Craft in America:' Teachers' | America ReFramed: 'Class of '27

Sep 6, 2016

Thur. Sept. 15 at 8pm and 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow artists committed to passing on their skills and passion for craft to new generations.

Featured are Barbara Teller Ornelas, Lynda Teller Pete, Therman Statom, Mark Mitsuda at Punahou School and Linda Sikora at Alfred University.

Craft in America: Teachers takes an inclusive approach to education and craft, emphasizing that it is never too early – or too late – to acquire skills and appreciation for craft. The education covered in this episode starts with kindergarten exploration and discovery; goes through high school and university where the curriculum becomes simultaneously more liberating and challenging; and develops into the curiosity and enthusiasm of lifelong learning.

In America ReFramed: Class of '27 experience three stories featuring teachers and local leaders, in struggling rural American communities, who join forces to beat the odds and guide their children toward the long-term goal of graduating high school in 2027.

The Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning CRAFT IN AMERICA, now in its eighth season, promotes and advances original handcrafted work and inspires people of all ages to pursue their own creativity.