Wednesday, June 26, 2019

ACW welcomes Crossroads Carnegie Art Center

American Craft Week is delighted to welcome the impressive Crossroads Carnegie Art Center in Baker City, Oregon.  Baker City is one of the 10 Hidden Gems honorable mention winners. The art center is housed in a beautiful restored Carnegie library. It is without a doubt the cornerstone of the town's active art scene. They host an incredible number of world-class events in all art and craft media. The art center is also an important part of the annual Studio Tour in the first week of October.
Check out their website, ... Plan a road trip to Eastern Oregon to visit this fabulous organization. Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Libraries join ACW for free!

Awesome book art in Anchorage, AK library
American Craft Week loves libraries. We love how they nuture reading and creativity in children! Did you know libraries anywhere in the US can join ACW for free? Yes! Sign up, hold a creative event for children and you're in! Many libraries already have great craft events planned annually for children, so .. you don't even have to think of a new event. Just sign up, put up a big banner (or a small one) saying American Craft Week and voila! You've got national coverage. Join the fun, why not? Go talk to your library .. we look forward to welcoming you like the fabulous small library, but with big ideas, in Columbus, New Mexico who signed up straight away! Join us! Join the fun!
Amazing book art from a young Columbus, NM library student