The Crafts Study Centre at UCA

Our Crafts Study Centre (CSC) is a world-renowned crafts research hub and museum of contemporary craft led by Professor Simon Olding.

An invaluable resource centre for craft practitioners, historians and theorists, the CSC is home to a unique collection of over 30,000 modern British craft artefacts, including calligraphy, ceramics, furniture, wood and textiles.

Our Staff

Meet our Crafts Study Centre team.

News, Projects and Events

Read more about our Crafts Study Centre, our researchers, and how we're advancing knowledge in the field.

Explore more projects

Head to our UCA Research Online (UCARO) platform to browse all our research projects.