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.
To mark the 10th Anniversary of the Windgate Fellowship, the Center for Craft awarded a total of ten, $10,000 Project Grants. This exhibition … more
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
The Building Our City Speaker Series continues as we welcome distinguished urban planner and designer Dennis Pieprz. The event takes place at The … more
What would Levittown look like as Pompeii?Discover how Scale Up artist, Adam Ledford answers this provocative question by creating a portrait of … more
Don’t miss this special opportunity to learn from award-winning Philadelphia-based ceramic artist Adam Ledford in an upcoming workshop co-hosted by … more