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.


  • Collect 2020

    For sixteen years Collect has established itself as the vanguard of growing global appreciation for crafted objects, which are increasingly sought-after in galleries and auction rooms. With 40 galleries descending upon London – including representation for a record […]

  • Winner announced for the Spanish National Crafts Awards 2019 

    Elena Ferro has been awarded with the National Crafts Award 2019 (12th Edition), receiving 7.000€ as a reward of her consolidated work. The ceremony took place on the 4th of December 2019, in Madrid (Spain) at the […]

  • HOW&WOW at DDW 2019

    Together with partner Dutch Design Foundation, Crafts Council Nederland has been putting the spotlight on making for years. With the inspiring group exhibition HOW&WOW from 19 until 27 October in VEEM at […]


    Once again, the Craft Week of Catalonia arrives, which will take place between October 7 and 13, 2019 in this VIII edition . Under the motto “Divine Crafts ” (*), we demand craft as a cross-cutting element […]

  • KulturSápmi

    KulturSápmi is a meeting place for the cultural and artistic field in Sápmi to discuss current teams, work in progresses and so forth. The main objective is to build crossborder networks, develop […]

  • STOCKHOLM CRAFT WEEK 3–6 October 2019

      Coming up! Experience Swedish contemporary crafts during Stockholm Craft Week.   For four days, Stockholm and neighbouring Värmdö will be filled with events, seminars and exhibitions. Private and public galleries, museums and studios will open […]

  • WCCE General Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia

    This year, we look forward to having our annual WCCE General Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia, kindly hosted by Georgian Arts and Culture Center (GACC). WCC-Europe’s General Assembly is held annually, and each […]

  • Celebra 40 anni di attività a sostegno dell’artigianato artistico europeo

    Celebra 40 anni di attività a sostegno dell’artigianato artistico europeo Il WCC-Europe fu costituito nel 1979 a Firenze, con l’obiettivo di ampliare la consapevolezza e l’attenzione nei confronti dell’artigianato artistico e di […]

  • WORTH second call winning partnerships announced

    After the amazing success of the WORTH Weekend Valencia when 85 pre-selected projects presented their innovative concepts to the worth team of Steering Board members and mentors. From these winners the final […]

  • Monumentality / Fragility: European Prize for Applied Arts 2019 in Kilkenny

    Kilkenny to host major exhibition of works by 74 makers from 19 European countries at dual locations: the National Design & Craft Gallery and Kilkenny Castle 9th February – 23rd June 2019 Monumentality […]

  • Linen Biennale Northern Ireland 2020 Open Call

    Re-call, Re-think, Re-form Northern Ireland’s first Linen Biennale celebrates the past, present and future landscape of linen through an extended innovative arts festival, presented and hosted by multiple partners in venues across Northern Ireland. […]

  • Jewellery – OPEN SSA+VAS 2019/2020

    Visual Arts Scotland are seeking submissions of innovative jewellery for our forthcoming annual joint SSA + VAS Open Exhibition. Visual Arts Scotland explores the regions where art-forms crossover, especially those between the […]

  • LOEWE Craft Prize 2020 | Submissions now open

    The LOEWE FOUNDATION launches the fourth edition of the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize, an international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship. The LOEWE FOUNDATION seeks to recognize uniquely talented artisans whose artistic vision […]

  • Open Call for the IV Contemporary Goldsmithing and Jewelry Curated Exhibition

    After three consecutive exhibitions, the goal of the IV Muestra de Orfebrería y Joyería Contemporáneas´ remains to be the international diffusion and promotion of contemporary goldsmithing and jewelry design in order to […]

  • Call for CERCO 2019 International Contemporary Ceramic Contest

    Since 2013, the CERCO International Contemporary Ceramic Contest has been held every two years, which allows numerous authors from all over the world to present their works to participate in the selection of two second prizes and […]

  • WORTH Project Third Open Call – Deadline 31st October

    WORTH aims to create cross-border and cross-discipline collaborations between designers, crafters, SME manufacturers, tech-firms and start-ups across EU-28 and COSME countries, to develop unique and highend products in the following sectors: fashion […]

  • Applications open for GRASSIMESSE 2019

    About the GRASSIMESSE The GRASSIMESSE is an international forum and fair for applied art and product design from all fields. Unique products, limited editions and sample industrial products of jewellery, ceramics, glass, […]

  • Emerging Curator in Residence programme

    Kilkenny County Council Arts Office invites applications from Emerging Curators for their 2019 emerging curators programme. The programme will enable curators to gain direct experience in the field of curating exhibitions for […]

  • Inches Carr Trust Craft Bursaries 2019

    Up to 3 Bursaries will be awarded, each for £5000.Applicants must have been working in their craft in Scotland for at least 5 years. Closing date: 4 Mar 2019 The purpose of […]

  • The 9th International Ceramic City Biennial of Talavera is announced

    The bases and the registration form can be downloaded from the attached links Bases of the 9th International Ceramic City Biennial of Talavera  Registration form for the 9th International Ceramic City Biennial […]

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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.