Smith­so­nian Craft Show

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This an­nual juried show, now in its 35th year, brings to­gether some of the finest work from ar­ti­sans from across the coun­try, show­cas­ing ce­ram­ics, glass, jew­elry, leather, fur­ni­ture, met­al­work and more. This year’s spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures the work of Faith Ring­gold, re­cip­i­ent of the show’s Vi­sion­ary Award. Nine of her nar­ra­tive quilts will be on dis­play. When: Thurs­day through April 30. Where: Na­tional Build­ing Mu­seum, 401 F St. NW. smith­so­ni­an­craft­ Tick­ets: $17, two-day pass $30.


Faith Ring­gold’s “Groovin’ High,” a 1986 story quilt de­pict­ing an old-school Har­lem dance scene. The fine-art crafts of more than 120 artists, in­clud­ing Ring­gold, will be at the Smith­so­nian Craft Show.

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