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REMASTERED: Crafts study centre MA project 2018

Remastered is the sixth in a series of collaborative exhibitions between MA students in the School of Craft and Design at the University for the Creative Arts and the Crafts Study Centre. This year’s project focuses on making, using the collections at the CSC as a source of inspiration for contemporary craft practice. The exhibition runs from 20 June - 8 September 2018.

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. 

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.   

More information can be found here


Craft & Text - Monday 9 July

A conference organised by the International Textiles Research Centre and the Crafts Study Centre exploring the resonant relationship between craft and text... for more information 

Call 01252 891450 to book.

Nao Matsunaga at the crafts study centre

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 recent solo exhibition ‘Nao Matsunaga: Raw Faces’.  The exhibition was presented in association with Marsden Woo Gallery and along we welcomed Nao for an artist's talk with Sarah Griffin as part of his show.

You can watch a recording of the talk and read the essay 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.

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