Center for Craft 25th anniversary logo in red
Center for Craft 25th anniversary logo in red

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The Center for Craft offers a collaborative coworking space, lecture hall, classrooms, and conference rooms where local and national groups can grow creative ideas, businesses, organizations and projects. Designed for and by makers, all in the heart of downtown Asheville.

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Reimagine your workspace. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, maker, artist, designer, scholar, or student, find creative space here that will inspire your most meaningful work.

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Cowork Plans

Ways to Cowork

We’re reimagining coworking as a place that can intentionally support creative entrepreneurs by bringing them together in the same space with the businesses and services that empower them.

Ways to cowork

Private Office

$500–$1200

  • Unlimited access during extended hours
  • Direct fiber internet
  • 14 hrs/month of conference room usage

Anchor Desk

$300

  • Unlimited access during extended hours
  • Dedicated desk space & storage
  • 10 hrs/month of conference room usage

F/T Flex Plan

$200

  • Unlimited access during standard hours
  • Shared desk space
  • 6 hrs/month of conference room usage

P/T Flex Plan

$150

  • Access 10 days/month during standard hours
  • Shared desk space
  • 3 hrs/month of conference room usage

All Cowork plans include high-speed wifi, access to all amenities, and are billed monthly.

Included for all Coworkers

Cowork at Center for Craft offers a perfect mix of public and private workspace, including a reading lounge, classroom spaces, a kitchenette, a coffee lounge and phone booths. It is designed for and by makers and features art installations by local, regional, and nationally-acclaimed artists like Harvey Littleton, Tanya Aguiñiga, and more.

Included for every coworker

Delicious tea and Counter Culture coffee on us

Artfully crafted work and lounge spaces

Direct fiber internet and high–speed wifi

Mountain Bizworks programming for creative entrepreneurs

Mail and package service

Special pricing on meeting and event space

Conference room access credits monthly

Access to a wide network of creative professionals

Printing credits on state-of-the-art high speed color printers

Privacy rooms

Front desk personnel during business hours

Shared kitchenette

Onsite parking available ($75–$150 per month)

Exciting community events

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Frequently asked questions

How do I join?

Please fill out this form online to request a tour of our coworking space. We’ll show you around, answer your questions, and let you get a feel for things before helping you select a Cowork plan.

Who can join?

Cowork at Center for Craft is tailored to the needs of Asheville’s creative sector. We welcome fellow creatives, makers, students, designers, scholars, entrepreneurs, and the businesses and services that support them.

How much does it cost?

We are excited to offer Cowork Plans to meet a variety of needs – there really is something for everyone! For those visiting or passing through Asheville, Day Passes are available for $35 per day, Part-Time and Full-Time Flex Plans in our shared Assembly Hall begin at $150 per month, and our Anchor Desk Plans are $300 per month.

Center for Craft offers a 25% discount to students on Part-Time and Full-Time Flex Plans with a valid .edu email address. To sign up with a student discount please email cowork@centerforcraft.org.

Can I use the meeting/event rooms in the space?

Yes! Each Cowork plan includes a specified number of monthly hours in our small or large conference rooms. If you manage to use all your allotted hours, we offer coworkers a 50% discount on daytime bookings. We’re also thrilled to provide unlimited use of three privacy rooms, which can be used by new mothers, for your private phone calls, or a moment of quiet time.

Is parking available?

Center for Craft has a limited number of onsite parking spaces available for a monthly fee. Email cowork@centerforcraft.org to check on availability.

Other parking options include hourly metered parking along Broadway Street and a paid parking lot across the street (next door to the Masonic Temple). The City of Asheville also provides hourly or monthly parking at the Civic Center Garage and the Rankin Avenue Garage.

My dog/cat/rabbit is really sweet. Can I bring them to work with me?

As much as we love pets, we are unable to allow them in our space. While the coworking space is on the second floor, animals threaten the integrity of our first floor galleries and other exhibits.

What is your COVID-19 response?

Cowork at Center for Craft continues to monitor the effects of COVID-19 on the community and following the instruction of federal, state, and local health departments. Our top priority is always the health and safety of our staff, coworkers, and visitors.

Masks may be required for entry and shared spaces depending on levels of community spread.

Frequent hand-washing and hand-sanitizing is encouraged. Sanitation Stations are located throughout the space to encourage coworkers to clean and sanitize after using shared spaces.

Coworkers are asked to maintain a safe distance of 6+ feet from others when navigating through the space.

Coworkers, staff, and visitors who are experiencing symptoms or who have been medically diagnosed with COVID-19 within a specified time frame are asked to follow health guidelines and remain offsite.

Cowork is cleaned professionally twice a week and high contact areas are cleaned daily by staff.

Please contact cowork@centerforcraft.org with questions and concerns.

Still have questions? Reach out to us at cowork@centerforcraft.org

COVID-19 response

Prioritizing Health & Safety

Cowork at Center for Craft continues to monitor the effects of COVID-19 on the community and following the instruction of federal, state, and local health departments. Our top priority is always the health and safety of our staff, coworkers, and visitors.

