Craft in America explores the vitality, history and significance of the craft movement in the United States and its impact on our nation's rich cultural heritage. Capturing the beauty, creativity and originality of craftsmanship, the film highlights artists and explores the inter-relationship of what they do, how they do it and why they have chosen a life of creating art.Visit Craft in America Website
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Industry: Handmade in the Creative Economy
Embrace winter traditions, all part of our American experience with the handmade
See the work of metalsmiths who create powerful art from jewelry to monumental sculpture.
Crossroads explores the intersections of craft, culture, and technology.
Explore creativity through works that begin with the humble thread.
Explore the creativity and personal dynamics of craft artist families.
Many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression in "Messages."
Early craft techniques used by these artists are passed on in a continuum of creativity.
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Explore weaving in Asheville
Journalist James Sullivan on craft and the creative economy
Quilt Historian Julie Silber talks about her love of quilts
Learn about Lowell's Boat Shop production line
Grove Park Inn chefs Robert Alger & Iain Jones build and decorate a gingerbread house.
Ceramic artist Susan Garson builds a bird menorah.
Ceramic artist Susan Garson paints a bird menorah.
Ceramic artist Susan Garson talks about the materials needed to build a bird menorah
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Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014
Watch a 02:40 preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014
Premieres Friday, May 2, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Premieres Friday, December 20, 2013. Check your local listings.
Watch a 2 minute preview of the Forge episode.
Premieres Friday, October 25, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Watch a 6 minute preview of Craft in America's Season 5 episodes.
Watch a preview of the Crossroads episode.