Chi siamo e cosa facciamo

Il World Crafts Council è un’organizzazione no profit nata per promuovere il settore dell’artigianato artistico a livello internazionale e per mettere in contatto artigiani di diversi paesi.

I nostri Progetti

La nostra missione è quella di far crescere la conoscenza e la cultura dell’artigianato artistico, inteso come parte integrante del benessere culturale, sociale ed economico. La nostra visione è un mondo in cui l’artigianato artistico è apprezzato a tutti i livelli della società.

News

Winner announced for the Spanish National Crafts Awards 2023

  The Galician master craftsman Álvaro M. Leiro has been awarded the National Crafts Award 2023 (16th Edition), receiving €7.000 as a reward for his consolidated work. The ceremony took place on the 15th of December 2023, in Madrid (Spain) at the Ministry of Industry,...

Digital Training Programme 2023

World Crafts Council Europe in collaboration with the Distributed Design Platform is offering a two-month learning experience in the form of an online masterclass program. This will take place during February and March 2023, and will include a series of mind-expanding...

Winner announced for the Spanish National Crafts Awards 2022

Paco Luis Martos has been awarded the National Crafts Award 2022 (15th Edition), receiving 7.000€ as a prize for his consolidated work. The ceremony took place on the 16th of December 2022, in Madrid (Spain) at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism. It was...

Entre Lanas (Between Wool): An Exhibition of ACTM in Badajoz

This show will run through November 20th at El Hospital Centro Vivo, an updated historical building located in Badajoz and belonging to the provincial government. Badajoz is located in Extremadura that happens to be the Spanish region hosting the greatest number of...

WCC Europe network welcomes Arts Council Azerbaijan as a new national member

Arts Council Azerbaijan is a non-governmental organisation and international and independent art platform established in 2006. The main purpose of the organisation is to promote culture and art, as well as to create an environment and infrastructure for the...

Crafting Europe final event – DDW Eindhoven 22-24 October 2022

The Crafting Europe project is coming to an end, and to pull the strings of the path that has animated the European artisan community for three years, the Crafts Council Nederlands, together with the other project partners including Artex, organized a final conference...

Young Collection 2022

On September 16th, the exhibition Young Collection 2022 was opened in the Handwerksform Hannover, Germany. The exhibition presents a collection of works by young artisans, on show to the public from 17 September to 15 October 2022.   The Hanover Chamber of Crafts has...

Tbilisi 4th International Summit of Crafts and Design EthnoFest 2022

Crafts in Local Development Agenda: Current Practices and Future Perspectives October 14, 2022, Tbilisi, ExpoGeorgia 13:00-16:00 CEST Online meeting link: https://bit.ly/3dVYlLN Meeting ID: 818 1424 4654 / Passcode: 271272 The seminar is implemented in terms of EU...

SAVE THE DATE – New webinar on how crafts can contribute to the Green Deal

Opera in the graphic by Taller Memorias (Carmen Gloria Vivanco and Mercedes Nistal) exhibited during Révèlation 2022, Paris. Photo by Costanza Materassi. WCC-Europe presents a new webinar in the framework of the New European Bauhaus (NEB) online conference series....

Stockholm Craft Week: focus on contemporary crafts

On 6-9 October, Sweden's largest event for contemporary crafts takes place. Four days bursting with new talent and established heavyweights in the field. This year, textile and metal stand out as materials and the programme is also more social than ever: Social Clubs,...

Opportunità

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 both opportunities close on the 8th of March 2024.   →...

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...

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: Fusion Biennial of Contemporary Glass Jewellery

    Deadline Extended: Apply by 4 February 2024 With the aim of promoting the talents and values of contemporary European jewellery, a new edition of the Biennial of Contemporary Glass Jewellery is being launched, and expanding this time at European level. ...

Open Call: Digital Training Programme 2024

  Crafts in the Digital Age: Mastering Innovation and Sustainability Are you a craft practitioner and want to explore the intersections of traditional crafts making and cutting-edge digital technologies? WCCE, in collaboration with the Distributed Design...

Digital Training Programme 2023

World Crafts Council Europe in collaboration with the Distributed Design Platform is offering a two-month learning experience in the form of an online masterclass program. This will take place during February and March 2023, and will include a series of mind-expanding...

Global Eco Artisan Awards 2022

The Global Eco Artisan Awards is an international platform which recognizes artistic excellence, visualizes endangered crafts, and glorifies eco-friendly cultural practices of the artisans in the world. Generating solidarity across craft communities and empowering the...

Open call for the VII Contemporary Goldsmith Show in Spain

The VII Contemporary Goldsmith Show, organized by the Association of Contemporary Goldsmithing and Jewelry (AdOC) and the Spanish National Museum of Decorative Arts, will be held from January 27th to March 12th, 2023, at the same time as ARCO the well-known...

WCC Europe is looking for staff members

To be able to respond to the new challenges WCCE needs to hire external consultants. We are currently looking for a WCCE Coordinator and a WCCE Administrator. Please find all the details by clicking here: WCCE Coordinator THE CALL IS CLOSED WCCE Administrator THE CALL...

Sei un rappresentante o un sostenitore del settore?

Possono diventare Membri del WCC-Europe tutte le organizzazioni europee che, a giudizio del Board Europeo, rappresentano al meglio l’artigianato artistico nei loro paesi.