Unique event and meeting space for your next gathering in Asheville

The Center for Craft offers a variety of artfully designed spaces where local and national groups can gather to communicate, innovate, and be inspired, all in the heart of downtown. From our Warren Wilson Conference Room perfect for a relaxed brainstorming session to our unique and expansive Ideation Lab, there is a place for everyone.

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Industrial space with long tables and chairs set up with a brick wall on one side and large windows on the other.
The Michael Sherrill Loft with tables set up and large windows overlooking downtown Asheville.
Classroom set up with screen on exposed brick wall.

Michael Sherrill Loft

The Michael Sherrill Loft is a unique 1,100 square foot space with large windows overlooking downtown Asheville and Beaucatcher Mountain. The space is perfect for meetings, lectures, and workshops.

Capacity: 36

Complimentary Amenities

WiFi; Projector & screen; flexible wireless conferencing and presentation technology; Multifunctional tables and chairs; Access to catering prep area on the second floor.

The Michael Sherrill Loft is not accessible by elevator.

An industrial, open space with exposed brick and many tables and chairs.
Large open space with white tables and chairs set up in the space.
An industrial, open space with tables and chairs and large windows.

Explore Asheville Assembly Hall

The Explore Asheville Assembly Hall is a beautiful 1,500 sq ft space on the second floor with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Broadway Street in downtown Asheville. The space is ideal for lectures, receptions, and special events.

Capacity: 60

Complimentary Amenities

WiFi; Projector & screen; Folding chairs; Access to catering prep area on the second floor.

Sara and Bill Morgan Board Room with brick wall and conference room table and windows.
Sara and Bill Morgan Board Room with brick wall and conference room table with light above.
Sara and Bill Morgan Board Room with brick wall and conference room table.
Looking into the Sara and Bill Morgan Board Room with brick wall, conference room table, and live above.

Sara and Bill Morgan
Board Room

The 500 sq ft Sara and Bill Morgan Board Room is located on the second floor, adjacent to the Assembly Hall. The room is well-lit with original brick walls, high ceilings and large windows overlooking Broadway Street in downtown Asheville.

Capacity: 16 (depending on layout)

Complimentary Amenities

WiFi; Large digital display; Google Meet video & teleconferencing software; Multifunctional tables and leather chairs; Access to catering prep area on the second floor.

Conference room with large wooden table and six chairs.
Conference room with long wooden table and chairs around it with a screen on the wall.

UNC Asheville Conference Room

The 150 sq ft UNC Asheville Conference Room is located on the second floor in our coworking space. Furnished with a Custom Old Wood Company conference table, the room is light and airy with a large digital display, and features Google Meet software for video and teleconferencing. The space is ideal for small groups.

Capacity: 8

Complimentary Amenities

WiFi; Large digital display; Google Meet video & teleconferencing software; custom Old Wood Company conference table and adjustable chairs; Access to catering prep area on the second floor

Small conference room with soft seating and circular table.
Small conference room with soft seating and television screen.

Warren Wilson College Conference Room

The 170 sq ft Warren Wilson Conference Room is located on the second floor in our coworking space. This informal conference room is cozy and bright with a large digital display, and features relaxed floor seating perfect for smaller groups. The space is equipped with Google Meet software for video and teleconferencing.

Capacity: 5

Complimentary Amenities

WiFi; Large digital display; Google Meet video & teleconferencing software; Furnished with Bernhardt Zip floor seating and a low round table; Access to catering prep area on the second floor

Large industrial space with concrete pillars.
Industrial space with projector screen.
Industrial space with concrete pillars and projector screen.
Industrial space with concrete floors and pillar.
Industrial space with small table and kitchenette.

Ideation Lab

The 3,000 sq ft Ideation Lab is located on the basement level. This creative, versatile space has an industrial warehouse feel with great lighting and features both black chalkboard and high-gloss dry erase walls perfect for creative collaboration and ideation. The space is ideal for private parties and events seeking an urban flare.

Capacity: 120

Complimentary Amenities

WiFi; Projectors & screens; Folding chairs; Access to catering prep area on basement level

Inside of the Bresler Family Gallery with exhibits.

Bresler Family Gallery

The Center for Craft Bresler Family Gallery is a beautiful contemporary gallery space located in downtown Asheville. The space is available for special events by those who desire a unique setting. Availability is dependent upon exhibition.

Contact us for details on capacity, square footage, and amenities.

Questions?

In renting from the Center for Craft, you get more than just the perfect space. You help us create more opportunities for emerging makers, artists and scholars, building a future for craft.

The Center for Craft’s mission is to provide a unique event and meeting space where both national and local groups can gather to communicate, innovate, and be inspired.

Contact us for availability, pricing, and additional information on our event and meeting spaces, or for any questions about Cowork.

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