News

  • Emerging Artist to exhibit in New York in April 2019

    20-Feb-2019
    Emerging Artist to exhibit in New York in April 2019

    Northern Ireland based Textile Artist Mairead McCormack will be exhibiting her solo show 'Formidable Parallels' at the Irish Arts Center in New York in April 2019.

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  • March Meet the Maker

    19-Feb-2019
    March Meet the Maker

    2019 Instagram challenge that takes place throughout the whole of March. Keep an eye out for your favourite makers or join in to showcase your craft business story. 

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  • Gail Kelly exhibition in the Design Gallery, Leeds.

    06-Feb-2019
    Gail Kelly exhibition in the Design Gallery, Leeds.

    A solo exhibition of local maker Gail Kelly's hand stitched linen collages will take place in the Craft Centre and Design Gallery in Leeds.

    Dates: 2 February - 22 June 2019.
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Derry City & Strabane District Council Rural Business Investment Scheme

    27-Feb-2019 - Funding & Grants
    Derry City & Strabane District Council Rural Business Investment Scheme

    RBIS call 6 - This is likely to be the final call under this scheme. Rural Business Investment Scheme provides investment support for the creation and development of non-agricultural and non-food activities for micro and small enterprises.

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  • Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Funding

    4-Dec-2018 - Funding & Grants
    Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Funding

    Culture Arts & Heritage - Individual Artists Bursary Scheme

    Deadline: Friday, 22 February 2019 at 12

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  • Call for Applications - Future Makers Awards & Supports 2019

    18-Feb-2019 - Awards & Competitions
    Call for Applications - Future Makers Awards & Supports 2019

    Future Makers 2019 is now open for entries. This year is the tenth year of the programme and there is a prize fund of €25,000 with a total of 28 awards and supports available.

    Deadline: 9am Monday, 25 March

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Events

  • Craft Scotland Conference 2018

    - Talks
    Craft Scotland Conference 2018

    A two day conference including talks, panel discussions and networking event. This event provides an excellent opportunity for makers, curators and those interested in contemporary craft to connect with international experts. The theme for this year's conference is, 'New Ways of Seeing'.

    Dates & Times: Thursday 7 June - Friday 8 June 2018, 10am - 5pm.

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  • Applied Arts Lecture; Svend Bayer and Peter Montgomery

    - Talks
    Applied Arts Lecture; Svend Bayer and Peter Montgomery

    Applied Arts Ireland and Applied Arts Northern Ireland present lectures by, Svend Bayer and Peter Montgomery. 

    Date & Time: Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 1pm.


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  • Offerings Lucy Brown

    - Exhibitions
    Offerings Lucy Brown

    A series of works which explore narratives around the body, femaleness and nostalgia. These woven works are anti-form sculptures and wall-based works that use a mixed pallete of old, second hand, vintage and unwanted clothes as raw materials.

    Re-considered Clothes workshop Wednesday 28 February 11am

    Photographers credit – Alison Bettles
    Title of work –‘When I get older….’

    Dates: 24 February to 23 March 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’.

    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

    Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm

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