Craft In America
This series explore the vitality, history and significance of the craft movement in the US and its impact on the nation's rich cultural heritage. It features stories of prominent craft artisans set against the larger historical context of craft itself.
Craft In America Previous Broadcasts
Holiday (Episode #502H)
KQED Life: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
"Holiday" celebrates some of our most important traditions. Nordic folk woodcarver Harley Refsal brings to life the rich history of winter solstice. Clay artist Susan Garson creates fanciful Chanukah menorahs. George Vanderbilt's opulent turn-of-the-century Christmas is recreated at the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina. Daring chefs make lavish gingerbread houses for the competition at Grove Park Inn. Navidad is celebrated in San Antonio with religious processions, tamales and Kathleen Trenchard's sparkling luminarias. Garcia Art Glass makes colorful ornaments, and Veronica Castillo creates a traditional Mexican Tree of Life.
- KQED Life: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 -- 4:00 AM