Monthly Archives: June 2015

CCCD Announces Plans for Creative Campus in Downtown Asheville

TDA TPDF Grant sought to support conference facility and event space  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 25, 2015 Asheville, NC – In January 2014, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) relocated to downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Since that time, the national nonprofit organization has opened its headquarters to serve as a creative hub for residents and visitors […]

Glassville: WNC’s Contemporary Glass Showcase

On August 6 – 7, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) will host Glassville, a free, two-day event featuring 30 glass artists working in Asheville, Western North Carolina and the surrounding region. The event will take place at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design at 67 Broadway Street in downtown Asheville on Thursday evening, August 6 from 8:00-9:30pm and Friday, August 7 from 10:00am-5:00pm.

Spaces of Production | The People’s Cloth Trade Show

‘The People’s Cloth Trade Show’ will play off of the trade show format to create an approachable, immersive environment for visitors to learn about North Carolina textile manufacturing – its history, production methods, and global context. Visitors will be invited to walk through interactive and visual displays, watch video demonstrations, and participate in hands-on making opportunities with Frau Fiber.

How Artists Get Noticed: An Editor’s View

  American Craft editor-in-chief Monica Moses will take you behind the scenes of the magazine’s operation, revealing how editors select artists to cover and how artists can raise their profiles. A free, public reception will follow the discussion. Location: The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, 67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801Cost: Free. No registration required. Join us on […]

At Human Scale: Artist Talk by Michael Strand

From prayer shawls to peace pipes, objects have been directly connected to social movements throughout human history. In the 21st century, object makers may seek to build on this tradition of leading movements to humanize an increasingly inhumane world. This lecture will explore initiatives that demonstrate the potential of the object as a catalyst for human connection and dialogue.

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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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