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This Month
Pouch, probably Iroquois, 1850. Skin, cloth, glass beads, porcupine quills, twine. Gift of Mr. Albert V. Sander. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 20.X.4

Mar 15, 2014 to Apr 26, 2015

“Floral Journey” Explores the dynamic history native North American beadwork.

Apr 11, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This residency is ideal for the ceramic artist working on a short-term project.

Angie Reano Owen, Cuff. Turquoise inlaid on shell, 3.5” by 2.5.” Photo by Kitty Leaken, image courtesy MIAC.

Apr 13, 2014 to Mar 2, 2016

“Turquoise, Water, Sky” is a reimagining of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s extensive collection of Southwestern turquoise jewelry.

May 8, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

An exhibition of the work of fifteen contemporary textile artists working with felt.

Jun 20, 2014 to Sep 2, 2015

a residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially conscious spirit.

Charlotte Kruk, Racine Art Museum

Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 26, 2015

Artist Charlotte Kruk explores alternative understandings of the term “eye candy.”

Quilt, Russia and United States, c. 1899. Glass beads, velvet embroidered with wool, silk, and metallic thread. The Jewish Museum, New York, Purchase: Judaica Acquisitions Fund, 1986-119.

Aug 22, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Highlighting a colorful patchwork quilt that bears Eastern European and American imagery.

Robert Bliss, Lady Mursaki’s Fan Chair

Aug 25, 2014 to Feb 27, 2015

Delving into the role that Black Mountain College played in mid-century design and studio craft.

Sep 1, 2014 to Mar 21, 2015

An exhibit including more than 80 American-made containers...

Sep 1, 2014 to May 1, 2015

For a ceramic artist with a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time.

Sep 6, 2014 to Feb 22, 2015

One of the most outstanding collections of American Mid-Century Studio Craft.

Sep 9, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Some of the most startling designer gowns and jewelry from the 1930s and 40s.

Sep 13, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Exploring the way that folk woodworking influences broader understandings of Russian identity.

Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

The Museum of Glass is excited to present “Hilltop Artists,” a look back at the two-decade history of Hilltop Artists, a program that introduces glass art skills and techniques to marginalized and economically disadvantaged youth. There will be an opening reception for Museum of Glass members on Sunday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

An exhibition of 70 intricate, flame-worked still-life sculptures.

Sep 22, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Providing a forum for artists to share their responses to a growing public health concern.

Sep 23, 2014 to Feb 8, 2015

Celebrating the institution’s founder.

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 20, 2015

Addressesing the role that trees play as inspiration and medium in contemporary art.

Sep 30, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

Highlighting Scott’s range in both form and content.

Jason Walker, "On The River, Down The Road (detail)," 2014. Photo by David Scherrer Photography.

Oct 3, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

Works by Northwestern ceramicist Jason Walker.

Heather Benning, "The Dollhouse: Blue Night #3," 2007. Digital chromogenic print, 20 x 30 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Oct 3, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

Experience the emotion we feel for places despite distance in time or space.

Tommie Rush, “Botanical Bowl Amber and Red,” 2013. Blown and hot formed glass, acid etched. 10 x 19.25 x 16.5 in.

Oct 5, 2014 to Feb 8, 2015

An invitational group exhibition that explores the rich history of glass art in the Huntsville region.

Amy Reichert, Seder Plate I. Image courtesy of The Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.

Oct 5, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Amy Reichert has been creating Jewish ritual objects since 1995.

Chieko Katsumata, "Akoda Pumpkin," 2013. Sanded glazed stoneware, 15-3/4 x 17-1/3 x 15-1/3 in. Image courtesy of Randy Batista.

Oct 7, 2014 to Jul 15, 2016

Featuring some of the best 20th and 21st century Japanese ceramics.

Nick Mount, "Reclining Bob #SB050512" and "Bob #SB040512," 2012. Suspended blown glass component, cut and polished. 28 x 47 x 22 cm and 124 x 18 x 13 cm. Photo by Pippy Mount.

Oct 10, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Mount is one of the world’s preeminent glass artists.

Bridge City Tool Works, "CT-14 | Foxtail Shoulder Plane," 2006. Stainless Steel, Brass, Tool Steel. Photo by Joe Felzman.

Oct 10, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Highlighting the company's 30 years of products, sketches, and production processes.

Leslie Blackford, "The Bird and the Blackberry," 2014. Polymer, oil paint, and metal. 24 inch adjustable necklace. Photo courtesy Leslie Blackford.

