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  • Holiday Closing Reminder

    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design’s offices and Benchspace Gallery & Workshop will be closing at 2 pm on December 24 and will remain closed through January 5 for holiday break. Our current exhibition, “Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints” will reopen Tuesday, January 6 – January 10, 2015.



    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 10, 2014 (Asheville, NC)-National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced on December 2nd that The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. CCCD is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support Spaces of Production. Spaces […]



    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design Announces 2014 Craft Research Fund Recipients

    (Asheville, NC) ­– The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2014 Craft Research Fund grants. This year, ten organizations, curators, scholars, and graduate students will receive a total of $95,000 to support and expand scholarly craft research, exhibitions, catalogs, and projects in the United States, including the Museum of Arts and Design and the Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science, among others.



    Iconic quilts and prints from Gee’s Bend, Alabama to exhibit in Western North Carolina for the first time

    (Asheville, NC) – The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) and Warren Wilson College (WWC) are pleased to announce the exhibition Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints on display beginning September 5, 2014.



    3D Printing the Focus of Next Exhibition at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design’s Benchspace Gallery & Workshop

    Asheville, NC – Recent economic reports speculate that a third industrial revolution, shaped by digital technologies, is underway. This summer, Benchspace Gallery & Workshop will investigate the implications of such technologies on the making of sculptural and functional objects in the 21st century.



    CCCD Announces Asheville Sneak Preview of Peabody Award Winning Series, Craft in America: Industry at Fine Arts Theatre

    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is pleased to announce the sneak preview of the newest episode, Industry – Handmade in the Creative Economy, from the award winning series Craft in America. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the owners, artists, and technicians from local featured textile industry, The Oriole Mill.



    Nationally traveling exhibition, Taking Shape, to open new contemporary art space in downtown Asheville

    ASHEVILLE, NC – The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (The Center) is pleased to announce the opening of its Benchspace Gallery & Workshop, a new contemporary art and project space in downtown Asheville. A reception will be held Friday, January 24, 2014 from 5-7 pm to celebrate the opening of the gallery and it’s first exhibition, Taking Shape: Celebrating the Windgate Fellowship. The exhibition will run through May 3, 2014.



    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design revamps local impact and energizes national focus with move to downtown Asheville

    ASHEVILLE, NC – The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (The Center) is pleased to open their permanent location in downtown Asheville, NC with a reception from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, January 24.



    RECENT NEWS

    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design launches “Craft City”

    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) debuts a new program series this summer that honors Asheville as “Craft City.” At three outdoor pop-up studios this summer (July 7, August 4, and September 1) people of all skill levels and backgrounds can make a take-home craft under the guidance of a visiting artist.

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