The Craft Research Fund advances, expands, and supports scholarship in United States.
The Center awards graduating seniors each with $15,000 in the form of a Windgate Fellowship.
The Center partners with museums to offer four Windgate Museum Internships for either graduate or undergraduate students who are aspiring craft curators. Interns work closely with museum staff on a craft collection, exhibition, or research project designed specifically for the internship. Since 2006, the Center has awarded internships to 21 graduate and undergraduate students from 10 museums including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
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.