is proud to present the fifth installment of its biennial contemporary ceramics exhibition, Clay? V, juried by University of Washington, School of Art Professors Doug Jeck, Jamie Walker, and Akio Takamori. Clay? V explores the versatility of clay as a medium of artistic expression.
Sep 27, 2013 to Feb 2, 2014
“Wandering Forms” is an extensive survey of the works of Wendell Castle, one of the most influential furniture artists working in the United States.
Sep 28, 2013 to Jun 29, 2014
For its debut exhibition, The Drieahus Museum delves into its collection of exquisite 19th and 20th century glass and metal by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Sep 28, 2013 6:30PM to Dec 15, 2013 6:30PM
"Shadow Circus" is an exhibition featuring the recent works of ceramist/mixed media artist Kirsten Stingle and encaustic painter Lorraine Glessner that brings to light the inner stories and dialogues we have with ourselves. Stingle, of Atlanta, and Glessner, of Philadelphia, use art as a means to depict struggle and transition.
Oct 4, 2013 7:45PM to Jan 12, 2014 1:45AM
Collectors Steven R. Cole and Martha G. Ware have made a generous gift of 79 baskets to the Smithsonian American Art Museum and have promised a gift of several more, making this one of the top public collections of this craft.
Oct 5, 2013 to Dec 31, 2013
Oct 8, 2013 (All day) to Apr 2, 2014 (All day)
The Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA) and the University of Georgia's Fabric Design Department have joined forces to organize, promote, and host a juried student exhibition of trends and creative works in fiber art.
Oct 8, 2013 to May 17, 2014
Oct 9, 2013 11:00AM to Dec 29, 2013 5:00PM
This exhibition, which celebrates MAG’s centennial, includes both historical and contemporary works that explore how memory shapes both personal and cultural identities, and the ways in which museums function as “memory theatres.” The exhibition will include loans from public and private collections, as well as key objects from MAG’s own collection.
Oct 12, 2013 6:00PM to Feb 9, 2014 11:00PM
Since the mid-1950s, Massachusetts has experienced a growing interest in furniture made by individual studio artists. Much of this flowering reflects new directions in crafts taking place in America. Some forms that were derived from colonial and traditional prototypes continued to dominate the field, such as custom bench work thriving in the North Bennet Street School.
Oct 24, 2013 to Jan 11, 2014
"I Went to the Woods," an exhibition of fiber works by Laurie Jacobi and Mary Jane Miller
Oct 26, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM
Among the earliest series of Dale Chihuly’s work are the little-known, legendary Irish Cylinders, created in 1975 at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, begun on St. Patrick’s Day and completed over Thanksgiving weekend. Minty and milky, the Irish Cylinders feature glass-drawing pick-up techniques by Kate Elliott, Seaver Leslie, and Flora C. Mace.
Nov 1, 2013 to Jan 19, 2014
This exhibition at Visions Art Museum features 29 quilts by 22 artists from the Thomas Contemporary Quilt Collection, including eight quilts by Ruth McDowell. Several of the quilts have won awards at recent quilt shows and many of the newest quilts to the Collection will be exhibited for the first time.
Nov 1, 2013 to Jan 11, 2014
"From Minimal to Bling" presents the work of a select group of American studio jewelers. The fourth iteration of the exhibition, this group of objects displays a range of conceptual, material, and technical approaches in the contemporary jewelry field.
Nov 1, 2013 5:00PM to Dec 14, 2013 12:00AM
The gallery at Santa Fe Clay presents father and son potters David and Matt Repsher. An opening reception will be held November 1, 5 – 7 p.m., and an artists’ talk with David and Matt is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. They recently spent time together creating a body of work in David’s home studio in Pennsylvania. All the artwork was then fired in their salt/wood kiln on-site.
Nov 1, 2013 5:00PM to Dec 14, 2013 12:00AM
The gallery at Santa Fe Clay will showcase a collection of small-scaled ceramic pieces from 20 invited artists from the Santa Fe Clay stable. An opening reception will be held November 1, 5 – 7 p.m."Small Treasures" is a collection of hand-picked artwork curated by Avra Leodas. These pieces are perfectly scaled and priced to suit your holiday gift giving.
Nov 7, 2013 to Jan 19, 2014
Repetition & Ritual: New Sculpture in Fiber features the work of fifteen contemporary American fiber artists that structure their practices around repetition. Focusing in on the sculptural potential of the medium, many of these artists use their material unconventionally or employ unexpected materials, like hair or metal, with traditional methods. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on November 7 from 6-8:30pm.
