Craft in America 2007 | TV Show Watchlist
The influence of craft making on American culture and the work of various artists are explored.
Premiered: April 18, 2007
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CRAFT IN AMERICA, the award-winning documentary series, is a journey to the artists, objects, techniques, and origins of American craft. Teachers highlights the renowned individuals who are equally committed to their own artistic visions and to sharing their skills and passion for craft with students and artists of all ages.
From PBS - Craft in America: Industry explores the business of the handmade, taking us to workshops where artists are crafting the future and making contributions to the local and national economies. The film highlights the important connection between the consumer and the maker and explores the value of exquisitely crafted handmade objects in today's creative economy, from quilts and wooden boats to textiles and fine jewelry.
From PBS - Holiday embraces familiar and new winter celebrations as part of our American experience with the handmade. Celebrate some of our most important cultural and religious customs and get inspired to discover your own creativity.
From PBS - Forge profiles exceptional artists who are working in what could be the only tangible example of "alchemy" we have--the forging of metal magically transformed by fire. Join us as we follow a young beginning artist, Iraqi War veterans, and a master metal sculptor, all creating powerful art.
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- Premiered: April 18, 2007
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: The influence of craft making on American culture and the work of various artists are explored. (more)
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