In June 2013, the AAW Board approved an exciting new program to provide 27 turning school scholarships to members of the AAW, and those members have been announced. We want to thank the Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts and the John C. Campbell Folk School for their additional financial support for this initiative, and the many participating chapters for their overwhelmingly positive expressions of support for the AAW's education mission. Congratulations!
Superstorm Sandy Emergency Response Information - As you know, the East Coast is just beginning to take count of the devastation resulting from Superstorm Sandy. The overall damage is severe and widespread. Visit Craft Emergency Relief Fund for grants and loans and brokered assistance. Apply for assistance, learn how to prepare for the next emergency, or donate. Many resources are available ... disaster relief, local assistance, arts sector relief resources, clean-up, salvage, insurance resources.
Family Outings: A Showcase of Woodturning ...
The first thing I noticed when I walked into the Gallery of Wood Art was the smell – that nose-prickling odor of freshly cut lumber that I associate with opening a new cabinet or trimming the end off the Christmas tree. A man stood at a lathe, holding a long-handled carving tool against a spinning block of wood. "Look, Mama, he's making a poodle," ... story & video. slideshow.
|This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota.|