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Apr 7, 2013 to May 9, 2014
Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Sep 1, 2013 to Aug 15, 2014
Sep 15, 2013 to Sep 15, 2014
“Art in Clay” looks at some of the old world ceramic processes first introduced to the Carolinas by eighteenth century European Immigrants.
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.
Oct 8, 2013 to May 17, 2014
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 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 12, 2013 to Sep 8, 2014
“Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo” features over 60 pieces of modern Japanese ceramics and basketry recently given to the Museum of Fine Arts by Stanley and Mary Ann Snider.
Nov 27, 2013 to May 18, 2014
This exhibition features six local artists who integrate various forms of media to achieve their vision. The show will combine objects from the Museum's permanent collection with loans from artists and collectors. Featured outside our Goodman Gallery is a fiber work by Ted Hallman, a local fiber art luminary.
Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Dec 20, 2013 to Apr 27, 2014
“Workt by Hand” explores the role that quilt-making has played in defining women’s work in the United States.
Jan 11, 2014 to May 25, 2014
“On the Edge” explores the field of contemporary knife making.
Jan 25, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
A selection of Forrest Merrill’s world-class collection of 20th and 21st century American ceramics.
Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
Curated by Arash Saedinia, “Displacements” features video works, mixed media light boxes, and hand-stitched paper.
Jan 25, 2014 to May 25, 2014
Artist Karen Bit Vejle practices psaligraphy, the art of cutting paper.
Jan 30, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
"Crafting a Continuum" illustrates prominent trajectories in craft in the last 50 years.
Feb 1, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014
Minneapolis artist Sonja Peterson will exhibit her pieces of cut paper in “Entangled Introductions.”
Feb 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014
“Magic Mud” features some of the most startling and far-ranging ceramic pieces in the Racine Art Museum’s permanent collection.
Feb 2, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
“Machines and Mechanizations” focuses on artists working with kinetic sculpture, reveling in the unexpected and ingenious methods they use to bring their sculptures to life.
Feb 7, 2014 to May 11, 2014
Feb 7, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014
“Look! See?” encourages visitors to touch, wear, and play with the artworks on display.
Feb 8, 2014 to May 10, 2014
"The In Crowd" features works in a variety of styles and mediums from Grovewood Gallery's studio artists.
Feb 22, 2014 to May 18, 2014
"From The Village to Vogue" features the work of Art Smith, one of the leading surrealist jewelers of the 20th century.
Feb 22, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014
This exhibitionfeatures over 40 of the finest ceramic pieces from the Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.
Feb 23, 2014 to May 11, 2014
“Designed for Flowers” explores the role that Japanese ceramicists have played in support of Ikebana, the art of flower arrangement.
Mar 1, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
“Paul Evans: Crossing Boundaries and Crafting Modernism” consists of 65 works by legendary mid-century designer and craftsman Paul Evans.
Mar 1, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014
The Mint Museum is pleased to present “Allure of Flowers,” an exploration of the role that botanical prints and representations have played in the decorative arts.
Mar 2, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014
“The Stories We Tell” highlights the role that narrative plays in the work of Tommy Simpson, Michelle Holzapfel, and Binh Pho.
Mar 7, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014
This exhibition will offer glass bead artists the chance to render their understanding of inner light and what it means to their artistic processes.
Mar 16, 2014 to May 31, 2014
"Mud" delves into the thriving community of contemporary ceramicists in the midwestern United States. The exhibition includes work by Robert Briscoe (MN), Sandra Byers (WI), Win Byers (WI), Karl Borgeson (WI), Paul Eshelman (IL), John Glick (MI), Rick Hintze (WI), Randy Johnston (WI), Alex Mandli (WI), Jeff Noska (WI), and Jeff Oestreich (MN). All pieces on display are also for sale.
Mar 18, 2014 to May 3, 2014
“The Unpredictable Nature of Fire” explores the work coming out of two local wood-fired kilns.
Apr 4, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts is pleased to host their 2014 Masters Symposium.
Apr 11, 2014 to Jul 10, 2014
This fellowship supports individual native artists in creating new artwork and undertaking professional development opportunities.
Apr 11, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014
Ball State University's David Owsley Museum of Art has joined forces with Ball State's Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass to present "Without Camouflage. Dafna Kaffeman. Silvia Levenson."
Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
“Big Fish Small Pot” will include some 100 different miniature teapots.
Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014
Testing the boundaries of the medium and opening up its future possibilities, “Salvage and Selvage” will be anything but an ordinary quilting show.
Apr 23, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014
SNAG hosts their 2014 conference in Minneapolis.
Apr 24, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
Val Cushing (1931-2013) is a pottery legend. Born in Rochester, New York Val received his bachelor and masters of fine arts degrees from the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He joined the Alfred faculty in 1957 and retired in 1997. Val maintained a studio in Alfred Station and gave workshops and lectures throughout the world.
Apr 25, 2014 9:00AM to Apr 26, 2014 5:00PM
The 2-day Functional Ceramics Workshop will present demonstrations by North Carolina potters Suze Lindsay and Daniel Johnston, and Georgia artist Jeff Campana. Lindsay will focus on using thrown and handbuilt elements, along with altering and stacking, to create functional pottery.
Apr 30, 2014 to May 3, 2014
EuroSynergy is the largest gathering of Polymer Clay artists in the world. Organized by the International Polymer Clay Association, EuroSynergy offers artists a chance to sell their works, network, and attend workshops on the technical and theoretical concerns of their medium. Preregistration is required, visit synergyconference.net for more information.