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2022 Craft Summit

Sept 28 – Oct 3, 2022   |   St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador

We are happy to announce that the CCF/FCMA national conference will take place live and in person this year! Newly rebranded as “The Craft Summit”, the conference will be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador from Wednesday, Sept. 28th – Monday, October 3rd, 2022 under the theme: Ten Digit Technology: Connecting New Realities. 

A gathering for craft administrators & organizations, the Summit will bring our national craft network back together again. Working toward new futures, participants will learn from the expertise of craft sector leaders as well as our partners in digital research, leaving with new ideas, collaborative approaches, and strengthened bonds. 

For this, our 16th national gathering, we are excited to share hosting duties in partnership with the Craft Council of Newfoundland & Labrador and the Craft Alliance Atlantic Association. Join us for the first time to explore the craft community and all this region has to offer!


Enjoy national craft connection, professional development and events among the sites, heritage and food of scenic Newfoundland & Labrador. Activities will include;

Wed, Sept 28

Pre-Conference: Enhancing Pan-Atlantic Collaboration, Atlantic Canadian Council Sessions with Craft Alliance Atlantic Association.

Thu, Sept 29 – Sun, Oct 2

  • CCF/FCMA Member & Partner Sessions
  • Craft Council of Newfoundland & Labrador (CCNL) 50th Anniversary Celebration &
  • Exhibition Opening
  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • Public Craft Day
  • Craft Social & Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft Ceremony
  • Hands-on craft opportunities

Featured Venues;

  • The Rooms Provincial Archives, Art Gallery & Museum
  • Craft Council of NL Gallery, Shop & Pantry, and Clay Studio
  • Anna Templeton Center for Craft, Art & Design
  • Quidi Vidi Village Artisan Studios

Mon, Oct 3 

*Optional extended touring day. 

Tors Cove bus tour, shopping and studio visits. 

To register, please email for more details.

Canada Council for the Arts
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts

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