CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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Mother's Day Trunkshow
April 26-May 8

Join us for Mother’s Day 2016 in the Delmar Gallery Shop with a trunkshow featuring local artists Susan Bostwick and Vivian Gaston. On Saturday, May 7th, 2016, 2:30 – 4:00pm, meet the artists and learn about their inspirations and techniques, what they are working on next, or just come to chat and see which gift they recommend for your mom! 
Confessions of a Craft Addict – Tom McCarthy
April 29, 12:30-2pm

A series of informal presentations by practicing local artists. Each presentation gives you a glimpse inside the artists’ hearts and brains to help discover why they make what they do, why craft. Coffee and sweets provided. The Delmar Loop location, 2nd Floor Design Studio. Free and open to the public. The attendees receive a discount coupon for the Gallery Shop for the day of the talk.
Makers Ball
April 30, 6-11pm
Join Craft Alliance for an evening celebrating the Makers! Enjoy beautiful art and experience up for auction and a sumptuous dinner followed by dancing!
 
Free Poetry Reading: Michael Castro and Shirley LeFlore
Tuesday, May 3, 6:30pm

Michael Castro is a poet and nominee for poet laureate of St. Louis, MO. He is a founder of the literary journal River Styx. Shirley LeFlore is one of St. Louis’ most influential performance poets and has been a part of many underground activist poetry organizations including the Black Artists’ Group and Harmony.
First Fridays in Grand Center
May 6, 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.
Mother's Day Student Faculty Craft Sale (Delmar Loop)
May 7-8, 2016

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!
Mother's Day Trunkshow
April 26-May 8

Join us for Mother’s Day 2016 in the Delmar Gallery Shop with a trunkshow featuring local artists Susan Bostwick and Vivian Gaston. On Saturday, May 7th, 2016, 2:30 – 4:00pm, meet the artists and learn about their inspirations and techniques, what they are working on next, or just come to chat and see which gift they recommend for your mom! 
Craft Uncorked – Raku Clay (Ages 21+)
May 13, 6-9P

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, decorate a clay vessel, and fire it in our raku kiln.
Mosaic Birdhouses: 12 to Adult
May 15 & 22, 2-5P

Learning to design, cut, and assemble, glass and tile for your own personalized birdhouse. Fill the spaces with grout, take it home and hang it up!
Set of Mugs
May 22, 1-4P

Spend  a Friday night with Friends in the Clay Studio at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design in Grand Center enjoying wine and light snacks, and making a pair of hand built clay coffee mugs. 
2016 Artists-In-Residence Exhibition
May 20 - July 3, 2016
This exhibition will present the 2015-2016 Fiber Resident, Clay Resident, and Metals Resident, and their in depth artistic investigation during their residency.
Dark Matter
Terrence Boyd and Amanda McCavour  
April 1 - May 8, 2016
“In my work, I use a sewing machine to create thread drawings and installations by sewing into a fabric that dissolves in water. This fabric makes it possible for me to build up the thread by sewing repeatedly into my drawn images so that when the fabric is dissolved, the image can hold together without a base."
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
June 3, 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.
Staenberg Summer Camps
June 6-August 12, 2016
Each camper will have a unique arts experience, from learning clay, glass and metal art techniques to writing and creating books, wearable art, puppets and more. Ages 4-18.
2016 Artists-In-Residence Exhibition
May 20 - July 3, 2016
This exhibition will present the 2015-2016 Fiber Resident, Clay Resident, and Metals Resident, and their in depth artistic investigation during their residency.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
July 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.
Staenberg Summer Camps
June 6-August 12, 2016
Each camper will have a unique arts experience, from learning clay, glass and metal art techniques to writing and creating books, wearable art, puppets and more. Ages 4-18.
Works from the Studios
July 8 - August 14, 2016

The Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design Education Centers serves adults and children annually through instruction and demonstration by professional artists in clay, glass, metal, fiber, wood and 2D. This biennial juried exhibition represents the quality work created by artists who have been inspired in the studios of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design. Download the prospectus here >>
Summer Sale in the Delmar Gallery Shop
July 12 - 31, 2016

Semi-Annual Clearance Sale featuring clay, glass, metals, fiber and wood. Select items are 30-75% off in the Delmar Gallery Shop!
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
August 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.
Staenberg Summer Camps
June 6-August 12, 2016
Each camper will have a unique arts experience, from learning clay, glass and metal art techniques to writing and creating books, wearable art, puppets and more. Ages 4-18.
Works from the Studios
July 8 - August 14, 2016

The Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design Education Centers serves adults and children annually through instruction and demonstration by professional artists in clay, glass, metal, fiber, wood and 2D. This biennial juried exhibition represents the quality work created by artists who have been inspired in the studios of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design.
Between the Lines: Roy Strassberg and Bunny Burson
August 26 - October 23, 2016

Both Roy Strassberg and Bunny Burson’s works pull from memories and research of the Holocaust. As first generation American Jews with family stories from this haunting time, Strassberg and Burson'smarks contain a raw and arresting energy. Reading between those lines, viewers may investigate the deeply personal stories that begin to rise to the surface of the works.
 
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
September 2, 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. 
Between the Lines: Roy Strassberg and Bunny Burson
August 26 - October 23, 2016

Both Roy Strassberg and Bunny Burson’s works pull from memories and research of the Holocaust. As first generation American Jews with family stories from this haunting time, Strassberg and Burson'smarks contain a raw and arresting energy. Reading between those lines, viewers may investigate the deeply personal stories that begin to rise to the surface of the works.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
October 7, 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. 
Between the Lines: Roy Strassberg and Bunny Burson
August 26 - October 23, 2016

Both Roy Strassberg and Bunny Burson’s works pull from memories and research of the Holocaust. As first generation American Jews with family stories from this haunting time, Strassberg and Burson'smarks contain a raw and arresting energy. Reading between those lines, viewers may investigate the deeply personal stories that begin to rise to the surface of the works.
 

Glass Ornament Display (Delmar Loop)
November 1, 2016 –December 24, 2016
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 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. 
Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Student/Faculty Sale (Delmar Loop)
November 26 & 27, 2016
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!
 
Glass Ornament Display (Delmar Loop)
November 1, 2016 – December 24, 2016
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!
Clearance Sale (Delmar Loop)
December 26, 2016 – January 24, 2017
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale featuring clay, glass, metals, fiber and wood. Select items are 30-75% off in the Delmar Gallery Shop!
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
January 2, 2017
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.
Make Shift
January 13 - February 26, 2017

This exhibition focuses on how plastic materials being more and more dominate in the making process.
Clearance Sale (Delmar Loop)
December 26, 2016 – January 25, 2017
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale featuring clay, glass, metals, fiber and wood. Select items are 30-75% off in the Delmar Gallery Shop!
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
February 3, 2017
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.
Make Shift
January 13 - February 26, 2017

This exhibition focuses on how plastic materials being more and more dominate in the making process.
 
First Fridays in Grand Center
March 3, 2017
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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