To honor Paul J. Smith’s legacy and contributions to the craft field and his passion for research and scholarship, we have created the Paul J. Smith Legacy Fund for the American Craft Council Library & Archives. This fund will provide support for the preservation and use of the library by new generations of curators, artists, and scholars.

The ACC Library & Archives aggregates valuable content and is an essential American craft resource used by over 13,000 people annually for scholarly research.

Paul’s work and vision are deeply engrained in the history and fiber of the American Craft Council. You're invited to join ACC along with the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) to celebrate Paul's extraordinary life and legacy through an online memorial happening April 25, 2021 at 4 p.m. ET. Learn more and register here.

To explore further the curatorial vision and legacy of Paul J. Smith, please visit our digital collections. Or, read more about Paul’s life and impact.

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Paul J. Smith Legacy Fund

by American Craft Council


To honor Paul J. Smith’s legacy and contributions to the craft field and his passion for research and scholarship, we have created the Paul J. Smith Legacy Fund for the American Craft Council Library & Archives. This fund will provide support for the preservation and use of the library by new generations of curators, artists, and scholars.

The ACC Library & Archives aggregates valuable content and is an essential American craft resource used by over 13,000 people annually for scholarly research.

Paul’s work and vision are deeply engrained in the history and fiber of the American Craft Council. You're invited to join ACC along with the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) to celebrate Paul's extraordinary life and legacy through an online memorial happening April 25, 2021 at 4 p.m. ET. Learn more and register here.

To explore further the curatorial vision and legacy of Paul J. Smith, please visit our digital collections. Or, read more about Paul’s life and impact.