News

  • August Craft Month 2017

    17-Apr-2017
    August Craft Month 2017 August Craft Month is an annual celebration of contemporary craft and the applied arts in Northern Ireland. We are now calling for listings of all craft-related events taking place in August 2017! We can't wait to celebrate the vibrant craft sector in Northern Ireland with you! 
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  • News Updates from Craft NI

    12-Apr-2017
    News Updates from Craft NI Alan Kane, Chief Executive Officer at Craft NI from 2012, retired at the end March 2017. Following four years in post he is looking forward to taking some time out to enjoy a more leisurely pace of life. The Board would like to thank Alan for his dedication and work for the craft sector here and wish him well in his retirement. 
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  • August Craft Month 2017 – Volunteer with Craft NI!

    10-Apr-2017
    August Craft Month 2017 – Volunteer with Craft NI! Craft NI is inviting new volunteers to support the work of our organisation during August Craft Month 2017. The deadline for registering your interest is 28 May 2017. We look forward to hearing from you.
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Opportunities for Makers

  • AMA Conference 2017 – Bursaries Available

    13-Apr-2017 - Awards & Competitions
    AMA Conference 2017 – Bursaries Available The Arts Marketing Association (AMA) along with some of their partners are offering a range of bursaries to help cover up to 80% of your delegate cost for attending AMA conference 2017. There are two deadlines, 21 April and 5 May. 
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  • Craft In Business Award 2017

    13-Apr-2017 - Awards & Competitions
    Craft In Business Award 2017 This year, Craft NI has partnered with Beleek Pottery to offer the 2017 Craft In Business Award, which provides an undergraduate, final year student in a University of Ulster applied arts course with a business development cash award of £500. Strictly open to students of UU, apply before 4pm, 26 May.
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  • Job Opportunity: Project Manager (freelance) – THE ART OF LINEN

    1-Jun-2017 - Community
    Job Opportunity: Project Manager (freelance) – THE ART OF LINEN R-Space at The Linen Rooms Lisburn are seeking a freelance Project Manager for The Art of Linen - an exciting opportunity to be involved with the inaugural 2018 NI Linen Biennale. Apply by Tuesday 2 May 2017.
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Events

  • Intro to Print @ Belfast Print Workshop

    - Workshops
    Intro to Print @ Belfast Print Workshop Join seasoned print artist Raquel Amat Parra every evening for six weeks on this Introductory Printmaking course starting on Wednesday 17 May 6 - 9pm and continuing for six consecutive weeks, with the last session on Wednesday 21 June.
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  • Funky Junk Jewellery Workshop @ Roe Valley Arts

    - Workshops
    Funky Junk Jewellery Workshop @ Roe Valley Arts As part of C.A.A.K.E’s exhibition programme, jewellery artist Tara J Murphy will get you outdoors for an energetic workshop to collect found materials to inspire creative jewellery making back in the art room. Saturday, 29th April.
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  • 'Narratives in Making' @ the National Craft Gallery

    - Exhibitions
    'Narratives in Making' @ the National Craft Gallery Narratives in Making is an exhibition of new and innovative works from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2017-18. This exhibition will run from 12 May - 5 July.
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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. Book in now.
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  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Sasha McVey

    20-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we've been talking to some of the makers who've been involved. Lastly, Sasha McVey guides us through her process, background, and more.
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  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Helen Faulkner

    19-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. Next up, Helen Faulkner guides us through her process, background, and more.
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