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.
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In the United States and Canada government policies and popular media create a misleading narrative that places people of color at society’s margins. … more
Inspired by the themes of cross-cultural communication and identity construction present in Crafted Strangers, CCCD invites local makers, writers, and … more