Monthly Archives: October 2016

Holding the Pieces Workshop with Michael Swaine

“Repair is often out of necessity. Something falls apart and we put it back together. We as a group will pause in this stage where things have fallen apart.

Matter in Action: Mending on the Streets with Michael Swaine

Artist Michael Swaine details the 15 years he spent offering ‘free mending’ in the heart of the Tenderloin, at San Francisco’s center.

The Art of Repair with Dr. Steven J. Jackson

What does it mean to fix things? This talk will draw on recent and older work in philosophy, sociology and technology studies to make the case for repair.

Shaker Tape Chair Weaving Workshop

Learn how to fix a chair seat with Shaker tape on chairs rescued from the Masonic Lodge in West Asheville.

November Repair Café

Bring your broken electronics and small appliances to Benchspace Gallery & Workshop and learn how to fix them with Asheville Makers!

Follow the Money: Understanding Art Production Today with Glenn Adamson and Julia Bryan-Wilson

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is pleased to announce the second annual Windgate Research and Collections Curator Lecture with Glenn Adamson and Julia Bryan-Wilson.

Fix it in 15: Bike Repair Clinics

Bring your bike, learn new skills. No experience necessary.


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.


VISIT: The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design | 67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | map it | Phone: 828.785.1357 Fax: 828.785.1372 | email us | Gallery hours: Tue - Sat 10-6