Appalachian Center for Craft

Summer Workshops


Workshop Descriptions

  • Workshops are available for all skill levels in all of our media - blacksmithing, clay, fibers, glass, metals and wood. We hope that you find something that interests, inspires and challenges you.
  • Please read the information on this page. Registration details, discounts available, and skills required are described here.
  • Click on one of the images above - blacksmithing, clay, fibers, glass, metals, or wood - for complete workshop descriptions and details.


  • Pre-registration and a 50% deposit of the workshop fee are required for all workshops. The balance of the workshop fee is due a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the workshop.
  • Call us at 931-372-3051 to register and pay with your credit card. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. We require a minimum of a 50% deposit at the time of registration.
  • Complete the paper version of the workshop registration form and mail it, along with your check payable to "ACC" to ACC, 1560 Craft Center Drive, Smithville, TN, 37166.


ACC offers several discounts to workshop participants. These discounts are available during the registration process and throughout the workshop season. Discounts are not cumulative. Only one discount per registration, please. Discounts are available to the applicable registrant. 

  • 20% Discount – for anyone who registers before April 1, 2018, anyone who is 60 years of age or older, Tennessee Tech alumni, AND K-12 educators
  • 50% TTU Discount – available to employees and students of Tennessee Tech University. 

Skill Levels:

Craft Center workshops are open to individuals with varying skill levels and competencies. See workshop description for necessary skill level and/or competency and the list below for a description of skill levels. Please read skill level descriptions carefully. They are designed to serve as a guideline for you and to ensure that you receive maximum enjoyment and benefit from a workshop.

  • Novice – have not touched the medium before, no prior experience.
  • Beginner – some knowledge of medium, little experience, no developed skill.
  • Intermediate – have knowledge of medium, possess skill set, know tools and equipment in the medium.
  • Advanced – well-versed in medium, can operate equipment and tools with ease.