News

  • August Craft Month Audience Survey - Win a £25 Craft Map Voucher!

    07-Aug-2016
    August Craft Month Audience Survey - Win a £25 Craft Map Voucher! If you've been out and about enjoying August Craft Month 2016, take our quick audience survey and you could be in the running to win a £25 voucher to spend anywhere featured on our Craft Map! 
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  • Craft NI bids farewell to Project Officer Rebecca Mairs

    18-Aug-2016
    Craft NI bids farewell to Project Officer Rebecca Mairs We are sad to announce that Rebecca Mairs, who has been working as Project Officer with Craft NI since 2014, has moved on to pastures new. We'd also like to welcome Rhiannon Ewing-James to the Craft NI team.
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  • Space CRAFT Is Moving; Postpones 20 I 10 Exhibition

    02-Aug-2016
    Space CRAFT Is Moving; Postpones 20 I 10 Exhibition After ten years up the escalator in Unit B9 at the Fountain Centre, Space CRAFT is moving down the escalator to Unit A7 at the Fountain Centre, next door to Sawers. As such, the Craft & Design Collective's August Craft Month '20 I 10' exhibition has been postponed.
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Applications open for Top Drawer 2017

    15-Jan-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Applications open for Top Drawer 2017 January 2017 sees the return of Top Drawer | Craft, the international design led trade event for contemporary makers and organisations, for its fourth edition and makers are urged to apply before the September 20th deadline.
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  • Call: Georgian Day, Armagh

    26-Nov-2016 - Calls for Makers
    Call: Georgian Day, Armagh Georgian Day Armagh takes place in the Streets of Armagh, in the heart of the historical City Centre. Now in its 13th Year, Georgian Day Armagh is a well-established event with approximately 21,000 visitors attending in 2015. Makers can apply for a stall before the September 12th deadline.
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  • Call: Materials Messages and Meaning @ R Space Lisburn

    19-Nov-2016 - Calls for Makers
    Call: Materials Messages and Meaning @ R Space Lisburn R-Space Gallery invites submissions for their annual Materials Messages and Meaning group show in response to the theme: “Why did I do it?” Applications must be in before September 19th.
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Events

  • Waypoint: Vessels by Jack Doherty @ The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre

    - Exhibitions
    Waypoint: Vessels by Jack Doherty @ The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre Doubling up as both an unmissable exhibition by renowned ceramicist Jack Doherty and the launch event for August Craft Month 2016, 'Waypoint: Vessels by Jack Doherty' set the scene for a month of vibrant celebrations for all things craft and design in Northern Ireland. Launched on July 28th, it runs until September 17th. Craft NI will see you there!
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  • Alchemy @ Down Arts Centre

    - Exhibitions
    Alchemy @ Down Arts Centre Join us at Down Arts Centre from August 4th for an exhibition of new work by participants of Craft NI's 'making it' programme.
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  • Five Artists Show in a Byre

    - Exhibitions
    Five Artists Show in a Byre Come and see contemporary craft and applied arts by local makers in a rural setting this August 13th from 2pm, at The Byre, Ballymena.
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Programmes

  • August Craft Month 2016

    21-Jun-2016
    dfdgdfg Welcome to the tenth anniversary of August Craft Month: the largest celebration of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland. Craft NI is proud to mark the 10th anniversary of our annual region-wide celebration of craft.
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  • Export Profile – The British Craft Trade Fair 2016: Deirdre O'Callaghan

    05-Apr-2016
    dfdgdfg For the last of our maker interviews ahead of the 2016 British Craft Trade Fair, we speak to Deirdre O'Callaghan about her work, the prcess behind it and her plans for the future. It's taking place this weekend, April 10-12, at Harrogate, Yorkshire.
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  • Export Profile – The British Craft Trade Fair 2016: Helen & Rory Shearer

    29-Mar-2016
    dfdgdfg Our penultimate maker interview ahead of the 2016 British Craft Trade Fair is a double feature of sorts, as we chat to Helen and Rory Shearer about their work, process and what the rest of the year holds.
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