The Craft History Workshop was founded by Antonia Behan and Colin Fanning. This project is made possible by support from a Research Initiation Grant from Queen’s University. Sign up for our mailing list here and please send inquiries to crafthistoryworkshop@gmail.com.


Antonia Behan is Assistant Professor of Design History and Material Cultures in a Global World in the Department of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University, Ontario.

Colin Fanning is Assistant Curator of European Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a doctoral candidate in design history and material culture at Bard Graduate Center.

Image Credit: Ship cloth (palepai), Indonesia, 19th century. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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