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Craftivism in Action

January 25, 2017

On January 21st, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington and a reported 600 supporting “sister marches” took place across the globe, including many in Canadian cities. Despite variations in reported…

Keynote Address on Film

January 11, 2017

Did you miss out on the CCF/FCMA’s Cultivating Craft conference this past October? Did you love the conference and wish you could revisit it? Thanks to the support of the…

Happy Holidays From the CCF/FCMA

December 7, 2016

Every year, the holiday season brings about a flood of craft activity. We encourage you to connect with the craft events, fairs and exhibitions in your neighbourhood – and beyond!…

Canada Council Releases Update

November 23, 2016

On November 14th, the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) released an update about their new funding model, outlining how they will utilize the increase in funding committed by the…

Craft: Cultivated

October 27, 2016

From October 13th to the 16th, 2016, over 140 members of the professional contemporary fine craft community came together from across Canada for Cultivating Craft: Pathways to Practice, the CCF/FCMA’s…

Conference Itinerary Released

September 14, 2016

You may already have heard about Cultivating Craft, but you haven’t seen this: the full conference itinerary has been published! Find out all the details about the many lectures, panels,…

‘Cultivating Craft’ Keynote Speaker Announced

August 31, 2016

The CCF/FCMA, in partnership with the Alberta Craft Council and the Alberta College of Art + Design are very pleased to announce that Shannon Stratton, Chief Curator at the Museum…

RJA 2016

2016 Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft

August 17, 2016

The CCF/FCMA is proud to announce the 2016 Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft recipient, Michael Hosaluk.   Well known for his artistic career, Hosaluk has also had a…