News

  • August Craft Month Exhibitions @Millennium Court Arts Centre

    19-Aug-2015
    August Craft Month Exhibitions @Millennium Court Arts Centre Two new exhibitions celebrating the creativity and diversity of Ireland’s designer makers officially launched this year’s August Craft Month at the Millennium Court Arts Centre in Portadown and can be viewed until the 23rd of September.

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  • Final #FinditFriday for August Craft Month 2015

    19-Aug-2015
    Final #FinditFriday for August Craft Month 2015

    28 August is the final #augcraft15 #FinditFriday. Check what's on this Friday, keep an eye out for social media clues as to where you might find one of two specially commissioned tote bags! All August Craft Month Friday programmed activity might have a special gift from us to you. Let us know if you've been lucky.

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  • Craft NI are Get Creative Champions

    14-Aug-2015
    Craft NI are Get Creative Champions

    GetCreative is a major celebration of the nation’s arts, culture and creativity. Led by BBC Arts and What’s Next? in collaboration with a huge range ofarts, cultural and voluntary organisations, everyone is invited to get involved and share their creative talents. Craft NI are pleased to take on the role of GetCreative Champion.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Craft NI Business Development Programme 14/15 - Final Seminar

    25-Aug-2015 - Seminars
    Craft NI Business Development Programme 14/15 - Final Seminar Booking is now open for the final seminar of the Craft NI Business Development Programme 14/15. Covering 'Creative Business Management and Planning', the seminar takes place at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart on the 22 September 2015, 9.30am-1pm.
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  • Craft NI Business Development Programme 15-16 Module 2

    25-Aug-2015 - Seminars
    Craft NI Business Development Programme 15-16 Module 2 Booking is now open for the Module 2 (Innovation Through Design) of Craft NI's new Business Development Programme 2015-16. It takes place on Tuesday 29th September, 9.30am – 1pm at The South Eastern Regional College, Bangor Campus, and features innovative furntiture designer Barry Wedge (Wedge Furniture + Design) as guest speaker.
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  • Allianz Arts and Business NI Awards 2016: Commission Tender

    25-Aug-2015 - Commissions
    Allianz Arts and Business NI Awards 2016: Commission Tender

    The Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards celebrate the best in creative partnerships between the business and arts sectors in Northern Ireland. With 'Variety' as a theme for the 2016 Awards, Arts & Businesses are now inviting tenders for the creation of the Award pieces. The deadline is 2 October 2015.

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Events

  • Culture Night 2015 @Craft NI

    - Workshops,Talks
    Culture Night 2015 @Craft NI

    Culture Night takes place on the 18 September across the country. Craft NI invites you to get your hands on craft as part of the Culture Night Belfast programme. Take part in glass lamp-work demonstrations with flamework glass artist Maggie Napier from 5-8pm at our offices at Cotton Court.


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  • August Craft Month 2015 @Flowerfield Arts Centre

    - Workshops
    August Craft Month 2015 @Flowerfield Arts Centre

    Take your choice from an incredible selection of workshops organised for the August Craft Month 2015 programme at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart. A chance to try or improve your skill in a wide range of areas including glass, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and new materials. Workshops are suitable for those aged 16+ and need to be booked in advance.

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  • Tailored @Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre

    - Exhibitions
    Tailored @Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre

    Maria Cárdenas is a third generation tailor, originally from Colombia, has exhibited her designs across the world. Visit an exhibition of her work, including images from Irish photographers, at the Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh from the 21st of August to the 19th of September 2015.

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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 the online version of the programme and full listings here. Keep in touch on social media with #augcraft15

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  • Business Development Programme 2015-16

    11-Aug-2015
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    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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  • 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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