Galleries Closed Through Oct. 8 for Installation


Your Stories

Visitors share memories of what craft means to them.


Share Your Craft Story

Do you have a handmade object that means something to you?


Crafting America

Organized by the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


Planning Your Visit

Galleries are open at full capacity. Auburn requires masks indoors as of Aug. 3.

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Digital Donor Card

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A wooden carving of a head.

Share Your Craft Story: Art from the Dean’s Office

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Lee Anne Patterson Old Hickory Head has been on the family hearth since I was a child. He even gets a Santa hat at Christmas. He is just one of…
A handmade quilt with heart design

Share Your Craft Story: Quilting

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I’m not a quilter, but I have made a few quilts over the years. My quilting days began in the ’80s, quilting with my grandmother and great-aunt while we talked…
A basket and flowers made from yarn.

Share Your Craft Story: Floral Memories

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My mother was one of the most talented and artistic people I have ever met. She could work magic with any type of fabric and needle, and she loved to…