Calendar

May, 2020

ACC Shows & Events

#GivingTuesdayNow with ACC

Start date
Tuesday, 05/05/2020, 12:00 AM
End date
Tuesday, 05/05/2020, 11:59 PM
This Tuesday, rally with us in support of makers. Please give if you are in a place to, enter our drawing, and help spread the word online.

Community Events

Three-Day Intermediate Level Basketry Workshop

Start date
Saturday, 05/23/2020, 9:00 AM
End date
Monday, 05/25/2020, 5:00 PM
During all three days we will discuss the importance of tension on the materials, hand/finger placement, shaping, and materials selection.
Location
Bainbridge Barn

Three Tree Lane
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
United States

Flag Wool & Fiber Festival 2020

Start date
Saturday, 05/30/2020, 8:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/31/2020, 4:00 PM
Flag Wool & Fiber Festival includes fiber animal exhibits, live shearing, fiber and cultural demonstrations, a fiber arts competition, and more.
Location
Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum

2340 N. Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
United States

Friends and Family Day 2020

Start date
Saturday, 05/09/2020, 10:00 AM
End date
Saturday, 05/09/2020, 4:00 PM
Friends and Family Day at the John C. Campbell Folk School
Location
John C. Campbell Folk School

One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902
United States

American Glass Guild 2020 Conference

Start date
Thursday, 05/07/2020, 10:00 AM
End date
Saturday, 05/09/2020, 10:00 PM
The American Glass Guild will be holding their 20th Anniversary Conference at the Maritime Conference Center.
Location
Maritime Conference Center

692 Maritime Blvd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
United States

Paperweight Fest 2020

Start date
Thursday, 05/14/2020, 8:30 AM
End date
Saturday, 05/16/2020, 9:30 PM
WheatonArts and the Delaware Valley Paperweight Collectors Association invite glass enthusiasts to this 45th biennial Paperweight Fest.
Location
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
United States

Twin Cities Bead Bazaar

Start date
Saturday, 05/02/2020, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/03/2020, 5:00 PM
The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar is a gathering of artistically inspired individuals looking for further education in jewelry design and trends.
Location
Eisenhower Community Center

1001 MN-7
Hopkins, MN 55305
United States

"Big Risks: Creative Discoveries" Opening Reception

Start date
Saturday, 05/02/2020, 2:00 PM
End date
Saturday, 05/02/2020, 5:00 PM
Peter Strasser explores working with massive trees to create monumental sculptures while still bearing the essence of the tree.
Location
Garner Arts Center

55 W. Railroad Ave
Building #35
Garnerville, NY 10923
United States

Flag Wool & Fiber Festival

Start date
Saturday, 05/30/2020, 8:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/31/2020, 4:00 PM
The Flag Wool & Fiber Festival is an annual celebration that connects the public to the rich cultural history of regional fiber arts.
Location
Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum

2340 N. Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
United States

Garden Plant Markers

Start date
Tuesday, 05/05/2020, 6:00 PM
End date
Tuesday, 05/05/2020, 8:00 PM
Get ready for your annual spring planting with handmade plant markers.
Location
Northern Clay Center

2424 Franklin Avenue E
Minneapolis, MN 55406
United States

Mother's Day in Clay

Start date
Sunday, 05/10/2020, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/10/2020, 5:00 PM
Learn the basics of handbuilding and decorating techniques to make something mom is sure to love.
Location
Northern Clay Center

2424 Franklin Avenue E
Minneapolis, MN 55406
United States

Rings on Rings: Three-Day Workshop

Start date
Friday, 05/01/2020, 9:30 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/03/2020, 4:00 PM
A workshop for beginners and more experienced students - ring making is a great way to explore metalsmithing.
Location
Snow Farm New England Craft School

5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096
United States

Carving Stories into Stone: Three-Day Workshop

Start date
Friday, 05/01/2020, 9:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/03/2020, 4:00 PM
Explore this unique process for turning discarded slate roof shingles into art.
Location
Snow Farm New England Craft School

5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096
United States

Fragment Fabric Workshops

Start date
Saturday, 05/02/2020, 10:00 AM
End date
Saturday, 05/02/2020, 3:00 PM
Lesley Riley will be teaching two classes at the museum.
Location
Virginia Quilt Museum

301 S Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

May Textile Slam!

Start date
Wednesday, 05/13/2020, 7:00 PM
End date
Wednesday, 05/13/2020, 8:30 PM
Short Presentations + Online Gatherings + Inspiration

Clay Virtual Youth Class: Volcano Island

Start date
Friday, 05/22/2020, 4:00 PM
End date
Friday, 05/22/2020, 5:00 PM
Get ready for some island vibes as you learn to build your own island and volcano with clay.

Clay Virtual Youth Class : Character Maracas

Start date
Monday, 05/18/2020, 4:00 PM
End date
Monday, 05/18/2020, 5:00 PM
These clay maracas or shakers are not only fun to make but also become instruments for students to make music and sound with.

"Let's Face It" Mask Design Competition

Start date
Monday, 05/11/2020, 12:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/31/2020, 12:00 AM
The Museum of Craft and Design is launching "Let’s Face It," a nationwide craft and design mask competition and community gallery.

Exhibitions

"Tributaries: Sophie Glenn | Rust Never Sleeps"

Start date
Sunday, 03/15/2020, 12:00 PM
End date
Sunday, 05/17/2020, 5:00 PM
The Metal Museum's latest "Tributaries" exhibition features artist Sophie Glenn. The Tributaries series features work by under-recognized metal artists.
Location
Metal Museum

374 Metal Museum Drive
Memphis, TN 38106
United States

"ReNew" by Louise Silk

Start date
Tuesday, 01/28/2020, 6:00 AM
End date
Friday, 05/01/2020, 12:00 PM
An exhibition featuring a selection of vibrant works by Pittsburgh artist Louise Silk
Location
Contemporary Craft

5645 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
United States

"Silica Valley"

Start date
Friday, 03/06/2020, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/24/2020, 4:00 PM
In "Silica Valley," a new exhibition at Pittsburgh Glass Center, nine artists have developed their unique body of works with the aid of modern machines.
Location
Pittsburgh Glass Center

5472 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
United States

"Big Risks: Creative Discoveries"

Start date
Saturday, 05/02/2020, 2:00 PM
End date
Sunday, 05/31/2020, 5:00 PM
Peter Strasser explores working with massive trees to create monumental sculptures while still bearing the essence of the tree.
Location
Garner Arts Center

55 W. Railroad Ave
Building #35
Garnerville, NY 10923
United States

"Inspiration and Discovery: Pathway"

Start date
Friday, 05/01/2020, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 06/21/2020, 4:00 PM
Exhibition featuring the work of wood-fire potters Will Ruggles and Douglass Rankin and those that have been influenced by their work.
Location
Northern Clay Center

2424 Franklin Avenue E
Minneapolis, MN 55406
United States

"California Dreamin’"

Start date
Monday, 05/11/2020, 12:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 05/31/2020, 12:00 AM
Browngrotta arts presents an online exhibition highlighting the seminal role of the West Coast in the contemporary fiber art movement.