Jan 26, 2019
Center for Craft
Join the Center for Craft and Asheville School students for a closing ceremony of In Times of Seismic Sorrows. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. with an hour of informal, student-led tours of the exhibition. At 12 p.m., Asheville School students will lead guests through a reflection of "Red Dirt Rug", including prose and poetry readings.
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In order to increase the value and relevance of craft to society, the Center works to advance the understanding of craft in higher education, museums and cultural institutions, and across disciplines. Field building strategies include convening thought leaders, creating, documenting and disseminating research, and launching innovative leadership initiatives. We provide grants and fellowships to emerging and established craft artists, curators, and scholars in order to build a future for the field of craft.
Recognizing that Asheville and the surrounding area has been a bastion for craft in the United States dating back to the Cherokee, the Center is actively working to preserve and advance the craft legacy of Western North Carolina through the development of our property in downtown Asheville, North Carolina and through a series of exhibitions and community-focused initiatives.
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