Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery

The exhibition first shown at the Yale Center of British Art, New Haven, CT transfers to The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and opens on 20 March 2018.  It includes a significant number of pots from the Crafts Study Centre collections.  

More information can be found here

PROGRAMME: January - July 2018

Download the full January to July 2018 programme here or visit our What's On page. 


Craft & Text

A conference organised by the International Textiles Research Centre and the Crafts Study Centre

CALL FOR PAPERS: details can be found here

Crafts study centre shop

Our shop offers a selection of ceramic, glass, jewellery, textiles and calligraphy from renowned and emerging artists and crafts people from the local area and further afield. We also carry a range of publications from both the Crafts Study Centre and other publishers, alongside greetings cards and postcards.  Purchases can be made in person at the Crafts Study Centre or by telephone.

'Major Progression: Nao Matsunaga in the Studio' new essay

The Crafts Study Centre is delighted to publish a new essay by Dr Glenn Adamson. The essay ‘Major Progression: Nao Matsunaga in the studio’ links to the forthcoming solo exhibition ‘Nao Matsunaga: Raw Faces’ to be held between 3 April and 26 May 2018’ in association with Marsden Woo Gallery.

Read the essay here

More Academic Choice - another brilliant show from the archive!
— Dr Glenn Adamson, Director of Museum of Arts & Design, New York
Diana Harrison: working in cloth ‘a major solo exhibition’
— Embroidery Magazine