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CCBC’s Youth Program offers the exciting opportunity for youth to come together and learn about contemporary craft. Led by local artists working in our communities and designed especially for youth aged 12-17, our Craft, Heritage and Me program gives teens the space to explore the value of craft while learning about the relationship between the artist’s work and their cultural and heritage experiences.

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When: January 21, 12-3pm

Where: Granville Island

Learn how three local artists use wood to create beautiful handmade objects! This 3-hour session will introduce participants to woodworking with Peter Braune of New Leaf Editions, Doug Warren of The Wood Shop on Granville Island, and Michael Hamilton-Clarke of Albery Studio Wood Turning. No experience is required. Participants will start by exploring the Craft Council of BC shop – Crafthouse – and will be introduced to contemporary craft from local BC artists. They will then visit three local artists on Granville Island, and end the session at False Creek Community Centre. For more information and how to register for the free session, click here.

There is currently no exhibition on display. Check upcoming exhibitions to see when the next exhibition will be happening.

Emerging Artists: Inspired by Material & Process

Thursday, February 02, 2017 ― Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Craft Council of BC is pleased to announce Inspired by material and process – an exhibition of works based in metal, ceramic and textile by emerging artists Jade Beck, Janet Harrison, Emily May, Laura Meyers and Christina Shimek. These artists were recognized by their respective institutions of learning for their passion for craft evidenced by the exemplary quality of […]

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Events / Opportunities

Sun, Sep 09, 2007 ― Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
Outside BC

ComPeung Artist in Residence

     ComPeung’s residency program is an international invitation to Thailand for artists to work in dialogue with each other. A retreat offered since 2007, ComPeung has hosted over 100 artists. Their aim is to be a vibrant creative platform by developing and expanding into a network of artists and art organizations on local, regional and international levels. […]

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Sat, Aug 19, 2017 ― Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Exhibition
Outside BC

Canadian Craft Biennial 2017

An Ontario debut: The first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held at the Art Gallery of Burlington The Art Gallery of Burlington, in collaboration with Craft Ontario, is organizing the first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held August 19 to October 29, 2017. The biennial will include a national master craft exhibition, an emerging craft […]

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Sat, Feb 27, 2016 ― Thur, Feb 01, 2018

Call for Entry
Outside BC

Call for Entry: make and do Ceramics

Are you a clay artist, gallery, guild, academic institution, or supply shop? Make and do would love to add you to their Canadian Clay directory! The Canadian Clay directory is being built by members of the ceramics community for the ceramics community and its supporters. Make and do is a new initiative to promote ceramic design and […]

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