New Exhibit From Craftland

In anticipation of next month’s election, Craftland owner and artist Margaret Carleton will be hosting Desperate Times, Creative Measures, an exhibit featuring work by artists in direct response to the Trump presidency. Desperate Times, Creative Measures is curated by Craftland owner and artist Margaret Carleton to call attention to the urgency of this election. “Craftland […]

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For The Typography Nut In Your Life

“I’ve destroyed relationships over the use of Arial.” So states artist Arley-Rose Torsone who fabricated these swell tin letterforms. (Perfectly understandable — I mean really, how would you raise the children?) Downtown arts and crafts gift emporium, Craftland, has evolved into an exciting little gallery, selecting those artists who have truly elevated crafting and fabrication

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Baad Kinetics Tuesday

Yay, one of these. Hot Mess is a collection of contemporary dances choreographed by Layla Mrozowski. Often satirical and always charming/tender/visually provocative, Layla’s works emphasize image and utilize pedestrian movement while challenging gender norms and exploiting perceptual relativity. . .  Part model, part flight attendant, part Rockette and part sci-fi character/engineered woman, she embodies the

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Material Desires

More things for me to covet — urchins! These fabulous creatures, created by Jennifer Maestre, are on display and for sale ($125 each) at the ‘Material Desires’ show at Craftland. Curated by Rebecca Siemering — and up through Saturday, March 13th — the show also features artists Jenine Bressner, Lynne Harlow, Peter Lutz, Barbara Owen

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Tonight: Art! Boobs! Fashion!

Three things happening tonight, all of which are conveniently located on the same corner: Local filmmaker Faythe Levine curated the show opening at Craftland, which features work by Merrilee Challiss and Margaret Oomen.  From the press release: Merrilee brings her gouache and ink images of a darkly humorous view of natural history all the way

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Craftland Now Open

We were warned a favorite holiday season event would be expanding into a year-round shopping, gallery, craft school and show venue, but the past couple months, Westminster Street has just been teased with papered-over windows and “opening soon” signs. But, ta-daah! Craftland is up and running today, and you’ll have to get up and running

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Tonight: Craftland Opening!

  Just a reminder that the best thing to do with oneself tonight is probably to go to the opening of Craftland, 5-9, at 235 Westminster: Craftland 2007 features an eclectic assortment of fine craft and handmade kitsch by more than 150 artists and craftspeople from Providence and beyond. Discover fresh and funky gifts for

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