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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

4th CRAFTS CODE ITS: Access to Finance for the Crafts Sector

Join the CRAFTS CODE partners for their fourth ITS (Interregional Thematic Seminar) on the 18th and 19th of November. This two-day seminar will take place physically in Madrid, Spain and online. The event will include presentations from craft SMEs, organisations and...

Seminar in Spain “Towards a NEW PARADIGM of the HISTORY of ART, DESIGN and CRAFTS”

The Escola Massana in collaboration with the Barcelona Design Museum has organized a day of reflection and proposals towards a new paradigm in the history of art, design, and crafts. This event will try to review the state of objects, images, and spaces in an...

Discover “Formkraft” an archive and contemporary online journal curated by the Danish Crafts & Design Association

The Danish Crafts & Design Association presents Formkraft – archive and contemporary online journal.  Thanks to financial support from private and public foundations, Danish Crafts & Design Association has digitized journals from 1948 – 2009 including Biennale...

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...

Call to host “Vision of Catalonia” Exhibition around the world

Image courtesy: Victoria Rabal "Escuma" Contemporary Craft Biennial Visions of Catalonia is an event promoted by the Consortium of Commerce Crafts and Fashion (CCAM) in collaboration with the Catalonia Association of Art Galleries (GAC). The aim is to spread new...

Viv(r)e la matière: the new exhibition of De Mains De Maitres Luxembourg | 20-28 novembre 2021

The new edition of De Mains De Maitres Luxembourg  Viv(r)e la matière will run from 20th to 28th of November. From ceramics to glass, through textile sculpture, concrete and cardboard work, woodwork, haute couture, engraving... nearly 70 of them living and/or working...

Craft Week Scotland 2021: a week long festival to celebrate Scottish craft

Credits on the image: Basketmaker and willow weaver Anna Liebmann prepares for her open studio and workshop event at Eastfield, Edinburgh on Friday 29 October as part of Craft Week Scotland which runs from 25 to 31 October Craft Week Scotland returns for its second...

3rd International Festival of Craft Documentaries

The International Festival of Craft Documentaries returns from 3 to 12 October on Filmin in a new edition that showcases the creative diversity in the world of craft The 3rd International Festival of Craft Documentaries, which is promoted by Artesania de Catalunya,...

WCC International workshop series 2021

Following a series of WCC International and British Council virtual seminars on contemporary craft issues held in December 2020, a further series of practical workshops on related themes is running August to September 2021. Devised by Rosy Greenlees, former WCC...

WCC Europe: Craft and Sustainability Webinar Recording

World Crafts Council Europe hosted a webinar on ‘Craft and Sustainability’ on Thursday 28th April. Open to the public and WCC Europe members, this webinar is part of a series of talks devised by WCC Europe, featuring guest speakers on key topics relating to the craft...

Opportunità

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...

Open Call: VI CONTEMPORARY GOLDSMITHING EXHIBITION

Contemporary Goldsmith and Jewelery Designers Association   VI OPEN CALL SAMPLE VI SAMPLE BASES   The Association of Contemporary Goldsmith and Jewelery Designers aims to incorporate the ideals of composition, creativity, sensitivity and intellectual stimulation...

Call for nomination to the UNESCO Prize for the Creative Economy

Call for nomination to the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy Deadline: 21 July 2021 (midnight Paris time, UTC+2) In celebration of the 2021 UN International Year of Creative Economy, UNESCO is pleased to...

Open Call: 5th International Craft Awards 2021

Craft Village is inviting entries from Craftspersons, Artisans, Institutions, Organisations, and Governments from the world over for the 5th International Craft Awards 2021.   The last edition of International Craft Awards received more than 150 entries from almost 25...

XVII International Contemporary Ceramics Award

Applications are open to the 17th CERCO International Award until June 10, 2021.  CERCO International Prize supports and promotes the contemporary creation of  ceramics since 2001. The contest is positioned as one of the prizes with more  experience and allows to make...

Distributed Design Platform Launches Open Call for 2021 Awards 

Honouring Innovations in Sustainability and Social Responsibility for the Fourth Edition  Distributed Design Platform, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, serves to re-think local manufacturing, with the advancements of digital tech and...

LOEWE FOUNDATION / Studio Voltaire Award

A new programme benefitting seven artists with two years of support through rent–free studio space, professional development opportunities and a bursary.  The award has been developed in direct response to the urgent need for affordable and secure workspace for...

Blogs & Crafts Europe 2021: Open Call

under the patronage of World Crafts Council Europe SEPTEMBER 16/17/18/19 2021 Corsini Gardens, Florence   with the support of        thanks to     The contest “BLOGS & CRAFTS Young Artisans and the Web”, started in 2014 during the ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO twentieth...

Design & Crafts Council Portfolio Membership 2021-22

DCCI is delighted to launch an Open Call for membership  of Portfolio 2021–2022. Now in its 15th year, DCCI’s Portfolio programme is a select group of Ireland’s most talented designers and craftspeople. Inclusion is recognition that you are among a group of...

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.