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Arts and Crafts

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(Art Movements) decorative handicraft and design, esp that of the Arts and Crafts movement, in late nineteenth-century Britain, which sought to revive medieval craftsmanship
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Noun1.Arts and Crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraftarts and crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraft; "they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production"
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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During economic declines and required budget reductions, arts and crafts programs are the first to be cut.
Arts & Crafts Houses takes a tour of some sixteen restored houses built and decorated in the arts and crafts style, packing in over 300 color photos and providing woodworkers, masons and others with specific views of art and crafts homes inside and out.
Daytime activities include festival favourites such as face painting and arts and crafts - with kid's clubs, sports and activities such as archery, football, fencing or tennis - not to mention heated indoor leisure pools and splash activities.
The event in celebration of the annual gray whale migration will include musical entertainment, arts and crafts for children and whale-watching stations.
The goal: Elevate craft education in the classroom with Crafting an American Style, a documentary on the history of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, airing nationally on public television.
Presented by the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), the event which previewed the 19th Annual Arts & Crafts Conference in Asheville, NC, featured guest speaker Bruce Johnson, author-craftsman and founder of the Arts and Crafts Conference.
1) The Arts and Crafts was virtually the only British visual arts movement to have had notable authority overseas, and the show sets out to cover its vast area of influence, from Russia to the US, Scandinavia to Central Europe, and even Japan.
Soon, the California College of Arts and Crafts picked up the idea and became the California College of the Arts.
74) He noted the challenges to both arts and crafts of industrialization and the Information Age and the pros and cons of "artification" of crafts.
In an opportunity to increase revenues, and promote First Nations arts and crafts, the trading post made it a policy to only sell items crafted by Aboriginals, says Michael Meawasige, manager of the trading post.
Lucian artists can be found at the Arts and Crafts Center at Choiseul (Lafargue; 809-454-3226).
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