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American Craft Council Show – Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, United States

Thanks to the support of the American Craft Council, CERF+ will be hosting its annual booth fee raffle! Exhibitors can enter for a chance to win back half of their booth fee, up to $1,000. Will you be at the show? Let us know!

Arts Advocacy Day

Washington, DC, United States

We encourage everyone to participate in this national day of advocacy for the arts, spearheaded by Americans for the Arts.

NCECA Conference 2017: Future Flux

Portland, OR, United States

Panel moderated by Cornelia Carey, Executive Director, CERF+: Training Students for Career Sustainability & Resiliency Friday, March 24th, 3:00 - 4:30 In order to prepare art school students for successful careers as studio artists, art schools are incorporating more professional practice into their curricula. Assistant Professor of Ceramics and Program Coordinator at Western Carolina University, Heather Mae Erickson, CERF+ More Info »

Grovewood Gallery Fundraiser for CERF+

Grovewood Gallery 111 Grovewood Road, Adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC, United States

On Saturday, April 22, Grovewood Gallery in Asheville will host a benefit for CERF+, a national non-profit arts organization that helps artists prepare for and recover from emergencies. Customers can save 10 percent on all ceramic art, and local fiber artist Lisa Klakulak and studio furniture maker Brent Skidmore will be performing craft demonstrations and More Info »

Are you Prepared?

Providence Willamette Falls Community Center 519 15th St, Oregon City, OR, United States

Jenifer Simon, Director of Programs from CERF+, leads this discussion exploring the reality that an artist’s life has its ups and downs – some predictable, others not. CERF+ envisions a future where working artists thrive with a safety net of resources to sustain and protect their art, livelihood and career. In this panel, local artists More Info »

CERF+ Panel: Helping Students Build & Sustain Resilient Careers

Pratt Institute 200 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Director of Programs Jenifer Simon will lead a panel discussion on preparing students for resilient careers at the AICAD Student Success Conference on June 15, 2017 at Pratt Institute. Jenifer will be joined by two artists whose experiences in disasters taught them what resiliency really means. In 2012, Brooklyn-based sculptor Rachel Beach arrived at her More Info »

ACGA Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival

Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA, United States

The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California's Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival is celebrating its 25th year! This free, two-day festival features 150 juried clay and glass artists from across California, plus artist demonstrations. Visit the ACGA volunteer-run CERF+ table near the sculpture garden to buy work donated by artists exhibiting at the More Info »

Navigating Crises Large + Small: Who’s There To Help?

Brooklyn-based artists and CERF+ Beneficiaries Alison Ruzsa + Golnar Adili, both hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, join Reed McMillan, Vice Chair of CERF+, in a panel discussion on August 2, 2017 at 7 - 8:30pm at ArtCondo, 625 West 21st Street in NYC. The panelists will share their experiences along with recovery and resilience strategies More Info »

Martini Madness

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 4848 Main St, Houston, TX, United States

Molten Glass Magic

Third Degree Glass Factory 5200 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO, United States

Join us CERF+ at Third Degree Glass Factory in St. Louis for an evening of magic by Eddie "The Great Flambeau" Bernard, the only magician to use hot glass as his muse. Proceeds from Molten Glass Magic will support the Disaster Relief Fund at CERF+. Thanks to our friends at the Third Degree and the More Info »


Business Insurance for Artists: Protecting Your Creative World

You've never heard anyone talk about Insurance for Artists the way Seth Zaremba does. Forget the dry presentations and industry jargon, Seth will break down business insurance into simple terms and get you ready to protect your creativity and artistic output. Motivational and informative, Seth will discuss all the common questions you have about safeguarding More Info »

Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF) Annual Meeting

Smithsonian Washington, DC

CERF+ executive director, Cornelia Carey will present at the annual meeting of the Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF) on July 26 at the Smithsonian. HENTF, co-sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Smithsonian Institution, is a partnership of 42 national service organizations and federal agencies that protect cultural heritage in our nation’s states, tribes, territories, and local communities More Info »

Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery in the Caribbean

University of Miami Miami, FL

CERF+ executive director, Cornelia Carey will attend the second convening of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery in the Caribbean at the University of Miami on August 7th. Through CGI, Carey will gather with more than 350 leaders from government, business, and civil society to discuss and develop solutions that address immediate More Info »

Cedar Creek Gallery Raffle

Cedar Creek Gallery Creedmoor, NC, United States

Cedar Creek Gallery will be holding a raffle to benefit CERF+ during the 51st Annual Fall Pottery & Glass Festival, held October 5th, 6th, & 7th and 13th & 14th.


