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Gifts of the Craftsmen

Exhibition & Sale of Fine Craft

Opens November 10 – January 12, 2014
The Ohio Craft Museum gallery will be filled with one-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry, ceramics, art glass, wood and more, all made in America by fine craft artists and all are available for purchase. To see selected works from the exhibition click here.

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Enough Violence: Artists Speak Out

September 7– October 26, 2014
Featuring work by 14 contemporary artists from around the world, ENOUGH Violence investigates the impact violence has on our lives, and the role the arts can play in restoring peace and security. Discover how creative expression can be used as a tool to process complex emotions and respond to inexplicable events. Feel, heal, transform and be part of the solution.

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Figure It!

July 13–August 24, 2014
This exhibition showcases exemplary forms in clay, glass, fiber and wood by 31 artists from across the United States. Independent curator Gwen Heffner selected works that are “dedicated to the human figure as a means of expression and have powerful messages to share.”

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Best of 2014

May 4–June 22, 2014
Ohio Designer Craftsmen’s 31st annual juried members’ exhibition will showcase exemplary works in clay, glass, fiber, metal, wood and mixed media, selected by jurors Namita Gupta Wiggers, Director and Chief Curator, and Nicole Nathan, Curator of Collections at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon. A cellphone tour of the exhibition will offer visitors the chance to use their phone to hear stories, thoughts and techniques behind selected work from the artists themselves.

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Functional Ceramic Workshop Exhibition

Through April 26, 2014
Ceramics exhibition at the Wayne Center for the Arts in Wooster, Ohio

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In Touch with the Spirit

Opens February 2 – March 23, 2014

This exhibition features selections from the Southern University at New Orleans Collection of African Art, curated by Charlotte Gordon, Southern Ohio Museum artistic director, and contemporary fine craft by African American artists, curated by Bettye Stull, former curator of the King Arts Complex.

To see works from the Southern University of New Orleans collection click here.

To see works from contemporary African American artists click here.