News

  • August Craft Month 2017

    17-Apr-2017
    August Craft Month 2017 August Craft Month is an annual celebration of contemporary craft and the applied arts in Northern Ireland. We are now calling for listings of all craft-related events taking place in August 2017! We can't wait to celebrate the vibrant craft sector in Northern Ireland with you! 
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  • Craft NI Welcomes Back Sharyn McMaster

    16-May-2017
    Craft NI Welcomes Back Sharyn McMaster Craft NI are delighted to announce the return of Sharyn McMaster to the organisation, having previously been a part of the team from 2015 to 2016 as a Support Officer. Sharyn returns to assume the new role of Operations Manager.  
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  • NI Maker Gail Kelly (Algan Arts) Selected for Spring Fling

    11-May-2017
    NI Maker Gail Kelly (Algan Arts) Selected for Spring Fling Featured Craft NI Directory maker, and all round talent Gail Kelly, aka Algan Arts, has been selected to exhibit at Spring Fling '17 from 27-29 May. Craft NI would like to wish Gail the best of luck!
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call: My Creative Edge – Creative Trails NI

    17-May-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: My Creative Edge – Creative Trails NI The Creative Momentum project is offering creative businesses that have a premises open to the public the chance to be part of a heavily marketed initiative connecting their business with visitors to their region. Apply ASAP.
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  • Apply for the 2017 London Design Fair

    21-Sep-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Apply for the 2017 London Design Fair The largest collection of international exhibitions, designers, brands, country pavilions and galleries in one destination during the London Design Festival, the London Design Fair are accepting exhibitor applications. Apply now to avoid disappointment.
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  • Call: The Autumn Gift & Home Fair 2017

    20-Aug-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: The Autumn Gift & Home Fair 2017 The Autumn Gift & Home Fair is Ireland’s leading Trade Fair for Giftware, Homeware, Tabletop, Jewellery, Accessories and Seasonal products. They're now calling for designer-makers to exhibit at their Yes It's Irish section. Register ASAP as space is limited.
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Events

  • Derek Wilson presents 'Abstracted Alignment' @ Golden Thread Gallery

    - Exhibitions
    Derek Wilson presents 'Abstracted Alignment' @ Golden Thread Gallery Launching on Thursday 6th July and continuing through to Saturday 19th August, 'Abstracted Alignment' is a new exhibition, showing in Belfast's Golden Thread Gallery, from renowned ceramicist Derek Wilson.
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  • Makers Market @ Belmont Tower

    - Fairs
    Makers Market @ Belmont Tower A unique seasonal shopping experience at the National Trust's beautiful Belmont Tower property in Belfast, join Maker's Market NI for their summer craft fair on Saturday, 24th June, 10am-3pm.
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  • Batik and Stitch Retrospective @ Oriel Gallery, Antrim Castle Gardens

    - Exhibitions
    Batik and Stitch Retrospective @ Oriel Gallery, Antrim Castle Gardens Launching on the 9th of May and running until the 30th of June, drop in to the Oriel Gallery at Antrim Castle Gardens for a Batik & Stitch Retrospective exhibition from Helen Kerr.
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Programmes

  • 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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  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Sasha McVey

    20-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we've been talking to some of the makers who've been involved. Lastly, Sasha McVey guides us through her process, background, and more.
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  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Helen Faulkner

    19-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. Next up, Helen Faulkner guides us through her process, background, and more.
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