Thursday, November 17, 2011

Garry Knox Bennett

Tonight November 17, 2011 Craft in America presents a talk by Garry Knox Bennett. Bennett is a furniture maker who works in Oakland. He is most well known for his chairs and use of conventional woods and unusual materials such as plywood, aluminum, steel, and plastics.

The talk starts at 7pm and there is free parking behind the Freehand Gallery

Monday, November 7, 2011

Hand-built Traditions of a Northern California

Rooted in Place: The Hand-Built Northern California Studios of Craftsman Arthur Espenet Carpenter & Sculptor J.B. Blunk
A talk by Katie Nartonis, Junior Specialist and Business Manager, 20th Century Decorative Arts, Bonhams & Butterfields
Thursday, NOV 10, 7pm in the Study Center.
Parking behind Freehand Gallery.

Friday, November 4, 2011

The Legacy of the California Design Exhibitions: Creating a Forum for Craft and Design

November 12 9:30 am–4 pm

Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art with the Craft and Folk Art Museum and the Craft in America Study Center, this all-day program explores the rich heritage of the California Design exhibitions held at the Pasadena Art Museum between 1954 and 1976. It includes panel discussions with curators and artists involved in the exhibitions, as well as screenings of period and recent documentaries. Attendees may visit California Design, 1930-1965: “Living in a Modern Way” at LACMA and the related Golden State of Craft exhibition across the street at the Craft and Folk Art Museum.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Bing Theater

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A place to sketch, doodle, read and research!

Come Study at the Center! Bring a sketchbook or notebook and hang out with us. Come by, set a spell and fuel your creative ideas by studying past and present artists.
Our Study Center has cool and hard-to-find books and magazines about the craft of CERAMICS, METAL, FIBER, PAPER, GLASS, WEAVING, JEWELRY and even more!
Bring your school group! View an episode of Craft in America!