Syma 183 Lorraine Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Architectural Ceramics; Conceptual Ceramics; Ceramic Jewelry; and More. Syma will be donating 10% of sales during her participation in Gowanus Open Studios in Brooklyn, October 20th and 21st.

CERF+ Board Meeting – Tempe

CERF+ will be holding its Fall board meeting in Tempe, AZ. More information on our time in Arizona to come.

Heart of the Home Fundraiser for CERF+

Heart of the Home 28 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA

Heart of the Home is encouraging to donations to CERF+ and offering coupons as a thank you to donors. For any $50 donation, they will give donors a  coupon for 25% off any in-stock handmade item. For any $100 donation, they will give donors a coupon for  50% off any in-stock handmade item. Coupon can be redeemed on any one in-stock handmade More Info »

Portion of Artful Home Ornament Sales Being Donated to CERF+

Artful Home

Through December 24th, Artful Home will be donating a portion of ornament sales to CERF+! Shop their beautiful selection of artist-made ornaments and know that your purchase is also helping artists recover from emergencies.

Percentage of Crucible Glassworks Ornament Sales Being Donated to CERF+

Crucible Glassworks 60 Clark's Chapel Rd, Weaverville, NC

Crucible Glassworks is featuring CERF+ all December by donating 10% of all ornament sales! Owners Hilary & Michael Hatch also have an Ornament Extravaganza Event Dec 8th from 12-7, at their studio Crucible Glassworks, where they do a big ornament sale and winter holiday celebration.

Vetri Gallery – Donating 10% with Mention of CERF+

Vetri Gallery 1404 1st Ave, Seattle, WA

Vetri Gallery (and Traver Gallery!) will donate 10% of any purchase (pre sales tax/shipping) made until December 31st to CERF+, when a client mentions "CERF+" at the time of purchase. Clients can make purchases via phone, email, in person, or online - just make sure to mention "CERF+" in the notes if making a purchase More Info »

Traver Gallery – Donating 10% with Mention of CERF+

Traver Gallery 110 Union St #200, Seattle, WA

Traver Gallery (and Vetri Gallery!) will donate 10% of any purchase (pre sales tax/shipping) made between now and December 31st to CERF+, when a client mentions "CERF+" at the time of purchase. Clients can make purchases via phone, email, in person, or online - just make sure to mention "CERF+" in the notes, if making More Info »

CraftBoston Holiday Raffle Supporting CERF+

Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St, Boston, MA

The Society of Arts + Crafts will donate 20% of the proceeds of the raffle held at CraftBoston Holiday. Find perfect holiday gifts at this beautiful show and support CERF+ while you're there!

Conversation with Artists: Social Justice & Artistic Practice

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico Av. Juan Ponce de León, esquina Ave. Roberto H. Todd, Parada 18, Santurce, Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Museum of Contemporary Art, in collaboration with CERF+, is hosting a panel discussion with artists featuring: Tanya Aguiñiga (Mexico) Cannupa Hanska Luger (United States) Marta Pérez-García (Puerto Rico) Dhara Rivera (Puerto Rico) Guest moderator: Marina Reyes Franco The expansive practices that form part of these artists' bodies of work integrate the artisanal More Info »

Ready + Resilient at Lowe Mill Arts + Entertainment

Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment 2211 Seminole Drive SW, Huntsville, AL

ARE YOU READY + RESILIENT? Ready + Resilient is a one-day program for studio artists to learn how to strengthen their careers, prepare for emergencies and get back on their feet after challenges. Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:00am – 5:00pm $15 – includes lunch Lowe Mills ARTS & Entertainment 2211 Seminole Drive SW Huntsville, AL More Info »