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OCC Announces Craft and the New Economy Symposium

February 22, 2012

The Ontario Crafts Council and Ontario College of Art and Design University invite craftspeople from across the country to attend “Craft and the New Economy”, a full day of lectures…

Happy Holidays

January 5, 2012

Our office will be closed from December 24th, 2011 to January 2nd, 2012. We at the CCF/FCMA know how busy the holiday rush can be for everyone working in the…

Location, Location, Location

December 13, 2011

The CCF/FCMA has settled in to our new office space located in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Our contact information and mailing address stays the same, but our official office space is…

A Statistical Revolution!

November 30, 2011

Canadian Heritage and Statistics Canada have released a new “Conceptual Framework for Cultural Statistics” document, announcing a critical improvement for the Craft Sector and our categorization in the StatsCan system….

Advocacy at Home and Abroad

November 16, 2011

Craft Australia Defunded The CCF/FCMA has learned our colleagues in Australia are facing dire funding cuts.  In late October, the Visual Arts Board (VAB) of the Australia Council announced that…

Makers, make your presence known!

November 2, 2011

On October 25th, members of the arts community will converge on Parliament Hill to meet with over 75 elected officials to discuss the importance of the arts. Organized by the…

Craft Education Across Canada

November 2, 2011

BRITISH COLUMBIA Kwantlen University College – Fashion & Technology: Bachelor of Design   University College of the Fraser Valley – Fashion Design Diploma Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design –…

Craft Represented at the Visual Arts Alliance Conference

October 5, 2011

*UPDATE* Download the post-conference press release in English et en Français. The Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) brought together almost 60 invited participants from varied disciplines and sectors to investigate the…