AAM craft show con­tin­ues to­day

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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.

PHOTO BY CHRIS POLK

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