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.

MINIATURES episode

55m 36s

MINIATURES explores the world of small objects and big ideas. Featuring miniaturist Mark Murphy, designer and collector Alexander Girard and the “Multiple Visions: A Common Bond” exhibition at the Museum of International Folk Art, the International Folk Art Market, Cuban artist Leandro Gomez Quintero, and woodblock printmaker and marionette maker Gustave Baumann.

Episodes

  • MINIATURES episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    MINIATURES episode

    S15 E2 - 55m 36s

    MINIATURES explores the world of small objects and big ideas. Featuring miniaturist Mark Murphy, designer and collector Alexander Girard and the “Multiple Visions: A Common Bond” exhibition at the Museum of International Folk Art, the International Folk Art Market, Cuban artist Leandro Gomez Quintero, and woodblock printmaker and marionette maker Gustave Baumann.

  • PLAY episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    PLAY episode

    S15 E1 - 55m 6s

    PLAY celebrates the power of imagination and the child in all of us. Featuring piñata artists Roberto Benavidez and Lorena Robletto, puppeteer Schroeder Cherry, artist Calder Kamin, and Noah’s Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center and the Cotsen Children’s Library.

Extras + Features

  • MINIATURES preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    MINIATURES preview

    S15 E2 - 1m

    MINIATURES explores the world of small objects and big ideas. Featuring miniaturist Mark Murphy, designer and collector Alexander Girard and the “Multiple Visions: A Common Bond” exhibition at the Museum of International Folk Art, the International Folk Art Market, Cuban artist Leandro Gomez Quintero, and woodblock printmaker and marionette maker Gustave Baumann.

  • PLAY preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    PLAY preview

    S15 E1 - 1m

    PLAY celebrates the power of imagination and the child in all of us. Featuring piñata artists Roberto Benavidez and Lorena Robletto, puppeteer Schroeder Cherry, artist Calder Kamin, and Noah’s Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center and the Cotsen Children’s Library.

Schedule

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    Craft in America

    Jewelry

    Tuesday
    Mar 5

    1 Hour

    Exploring the history, artistry and impact of personal adornment with jewelers Tom Herman, Harriete Estel Berman, Art Smith, Gabrielle Gould and Jesse Monongya.

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