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WoCCA Textiles Cooee on 17 October

You are welcome to join us for the next in our ongoing series on the state of our craft media across the country. Date: Tuesday 17 October 2023, 5 pm to 6.30pm (AEDT) Zoom registration link 2023 has seen many … Continue reading

18. September 2023
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WoCCA supports the Voice

World Crafts Council Australia supports the proposed Voice to Parliament. We acknowledge the primary status of First Nations peoples as custodians of our land for more than 60,000 years. The crafts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are a unique … Continue reading

14. September 2023
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Craft Masters of the South Pacific 2023

World Crafts Council Asia Pacific called for applications from the South Pacific sub-region to the Craft Master Program. The aim is to recognise and honour masters in their chosen craft form. Initiated in 2008, the Asia Pacific Region Craft Master … Continue reading

11. May 2023
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The World of Hiroe Swen’s ceramic art: Educational resources and a digital archive

Please find the information on the public launch as the following.  When: Saturday, May 13, 2-4 pm Link to reserve online Where: Drill Hall Gallery, ANU Kingsley St, Acton ACT 2601 There will be presentations by the following guests: Grace … Continue reading

04. May 2023
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Who are the craft masters of our region?

A successful craft nation depends on those who have fulfilled a successful career and are able to pass on their skills and knowledge to the next generation. A program to recognise these “masters” aims to support these senior makers as … Continue reading

27. February 2023
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WoCCA Craft Cooee: Contemporary jewellery in Australasia on 11 April

Join the board of the World Crafts Council – Australia to hear from the organisers of three major events that build and maintain community in the contemporary jewellery field. New Zealand’s Nelson Jewellery week organisers will speak alongside Australian speakers … Continue reading

20. February 2023
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Heart, Head and Hand – the 21st century premiere

Join us to celebrate the recovery of a precious moment in Australian craft history. Continue reading

17. October 2022
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WoCCA conversation: Putting craft on the map

As part of the Australian Craft Map project, we crowdsourced nearly 300 different craft associations throughout the country. The next phase is to make this map accessible so that anyone can know where they can find local and beautiful craft. … Continue reading

08. August 2022
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WoCCA July Conversation – How can we preserve our future heirlooms?

Join a discussion with those responsible for the important collections that ensure our wonderful craft works are enjoyed by future generations. We consider key questions: What are the criteria for acquisitions? What kinds of craft is of interest and value … Continue reading

30. June 2022
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Craft Cooee – Wood in Australia

Join the World Crafts Council – Australia board for a conversation about wood. We are blessed by some of the most beautiful timbers in the world. What we make of this gift is a sign of our national identity. Australia … Continue reading

23. May 2022
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