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  • The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons Magazine 1941-1979

    On View: January 20 - May 20, 2017

    The Good Making of Good Things investigates Craft Horizons, a watershed publication, which ran from 1941-1979, to explore how the magazine documented and shaped the concept of craft as a movement, career, way of life, and cultural phenomenon.

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    The Future of Fixing

    On view September 2, 2016 - January 7, 2017

    The future needs a new relationship with making. A forward-thinking, backward-looking, sideways-stepping kind of making. A making born of the imaginative use of skills. Something like fixing. The Future of Fixing is an open source exhibition and program that promotes engagement with making and repair. It is a call for integrating fixing in our day to day life and for reflecting on attitudes to fixing in the future.

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    Warped: An exhibition on sound and weaving

    On View: June 10 - August 20, 2016

    Practitioners have long observed the relationship between sound and weaving. Appalachian master weaver Lou Tate (1906-1979) remarked how the weaving draft pattern resembles the five line musical staff. Contemporary artists continue to investigate this intersection, mining the connections between sound and weaving for material, visual, and conceptual properties.

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    The Box

    April 8 - May 21, 2016

    The curators of The Box posed a unique challenge to a select group of artists. Take five readymade materials purchased at the dollar store and create three wearable pieces of jewelry. Each artist received a box containing five standard sizewhite envelopes, a small white towel, three white erasers, three CDs, and a can of Diet Coke. The materials were chosen because they are all white and echo a metaphorical blank page.

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    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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