Nov 7, 2013 11:45AM to Jan 19, 2014 11:45AM
Curated by Sonya Young James, a fibers artist from Atlanta, "Repetition & Ritual: New Sculpture in Fiber" is a group fibers exhibition featuring works by 15 artists from New York, Georgia, Minnesota, Florida, and Pennsylvania.
Nov 9, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM
With the closure of Ireland’s largest and world famous crystal factory at Kilbarry, Waterford, Irish glass history is at a turning point.
Nov 10, 2013 5:15PM to Feb 23, 2014 10:15PM
Warren MacKenzie's philosophy of making and decades of teaching have had a lasting impact on the development of American studio pottery – an influence extending to generations of students and collectors. Throughout his 60 years of making, he has explored the shape of things and the interplay of the intentional with the unexpected.
Nov 15, 2013 to Jan 26, 2014
Artists Kat Cole, Laritza Garcia, Tara Locklear and Chesley Williams explore the gulf between everyday objects and rarified art pieces. For "Detritus," the artists have crafted jewelry and headwear out of the raw material and refuse that defines their urban landscapes. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on November 15, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Nov 15, 2013 to Mar 1, 2014
The Morristown CraftMarket, one of the top juried fine art and craft shows in the nation and a not-for-profit event sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Randolph, NJ, seeks artists to display and sell their work at this year’s show.
Nov 16, 2013 to Jan 19, 2014
Organized by the Society for Contemporary Craft, “Transformation 8” provides a far-ranging survey of contemporary jewelry and metalwork.
Nov 16, 2013 to Mar 23, 2014
"Waylande Gregory: Art Deco Ceramics and the Atomic Impulse" is comprised of over 60 works from every point in influential ceramicist Waylond Gregory's career.
Nov 16, 2013 to Dec 29, 2013
The annual Holiday Art Market (HART) at Foothills Art Center in Golden, CO is a premier holiday venue for fabulous fine art and craft made in Colorado. Visitors are immersed in a unique holiday marketplace featuring an array of handmade gifts for everyone on their holiday gift giving list.
Nov 21, 2013 to Feb 16, 2014
Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave exhibits her baroque, life-sized costumes out of paper.
Nov 21, 2013 to Jan 31, 2014
Drawing from North Carolina's robust tradition of pottery and ceramics, The Gregg Museum presents an overview of Siglinda Scarpa's lifetime of contributions to that tradition. Extremely delicate and airy porcelain sculptures will sit side-by-side with robust and practical cookwares that make cooking a kind of performance art itself.
Nov 22, 2013 12:00AM to Dec 31, 2013 12:30AM
Celebrate the season and Lillstreet's 38th year of supporting and encouraging artists.
Nov 23, 2013 12:00AM to Feb 23, 2014 12:30AM
"All Things Considered VII," presented by the National Basketry Organization, is a biennial juried and invitational exhibition featuring more tha 40 works by dozens of artists.
Dec 1, 2013 to Feb 28, 2014
Artists are invited to apply to the 18th annual Art In The Pearl® Fine Arts & Crafts Festival 2014.
Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Dec 1, 2013 to Feb 28, 2014
Artists are invited to apply to the 18th annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts & Crafts Festival 2014.
Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Dec 6, 2013 6:45PM to Dec 27, 2013 6:45PM
As director of Patina Gallery, Ivan Barnett attends to the myriad details of his gallery’s operation: He selects the artists, curates the objects, scours the sidewalk and serves coffee to his staff. First and foremost, though, he is an artist. "Abstraction" is Barnett’s sixth Patina exhibition and the latest in a career that spans more than four decades.
Dec 7, 2013 to Mar 14, 2014
A dose of irreverence and humor is necessary for anyone who has immersed themselves in a taxing and unsparing medium such as metalwork. In "Ha!, Metalsmiths at Play," The Metal Museum has brought together examples of this humor and playfulness in the works of both contemporary and historic metalsmiths.
Dec 7, 2013 12:30PM to Feb 2, 2014 12:30PM
This juried exhibition will present new work from the Guild’s members—metal artists working from Santa Cruz to Monterey. The art will range from delicate sculptural jewelry to large metal constructions.
Dec 14, 2013 10:00AM to Dec 22, 2013 8:00PM
Ten ceramic artists from the Asheville, NC area are featured in this holiday exhibit. Participating artists include Joey Sheehan, Erik Haagensen, Luba Sharapan, Trista Hudzik Reynolds, Jennifer Kinkaid, Andrew Stephenson, Bily Brown,Chris McGee, Laura Cooke, and Will Dickert. A large selection of styles and firing methods are represented.