News

  • Introducing August Craft Month 2015

    25-Jun-2015
    Introducing August Craft Month 2015

    Craft NI is delighted to announce that the programme for August Craft Month – the annual celebration of contemporary craft in Northern Ireland - is now available.

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  • #FinditFriday Fun for August Craft Month 2015

    24-Jun-2015
    #FinditFriday Fun for August Craft Month 2015

    To add to the fabulousness of the August Craft Month 2015 programme, those who visit August Craft Month 2015 events on Friday may well find a specially commissioned tote bag on their travels!

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  • Terri McStraw wins Craft in Business Award 2015

    11-Jun-2015
    Terri McStraw wins Craft in Business Award 2015 Craft NI is pleased to announce that textile graduate Terri McStraw has won the prestigious Craft in Business Award, for her local fabric design plans with global appeal.

     

     


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Opportunities for Makers

  • Craft NI Business Development Programme 15-16 Module 1

    30-Jun-2015 - Seminars
    Craft NI Business Development Programme 15-16 Module 1 Booking is now open for the Programme Induction of Craft NI's new Business Development Programme 2015-16. It takes place on Tuesday 30th June, 9.30am – 1pm at The Duncairn Centre, Belfast, and features textile lighting designer Rachel O'Neill as guest speaker.
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  • Craft NI Retail Programme

    08-May-2015 - Seminars
    Craft NI Retail Programme

    During August Craft Month 2015, Craft NI presents a series of retail seminars for designer-makers and retailers of contemporary craft, culminating in a special Meet The Buyer event on the 11th August 2015 at Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim.


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  • Craft NI Export Opportunity: BCTF 2016

    11-Jun-2015 - Calls for Makers
    Craft NI Export Opportunity: BCTF 2016 Funded through Invest NI, Craft NI presents a fantastic opportunity for 8 designer-makers to attend the British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate, on 10th – 12th April 2016 as part of a Craft NI group stand. Apply by 4pm, 21st September 2015.
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Events

  • Pots Around Town

    - Exhibitions
    Pots Around Town ‘Pots Around Town’ is a trail of eight large ceramic pots located in various locations around the Walled City. Available to view from the 20th June 2015, the exhibition continues through the summer.

     


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  • Forming Words @Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre

    - Exhibitions
    Forming Words @Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre

    Inspired by the written word, Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, Limavady, presents a touring exhibition in which leading international makers explore how text can inspire form and structure. It takes place from the 12th of June to the 22nd of August and includes a series of accompanying events.

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  • Second Skin @The Playhouse Theatre

    - Exhibitions
    Second Skin @The Playhouse Theatre

    ‘Second Skin’ is a core touring exhibition developed for the Year of Irish Design 2015 by the Design and Craft Council of Ireland. The Craft Development Programme are pleased to bring the exhibition to The Playhouse Theatre, Derry from the 8th of June to the 16th of July 2015.


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Programmes

  • August Craft Month

    27-May-2015
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    Introducin the August Craft Month 2015 programme. Find the online programme and listings - pick up a programme at locations near you.

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  • Business Development Programme 2015-16

    14-May-2015
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    Booking is now open for the programme induction of Craft NI's new two-year Business Development Programme (30th June 2015). The programme is made up of eight free half-day modules over the course of 18 months – June 2015 to November 2016 - and is facilitated by Francis Verling, Verling Consulting, and includes a range of guest speakers.

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  • Making it

    18-Apr-2015
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    Craft NI’s making it programme is a 2-year business start-up programme for makers in craft and applied arts. making it is a model of best practice in craft enterprise development. The making it 2013-15 programme is drawing to a close, and we are delighted to announce the new making it 2015-2017 participants.


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