News

  • 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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  • August Craft Month 2018 Audience Experience Survey

    30-Aug-2018
    August Craft Month 2018 Audience Experience Survey

    If you participated in August Craft Month 2018 we would appreciate your feedback.

    Please complete the survey and help us develop August Craft Month

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call for Dry Craft Freelance Tutors - Ards and North Down

    11-Oct-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Dry Craft Freelance Tutors - Ards and North Down

    Terra Nova Productions, Northern Ireland’s professional intercultural theatre company, is seeking up to 3 Freelance Craft Workshop Leaders to join our pool of Craft People working on the DREAM project.

    Deadline: Friday 19th October 2018. 

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  • ​Open Call: Flowerfield's Christmas Craft Market

    08-Oct-2018 - Calls for Makers
    ​Open Call: Flowerfield's Christmas Craft Market

    Open Call: Invitation to Makers to apply for Flowerfield's Christmas Craft Market 

    As Northern Ireland’s foremost Arts Centre synonymous with craft, we invite makers/artists to join our successful Christmas Craft Market this December 2018.

    Deadline: 29 October 2018, 5pm

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  • Seminar: National Women's Enterprise Day - Local to Global

    18-Oct-2018 - Seminars
    Seminar: National Women's Enterprise Day - Local to Global

    Inspiration from the Fashion and Textile industry to help you grow your business from Local to Global. Following a morning of talks and discussion and the opportunity for one-to-one business meetings.

    Location: An Grianan Hotel, Burt, Co. Donegal

    Date and Time: Thursday 18 October 2018, 9:30am - 4:30pm

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Events

  • Heritage Crafts at The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum - Autumn Programme

    - Workshops
    Heritage Crafts at The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum - Autumn Programme

    The Heritage Crafts Programme 2018-2019 begins with the Autumn programme. The range of adult classes take inspiration from the seasons of the year, local customs and the Collections at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. 

    Programme launch Sunday 23rd September 10.00 -14.00

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  • Upcoming Workshops at Mourne Creative

    - Workshops
    Upcoming Workshops at Mourne Creative

    Upcoming workshops at Mourne Creative:

    Denim and Linen Pouch Workshop - 29 September 2018

    Hand Thrown Pottery Workshop - 6 October 2018

    Blacksmithing Workshop - 30 September and 7 October 2018

    Tapestry Weaving Workshop - 10 November 2018

    Woven Hare Workshop - 11 November 2018

    Christmas Woven Wreath Workshop - 16 December 2018

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  • Homo Faber Exhibition in Venice

    - Exhibitions
    Homo Faber Exhibition in Venice

    Significant Irish design and craft presence at cultural exhibition Homo Faber, Venice in September.

    Makers include: glass artist Róisín de Buitlèar; basket maker Joe Hogan; ceramicist Jennifer Hickey; glass artist Alison Lowry; silversmith Cara Murphy; sculptor Nuala O’Donovan; and artist and sculptural furniture maker Sasha Sykes.

    Dates: 14 - 30 September 2018

     

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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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