CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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First Fridays in Grand Center
April 3, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
From the Hand to the Plan: An Architect’s Dialogue, presented by Creative Exchange Lab
Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 pm

CEL Center for Architecture + Design, 3307 Washington Avenue, St Louis, MO 63103
Join us at CEL Center for Architecture + Design with selected architects discussing current issues in the field of architecture. Reception starts at 6:00 pm and talk begins at 6:30 pm. FREE and open to the public
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Pinch Pot Rattle Heads- Ages 4-Adult
Sunday, April 12, 1-3pm
Enjoy an afternoon of creativity in the studios! Explore a variety of materials in try-it style workshops where you will complete a project in just a few hours!
Meet the Maker Series featuring Robert Thomas Mullen (Grand Center)
Friday, April 17, 2015
Join us for a series of brown-bag lunch conversations to learn about the current Artists-in-Residence at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design.  RSVP here >>
Makers Ball (The Palladium)
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 6-11pm

An evening to celebrate makers and the power of craft, the Makers Ball is a spectacular interactive event with surprises around every corner.
Family Day Program: Cityscapes (Delmar Loop)
Sunday, April 19, 2:00-4:00 pm

Ages 7-14, needs to accompanied by one adult
In this fun architecture activity, children will learn to create 2D and 3D building plans, city plans, and landscapes. Make models both realistic and whimsical and even take part in planning a city – no hard hat required! This program can accommodate up to 20 people including parents. Registration required.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Found Object and Wood Jewelry
Sunday, April 19, 1-4pm
Enjoy an afternoon of creativity in the studios! Explore a variety of materials in try-it style workshops where you will complete a project in just a few hours!
Craft Uncorked-Raku Clay (Delmar Loop)
Friday, April 24, 6-8:30pm
Looking for something fiery, fun AND creative to do on a Friday night? Come to the Clay Studio at Craft Alliance in the Delmar Loop and decorate a clay vessel and fire it in our Raku kiln.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Dyed Silk Scarf - Ages 12 to Adult
Sunday, April 26, 1-4pm
Enjoy an afternoon of creativity in the studios! Explore a variety of materials in try-it style workshops where you will complete a project in just a few hours!
Mother's Day Trunkshow (Delmar Loop)
April 28-May 10, 2015

Celebrate Mom this year by getting her an amazing gift from the Delmar Gallery Shop! This years Trunkshow features Randi Chervitz of Uncommon Threads jewelry. Meet Randi on Saturday, May 2, from 1-3pm.
SMALL BUILDINGS: built, unbuilt, unbuildable
March 13 – May 10, 2015
Bruce Lindsey and Buzz Spector, Jurors
Bruce Lindsey and Buzz Spector will select the best works in all craft media from both emerging and established artists. Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design invites architects and artists nationwide with interest in showing their models, maquettes, sculptures, drawings, or other relevant artifacts in the context of craftedness.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
May 1, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
Mother's Day Trunkshow-Meet the Artist (Delmar Loop)
May 2, 1-3pm

Celebrate Mom this year by getting her an amazing gift from the Delmar Gallery Shop! This years Trunkshow features Randi Chervitz of Uncommon Threads jewelry. Meet Randi on Saturday, May 2, from 1-3pm.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
English Paper Piecing - Ages 12 to Adult
Sunday, May 3, 1-4pm
Enjoy an afternoon of creativity in the studios! Explore a variety of materials in try-it style workshops where you will complete a project in just a few hours!
Mother's Day Student Faculty Craft Sale (Delmar Loop)
May 9-10, 2015

Come enjoy a beautiful Spring day and shop for Mom at our Annual Mother's Day Weekend Student/Faculty Craft Sale! Shop for clay, glass, fiber and jewery pieces and find that perfect gift!
Workshop: Hot! - Mixed Media Fiber Techniques with Susan Lenz (Delmar Loop)
May 16 & 17, 2015
Explore heat-activated processes using painted adhesives, metallic foiling, household irons, soldering irons, and experimentation with various fibers.
2015 Artists-In-Residence Exhibition
May 22 - July 5, 2015
This exhibition will present the 2013-2014 Fiber Resident, Clay Resident, and Metals Resident, and their in depth artistic investigation during their residency.
SMALL BUILDINGS: built, unbuilt, unbuildable
March 13 – May 10, 2015
Bruce Lindsey and Buzz Spector, Jurors
Bruce Lindsey and Buzz Spector will select the best works in all craft media from both emerging and established artists. Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design invites architects and artists nationwide with interest in showing their models, maquettes, sculptures, drawings, or other relevant artifacts in the context of craftedness.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
June 5, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
Workshop: Paint and Plait: Bias Plaited Baskets with Jackie Abrams (Delmar Loop)
June 12-14, 1015, 2015
Paint and create your own basket materials using acrylic paint on heavy cotton paper, a very user-friendly material. Learn about surface design techniques and tools, while applying colors and creating textures. Then investigate the possibilities of bias plaiting, a wonderfully versatile technique.
2015 Artists-In-Residence Exhibition
May 22 - July 5, 2015
This exhibition will present the 2013-2014 Fiber Resident, Clay Resident, and Metals Resident, and their in depth artistic investigation during their residency.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
July 4, 2014
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
Biennial Faculty Exhibition
July 17 - August 16, 2015

This exhibition is our Biennial Faculty Exhibition that features Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design’s faculty. Every two years the creative work of the artists who instruct in the studios of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design are exhibited.
2015 Artists-In-Residence Exhibition
May 22 - July 5, 2015
This exhibition will present the 2013-2014 Fiber Resident, Clay Resident, and Metals Resident, and their in depth artistic investigation during their residency.
 
