News

  • Craft NI Launches New Programme for 2017

    26-Sep-2016
    Craft NI Launches New Programme for 2017 Craft NI, with support from the Department for Communities, is pleased to announce a new, short programme aimed at mid-career makers to launch in early 2017. 'The Art of Presenting Craft' includes half-day seminars that are also open to the public, and those interested in or working in different areas of the creative sector in NI. 
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  • Studio Souk Moves Location

    26-Sep-2016
    Studio Souk Moves Location Beloved Belfast outlet for all things locally handcrafted, Studio Souk is moving a stone's throw away to a brand new location at the bottom of Ann Street. Due to open on the 8th of October, Craft NI would like to wish Studio Souk the best of luck with the move.
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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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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call: Arts & Business NI Seek New Award Design

    27-Sep-2016 - Commissions
    Call: Arts & Business NI Seek New Award Design The Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards celebrate the best in creative partnerships between the business and arts sectors in Northern Ireland. They are currently tendering a commission for the design and creation of the actual awards. Deadline: 10th October.
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  • Call: SpaceCRAFT seeking new work for retail space

    1-Sep-2016 - Calls for Makers
    Call: SpaceCRAFT seeking new work for retail space The Craft & Design Collective, invites you to apply to take part in Space CRAFT, the Craft & Design Collective’s Retail Gallery. The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday 30th September 2016.
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  • Call: Ceramic Art London

    31-Mar-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: Ceramic Art London Submissions are open for Ceramic Art London, the leading fair for contemporary ceramics, which takes place 31 March - 2 April 2017, in Central Saint Martins, London. Makers should apply by 1 October.
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Events

  • Mottainai Textiles Autumn Workshop Programme

    - Workshops
    Mottainai Textiles Autumn Workshop Programme Having seriously impressed the crowds at Craft NI's recent Culture Night event, Mottainai Textiles (Catherine Quinn) has revealed an autumn workshop programme. Taking place across various dates at Mottainai HQ, classes range from beginner to intermediate. 
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  • Autumnal Creative Craft Weekends in the Mournes

    - Workshops
    Autumnal Creative Craft Weekends in the Mournes Explore, design and create traditional and contemporary crafts at Tory Bush Cottages this Autumn with Rebecca Killen and Alice Burns, this coming 15-16 October, in the heart of the Mournes.
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  • Essence of Form @ Down County Museum

    - Exhibitions
    Essence of Form @ Down County Museum Running until October 30th, 'Essence of Form' is showcasing the applied art collection of Down County Museum. Collected over 25 years, the exhibition includes ceramics, wood-turning, textile pieces, silversmithing and jewellery made by artists living and working in Co. Down. 
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Programmes

  • 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. 
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  • Business Development Programme 2015-16

    28-Sep-2015
    dfdgdfg Craft NI's new two-year Business Development Programme (2015 to November 2016) is made up of eight free half-day modules over the course of 18 months, 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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