News

  • The Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    20-Jul-2018
    The Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    INVITATION to the Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    CRAFT NI, in partnership with the Millennium Court Arts Centre, invites you to join us for the Launch of August Craft Month 2018 at the Opening of the exhibition LINEN.

    Date and Time: Friday 3 August 2018, 7pm to 9pm

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  • Future Makers 2018 Awards

    18-Jul-2018
    Future Makers 2018 Awards

    The Design & Crafts Council unveiled the recipients of the 2018 Future Maker awards at a ceremony in Dublin earlier this month

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  • Opening Hours Update

    06-Jul-2018
    Opening Hours Update

    CRAFT NI will be CLOSED on Monday 9 July 2018 and will RE-OPEN on Monday 16 July 2018. 

    Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 


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Opportunities for Makers

  • Funding Opportunity: ACNI Support for the Individual Artist Programme

    18-Jul-2018 - Funding & Grants
    Funding Opportunity: ACNI Support for the Individual Artist Programme

    Open to artists of all disciplines and in all types of working practice, who have made a contribution to artistic activities in Northern Ireland for a minimum period of one year within the last five years.

    Deadline: 16 August 2018, 4pm.

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  • Call for Applications: BKV Prize 2019 for young applied artists.

    26-Apr-2018 - Awards & Competitions
    Call for Applications: BKV Prize 2019 for young applied artists.

    This competition is aimed specifically at young crafts people who have completed professional training and are at the beginning of their careers. Applications are open to international makers and covers all areas of applied art.

    Deadline: 27 July 2018

     

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  • Call for Stallholders - Craft Fest 2018

    25-Jun-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Stallholders - Craft Fest 2018

    Calling all craftspeople / artists / makers to take part in Craft Fest.

    Castle Ward is looking for stallholders and demonstrators for Craft Fest, the annual summer craft fair on the 11 and 12 August 2018.

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Events

  • August Craft Month 2018

    - Exhibitions,Fairs,Workshops,Talks,Open Studios,Community
    August Craft Month 2018

    August Craft Month is Northern Ireland’s annual celebration of craft. Check out the full programme now. 

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  • The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    - Talks
    The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    A two day conference held in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 3-4 October 2018.

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  • Designerie Discovered Pop Up shop - JanMary Designs

    - Community
    Designerie Discovered Pop Up shop - JanMary Designs

    A Designerie Discovered event, Pop up shop and makers demonstration from Janine Mayes, jewellery maker.

    Date and Time: 14 July 2018, 11am - 4pm. 
     

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Programmes

  • August Craft Month 2018 – Call for Event Registration

    08-Jun-2018
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    Craft NI invites you to register a craft-related event for August Craft Month 2018.

    August Craft Month is ‘An Annual Celebration of Craft in Northern Ireland’.

    For the past 11 years Craft Northern Ireland invited artist/designer/makers, craft organisations, craft retail outlets, galleries, museums, local councils, arts centres, cultural venues, further education colleges, universities, heritage organisations, amongst others, to consider putting on craft-related events and activities, during August Craft Month, which support and promote themselves and/or artist/designer/makers and of course Craft.

    Deadline: 5pm, Friday 30 March 2018

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  • NI Assembly Gift Shop

    08-Jun-2018
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    Call for Applications Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop - Retail Opportunity

    Continuing the successful collaboration between Craft NI and the Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the initiative now invites applications from Northern Ireland based Artist/Designer/Makers for the period 1 June 2018 to 1 December 2018.

    This is an opportunity not only for sales but to raise the profile of selected Artist/Designer/Makers and Craft in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop is located in Parliament Buildings, Stormont. It is open to members of the public from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

    Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm

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  • Craft NI: The Art of Presenting Craft

    23-Sep-2016
    dfdgdfg The Art of Presenting Craft is a bespoke workshop programme aimed at mid-career designer-makers. It consists of four workshops focusing on personal and professional development as well as business development issues pertinent to more established craftspeople. The workshops will take place fortnightly in February and March 2017. Book in now.
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