News

  • The Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    20-Jul-2018
    The Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    INVITATION to the Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    CRAFT NI, in partnership with the Millennium Court Arts Centre, invites you to join us for the Launch of August Craft Month 2018 at the Opening of the exhibition LINEN.

    Date and Time: Friday 3 August 2018, 7pm to 9pm

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  • Future Makers 2018 Awards

    18-Jul-2018
    Future Makers 2018 Awards

    The Design & Crafts Council unveiled the recipients of the 2018 Future Maker awards at a ceremony in Dublin earlier this month

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  • Opening Hours Update

    06-Jul-2018
    Opening Hours Update

    CRAFT NI will be CLOSED on Monday 9 July 2018 and will RE-OPEN on Monday 16 July 2018. 

    Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 


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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

  • Anxiety and the Artist - An exhibition by Chloe Dougan

    - Exhibitions
    Anxiety and the Artist - An exhibition by Chloe Dougan

    Belfast based Artist and Fashion Designer, Chloe Dougan explores the vulnerability of creating art in her upcoming exhibition - Anxiety and the Artist

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  • Art Glass Bead workshop

    - Workshops
    Art Glass Bead workshop

    Join Glass Artist Maggie Napier for an Art Glass Bead workshop which will cover the fundamentals of art glass bead making.

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  • PROCESSIONS

    - Community
    PROCESSIONS

    100 UK organisations - including 14 across Northern Ireland - to create 100 unique banners for PROCESSIONS in collaboration with female artists and community groups

     

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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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