News

  • Craft NI Selects Eight Makers for Showcase 2017

    09-Nov-2016
    Craft NI Selects Eight Makers for Showcase 2017 As part of Craft NI's Export Development Training programme, eight designer-makers have been chosen to attend Showcase 2017 to present their work as part of the Craft NI Group Stand. We'd like to congratulate the makers for their hard work in preparation for the show, and wish them the very best of luck!
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  • The Perfect Gift This Winter 2016: The Listings

    27-Oct-2016
    The Perfect Gift This Winter 2016: The Listings As the listings keep rolling in for special, seasonal craft events and offers throughout NI, Craft NI is once again listing them all in one place - your handy guide to where (and when) to pick up that unique, local, and handcrafted gift this winter.
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  • Craft NI hosts another successful placement with Queen’s University MA Student Meadhbh McIlgorm

    05-Dec-2016
    Craft NI hosts another successful placement with Queen’s University MA Student Meadhbh McIlgorm Craft NI were delighted once again this year to host a student placement through the Queen’s University MA in Arts Management. Meadhbh McIlgorm undertook her placement with us from March – July 2017, a research study placement looking at Audience Development opportunities for Craft NI and the craft industry in Northern Ireland.
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call: Munich Jewellery Week

    8-Mar-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: Munich Jewellery Week Munich Jewellery Week is an independent initiative that supports, communicates and promotes citywide jewellery exhibitions taking place during the week of the annual Handwerk & Design expo, and its historic jewellery exhibitions: Meister der Moderne, Schmuck and Talente. Apply by 29 January.
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  • Call: New Designers One Year On 2017

    28-Jun-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: New Designers One Year On 2017 New Designers are inviting applications to exhibit in One Year On 2017, an exciting and exclusive opportunity for designers in their 1st year of business. Apply by 30 January.
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  • Call: V&A Ceramics Residency

    10-Apr-2017 - Residencies
    Call: V&A Ceramics Residency The V&A is inviting applications from mid-career and established UK-based studio ceramicists who wish to develop their practice in new ways by working with the V&A’s collections and developing public engagement activities. Apply by 8 January.
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Events

  • Fine & Dandy Christmas Markets

    - Fairs
    Fine & Dandy Christmas Markets Join the festive fun at two upcoming Fine & Dandy Christmas Markets, at the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, to find something unique, local, and handcrafted this winter. 4th & 18th December.
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  • Space CRAFT December Opening Hours & The Big Bauble 2016

    - Exhibitions
    Space CRAFT December Opening Hours & The Big Bauble 2016 Space CRAFT will be open until 8pm on Thursdays, and on Sundays from 1pm to 5pm until Christmas Eve, in addition to their usual opening hours. Be sure to check out the beautiful work for The Big Bauble 2016!
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  • Christmas @ Doherty McAleer Studio, Holywood

    - Open Studios
    Christmas @ Doherty McAleer Studio, Holywood Join jewellers Sarah McAleer and Eddie Doherty at their Holywood studio for some festive shopping and cheer in the run up to Christmas. Be sure to visit their Christmas Jewellery Show this Friday 2nd December from 7-9pm.
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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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  • Export Profile – Showcase 2017: Deborah Toner

    05-Dec-2016
    dfdgdfg Much like in anticipation of the British Craft Trade Fair, Craft NI is once more shining a spotlight on makers attending with us for our group stand. The first in this new series of profiles sees Deborah Toner share her thoughts on her work, process, and more.
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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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