Oct 12, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

An exhibition that explores the biological through artificial materials.

Oct 13, 2014 to Mar 28, 2015

An exhibition of new additions to the McKissick's unparalleled collection of early southern stoneware.

Evening Dress, ca. 1861. Black moiré silk, black jet, black lace. Lent by Roy Langford. (C.I.L.37.1a) Photo: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, by Karin L. Willis.

Oct 21, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Delving into the fascinating history of mourning fashion.

Oct 31, 2014 to Jan 31, 2015

Showcasing the best of Portland furniture design.

Nov 1, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

An international exhibition of fiber-based art.

Leo Capote, "Tulip Bolts Chair," 2013. Brazil. Carbon steel bolts, electrostatic painting. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Marcelo Stefanovicz.

Nov 4, 2014 12:00AM to Apr 6, 2015 12:15AM

An exhibition that explores the effects of globalization on art, design, and craft.

Nov 7, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

A call for work that reflects the forward trajectory of textiles within a twenty first century intersection of conceptual innovation

Nov 7, 2014 to Feb 2, 2015

The opportunity to show the most contemporary and innovative California clay, glass, and enamel art.

Nathaniel Gould, Chest of Drawers. Courtesy of Historic New England. Photo by Gavin Ashworth.

Nov 8, 2014 to Feb 16, 2015

“In Plain Sight” features 20 of Gould’s most ambitious and impressive works, many of which have only been recently attributed to the artist.

Brooch, circa 1925. Gold, Diamond, Gem Stone. Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Shelburne Museum.

Nov 15, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Featuring pieces from the Art Nouveau movement through the present.

David A. Lang, "Horse Play", 2007. Kinetic sculpture. Welded steel wire and rod, sea horses.

Nov 16, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

Lang uses his art to make surprising and innovative connections between disparate fields.

Necklace worn by Countess of Granard. Cartier London, special order, 1932. Platinum, diamonds, emerald. Height at center 8.80 cm. Sold to Lady Granard. Cartier Collection. Photo: Nick Welsh, Cartier Collection © Cartier.

Nov 16, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

A comprehensive survey of Cartier’s ascendance in the international jewelry and design world.

Nov 21, 2014 to Feb 23, 2015

A collection of quilts from the Contemporary QuiltArt Association in Washington State.

Nov 22, 2014 to Jan 31, 2015

The recipient will receive a solo exhibition at Sienna Patti.

Barbara Andrus, "Fieldwork." Image courtesy of Fuller Craft Museum.

Nov 29, 2014 to Feb 8, 2015

An exhibition of large-scale installation work by Barbara Andus.

Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers, "Site Unseen."

Nov 29, 2014 to Jan 31, 2015

Their work often focuses on environmental issues of social constructions and beliefs.

Dec 1, 2014 to Feb 28, 2015

Artists are invited to apply to the 19th annual Art In The Pearl® Fine Arts & Crafts Festival 2015.

Dec 1, 2014 to Feb 28, 2015

Be a part of the 37th Annual Long's Park Art & Craft Festival held at beautiful Long's Park in Lancaster, PA.

Dec 1, 2014 to Mar 2, 2015

The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council presents the 2015 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, May 21-23, 2015 at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Dec 4, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

Works donated to the museum by collectors David and Ruth Waterbury.

Dec 4, 2014 12:00AM to Apr 1, 2015 5:00PM

Artists working in any discipline may apply.

Susie Ganch, "Labor." Image courtesy of the Metal Museum.

Dec 5, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

An exhibition of jewelry and sculpture by Susie Ganch.

Dec 5, 2014 to Jan 31, 2015

An international juried exhibition of contemporary craft art.

Dec 5, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

Some of the finest pieces from the Metal Museum's permanent collection.

Kacey Cowdery, "Charmaine and Me."

Dec 5, 2014 to Apr 4, 2015

Missouri fiber artists reinterpret traditional themes .

Michelle Holzapfel, "Lockheart Vase," 2002. Red maple burl, Yale lock,13 x 13 x 7 in. Photo by Alex Hochstrasser.

Dec 7, 2014 to Jul 12, 2015

Highlighting some of the superb objects acquired between 2012 and the present.

Royal Doulton porcelain, Designer Peggy Davies, "Pointer." Gift of the Glen Twiford estate. Image courtesy of AKC Museum of the Dog.

Dec 15, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

Hilighting the museum’s extensive collection of porcelain figurines.

Jan 1, 2015 to Apr 1, 2015

The Morristown CraftMarket seeks artists for this year’s show.

Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015

Over 20 master polymer clay and mixed media artists will teach an all inclusive, year long, virtual retreat.

Jan 8, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

An exhibition that is unparalleled in showcasing the breadth of textile art.

Jan 11, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Highlighting the work of three generations of artists from nine countries.

One of Yeiser's most engaging, innovative & colorful international exhibits, FF2015 will showcase a wide range of outstanding fiber works.

Jan 12, 2015 to Feb 21, 2015

Open to all artists 18 years and over working in the field of fiber art.

Jan 13, 2015 to Mar 5, 2015

Amanda McCavour draws with thread.

Jan 13, 2015 to Mar 21, 2015

Celebrating the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance’s (SEFAA) 5th anniversary.

Jan 14, 2015 to Mar 6, 2015

Featuring two bodies of work by the juror of the main exhibition, "Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art."

Jan 16, 2015 to Feb 22, 2015

The sixth artist to be profiled in the series is Wendy Olson.

Jan 16, 2015 to Feb 1, 2015

For self-directed ceramic artists searching for time, space, and resources.

Jan 16, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Presenting the work of the three 2014 recipients of the Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant.

Jan 16, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Featuring the work of Ian Petrie, Ryan Archibald, ictoria Dawes, and Jason Trebs.

Jan 17, 2015 to Mar 8, 2015

Post’s collection of dresses and accessories is exquisite.

Jan 17, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Surveying the last 100 years of American ceramics.

Jan 17, 2015 to May 10, 2015

An exhibition of work by ceramicist Ashwini Bhat.

Chris Eckert & John Green, "Auto Auction," 2014. Polychromed metal, microelectronics. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

Featuring beautifully engineered, kinetic sculptures.

David Celento, "Digital Islam," 2009. Slip-cast ceramic modules. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

The first exhibition to explore the use of clay in conjunction with digital technologies.

Jan 18, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015

Ebony G. Patterson exhibits six ornate, eye-catching tapestries.

Jan 20, 2015 to Feb 27, 2015

The Art League of Lincoln, in partnership with Blue Line Arts in Roseville, presents its third annual America's ClayFest Art Show and Competition. Tip Toland and Peter Held will serve as jurors for the 2015 iteration (Their bios are included with the Prospectus).

Jan 20, 2015 to Feb 19, 2015

Taking a hard look at the future of the medium.

Jan 21, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

Examining a commonly underappreciated object – the belt buckle.

Jan 21, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

A contemporary interpretation of the late Baroque aesthetic.

Jan 21, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

A fine art and craft show of high quality original artwork.

Jan 23, 2015 to Aug 22, 2015

A trio of solo exhibitions.

Jan 23, 2015 to Jul 11, 2015

Students will create an exhibition using the Museum's permanent collection.

Jan 23, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Celebrating Afghanistan’s rich textile traditions that have contributed to world culture for centuries.

Jan 24, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015

Featuring work that, “hint at the familiar and steer towards the indefinable.”

"Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art." Image courtesy of the Foothills Art Center.

Jan 24, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

Showcasing the inspring potential of the book as art.

Jan 25, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Celebrating recent gifts from a handful of dedicated collectors and donors.

Wayne Higby, "White Terrace Gap," 1984. Glazed earthenware, raku-fired. Private collection.

Jan 25, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

his first retrospective of Higby’s work includes 55 ceramic pieces from 1967 through 2012.

Ben Venom, "Killed By Death," 2013. Harley-Davidson t-shirts, fabric. Image courtesy of the artist.

Jan 25, 2015 to May 3, 2015

An exhibition that examines the growing community of male quilters.

Jan 29, 2015 to Jan 31, 2015

An exhibtion of artwork that is no more than 5 x 7 x 5 in.

Sonya Clark, "Afro Abe II," 2010. $5 bill, thread; 4 x 6 in.

Jan 30, 2015 to May 23, 2015

Exploring the intersections of craft, (self-) care, apprenticeship, and survival within the practices of historically disadvantaged populations.

Jan 31, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Work inspired by some of the greatest minds in the world.

Mimura Chikuho, "Hope," 2004. Bamboo (madake), rattan, lacquer. Photo © Susan Einstein.

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Featuring innovative baskets and sculptural forms made of bamboo.

Ellen Schön, Vortex

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Celebrating a legendary Massachusetts collaborative gallery and studio of the 1970s and '80s.

Jan 31, 2015 to Mar 7, 2015

Highlighting the allure of glass