Qui sommes-nous et que faisons-nous ?

Le World Crafts Council (Conseil mondial des métiers d’art) est une organisation à but non lucratif qui vise à promouvoir un intérêt international pour les métiers d’art et à encourager les contacts entre les artisans de différents pays.

Nos programmes et ressources

Notre mission est de faire connaître et apprécier les métiers d’art comme faisant partie intégrante du bien-être culturel, social et économique de notre société. Notre vision est celle d’un monde où l’artisanat est apprécié à sa juste valeur à tous les niveaux de la société.

Actualtés

State of Crafts: Key Pillars in the Contemporary Craft Sector

The live stream of our 2024 Annual Conference 'State of Crafts: Key Pillars in the Contemporary Craft Sector' is now available on YouTube  → HERE ←   The conference took place on the 20th of June at the Disseny Hub Barcelona where we were joined by inspiring...

Register for the Annual Conference 2024

  Our Annual Conference is coming up on the 20th of June 2024 from 09:00 - 13:00 (CET) and will take place in Barcelona, Spain co-hosted by the Consortium of Commerce, Crafts and Fashion (CCAM). The conference is free and open to the public and can be attended...

Two New Organisations Join the Network

Photo: Népművészeti Egyesületek Szövetsége /NESZ   How to become a member>> Our network of nearly 40 organisations across 23 countries has been recently joined by two new members! We are delighted to welcome The Association of Hungarian Folk Artists...

The European crafts and industrial sectors welcome the new Geographical Indications scheme

  The long-awaited new EU legislation on geographical indications represents a major step forward in providing protection for craft and industrial products similar to Agri-Food products. An experts working group led and managed by WCCE and FFIGIA has been...

Biennial of Contemporary Glass Jewellery FUSION 2024 Catalogue Out Now

  30 creators from 12 countries are showcasing over 60 pieces at the Biennial of Contemporary Glass Jewellery - FUSION 2024 exhibition at the MAVA – Museum of Contemporary Glass Art in Alcorcón, Spain, The selection is presented in a special bilingual...

European Artistic Craft Days 2024 – WCCE Funded Events

    The European Artistic Craft Days (EACD) are taking place between 2 and 7 April 2024. The 18th edition’s theme, “Little fingers, expert hands” invites people of all ages to immerse themselves in the world of crafts. This year’s edition will shine a...

New Study Reveals Resilience and Challenges in Europe’s Craft Sector

  March 2024 WCCE is pleased to present the findings of the Study into the Resilience of the Craft Sector in Europe. The research highlights how the sector responds to challenges and opportunities unique to its situation. Findings highlight the sector's...

European Artistic Craft Days 2024

    Less than 2 weeks away! The European Artistic Craft Days (EACD) are taking place between 2 and 7 April 2024. The 18th edition’s theme, "Little fingers, expert hands" invites people of all ages to immerse themselves in the world of crafts. This year's...

New European Bauhaus Webinar | Responsible Futures: Innovation & Experimentation in Craft

  SAVE THE DATE for the upcoming 5th New European Bauhaus (NEB) webinar, titled Responsible Futures: Innovation & Experimentation in Craft taking place on the 17th of April 2024 at 17:00 (CET). The webinar is free and open for all to attend. The webinar...

Fusion 2024 Announces Selected Creators

  FUSION 2024 - Biennial of Contemporary Glass Jewellery is pleased to announce the 30 creators selected to showcase their work at the biennial exhibition which will take place from 3 April 2024 at the MAVA – Museum of Contemporary Glass Art in Alcorcón, Spain,...

Opportunités

XVII Spanish National Craft Awards Celebrating Innovation and Tradition Call for Entries

  The Spanish Ministry of Industry and Tourism, through the School of Industrial Organization (EOI) and Fundesarte, has announced the XVII Spanish National Craft Awards. The yearly awards emphasise contemporary crafts with a strong focus on innovation, design,...

Open Call for Conducting a Study on Cross cutting priorities for the European Craft Sector and the Creative Europe Programme

  The call is open to expert consultants and researchers to submit their proposals for conducting a comprehensive study on cross-cutting priorities for the European Craft Sector and the Creative Europe Programme. This study seeks to address the lack of detailed...

Short Films Open call for WCCE Members for the VI International Craft Audiovisual Exhibition, Barcelona

  Deadline for submissions: 4 July 2024 The International Craft Audiovisual Exhibition, Barcelona, presented by the Catalan Government through the Consortium of Commerce, Crafts and Fashion (CCAM), taking place on 23 November 2024 in Barcelona celebrates the...

Call for Applications → MAKE:GROW:FLOURISH – Craft Business Training Programme

  The Craft Enterprise Business Training Programme for Craft Businesses from Across Europe Programme duration: 25 April – 2 July 2024 Deadline for applications: 1 April WCCE presents MAKE:GROW:FLOURISH, a comprehensive business training programme that understands...

Culture Moves Europe Mobility Grants

  As the European Union’s largest cultural mobility scheme, this initiative supports artists and cultural professionals from all 40 Creative Europe countries to pursue an international project. It is funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union...

Two Exciting Homo Faber Open Call Opportunities | Michelangelo Foundation

The Michelangelo Foundation has launched calls for two exciting opportunities for craftspeople to participate in programmes related to Homo Faber taking place in Venice 1-30 September 2024. Applications for the Young Ambassador's programme close on the 8th of March...

Call for Participation: EUROPEAN ARTISTIC CRAFT DAYS 2024

  The European Artistic Craft Days (EACD) 2024 will take place between 2-7 April 2024 under the theme “Little Fingers, Expert Hands”.   ABOUT EACD Initiated in 2002 by the French government, the European Artistic Craft Days (EACD) are coordinated by the...

OPEN CALL FOR DELIVERING A TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR CRAFT PROFESSIONALS

  CONTEXT The World Crafts Council Europe (WCCE) is a European network representing nearly 40 craft organisations (members) from more than 20 European countries whose main statutory mission is to promote crafts in Europe, by increasing the awareness and...

Creative Exchange Residency for Craft Practitioners 2023-25

  OPPORTUNITY "The Creative Exchange Residency for Craft Practitioners is Back! Now extended and more flexible, building on the experiences of over 20 previous exchanges." The Creative Exchange Residency for Craft Practitioners aims to foster a collaborative and...

Open Call | European Prize for Applied Arts 2024

    Initiated in 2009, in partnership with the City of Mons, the WCCE and supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, the European Prize for Applied Arts rewards creations of contemporary expression in the field of Applied Arts...

Défendez-vous les valeurs de l’artisanat?

L’adhésion au WCC-Europe est ouverte à toutes les organisations européennes qui, selon le conseil d’administration européen, représente le mieux les métiers d’art de leur pays.