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Craft After Dark & More!

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Date(s) - 08/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
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Join us on August 9 for Craft After Dark, an annual benefit celebrating the future of making!
 
Featured entertainment and offerings include:
  • VIP Reception and Party catered by Posana, Foothills Local Meats, and Roots Hummus
  • Silent auction of work by 2017 Windgate Fellows
  • Dance party with DJ Marley Carroll
  • DIY brooch kits presented by UNC Asheville
  • Photos by Massive Booth
  • Bar and signature cocktails with The Waterbird Asheville and Buchi Kombucha
  • Dessert station by French Broad Chocolates, Ultimate Ice Cream, and Counter Culture Coffee
…and more!
 
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Our Craft City Workshops are underway! Join us this summer to pinch, knot, scrape, layer, and stitch at our crafting events featuring approachable DIY projects led by local makers. Or discover craft in surprising places on a behind-the-scenes tour of the best small-batch, high-quality, and handmade in Asheville. 
 
Drop-in to a workshop or sign up for a tour to explore what makes Asheville a Craft City!
 
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In Times of Seismic Sorrows
On View: August 21 – January 26, 2019
  

When reflecting on the current state of the environment, it seems that we have entered into times of seismic sorrows. Carbon emissions, water pollution, fracking, and changing climate patterns all point to a troubling reality with serious consequences for human and non-human populations. Through weavings, installations, sculpture, and print, artists Rena Detrixhe and Tali Weinberg (Tulsa, OK) explore the complex relationship between humans and the planet, offering insights, expressing grief, and creating space for resilience and change.
 
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Shared Ground: Cross Disciplinary Approaches to Craft Studies  
September 20-22, 2018 New York, New York

We are pleased to announce that 3-day tickets for the Shared Ground Symposium, which will be held at the Museum of Arts and Design and Bard Graduate Center in NYC this Fall, have sold out! We still have limited quantities of single-day reception and keynote tickets available. 

Visit the Shared Ground website for additional information on this new convening presented by Bard Graduate Center, the Center for Craft, and the Museum of Arts and Design.

 

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