CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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Glass Ornament Display (Delmar Loop)
November 1, 2014 – December 24, 2014
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!
Holiday Pop-Up Shop at the Kranzberg Arts Center (Grand Center)
December 5-21, 2014
Our Artists-in-Residence, along with other local talents, will create a one of a kind holiday shopping experience. Opening Event: Friday, December 5, 5:00-9:00pm –Part of First Fridays in Grand Center.
Craft Uncorked-Dyed Silk Scarf (Grand Center)
Friday, December 5, 6:30-9:30pm
Enjoy a glass of wine and spend a fun evening creating a beautiful silk scarf, just in time for the holidays!
First Fridays in Grand Center
December 5, 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. 
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Pinch-a-Pot - Ages 4-Adult
Sunday, December 7, 1-5pm
Hands large and small will form clay into small blowls and cups by shaping just with the fingers!
50th Birthday Free-For-All (Delmar Loop)
Friday, December 12, 6-8pm
Join us for this Friday Night Free-For-All to celebrate the birthday of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design. Enjoy hands-on activities for ages 5 and up in the Clay and Design studios, as well as artists' demonstrations in the Glass and Metals Studios!
Clearance Sale (Delmar Loop)
December 27, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale featuring clay, glass, metals, fiber and wood. Select items are 30-75% off in the Delmar Gallery Shop!
Kids Winter Break Workshops(Delmar Loop)
Monday & Tuesday December 29 & 30 
Sign your kids up for these exciting one-time winter break workshops in clay, glass, metal, fiber and more! All workshops meet for 2 ½ hours, morning and afternoon. 
First Night in Grand Center
December 31, 2014 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 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.
Designated Areas Presented by Muddy River Arts and Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design (Delmar Loop)
January 9-March 1, 2015 

This exhibition is a collaboration between Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design and the St. Louis artist group, Muddy River Arts. Juror David Conradsen, a St. Louis-based decorative arts specialist, will select the best of functional and non-functional works in all craft media from both emerging and established regional artists who are members of Muddy River Arts and/or current and new members of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design.
Workshop: Glaze Surfaces and Form with Sebastian Moh (Delmar Loop)
January 10, 2015
Come and learn the many ways forms can be pieced together from thrown and hand built parts as Sebastian Moh demonstrates his processes in clay.
Emerson Free Saturday Studios (Grand Center)
January 10-31, 2015
Join us on Saturday mornings from 9:30-11:30 for Emerson Free Saturday Studios, a free multi-week art experience for families with children ages 5-17. Children and parents work together in the stuios learning clay, fiber, metals and graphic arts.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Creative Paper Folding - Ages 10 to Adult
Sunday, January 11, 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!
Craft Uncorked-Creative Folding (Delmar Loop)
Friday, January 16, 6-8:30pm
Spend a fun evening exploring paper folding methods for drawing and writing inventive greeting cards and letters. We will make a pop up card and a secret locked letter.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Pinch-a-Pot - Ages 4-Adult
Sunday, January 18, 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 Audrey Peck (Grand Center)
Friday, January 23, 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 >>
Craft Uncorked-Clay Tile (Grand Center)
Friday, January 23, 6-8:30pm
Looking for something fun AND creative to do on a Friday night? Come to the Clay Studio at Craft Alliance in Grand Center and create a colorful clay tile.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Stone Setting
Sunday, January 25, 1-5pm
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!
Clearance Sale (Delmar Loop)
December 27, 2014 – January 25, 2015
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, 2015

