News

  • Deborah Toner selected to make award pieces for Voluntary Arts Epic Awards

    25-Apr-2018
    Deborah Toner selected to make award pieces for Voluntary Arts Epic Awards

    Belfast based artist, Deborah Toner has been selected to create award pieces for the Voluntary Arts Epic Awards, due to be held in Dublin on 3 May 2018.

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  • Help Fund Ulster University Students for New Designers

    17-Apr-2018
    Help Fund Ulster University Students for New Designers

    Ulster University - New Designers 2018.

    Fourteen final-year students from Ulster University are fund raising to attend this year’s New Designers Show.

    Find out how you can support this group of upcoming designer/makers and receive some lovely rewards in return.

     

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  • Craft NI Board seeks new Chair.

    13-Apr-2018
    Craft NI Board seeks new Chair.

    In October 2017, we completed the merger between the legacy organisations of the Craft & Design Collective and Craft Northern Ireland. Following a period of transition, we are now seeking to appoint a Chair to manage and provide strategic leadership to the Board of Directors, taking responsibility for the Board’s compostion and development.

    The Chair will support the Chief Executive Officer in building productive and effective relationships, liaising with both external and internal stakeholders and acting as an Ambassador for Craft NI.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Opportunity: Crafting Futures Grant Scheme

    01-Oct-2018 - Funding & Grants
    Opportunity: Crafting Futures Grant Scheme

    The British Council will award research grants of up to £5,000 each for UK-based practitioners to undertake overseas residencies, projects, collaborations or other activities in response to a set of research themes related to the Crafting Futures programme between October 2018 and February 2019.

    Deadline: 8 October 2018, 5pm

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  • Call for Makers: The Guildhall Craft & Artisan Food Fair 2018

    23-Nov-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Makers: The Guildhall Craft & Artisan Food Fair 2018

    Applications are now open for the 2018 Guildhall Craft & Artisan Food Fair.

    Deadline: 17 August 2018, 4pm. 

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  • India Residency - Arts Council of Northern Ireland

    01-Dec-2018 - Funding & Grants
    India Residency - Arts Council of Northern Ireland

    Indian Residency Schemes

    - Vedaaranya Artists’ Residency at Ramgarh Shekhawati Rajasthan

    - The Sanskriti Foundationd

    Deadline: Thursday 23rd August 2018 at 4pm
     

     

     

     

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Events

  • Workshop: Carrickmacross Lace for Beginners

    - Workshops
    Workshop: Carrickmacross Lace for Beginners

    Lúnasa Festival 2018 – Have-a-go-at Carrickmacross Lace, a beginners Workshop with the South Armagh Lace-makers Group.

    Date and Time: 18 August, 2018, 10.30am – 3:30pm

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  • August Craft Month 2018

    - Exhibitions,Fairs,Workshops,Talks,Open Studios,Community
    August Craft Month 2018

    August Craft Month is Northern Ireland’s annual celebration of craft. Check out the full programme now. 

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  • The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    - Talks
    The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    A two day conference held in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 3-4 October 2018.

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Programmes

  • 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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  • 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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