Vermont Crafts Council

Vermont is home to some of the finest crafts people and artists in the country. The unusual beauty of Vermont’s countryside and the solitude and peace found here nurture the creative spirit. Our community of 1500 professional crafts people and artists includes quiltmakers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, metal workers, weavers, painters, and glassblowers.

Penland School of Crafts

Penland School of Crafts is a national center for craft education located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books & paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking, textiles, and wood.