Celebration of American Crafts
November 24-December 23, 2018
Wednesdays 11 am-6 pm
Thursdays 11 am-8 pm
Fridays 11 am-6 pm
Saturdays + Sundays 11 am-5 pm
Celebration is a much-anticipated annual juried sale event by Creative Arts Workshop in its two-floor gallery space. This year’s Celebration — our 49th — features works by more than 125 artists and makers, primarily from the New Haven and northeast region.
Traditional and contemporary in design and form, Celebration’s handmade works include fiber art, small-scale sculpture, handmade books and jewelry, ornaments, clothing, limited edition prints and photographs, pottery and ceramics, and more. All are made in the United States by artists selected for their excellence, originality, and mastery in their medium, and for breathing new life into handcrafted traditions. CAC annually showcases work of the highest standards of fine arts and fine crafts, with many objects being one-of-a-kind.
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Creative MAtters: Contemporary Student Work
January 17- February 23, 2019
Opening Reception January 16, 2019, 6-8 pm
Annual exhibition of student work over the past year.
Edible Book Tea
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Every April, Creative Arts Workshop’s book binding department presents the Edible Book Tea, part of a worldwide celebration – the International Edible Book Festival in which “edible books” are created, displayed, and small events are held.
Culinary and literary arts come together in delicious offerings, are photographed and then consumed. The event was initiated in 2000 by Judith A. Hoffberg and Béatrice Coron to commemorate “the birthday of French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755–1826), famous for his book Physiologie du goût, a witty meditation on food, though April Fools’ Day is also related as “the perfect day to eat your words and play with them as the ‘books’ are consumed on the day of the event.”
Free. Attendees are invited to bring an entry for display and consumption!