American Fine Craft Show at Brooklyn Museum
November 22 & 23, 2014
Join us for the 2nd Annual American Fine Craft Show at Brooklyn Museum,
part of The Art of American Craft Museum Show Series.
IMPORTANT! TRAVEL ALERT NOV 22 & 23! SUBWAY MAINTENANCE!
No 2 or 3 trains between Manhattan and Brooklyn. 4 & 5 trains will stop at Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum station in Brooklyn. Or take any train that stops at Atlantic Ave/ Barclay Center Station and change there to the 4 or 5 (they will run of the 2 & 3 platform).
This two-day event will present an extraordinary selection of handmade works in ceramics, jewelry, glass, furniture, wood, metal, mixed media, sculpture, wearable and decorative fiber by 90 of the nation's finest craft artists.
You don't want to miss this one-of-a-kind holiday shopping opportunity.
Produced and directed by Richard & Joanna Rothbard, founders of An American Craftsman Galleries located in midtown Manhattan, the show will be held in Brooklyn Museum's magnificent two-story Beaux-Arts Court.
This premier show and sale of contemporary craft includes 90 of the finest and most dynamic craft artists in the United States, including artists whose studios are in Brooklyn. All exhibiting artists are carefully selected through a thorough jury process. All work is designed and made in the artists' studios.
The American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn is the ideal place to find one of a kind gifts, decorative accessories and furniture, in a wide range of prices and categories, including wood, ceramics, glass, jewelry, wearable and decorative fiber, leather, and mixed media. Preview a selection of our master craftspeople below, and view the full list of exhibiting artists here.
Housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, Brooklyn Museum is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, representing a wide range of cultures.
Just a 30-minute subway ride from midtown Manhattan, with its own newly renovated subway station just yards away from the entrance to Brooklyn Museum, the Museum is part of a complex of nineteenth-century parks and gardens that also includes Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Prospect Park Zoo.
Show Admission includes General Admission to the Museum. Special exhibitions concurrent with the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn include "Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond," "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe," as well as long-term installations such as "Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt" and "American Identities: A New Look."
Driving & Subway Directions to Brooklyn Museum
Musical Performances by Peter Blanchette
Peter Blanchette, internationally acclaimed musician and inventor of the 11-string archguitar, will perform his unique interpretations of classical compositions at the American Fine Craft Show at Brooklyn Museum. Visit archguitar.com for more inforamtion on Blanchette, as well as videos of past performances.