Support our Scholarship Fund

Our scholarship program brings artists and teachers from Israel to study at the great studio craft programs in the United States.

AIDA 2.0 Essay

Co-founder Doug Anderson reflects on AIDA's accomplishments and how you measure success.

Israel Through Art: A Guide

AIDA's directory to Israel's galleries, studios and museum shops: available to search online or download as PDF.

About AIDA

AIDA's mission is to foster the development of contemporary decorative artists from Israel by connecting them to an international audience of galleries, institutions, and collectors.




PRESS RELEASE: Scholarship Program for Qualified Israeli Artists Interested in Working in Glass Reaches Ten Year Mark View Press Release >

PRESS RELEASE: AIDA Completes Fifth Cycle of Its Critical Travel Program for
American Museum Curators View Press Release >

PRESS RELEASE: Ceramic Sculptor Kathy Butterly to Travel to Israel as Part of AIDA Program View Press Release >

VIDEO: Israeli artists at the 2019 Philadelphia Craft Show

A short video highlighting the experiences of the 22 Israeli artists who participated in the show.
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VIDEO: About AIDA: association of Israel's decorative arts

2-minute overview video about AIDA's mission, programs, artists and future plans.
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VIDEO: SOFA Chicago 2013 Panel Discussion

Conversation with Directors of the Corning Studio, Haystack Mountain School, Pilchuck Glass School and Penland School of Crafts. Watch Video >

VIDEO: AIDA Scholarship recipient Lisbeth Biger studies pâte de verre

Lisbeth Biger an instructor at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, made the trip to Corning from Israel to study pâte de verre with Shin-ichi and Kimiake Higuchi. Watch Video >

VIDEO: Christa Assad at SOFA New York

Artist Christa Assad shares a compelling story of her visit to Israel as part of the AIDAshed travel program! Watch Video >

ARTICLE: In Search of Precious Stones, Haaretz

Inteview with Susanne Ramljak, Editor of Metalsmith Magazine, about her one-week visit to Israel with AIDA. View Article >

ARTICLE: AIDA featured in American Craft Magazine

Written from the point of view of Akio Takamuri, Amy Schwartz and Stu Kestenbaum, this article highlights how AIDA has been using American artist/craftsmen and schools to help the folks in Israel. View Article >

HIGHLIGHTS: AIDA's Recent News and Events

Check out the Highlights page to stay up-to-date on AIDA's news. View Highlights >

LETTER: from AIDA Board Member Sharon Karmazin

Sharon summarizes AIDA's mission in a heartfelt, personal letter. View Letter >

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