Come celebrate American Contemporary Craft Art at the James Renwick Alliance Annual Gala Weekend in Washington, DC:
2010 Spring Craft Weekend
April 23-25, 2010
Thurs - Sun
The weekend will include visits to private craft collections, dinner catered by a major chef, live and silent craft auctions, visits to galleries, craft symposium, artist open studios, and the Smithsonian Craft Show, featuring artists from emerging to masters. A special free events is the annual Saturday morning symposium sponsored by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the James Renwick Alliance. Special guests will be Mark Sfirri, Randy Johnston and Yoshiko Wada, who will receive the JRA's Distinguished Educator award, and the topic is How Craft Makes its Way into the World.
All events are open to the public with ticket and offer fun, excitement and interest for those new to studio crafts as well as experienced collectors. Click here for more info