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An ROTC cadet in uniform stands in the spotlight and plays the trumpet in front of a screen that reads "Art of Remembrance"

Sep 14, 2021

Crafts Center Remembers 9/11 Victims with Art of Remembrance Event

On Saturday, Sept. 11, the NC State Crafts Center, along with Arts NC State, the music and dance departments, Military and Veteran Services and others hosted the Art of Remembrance to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. 

Looking straight up the side of one of the twin towers in New York City

Aug 25, 2021

Art of Remembrance

The NC State Crafts Center will host a memorial ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. 

Carol Fountain Nix sitting at a desk with pottery displayed in front of her

Aug 23, 2021

Meet the Arts NC State Directors: Carol Fountain Nix

As part of Arts NC State's “Meet the Arts NC State Directors” series, this spotlight features Carol F. Nix, director of the Crafts Center. Nix discusses how traditional craft leans into technology to create new products, art and technique. 

Front exterior of the Crafts Center

Jun 8, 2021

Crafts Center Announces New Member-Made Street Gallery

As part of the new Member-Made Street Gallery initiative, Crafts Center members and NC State students can display and sell their work by utilizing the 17 windows that adorn the front of the center. 

The top of a graduate's hat that reads "Our hearts ever hold you, NC State"

May 11, 2021

Meet the Graduates

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs recognizes some standout spring 2021 graduates who have made their mark on the university through their involvement and leadership in the division's programs. 

Memorial Belltower lit up red

Mar 1, 2021

Looking Back and Moving Forward

2020 will be a year long-remembered by NC State faculty, staff and students. Read about some of the lessons learned, including how Jeff Braden, retiring soon as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has asked his team to commit to concrete actions to reduce or eliminate racism and increase the ability to provide opportunity and increase social justice. Among other actions, Braden has set a goal of raising $1 million by June 30, 2021, to provide high-impact, life-changing experiences to all CHASS students — especially those from under-represented groups. 

The Gregg Museum of Art and Design

Nov 24, 2020

Resilience on Display

The Crafts Center and the Gregg Museum of Art and Design have found silver linings in the shift to virtual programming this fall. 

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…