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Resources & Programs

Resources & Programs

ACC is committed to bringing the craft community together in dialogue, providing helpful resources, and honoring innovators in the field.


Emerging Artists Cohort

This new three-month pilot program is designed to help independent craft artists take the next steps to advance their professional careers.

American Craft Forums

Join us virtually in this inspiring, refreshing, pragmatic, and safe conversation space where we can work together on critical issues facing the craft community.

[Not] In Isolation Film Project

ACC commissioned 10 short video projects in collaboration with artists, filmmakers, and organizations using craft to meet this pandemic head on.

Community Craft Calendar

Explore upcoming events submitted by the craft community—or submit your own. Special thanks to the James Renwick Alliance for managing this shared resource.


The Council has a long history of convening the craft field. Experience the live recordings from the main stage of our 2019 conference where we explored the impact craft can have in American life.

Craft Resources

Browse our craft resource lists to discover craft museums in the United States, national and regional craft organizations, schools with craft workshops and courses, and state arts and crafts councils.


Across four issues, American Craft Inquiry featured in-depth essays on contemporary and historical issues, exhibition reviews, and a deep, detailed look at items from our archives.

ACC Awards

ACC honors exceptional contributors to the field from emerging artists to masters. Learn more about our awards and the talented people we've recognized.