Holiday
craft in america

This program 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.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 502

About Craft In America:

CRAFT IN AMERICA visits America's premier craft artists in their studios to witness the creation of handmade objects and into homes, businesses and public spaces where functional art is employed and celebrated.

Using archival footage and interviews with some of the top artists in the country, the three-part series showcases the breadth and beauty of handmade objects in our culture.


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Wed, Mar 6 3:30 A.M. Jewelry     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Mar 9 3:00 A.M. Music     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Mar 9 4:00 A.M. Jewelry     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Mar 11 6:00 A.M. Identity     NH Create (11.4)
Mon, Mar 18 6:00 A.M. Storytellers     NH Create (11.4)
Mon, Mar 25 6:00 A.M. Democracy     NH Create (11.4)


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