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Mar 31, 2020

DASA Adapts to ‘New Normal’ with New Virtual Programming

While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancelation of almost every in-person campus event this spring, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs has quickly adapted to the situation and is now offering a plethora of virtual events and activities to engage the NC State community as well as the public. 

artists illustration of Dream of Flight

Feb 8, 2020

A Collaborative “Win” for the Arts: Dream of Flight

In summer 2018, sculptor and NC State alumnus Heath Satow ’91 posted a call for help on Facebook. He had just moved from Los Angeles to Ogden, Utah, when he was contacted by the RDU Airport Authority, saying that his Dream of Flight sculpture (his first large-scale public sculpture commission in 2004) had to be removed… 

MARY ANN SCHERR, C. 1990. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SCHERR COLLECTION.

Jan 31, 2020

Endless Possibilities: The Fearless Creativity of Mary Ann Scherr

By Kelly McCall Branson When internationally renowned jewelry maker Mary Ann Scherr first fell in love with metal, back in the 1940s, it wasn’t the slightest obstacle to her newfound passion that there existed only one, rather incomplete textbook on the subject of jewelry making; she simply launched her own mission of discovery – seeking… 

A RELIEF CARVING BY MARIA FRATI, WHO TEACHES THE “BOARD AND BRUSH” CLASS IN THE WOOD STUDIO.

Jan 6, 2020

Teach and Do: The Crafts Center Instructors’ Exhibition

January 6 – March 6, 2020 Not only do our Crafts Center instructors TEACH amazing classes here at NC State, they are professional artists in their own right. This exhibition highlights the work they DO and their incredible craftsmanship and expertise. Works will be on display and many offered for sale in a wide variety of… 

Frank Warren, PostSecret founder, speaks at Stewart Theatre in September 2018

Apr 29, 2019

‘PackSecrets’ featured on CBS Sunday Morning

In 2018, the NC State Crafts Center and NC State LIVE partnered with Frank Warren, the creator of ‘The PostSecret Project‘, a collection of over 1,000,000 artful secrets that have been anonymously mailed to his home on postcards, to bring PostSecretU to NC State. Starting in the fall 2017, the Crafts Center collected PostSecretU postcards from across campus…