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Craft in America

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Annette Brown on dolls made for Kwanzaa

Craft in America

Annette Brown on dolls made for Kwanzaa

Doll maker Annette F. Brown talks about doll making and celebrating Kwanzaa

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Annette Brown on dolls made for Kwanzaa

2:05

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Christine Devlin & Sherlyn Hunter on Pewabic installations

Craft in America

Christine Devlin & Sherlyn Hunter on Pewabic installations

Christine Devlin & Sherlyn Hunter on the People Mover installation using Pewabic tiles

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Christine Devlin & Sherlyn Hunter on Pewabic installations

1:13

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Corey Chan on Chinese New Year symbolism

Craft in America

Corey Chan on Chinese New Year symbolism

Corey Chan talks about symbolism of various objects in the Chinese New Year parade

2:22

Corey Chan on Chinese New Year symbolism

2:22

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Dave Zink shows Pewabic's filter press

Craft in America

Dave Zink shows Pewabic's filter press

Dave Zink shows us Pewabic's filter press and talks about how they prepare their clay.

1:52

Dave Zink shows Pewabic's filter press

1:52

Video thumbnail: Craft in America David Thomas & Stephanie Mufson on warrior figures

Craft in America

David Thomas & Stephanie Mufson on warrior figures

David Thomas & Stephanie Mufson of East West Floats on the terra cotta warrior figures

1:39

David Thomas & Stephanie Mufson on warrior figures

1:39

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Josephine Shea & Graham Beal on the Diego Rivera mural

Craft in America

Josephine Shea & Graham Beal on the Diego Rivera mural

Curator Josephine Shea and Director of the Detroit Insitute of Arts Graham Beal on the Die

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Josephine Shea & Graham Beal on the Diego Rivera mural

4:20

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Josephine Shea on Detroit's history of craft

Craft in America

Josephine Shea on Detroit's history of craft

Curator Josephine Shea on Detroit's history of craft artists and institutions

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Josephine Shea on Detroit's history of craft

2:45

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Malik Seneferu dresses Kwanzaa table

Craft in America

Malik Seneferu dresses Kwanzaa table

Artist Malik Seneferu dresses a table for Kwanzaa, teaching us the meaning and intention b

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Malik Seneferu dresses Kwanzaa table

4:57

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Nawal Motawi demonstrates the Kanban system

Craft in America

Nawal Motawi demonstrates the Kanban system

Nawal Motawi demonstrates the Kanban production control system used at Motawi Tileworks.

3:06

Nawal Motawi demonstrates the Kanban system

3:06

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Yoshiko Yamamoto on creating block prints at home

Craft in America

Yoshiko Yamamoto on creating block prints at home

Yoshiko Yamamoto demonstrates how to create blockprints at home

4:29

Yoshiko Yamamoto on creating block prints at home

4:29

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Yumei Hou on her papercuts

Craft in America

Yumei Hou on her papercuts

Papercut artist Yumei Hou tells how she learned paper-cutting and talks about her designs

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Yumei Hou on her papercuts

2:56

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Yumei Hou on the large ram in the Chinese New Year parade

Craft in America

Yumei Hou on the large ram in the Chinese New Year parade

Sculptor Yumei Hou on creating the large ram head on a Chinese New Year parade float

0:56

Yumei Hou on the large ram in the Chinese New Year parade

0:56

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Amazing instruments in the Martin Guitar Co. Museum

Craft in America

Amazing instruments in the Martin Guitar Co. Museum

Museum director Dick Boak shows special guitars in the C.F. Martin Museum

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Amazing instruments in the Martin Guitar Co. Museum

5:04

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Banjo Maker Jim Hartel on craft

Craft in America

Banjo Maker Jim Hartel on craft

Jim Hartel on craft, of making things daily by hand, and his experience stone carving

4:07

Banjo Maker Jim Hartel on craft

4:07

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Banjo maker Jim Hartel on the African heritage and banjo

Craft in America

Banjo maker Jim Hartel on the African heritage and banjo

Banjo maker Jim Hartel shows us old banjos and plays the minstrel tune "Jim Along Josie."

4:15

Banjo maker Jim Hartel on the African heritage and banjo

4:15

Video thumbnail: Craft in America David Monette & Scotty Barnhart on resonance, Feldenkrais

Craft in America

David Monette & Scotty Barnhart on resonance, Feldenkrais

David Monette talks about his trumpet making philosophy and works with Scotty Barnhart

6:26

David Monette & Scotty Barnhart on resonance, Feldenkrais

6:26

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Geoff Stelling shows his custom banjo designs

Craft in America

Geoff Stelling shows his custom banjo designs

Geoff Stelling shows his custom banjo designs and plays "Home Sweet Home."

3:41

Geoff Stelling shows his custom banjo designs

3:41

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Jake Shimabukuro & the Kamakas play Hi'ilawe

Craft in America

Jake Shimabukuro & the Kamakas play Hi'ilawe

A jam session at the Kamaka Hawaii ukulele factory with Jake Shimabukuro and the Kamakas

4:53

Jake Shimabukuro & the Kamakas play Hi'ilawe

4:53

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Joan Baez on activism, Vietnam, and the guitar

Craft in America

Joan Baez on activism, Vietnam, and the guitar

Joan Baez speaks about activism, her trip to Hanoi & the guitar as an instrument of change

2:49

Joan Baez on activism, Vietnam, and the guitar

2:49

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Rhiannon Giddens sings "Better Git Yer Learning"

Craft in America

Rhiannon Giddens sings "Better Git Yer Learning"

Rhiannon Giddens sings "Better Git Yer Learning"

2:37

Rhiannon Giddens sings "Better Git Yer Learning"

2:37

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Tony Ellis plays "Becky Thatcher Waltz"

Craft in America

Tony Ellis plays "Becky Thatcher Waltz"

Tony Ellis plays "Becky Thatcher Waltz" and talks about the Becky Thatcher riverboat

2:01

Tony Ellis plays "Becky Thatcher Waltz"

2:01

Video thumbnail: Craft in America William L. Ellis & Tony Ellis on banjos, fiddle and family

Craft in America

William L. Ellis & Tony Ellis on banjos, fiddle and family

William L. Ellis & his father Tony Ellis on banjos, fiddle and family

4:56

William L. Ellis & Tony Ellis on banjos, fiddle and family

4:56

Video thumbnail: Craft in America A caisson soldier's last day

Craft in America

A caisson soldier's last day

On his last day, U.S. Army Specialist Tyler Meyers reflects on his service.

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A caisson soldier's last day

1:09

Video thumbnail: Craft in America Ehren Tool goes to Vietnam

Craft in America

Ehren Tool goes to Vietnam

Ceramic artist & Marine Corp veteran Ehren Tool goes to Vietnam to make cups from red clay

1:46

Ehren Tool goes to Vietnam

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