Our Valentine's Day trunkshow will run January 31 through February 14, featuring beautiful jewelry by local artists!
Craft Uncorked-Wired Jewelry (Delmar Loop)
Friday, February 6, 6-8:30pm
Are you looking for something new, fun AND creative to do on a Friday night? Come to the Metals Studio at Craft Alliance in the Delmar Loop and make a small collection of pendants, bracelets and rings.
First Fridays in Grand Center
February 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.
Workshop: Felting a Dress with Qun Liu (Delmar Loop)
February 7 & 8, 2015
Get inspired and experience the art of Nuno felting for wearables. You will explore how to use silk organza and soft, colorful, merino wool to create your own patterned and textured fabric.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Textured Turtles - Ages 6-Adult
Sunday, February 8, 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!
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Rolling Rings
Sunday, February 15, 1-5pm
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 Grace Kubilius (Grand Center)
Friday, February 20, 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 >>
Craft Uncorked-Creative Folding (Grand Center)
Friday, February 20, 6-8:30pm
Spend a fun evening exploring paper folding methods for drawing and writing inventive greeting cards and letters. We will make a pop up card and a secret locked letter.
Workshop: Putting the Fun in Functional with Stephanie Cohen (Delmar Loop)
February 21, 2015
Watch as Stephanie demonstrates her process and techniques that result in fun, functional work!
Emerson Free Saturday Studios (Grand Center)
February 21-March 14, 2015
Join us on Saturday mornings from 9:30-11:30 for Emerson Free Saturday Studios, a free multi-week art experience for families with children ages 5-17. Children and parents work together in the stuios learning clay, fiber, metals and graphic arts.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Pinch-a-Pot - Ages 4-Adult
Sunday, February 22, 1-5pm
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-Fused Glass Coasters (Grand Center)
Friday, February 27, 6-8:30pm
Are you looking for something new, fun AND creative to do on a Friday night? Come to the Glass Studio at Craft Alliance in the Delmar Loop and make a pair of fused glass coasters.
Designated Areas Presented by Muddy River Arts and Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design (Delmar Loop)
January 9-March 1, 2015 

This exhibition is a collaboration between Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design and the St. Louis artist group, Muddy River Arts. Juror David Conradsen, a St. Louis-based decorative arts specialist, will select the best of functional and non-functional works in all craft media from both emerging and established regional artists who are members of Muddy River Arts and/or current and new members of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design.
 
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Friendship Knot Rings
Sunday, March 1, 1-5pm
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!
First Fridays in Grand Center
March 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.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
English Paper Piecing- Ages 12-Adult
Sunday, March 8, 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!
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.
Download prospectus >>
Workshop: The Stitched Canvas with Jennifer A. Reis (Delmar Loop)
March 14 & 15, 2015
Discover the potential of textile, transfer and painting techniques to create mixed-media paintings, collages and assemblages and expand your own studio work.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Pinch Pot Rattle Heads- Ages 4-Adult
Sunday, March 15, 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 Norleen Nosri (Grand Center)
Friday, March 20, 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 >>
Craft Uncorked-Dyed Silk Scarf (Delmar Loop)
Friday, March 20, 6-8:30pm
Enjoy a glass of wine and spend a fun evening creating a beautiful silk scarf!
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Fold Formed Earrings
Sunday, March 22, 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-Clay Tile (Grand Center)
Friday, March 27, 6-8:30pm
Looking for something fun AND creative to do on a Friday night? Come to the Clay Studio at Craft Alliance in Grand Center and create a colorful clay tile.
Sunday Crafternoons in Grand Center
Textured Turtles - Ages 6-Adult
Sunday, March 29, 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!
 
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.
Emerson Free Saturday Studios (Grand Center)
April 11-May 2, 2015
Join us on Saturday mornings from 9:30-11:30 for Emerson Free Saturday Studios, a free multi-week art experience for families with children ages 5-17. Children and parents work together in the stuios learning clay, fiber, metals and graphic arts.
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 >>
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!
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.
Download prospectus >>
 
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.
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!
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 - June 28, 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.
Download prospectus >>
 
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 - June 28, 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 10 - 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.
 
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 10 - 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.
 
 
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. 
 
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. 
 

Glass Ornament Display (Delmar Loop)
November 1, 2015 – January 1, 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 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!
 
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