News

  • Michael Rice selected as finalist in the TCB 2020

    05-Oct-2019
    Michael Rice selected as finalist in the TCB 2020

    Ceramicist, Michael Rice, has been selected as the only Irish finalist in the Taiwan Ceramic Biennale 2020. 

    Michael Rice is and Irish designer maker currently based in Dubai. He specialises in ceramics and is particularly interested in firing procedures such as Raku, Smoke and Saggar firing; his work is also is concerned with surface, texture, natural geometry, gestalt principals and archetypal forms.

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  • We are moving!

    18-Sep-2019
    We are moving!

    MOVING UPDATE

    We are pleased to announce that we are moving to new premises to  115 - 119 Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1 1FF 

    Please note; we will be CLOSED from 19 to 29 September 2019 and will OPEN again in our new space on Monday, 30 September 2019. 
     
    We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but look forwards to welcoming you in our new space!
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  • CRAFT NI: Buy, See and Engage with Craft.

    03-Aug-2019
    CRAFT NI: Buy, See and Engage with Craft.

    Buy, See, Engage...

    Take a look at our digital campaign promoting all the excellent craft makers, retailers and galleries across Northern Ireland!

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call for Applications: Big Bauble 2019

    07-Oct-2019 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Applications: Big Bauble 2019

    The Big Bauble is the CRAFT NI Gallery's Christmas Pop-Up Event taking place during November and December 2019.

    With Christmas on the horizon, this is a great opportunity for you to sell your work, right in the heart of Belfast City Centre, to an audience who already appreciate Craft, Applied Art & Design.

    Deadline: Monday, 21 October 2019

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  • Call for Applications: DCCOI Education Manager Post

    07-Oct-2019 - Classifieds
    Call for Applications: DCCOI Education Manager Post

    The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) is currently recruiting for an Education Manager.

    Reporting to the Head of Education, Training and Development, the Education Manager is responsible for managing, developing and implementing innovative and progressive education related programmes to cultivate creative partnership links between education and industry sectors, in line with objectives outlined in Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s (DCCoI) Strategic Plan.

    Deadline: Wednesday, 15 October 2019, 5pm.

     

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  • Linen Biennale 2020 – Open Call

    07-Oct-2019 - Calls for Makers
    Linen Biennale 2020 – Open Call

    Open Call/Expressions of Interest

    Following on from the success of N.Ireland’s inaugural Linen Biennale in 2018, Lisburn’s R-Space Gallery is at the Planning & Fundraising stage for next year’s events programme and is seeking Contributors, Collaborators, Partners, Researchers and Businesses to help them realise the second Linen Biennale N.Ireland.

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Events

  • Handmade Chelsea - The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

    - Fairs
    Handmade Chelsea - The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

    Handmade Chelsea is an annual contemporary craft and design fair at the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall.

    Dates: Friday 8 - Sunday 10 November 2019

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  • Alex Scott, 'Three Score Ten' Exhibition at ISLAND Arts Centre

    - Exhibitions
    Alex Scott, 'Three Score Ten' Exhibition at ISLAND Arts Centre

    Alex Scott, 'Three Score Ten' Exhibition at ISLAND Arts Centre.

     

    Preview: Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 7.30 - 9PM - Everyone welcome!

     

    Exhibition Dates: 2 - 26 October 2019

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  • 10 Week Jewellery Skills Course

    - Workshops
    10 Week Jewellery Skills Course

    A series of Jewellery Skills Courses throughout 2019/20 with contemporary jeweller, Robyn Galway. 

    Location: Sugary Studios, Castlereagh Street, Belfast

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Programmes

  • August Craft Month | Audience Experience Survey

    29-Aug-2019
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    If you have attended an August Craft Month Event, please complete the Audience Experience Survey by clicking the survey link above.

    It will take less than 2 minutes of your time, but will be priceless to us in terms of learning lessons for next year, and persuading potential funders of the value that August Craft Month brings to the craft sector and to Northern Ireland.

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  • Call for Applications: August Craft Month 2019

    20-May-2019
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    CRAFT NI invites you to register a Craft-related event for August Craft Month 2019.

    August Craft Month is Northern Ireland's Annual Celebration of all things Craft.

    August Craft Month is a series of events (Craft exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, fairs, festivals and more...) delivered by a partnership of individuals and organisations across Northern Ireland. It is co-ordinated by CRAFT NI on behalf of the Craft sector and is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the National Lottery.

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  • 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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