The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is home to Benchspace Gallery & Workshop, a national craft destination in the heart of downtown Asheville. Benchspace investigates contemporary practices of making through exhibitions, tours, artist talks, workshops, films, and events. The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is a national nonprofit organization building the future for craft through fostering new ideas, funding craft scholarship, and supporting the next generation of makers, curators, and critics. Free and open to the public, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm.
Asheville is a Craft City. From the mugs we make out of local clay to the beer we brew with seasonal produce, craft is everywhere. We value the local, … more