Arts and Music

Craft in America

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.

STORYTELLERS episode

54m 36s

Featuring sculptor George Rodriguez, the Art to Wear movement with Julie Schafler Dale and textile artist Linda J. Mendelson, multimedia works by Nicholas Galanin, and glass artist Christina Bothwell.

Episodes

  • DEMOCRACY episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    DEMOCRACY episode

    S12 E1202 - 55m 6s

    Featuring Robert L. Lynch, President of Americans for the Arts; National Museum of African American History & Culture curator Joanne Hyppolite, Ph.D.; the Hearts of Our People exhibition at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum; calligrapher Sammy Little; Cheyenne Peace Chief Harvey Pratt; the Veterans History Project; visionary curator Eudorah Moore; and Berea College Student Craft

  • STORYTELLERS episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    STORYTELLERS episode

    S12 E1201 - 54m 36s

    Featuring sculptor George Rodriguez, the Art to Wear movement with Julie Schafler Dale and textile artist Linda J. Mendelson, multimedia works by Nicholas Galanin, and glass artist Christina Bothwell.

Extras + Features

  • DEMOCRACY preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    DEMOCRACY preview

    S12 E1202 - 1m

    Watch a 1 minute preview of the DEMOCRACY episode, exploring how craft is intertwined with our nation's defining principles. Streaming starting Oct 26. PBS Broadcast premiere Dec 11, 2020.

  • STORYTELLERS preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    STORYTELLERS preview

    S12 E1201 - 1m 48s

    Featuring sculptor George Rodriguez, the Art to Wear movement with Julie Schafler Dale and textile artist Linda J. Mendelson, multimedia works by Nicholas Galanin, and glass artist Christina Bothwell.

Schedule

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