News

  • The Royal Ulster Academy's 137th Annual Exhibition

    25-Oct-2018
    The Royal Ulster Academy's 137th Annual Exhibition

    Don't miss the beautiful range of local craft at the Royal Ulster Academy's 137th Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum in Belfast. 

    Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

    Dates: 19th October 2018 – 6th January 2019.

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  • CRAFT NI Seeks Retail & Administrative Support Assistant/s

    28-Sep-2018
    CRAFT NI Seeks Retail & Administrative Support Assistant/s

    CRAFT NI is seeking Retail & Administrative Support Assistant/s to work during November 2018 to 31 March 2019.

    The post is based at Space CRAFT, the organisation’s Retail Gallery, A7 Fountain Centre, College Street, Belfast, BT1 6ET.

    Closing Date for Applications – 4pm, Monday 15 October 2018

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  • The Linen Opera ‘Waking Beauty’ premieres in Lisburn

    13-Oct-2018
    The Linen Opera ‘Waking Beauty’ premieres in Lisburn

    Peter Morgan Barnes and Sean Doherty's chamber opera celebrating the beauty and bounty of flax premieres at Island Arts Centre Lisburn's Studio Theatre on Saturday 20 October at 7.30pm.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Artists in Residence 2019 - Leitrim Sculpture Centre Open Call for Applications

    13-Nov-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Artists in Residence 2019 - Leitrim Sculpture Centre Open Call for Applications

    Exhibition Residencies

    Leitrim Sculpture Centre is offering five Exhibition Residencies to visual artist during 2019.

    Deadline for applications: Saturday 1 Dec 2018

    Notification by: Friday 14 December 2018

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  • Calling all Food and Craft Artisans: Could Your Artisan Workshop be the Next Enonomusee?

    30-Oct-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Calling all Food and Craft Artisans: Could Your Artisan Workshop be the Next Enonomusee?

    Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust (CCGHT) wants to hear from artisans located within Northern Ireland who are keen to join the Économusée Network. Subject to funding, we aim to develop new Économusée workshops within the region, which will in turn help create socio-economic opportunities in rural communities and create new and enhanced tourism, visitor, employment and business development opportunities.

    The deadline for application submission is Monday 12th November 2:00pm.


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  • Call for Makers: Decor and More, Burn Upholstery Retail

    05-Nov-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Makers: Decor and More, Burn Upholstery Retail

    Call for unique craft products - Retail opportunity with Burns Upholstery.

    Burns Upholstery are known for their passion and creative outlook on furniture and design. This knowledge and with the increasing interest in their service, they have decided to maximise the footfall overflow of customers and invest in a interior and service retail store.

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Events

  • Blick Academy for Creative Startups: How to Make Connections & Build Your Network

    - Workshops,Talks
    Blick Academy for Creative Startups: How to Make Connections & Build Your Network

    Blick Academy is an ongoing series of events and workshops for creative industry start-ups, freelancers and small businesses all about sharing skills and knowledge within the creative community. Join us for this session with Peter Edgar, Mark O’Donnell & Orla McGreevy as they share their tips and advice on how best to make meaningful connections & build your network to help your business grow.

    Date & Time: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 6:30 – 8:00pm

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  • Antrim & Newtownabbey Craft Sector Event

    - Talks
    Antrim & Newtownabbey Craft Sector Event

    Are you an Artist/Designer/Maker living in the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council Area?

    If yes, then this event may be of interest to you.

    GROW South Antrim is working with partners in Finland, Estonia and Mexico on a project to support rural craftspeople in the Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey through the NI Rural Development Programme (2014 – 2020). The project may involve craft skills development and exchanges, and access to international marketplaces. For this project, we are keen to target craft businesses, or those carrying out craft with the potential of turning their hobby/craft practice into a part-time or full time business.

    Date & Time: Thursday 19 April 2018, 7pm

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  • Sculptural Ceramic Workshop

    - Workshops
    Sculptural Ceramic Workshop

    Ashbrooke House has teamed up with Sandra Robinson and Helen Moore to deliver a 2.5 day ceramics course. 

    This is a really exciting opportunity to work with clay in a non-intimidating, and constructive framework. The course is open to beginners and advanced sculptures alike. In addition to making your own work to keep, the course promotes experimentation and the sharing of ideas. Clay-workers of all abilities welcome. 

    Dates: 10 - 13 May 2018

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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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