Craft City Tour Dates
— 2019 —
To foster new craft-based approaches to STEM research
To support craft practice, experimentation, and applications outside the field of art
To advance innovative research in craft materials (e.g. wood, metal, fiber, clay, glass)
To explore the inter-relationship among the fields of craft, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Discover craft in surprising places! Join a local expert for a behind the scenes tour of the best small-batch, high-quality, and handmade in Asheville. Visit galleries, taste local beers, watch live demonstrations, sip craft cocktails, and meet the creatives that continue to make Asheville a Craft City.
Interested in a private group tour? Yes, we'd love to coordinate that for you. Just give us a few months advance notice.
— 2018! —
The North Carolina Arts Council launched its work in 1967 as awareness of the importance of arts to all citizens was becoming a national movement. In the ensuing nearly 50 years the arts in North Carolina have come to be valued as one of our state’s most durable and productive assets.