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.Visit Craft in America Website
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Documenting craft and the military and the power of the handmade to inspire and heal
Industry: Handmade in the Creative Economy
Embrace winter traditions, all part of our American experience with the handmade
See the work of metalsmiths who create powerful art from jewelry to monumental sculpture.
Crossroads explores the intersections of craft, culture, and technology.
Explore creativity through works that begin with the humble thread.
Explore the creativity and personal dynamics of craft artist families.
Many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression in "Messages."
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On his last day, U.S. Army Specialist Tyler Meyers reflects on his service.
Ceramic artist & Marine Corp veteran Ehren Tool goes to Vietnam to make cups from red clay
Senior Horse Tack Specialist Eugene Burks Jr. shows the importance of the "Line of Draft".
Brigadier General Nolen Bivens introduces us to veterans who are using the G.I. Bill.
The Clay Studio in Philadelphia is a world class gallery and community outreach center.
U.S. Army farrier Charles Morrison shows how he cleans and shoes the caisson horses.
U.S. Army veteran Luana Ritch tells us of her experience in Korea.
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Jennifer Vollbrecht tells us about her Iraq experience.
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Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014
Watch a 02:40 preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014
Premieres Friday, May 2, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Premieres Friday, December 20, 2013. Check your local listings.
Watch a 2 minute preview of the Forge episode.
Premieres Friday, October 25, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Watch a 6 minute preview of Craft in America's Season 5 episodes.
Watch a preview of the Crossroads episode.