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

  • Millinery Workshop with Grainne Maher

    - Workshops
    Millinery Workshop with Grainne Maher

    Design and make a feather and sinamay headpiece for yourself to wear at an upcoming wedding or day at the races!

    Date: Saturday, 13 April 2019

     

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  • Blurring the Edge Exhibition

    - Exhibitions
    Blurring the Edge Exhibition

    Blurring the Edge: a new exhibition exploring the boundaries of what ceramic art can be. 

    Opening event at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Thursday 7th February, 7.30 pm – 9 pm.

    Gallery talk by ceramist Alex Scott at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Thursday 14 February, 3 pm to 4 pm.

    Exhibition Dates:

    Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart, County Derry: Friday 8th February – Saturday 23rd March 2019.

    The Hunt Museum, Limerick: Friday 23rd November 2018 – Sunday 20th January 1919.

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  • Workshop: Printmaking

    - Workshops
    Workshop: Printmaking

    Monoprint with textures, stencils and mixed media to create a small edition of prints. Explore methods and ideas in this one day workshop.

    Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019

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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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