Craft in America

April 21, 2017, 10:00pm

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.

Funding for CRAFT IN AMERICA has been provided by the NEA, CPB, Lillian/Jon Lovelace, Cynthia Lovelace Sears/Frank Buxton, Helen/Peter Bing, the Windgate Foundation, the Stolaroff Foundation, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

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Episodes 16

Video thumbnail: Craft in America TEACHERS episode

Craft in America

TEACHERS episode

Artists committed to sharing their skills and passion for craft with students of all ages

55:06

TEACHERS episode

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Craft in America

CELEBRATION episode

Discover the role craft plays in our winter holiday traditions, rituals, and festivities.

55:06

CELEBRATION episode

55:06

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Craft in America

MUSIC episode

Featuring finely crafted handmade instruments and the world renowned artists who play them

55:05

MUSIC episode

55:05

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Craft in America

SERVICE episode

Documenting craft and the military and the power of the handmade to inspire and heal

55:04

SERVICE episode

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Clips 138

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Bill Moody on plant medicine

Craft in America

Bill Moody on plant medicine

Bill Moody on plant medicine.

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Bill Moody on plant medicine

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book How Seeds Travel

Craft in America

Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book How Seeds Travel

Book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book How Seeds Travel.

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Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book How Seeds Travel

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book The Three Sisters

Craft in America

Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book The Three Sisters

Book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book "The Three Sisters."

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Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book The Three Sisters

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America Catherine Alice Michaelis on The Science & Spirit of Leaves

Craft in America

Catherine Alice Michaelis on The Science & Spirit of Leaves

Book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis on her book "The Science and Spirit of Leaves."

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Catherine Alice Michaelis on The Science & Spirit of Leaves

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America Catherine Alice Michaelis shows us her spool books

Craft in America

Catherine Alice Michaelis shows us her spool books

Book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis shows us her spool/scroll books.

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Catherine Alice Michaelis shows us her spool books

2:42

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Mary Merkel-Hess on drawing with paper

Craft in America

Mary Merkel-Hess on drawing with paper

Fiber artist Mary Merkel-Hess on drawing with paper

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Mary Merkel-Hess on drawing with paper

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America Mary Merkel-Hess on painting her work

Craft in America

Mary Merkel-Hess on painting her work

Fiber artist Mary Merkel-Hess on painting her work.

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Mary Merkel-Hess on painting her work

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America Mary Merkel-Hess on the prairie garden as inspiration

Craft in America

Mary Merkel-Hess on the prairie garden as inspiration

Fiber artist Mary Merkel-Hess on the prairie garden as inspiration and drawing daily

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Mary Merkel-Hess on the prairie garden as inspiration

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Previews 23

Video thumbnail: Craft in America NATURE episode preview

Craft in America

NATURE episode preview

Artists explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world. PBS Premiere: April 21, 2017

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NATURE episode preview

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America NATURE episode preview 1 min

Craft in America

NATURE episode preview 1 min

Artists explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world. PBS Premiere: April 21, 2017

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NATURE episode preview 1 min

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America TEACHERS episode preview

Craft in America

TEACHERS episode preview

Artists committed to sharing their skills and passion for craft with students of all ages

0:31

TEACHERS episode preview

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Video thumbnail: Craft in America TEACHERS episode preview 1 min

Craft in America

TEACHERS episode preview 1 min

Artists committed to sharing their skills and passion for craft with students of all ages

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TEACHERS episode preview 1 min

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