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June 24, 2020

We're Open! COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates at Center for Craft

In celebration of ᏔᎷᏣ The Basket

Find the latest COVID-19 updates here.

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November 2020 Update

The Center for Craft gallery hours are now Tuesday - Friday, 11am-5pm. The Center will continue to operate as it has been since August 2020.

July 2020 Update

The Center for Craft is reopening to the public August 2020. We continue 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. At this time, the Center can only allow a maximum of five guests in its public space at once and will require the use of masks or face coverings by all visitors, including children. The Center reserves the right to refuse entry to any visitor that will not comply.


Beginning August 4, 2020 the Center will offer free, unguided visits and affordable tours exhibitions to the public. Guests can reserve a 30-minute visit Tuesdays - Fridays to explore the Bresler Family Gallery and John Cram Partner Gallery, learn more about the Center’s national impact in their Craft Research Fund Study Collection, and enjoy interactive activities.


Unguided visits and guided tours are available to Asheville locals and visitors Tuesday-Friday, 12-6pm. Can't make it in? We’ll offer virtual tours of our current exhibitions the first Thursday of every month!

Children under 12 years old and under are free, but please be sure to register with the "Kids Ticket" option.


The Center will be reopening to Coworkers on August 3, 2020. For more information or to ask questions, email, or follow @cowork_centerforcraft on Instagram.

March 2020 Update

To ensure the safety of our community and to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Center for Craft will be temporarily closing its building to the public and cancelling or rescheduling all public events beginning March 18, 2020. Operations will continue remotely and staff are available by phone and email Monday thru Friday, 10 am - 6 pm. The Center'sGrant and Fellowship programs will proceed as scheduled. 

The Center for Craft continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community and is receiving daily updates from North Carolina and Buncombe County Department of Health and HumanServices. Our top priority is always the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, coworkers, and visitors.

If you have questions about event rentals or coworking, please contact Erika Kofler, Operations Manager at all other questions or concerns please email are sorry for the inconvenience and will provide ongoing updates as necessary.