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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

Festival of Ceramics: BUONGIORNO CERAMICA! 21 – 22 MAY 2022

BUONGIORNO CERAMICA !  GOOD MORNING CERAMICS !  21 - 22 MAY 2022 “Buongiorno Ceramica !” returns, in its eighth edition, on 21 and 22 May 2022, and this time, as in previous years, it will also take place across Europe as Good Morning Ceramics !  Founded in 2015 as a...

International Festival of Glass UK: 26-29 August 2022

Four days showcasing the dynamic world of glassmaking by the world’s greatest glass artists with high-quality exhibitions, international masterclasses, artist demonstrations and presentations, including the flagship British Glass Biennale exhibition. This year the...

OPEN CALL: Handmade in Britain

Join Handmade in Britain this summer at Waterperry Gardens. Handmade in Britain continues to connect craftspeople with buying audience, whether in-person or through virtual events and online marketplace, and this summer they have a wonderful opportunity for...

WCC Europe for Ukraine: how to help craftspeople

In this article WCC Europe is collecting and sharing any useful initiative that aims to help Ukrainian people, Ukraine craftspeople, and Ukraine crafts sector too. The list of actions will be updated and implemented day by day with new steps that will be taken to help...

Garland Magazine presents the new March issue #26: Objecthood

March issue #26 Objecthood 22 March 2022 - LAUNCH OF THE ISSUE #26 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Garland continues its second journey along pathways that connect the hierarchies defining our world. In this issue, they share stories that rediscover the value of the object in...

STAND APPLICATIONS STILL OPEN FOR BCTF – HARROGATE, 10-12 APRIL 2022

With two months to go until we open our doors to over 3,000 dedicated retail buyers looking for unique, British handmade crafts to stock their independent boutiques, gift shops, department stores, heritage shops, garden centres, online stores and more. BCTF commitment...

Workshop on Geographical Indicators (GI) for industrial and craft products 7th of March, 10-12 AM CET

WCC Europe is organizing an online workshop on the 7th of March, 10-12 AM CET, to inform and generate a debate with our members and interested stakeholders around Geographical Indicators for the Crafts Sector in Europe. The meeting will be led by WCCE in collaboration...

World Crafts Council Europe for Ukraine: #stopthewar

We join SMEunited in condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the strongest terms. We express our solidarity with all Ukrainians at this terrible time and we regret the loss of numerous lives as a result of these militant actions. To Handicraft Chamber of...

OPEN CALL for Creative Europe project “COOP” is out, NEW deadline 5 May 2022

New opportunity for WCC Members to engage and participate in European funding. 3 different scales of projects were launched by 3 new CREA CULT 2022 COOP calls:  CREA-CULT-2022-COOP-1: SMALL SCALE CALL CREA-CULT-2022-COOP-2: MEDIUM SCALE CALL  CREA-CULT-2022-COOP-3:...

ONLINE EU EVENT: geographical indications for craft and industrial products

  The Renew Europe (RE) Group and its President Stéphane Séjourné invites Crafts Organization to a Webinar, organised on 2 March 2022 from 14:30 to 17:00 in the presence of Commissioner Thierry Breton, in order to discuss the proposal of the European Commission...

Opportunità

Homo Faber Summer School 2022

Michelangelo Foundation presents the Summer School 2022 programme, for young craftspeople. Summer School Programme funds selected young artisans and designers to take part in intensive short courses staged by members of MIchelangelo Foundation's network around Europe....

OPEN CALL: Blogs&Crafts Europe 2022 for young artisan

Under the patronage of World Crafts Council Europe a new edition of Blogs&Crafts Europe will take place in. September 16/17/18, 2022, Corsini Garden, Florence, Italy. A special jury will select a minimum of 10 under 35 years old artisans, inviting them to...

STAND APPLICATIONS STILL OPEN FOR BCTF – HARROGATE, 10-12 APRIL 2022

With two months to go until we open our doors to over 3,000 dedicated retail buyers looking for unique, British handmade crafts to stock their independent boutiques, gift shops, department stores, heritage shops, garden centres, online stores and more. BCTF commitment...

OPEN CALL for WCC Europe Members: 4rd International Crafts Film Show in Barcelona

On the 22nd of October 2022, the 4th International Crafts Film Show organised by CCAM will take place in the Design Museum of Barcelona. The show will be presented at a gala in Barcelona and a subsequent screening will take place at FILMIN, a Spanish film platform. 12...

OPEN CALL – 44th Handicraft Fairs 23 Jul/7 Aug in Portugal

The next edition of the Portuguese National Handicraft Fair (PNHF), which will take place from July 23rd to August 7th, is dedicated to young artisans, accordingly with the 2022 European Year of Youth as it is proclaimed by the European Union, and aims to give them a...

OPEN CALL: JAD – Le Jardin des metiers d’Arte e du Desing

New opportunity for residencies dedicated to craft and design in Sèvres, temple of French porcelain in the western suburb of Paris.  Thanks to the action of the Department of Hauts-de-Seine, this new creative structure takes place in the buildings of the former...

OPEN CALL: International Ceramics Competition Carouge 202

Bling-Bling ? The International Ceramics Competition of Carouge (Geneva, Switzerland) takes place, in principle, every two years. Three prizes are awarded: a first Prize in the amount of 10’000 Swiss francs, a Prize sponsored by the Bruckner Foundation for the...

MIDA 2022 – April 23th – May 1st at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, the 86th International Craftsmanship Fair

100,000 visitors in 8 days, 500 exhibitors, 80 international buyers and operators, 5 major collateral exhibitions, 910 accredited journalists: it is from these numbers, registered in 2019 for the last edition in the presence of the event, that the International...

Open call for the XV International Biennial of Ceramics of Manises 2022

The City of Manises announces the XV International Biennial of Ceramics of Manises with the aim of promoting creation and innovation in the fields of artistic and design ceramics, and to promote the name of Manises as a ceramic town. The open call includes two...

The Great British Craft Fair

The Great British Craft Fair will bring the best of British handmade to shoppers this Christmas  From the organiser of the British Craft Trade Fair - leading the market for British crafts since 1976 The owner of British Craft Trade Fair, Kerrison Exhibitions, is...

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.