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PLAY episode

Season 15 Episode 1 | 55m 06s

PLAY celebrates the power of imagination and the child in all of us. Featuring piñata artists Roberto Benavidez and Lorena Robletto, puppeteer Schroeder Cherry, artist Calder Kamin, and Noah’s Ark at the Skirball Cultural Center and the Cotsen Children’s Library.

Aired: 11/30/23 | Expires: 11/30/28
Extras
Watch a preview of PLAY, streaming Dec 1, broadcast premiere Dec 29
Watch a preview of MINIATURES, streaming Dec 1, PBS broadcast premiere Dec 29
Schroeder Cherry's puppetry performance, Underground Railroad, Not a Subway
El Orfeon Santiago Chorus performance - bonus video from MINIATURES
Kinetic designer Chris Green works with Noah's Ark educators on puppeteering snow leopard
Sustainability coordinator on recycling plastic through their Precious Plastic program
Miniaturist Mark Murphy shows us his miniature 1/12th scale furniture
Artist Roberto Benavidez speaks with curator and art historian on his piñatas & piñathkos
Artist Calder Kamin on how she discovered Austin Creative Reuse
Master basket weaver Nelsiwe Dlamini at International Folk Art Market
All
  • All
  • Craft in America Season 15
  • Craft in America Season 14
  • Craft in America Season 13
  • Craft in America Season 12
  • QUILTS and IDENTITY
  • CALIFORNIA and VISIONARIES
  • BORDERS and NEIGHBORS
  • TEACHERS and NATURE
  • MUSIC and CELEBRATION
  • SERVICE
  • FORGE and HOLIDAY and INDUSTRY
  • THREADS and CROSSROADS
  • MESSAGES and FAMILY
  • ORIGINS and PROCESS
  • MEMORY and LANDSCAPE and COMMUNITY
MINIATURES explores the world of small objects and big ideas
INSPIRATION reveals the magic and influence of craft
HOME visits artists whose environments are filled with meaning and metaphor
JEWELRY explores the history, artistry, and impact of personal adornment.
HARMONY bridges the art forms of music and craft
Artists who use narrative to communicate personal stories & universal truths.
DEMOCRACY explores how craft is intertwined with our nation’s defining principles.
Artists explore issues of gender, race, culture and place
Learn about contemporary quilters from diverse traditions
Explore the diverse craft traditions & innovations in the Golden State.