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Craft in America - PBS Series

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.

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Craft in America: Landscape
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Landscape focuses on the relationship between the artists and their physical environment. Craft artists depend on their natural environment for both materials and inspiration. This hour will look at the processes through which natural materials becom... [more]
February 7, 2011 at 01:17 PM
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Craft in America: Community
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Throughout time, craft work has been a community activity. This hour will focus on spiritual connection artists have to their communities through craft making. The personal stories of gifted artists and passionate newcomers alike reveal the deeply he... [more]
February 7, 2011 at 01:21 PM
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Craft in America: Origins
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The American craft tradition did not just appear, fully-formed and mature. Where have our craft practices come from? How do they continue? Each of the artists featured in "Origins" tie their work to early craft techniques and demonstrate how they are... [more]
February 7, 2011 at 01:13 PM
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Craft in America: Process
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What inspires a person to choose a career in craft? How do they acquire the knowledge and necessary skills? What educational opportunities are available for people of all stages of life who harbor the desire to learn a craft? From artists who are sel... [more]
February 7, 2011 at 01:09 PM
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Craft in America: Memory
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Take a personal tour through craft's history in America beginning with the pioneers of the field to the intimate stories of some of our country's most prominent craft artists. Memory observes how past is prologue, and looks to the dynamic of cultural... [more]
February 7, 2011 at 01:27 PM
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