News

  • August Craft Month 2017 Event Call

    31-Jan-2017
    August Craft Month 2017 Event Call 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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  • KL Design Ireland Reveals Collection for Heals, London

    19-Mar-2017
    KL Design Ireland Reveals Collection for Heals, London NI designer-maker Katie Larmour's KL Design Ireland has recently launched an exclusive collaborative collection with the renowned Heals of London. The textile designer is featured on the Craft NI Directory, and her work is certified by the Irish Linen Guild.
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  • Staff Changes at Craft NI

    15-Feb-2017
    Staff Changes at Craft NI Craft NI is delighted to report that Rhiannon Ewing-James, Project Officer for Craft NI since August 2016, has been appointed the new Creative Producer at British Ceramics Biennial. However this sadly means she is no longer Project Officer for Craft NI, but we're thrilled to announce that Meadhbh McIlgorm has joined Craft NI to take up the role.
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Opportunities for Makers

  • 2017 RDS Craft Awards Open

    20-Mar-2017 - Awards & Competitions
    2017 RDS Craft Awards Open The annual RDS Craft Awards showcase and reward excellence in Irish craft. Established in 1968, the Awards follow an RDS tradition of promoting Irish craft which dates back to the nineteenth century. There is a prize fund of over €30,000 this year and online applications close on 14 June.
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  • Call: MADE London 2017

    19-Oct-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: MADE London 2017 MADE LONDON are looking for applications from designer makers across all media in the applied arts. Apply by 7 April.
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  • Call: Mill Cove Sculpture Garden Exhibition 2017

    1-May-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: Mill Cove Sculpture Garden Exhibition 2017 The Mill Cove Sculpture Gardens are part of the Mill Cove Gallery, located on the Beara Peninsula. They are now calling for makers to submit for their Sculpture Garden Exhibition. Apply by 14 April.
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Events

  • Ulster Folk & Transport Museum March Craft Programme

    - Workshops
    Ulster Folk & Transport Museum March Craft Programme The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum has an extensive programme of craft-orientated workshops and talks planned in for 2017, with various different events taking place throughout winter, spring, and beyond.
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  • MADE 2017 @ Space CRAFT

    - Exhibitions
    MADE 2017 @ Space CRAFT Join the Craft & Design Collective for MADE 2017, their annual exhibition of selected craft, applied art and design at Space CRAFT. Running 3 March - 1 April.
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  • Maiden Voyage: An Exhibition Celebrating making it 2015-17

    - Exhibitions
    Maiden Voyage: An Exhibition Celebrating making it 2015-17 This exhibition showcases crafts developed along the journey through Craft Northern Ireland's flagship 'Making It' programme. For over ten years the programme has supported designer-makers as they take their first steps towards establishing sustainable craft businesses. Running until 29 April.
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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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