News

  • The Potters Cast - Rebecca Killen Ceramics Episode

    11-Dec-2018
    The Potters Cast - Rebecca Killen Ceramics Episode

    Graduate of the Making It Programme 2013-15, Rebecca Killen has been featured on the latest episode of the popular podcast series 'The Potters Cast'.

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  • The Only Thing that is Constant is Change

    04-Dec-2018
    The Only Thing that is Constant is Change

    Hi, my name is Katherine McDonald and I’m the Interim Director at CRAFT NI.

    I came on board in November to the merged CRAFT NI, and will be working with the team here to help the organisation engage further with the sector over the next few months until a new permanent Director is in place.

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  • Claire Mooney appointed to design and create Award pieces for Allianz Arts & Business NI 2019 Awards

    03-Dec-2018
    Claire Mooney appointed to design and create Award pieces for Allianz Arts & Business NI 2019 Awards

    Arts & Business Northern Ireland is working with local artist, Claire Mooney, who has won the recent commission to design and create the Awards pieces for the Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards 2019.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • ​Opportunity for Artists - Collaborative Practice Masterclass Programme

    25-Jan-2019 - Calls for Makers
    ​Opportunity for Artists - Collaborative Practice Masterclass Programme

    The number of valuable and stimulating opportunities for artists to work collaboratively with different groups of people of place or interest has increased significantly in recent years. In tandem with this the central focus of Leitrim’s Creative Ireland programme is a programme for practitioners in the creative sector to work with groups within the community to develop high quality projects and programmes that enable those groups and individuals to realise their creative potential and develop and encourage greater access, knowledge and appreciation of the arts, culture and creativity.

    Deadline for Expression of Interest: Monday 17th December 2018

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  • ​Amberif Design Award 2019

    10-Dec-2018 - Awards & Competitions
    ​Amberif Design Award 2019

    23. International Competition for the Design of Jewellery with Amber

    The goal and the objective of the Competition is to promote amber as a source of artistic expression.

    The competition´s aim is the design of an original, artistic piece of jewellery with amber, inspired by the topic of this year : Kairos 

    Deadline: 01 February 2019

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  • Call for entries for the P & O Makower Trust Silver Commission

    10-Dec-2018 - Commissions
    Call for entries for the P & O Makower Trust Silver Commission

    National Museums Scotland is pleased to invite entries for the P & O Makower Trust Silver Commission. An exciting opportunity that looks to support recently graduated and early career silversmiths in the creation of a major piece of silver that will go on display within National Museums Scotland.

    Deadline: 11 January 2019

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Events

  • Prince's Trust Christmas Market 2018

    - Fairs
    Prince's Trust Christmas Market 2018

    Join us for a festive market featuring businesses from Trust-supported young people, selling everything from cakes to ceramics, art to jewellery!

    Friday 14 December 11am to 14:00pm

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  • Derek Wilson Open Studio

    - Open Studios
    Derek Wilson Open Studio

    Derek Wilson will open his studio from Friday 7 December 2018 at 10am for a sample & seconds sale.

    The studio will continue to be open Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm  and Saturday 10am - 12.30pm over the next 2 weeks.

     

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  • Leitrim Sculpture Centre Weekend Workshop 2019 Programme

    - Workshops
    Leitrim Sculpture Centre Weekend Workshop 2019 Programme

    At Leitrim Sculpture Centre, the programme evolves around a number of key activities including national and international artist-in-residencies, and exhibitions, masterclasses and workshops and community based activities.

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Programmes

  • Call for Applications: NI Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop Retail Opportunity

    18-Oct-2018
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    Call for Applications: Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop – Retail Opportunity.

    Deadline: Thursday, 8 November 2018, 5pm

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  • August Craft Month 2018 – Call for Event Registration

    08-Jun-2018
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    CRAFT NI invites you to register a craft-related event for August Craft Month 2018.

    August Craft Month is ‘An Annual Celebration of Craft in Northern Ireland’.

    For the past 11 years Craft Northern Ireland invited artist/designer/makers, craft organisations, craft retail outlets, galleries, museums, local councils, arts centres, cultural venues, further education colleges, universities, heritage organisations, amongst others, to consider putting on craft-related events and activities, during August Craft Month, which support and promote themselves and/or artist/designer/makers and of course Craft.

    Deadline: 5pm, Friday 30 March 2018

     

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  • NI Assembly Gift Shop

    08-Jun-2018
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    Call for Applications Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop - Retail Opportunity

    Continuing the successful collaboration between CRAFT NI and the Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the initiative now invites applications from Northern Ireland based Artist/Designer/Makers for the period 1 June 2018 to 1 December 2018.

    This is an opportunity not only for sales but to raise the profile of selected Artist/Designer/Makers and Craft in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop is located in Parliament Buildings, Stormont. It is open to members of the public from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

    Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm

     

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