News

  • Power of Ten as Craft NI celebrates August Craft Month

    31-Jul-2015
    Power of Ten as Craft NI celebrates August Craft Month

    August Craft Month is in celebratory mood as Craft NI marks its tenth anniversary with a special retrospective exhibition featuring the work of Northern Ireland’s leading makers.

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  • making it is 10

    29-Jul-2015
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    A business development programme, led by Craft NI, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Invest NI, which has launched the careers of 35 designer-makers, is celebrating its tenth anniversary with an exhibition of work from 24 of the makers from the programme.

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  • Win £25 to spend at a Craft Map location

    28-Jul-2015
    Win £25 to spend at a Craft Map location

    Tell us what you think of August Craft Month 2015, and be in with a chance to win £25 to spend at a Craft Map location of your choosing.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • 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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  • Prince’s Trust Enterprise Development Support

    01-Jul-2015 - Seminars
    Prince’s Trust Enterprise Development Support

    The Prince’s Trust runs programmes in Northern Ireland to help young people who are working less than 16 hours a week, and who want to get their lives working. They offer a range of supports - including enterprise development and business start-up.

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  • Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2015/16

    16-Jul-2015 - Residencies
    Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2015/16

    The Shape Arts Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary (ARMB), set up in memory of sculptor Adam Reynolds to support mid-career disabled artists, is now open for submissions. Apply by 27th of July, 12noon.


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Events

  • The Creative Peninsula 2015

    - Exhibitions,Fairs,Workshops,Talks,Open Studios
    The Creative Peninsula 2015

    Beginning with 'Craft in the Square', Newtownards, on Friday (31 July), Creative Peninsula 2015, Northern Ireland’s premier Visual Art and Craft Open Studio event is a week-long celebration (31 July - 9 August) of creativity at various lovely locations and venues throughout North Down and the Ards Peninsula.

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  • Linen Futures @R-Space Gallery

    - Exhibitions
    Linen Futures @R-Space Gallery

    This August Craft Month 2015 exhibition celebrates collaborative craft and design practice based on the past, current and future landscape of Irish linen, showcasing work by local and Welsh textile-oriented artists. It takes place at R-Space, Lisburn, from the 18 July – 15 August 2015, with opening reception on 1st of August.

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  • ONTOGENY @Millennium Court Arts Centre

    - Exhibitions,Workshops,Talks
    ONTOGENY @Millennium Court Arts Centre

    Millennium Court Art Centre, Portadown will present two exhibitions: August Craft Month launch exhibition 'Ontogeny: Vessels by Sara Flynn' including an artist's talk on the 15 August in the setting of the exhibition, and making it: 10 (in partnership with Craft NI).

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Programmes

  • August Craft Month 2015

    27-May-2015
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    August Craft Month 2015 is happening across Northern Ireland. Find online programme and full listings here. Keep in touch on social media with #augcraft15

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  • Irish Design 2015

    10-Apr-2015
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    Irish Design 2015 (ID2015), a year-long programme exploring, promoting and celebrating Irish design, is now well and new items are being added to the programme all the time. ID2015 showcases the very best of Irish design; not just through signature events on the island of Ireland but also in prestigious partner venues in international capitals of design and commerce.

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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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