AAM craft show continues today
Featured ceramic artist Bennett Bean smiles from behind his visionary work at the Academy Craft Show on Saturday, Oct. 21. Patrons are perusing the wares of 70 nationally acclaimed craftsmen at the Academy Art Museum this weekend. The show includes ceramic, glass, clothing and textiles, watches, gemstone jewelry and much more on the first and second floors of the Academy Art Museum and the main floor of Waterfowl Festival Headquarters, the old Armory. Sunday Oct. 22, will feature open-air Raku ceramic firing demonstrations done in an outdoor kiln on South Street between the museum and the waterfowl building from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Little Crafters,” ages 5 and up, can make their own clay creations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. The craft show is a major fundraiser for the Academy Art Museum.