Crafts Center events bring together the NC State community and public for fun, socializing and artistic enrichment. All events and exhibitions take place at the Crafts Center unless otherwise noted.

Supported by NCSU Foundation

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Summer 2018


Amy Sanders - TPG workshopAmy Sanders: Slideshow and Presentation

Friday, July 13, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

In conjunction with a weekend workshop* presented by the Triangle Potters Guild, NC State students and the public alike are invited for a free evening presentation by this Charlotte, NC potter. Amy Sanders is a full time studio potter whose work is exhibited nationally and includes a public art tile project for the city of Charlotte. For 17 years, Amy has taught throwing and hand building in Charlotte and led workshops nationwide. Her training includes a BA in art and a residency at the McColl Center for Visual Art. She has had a DVD published by the Potters Council.  For more about Amy and her work visit

*The Triangle Potters Guild is sponsoring a weekend workshop July 12 & 13 with Amy Sanders at the Crafts Center. For more information and how to register, visit

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Threads of Imagination: Triangle Art Quilters Exhibition

Threads of Imagination Exhibition


Opening Reception:
Thursday, May 17, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Exhibition: May 14 – July 9

An exhibition of work by the Triangle Art Quilters. Art quilts combine traditional quilting techniques with imagery and ideas to create art objects that are usually intended to be hung or worn.


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Joan RuaneJOAN RUANE: Cotton from Field to Loom

Saturday, May 19, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

In conjunction with a weekend workshop presented by the Twisted Threads Fiber Arts Guild, NC State students and the public alike are invited for a free evening presentation by noted cotton spinner Joan Ruane on cotton raising, harvesting, ginning, the classification station, processing lint into sliver and then yarn. Hand woven projects round out the talk with time for questions.  To learn more about Joan visit her website

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Fall 2018

Open House and Pottery Sale

Tuesday, August 21, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.


Saturday, August 25, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Frank Warren – Post Secret Live!

Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m.

in Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union, NC State University

Tickets on Sale beginning August 19

Parents & Families Weekend

Friday, September 28

Gary Knight Talk 2014_CCBI skull_story block imageGary Knight: Forensic Photography in Today’s Criminal Justice System

Tuesday, October 30, at 7 p.m.

Gary is back and will touch on procedures, ethics and how photography is put to use in solving the most challenging criminal cases. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more as he shares his knowledge and experience in this exciting field of photography. If you like CSI, you’ll love this lecture!
For more about Gary’s work, visit



Annual Crafts Fair

Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.