Supporting and perpetuating the professional pursuit of design and craftsmanship, education, and appreciation of the art of fine craft.

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Since 1970, the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild has provided a profitable marketplace for the finest contemporary crafts in the Southeast. Our Annual Fair on Thanksgiving weekend provides a premier showcase for CDC Exhibiting Members in one of the most vital growth areas in the U.S. today. Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild serves the Southeast by recognizing and promoting fine crafts, encouraging and stimulating creativity, appreciation and activity in the major crafts, and conducting the region's major craft show.

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CAROLINA DESIGNER CRAFTSMEN GUILD INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATE ITS 45th ANNIVERSARY WITH AN EXHIBIT OF THE VERY BEST IN HIGH SCHOOL DESIGNER CRAFTS DURING OUR ANNUAL THANKSGIVING WEEKEND GALA!

The Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild seeks to promote North Carolina’s high school designer craftsmen. Beginning in 2009 we have sponsored a high school booth at our annual show over Thanksgiving weekend located at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. From both the community and exhibiting craftsmen there has been great enthusiasm and support for the high school exhibit. Through the generosity of our exhibiting members, our scholarship award has grown from $100 the first year of the High School exhibit to $500.

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