Innovations in Textiles 10 (City Wide)
August-November, 2015

Innovations in Textiles 10 is a collaborative event in the St. Louis, MO region, that investigates the state of contemporary textile arts. Over a dozen nonprofit and private arts organizations join forces to present exhibitions related to fiber art created by national and international artists.
First Fridays in Grand Center
August 7, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
Biennial Faculty Exhibition
July 17 - August 16, 2015

This exhibition is our Biennial Faculty Exhibition that features Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design’s faculty. Every two years the creative work of the artists who instruct in the studios of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design are exhibited.
Speaking with Threads
Jane Sauer, Curator
August 28 - October 25, 2015

Featuring Mary Bero, Sonya Clark, Kathy Halper, Cindy Hickok, Mark Newport, Tilleke Schwaz, Carol Shinn and Benji Whalen. This exhibition in conjunction with Innovations 10, a city-wide event.
 
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
September 4, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone. 
Speaking with Threads
Jane Sauer, Curator
August 28 - October 25, 2015

Featuring Mary Bero, Sonya Clark, Kathy Halper, Cindy Hickok, Mark Newport, Tilleke Schwaz, Carol Shinn and Benji Whalen. This exhibition in conjunction with Innovations 10, a city-wide event.
Innovations in Textiles 10 (City Wide)
August-November, 2015

Innovations in Textiles 10 is a collaborative event in the St. Louis, MO region, that investigates the state of contemporary textile arts. Over a dozen nonprofit and private arts organizations join forces to present exhibitions related to fiber art created by national and international artists.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
October 2, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone. 
Speaking with Threads
Jane Sauer, Curator
August 28 - October 25, 2015

Featuring Mary Bero, Sonya Clark, Kathy Halper, Cindy Hickok, Mark Newport, Tilleke Schwaz, Carol Shinn and Benji Whalen. This exhibition in conjunction with Innovations 10, a city-wide event.
Innovations in Textiles 10 (City Wide)
August-November, 2015

Innovations in Textiles 10 is a collaborative event in the St. Louis, MO region, that investigates the state of contemporary textile arts. Over a dozen nonprofit and private arts organizations join forces to present exhibitions related to fiber art created by national and international artists.
 

Glass Ornament Display (Delmar Loop)
November 1, 2015 –December 24, 2015
Every year, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design arranges a dazzling display of gorgeous glass ornaments in the Delmar Gallery Shop window to celebrate the winter season! Ornaments are hand crafted by local and national artists. Create your own display with a selection of ornaments on a Christmas tree, in your window, from your chandelier, or in your kitchen!
First Fridays in Grand Center
November 6, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone. 
Double Discount Member Appreciation Weekend (Delmar Loop)
November 12-15, 2015
Members of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design receive 20% off all items in the Delmar Gallery Shop this weekend only! Shop early for the holidays and find those perfect gifts!
Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Student/Faculty Sale (Delmar Loop)
November 28 & 29, 2015
Come shop for unique art created by Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design's talented students and faculty! Find works created in clay, glass, fiber and more!
Innovations in Textiles 10 (City Wide)
August-November, 2015

Innovations in Textiles 10 is a collaborative event in the St. Louis, MO region, that investigates the state of contemporary textile arts. Over a dozen nonprofit and private arts organizations join forces to present exhibitions related to fiber art created by national and international artists.
 
Glass Ornament Display (Delmar Loop)
November 1, 2015 – December 24, 2015
Every year, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design arranges a dazzling display of gorgeous glass ornaments in the window to celebrate the winter season! Ornaments are hand crafted by local and national artists. Create your own display with a selection of ornaments on a Christmas tree, in your window, from your chandelier, or in your kitchen!
First Fridays in Grand Center
December 4, 2015
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone. 
Clearance Sale(Delmar Loop)
December 27, 2015 – January 24, 2016
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale featuring clay, glass, metals, fiber and wood. Select items are 30-75% off in the Delmar Gallery Shop!
First Night in Grand Center
December 31, 2015 4-11pm
First Night St. Louis will be as exciting as ever this New Year’s Eve, and we hope to see you at the festivities!
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
January 1, 2016
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
Clearance Sale (Delmar Loop)
December 24, 2015 – January 25, 2016
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale featuring clay, glass, metals, fiber and wood. Select items are 30-75% off in the Delmar Gallery Shop!
 
Valentine's Day in the Gallery Shop (Delmar Loop)
January 31-February 14, 2016

Our Valentine's Day trunkshow will run January 31 through February 14, featuring beautiful jewelry by local artists!
First Fridays in Grand Center
February 5, 2016
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
March 4, 2016
Discover the neighborhood’s remarkable array of visual arts at eight venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other. Come for the art and stay for dinner in this premier arts district that has something for everyone.
 
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