We are moving!18-Sep-2019
MOVING UPDATEWe are pleased to announce that we are moving to new premises to 115 - 119 Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1 1FF
Please note; we will be CLOSED from 19 to 29 September 2019 and will OPEN again in our new space on Monday, 30 September 2019.We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but look forwards to welcoming you in our new space!
CRAFT NI: Buy, See and Engage with Craft.03-Aug-2019
Buy, See, Engage...
Take a look at our digital campaign promoting all the excellent craft makers, retailers and galleries across Northern Ireland!
Golden Fleece Award launches newly-designed logo and website26-Jul-2019
The goal of the new website is to create a more user-friendly platform that would highlight the quality of work and diversity of creative practices supported by the Golden Fleece Award.
The new logo is based on the hand-lettered text of the original emblem created by the Award’s founder, Lillias Mitchell, for the Golden Fleece Weaving Workshop that she established at 84 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2 in 1946.
Top Drawer 2020 Call for Entries17-Sep-2019 - Calls for Makers
Top Drawer 2020 is now open for entries for their trade show at Olympia, London.
12-14 January 2020.
Deadline to Apply: Tuesday 1st October 2019
2nd Chaiya Art Awards, Top Prize £10,00013-Sep-2019 - Awards & Competitions
Art award exploring spirituality through the visual arts.
Deadline: 18 Oct 2019
North Wales Contemporary Craft Fair Winter 201913-Sep-2019 - Calls for Makers
The second North Wales Contemporary Craft Fair to be held at MOSTYN in Llandudno, North Wales on Saturday 2nd November 2019, 10.30am - 5.00pm.
Applications are now being taken for a limited number of seller places at the fair. £75 per table.Deadline: Friday, 20 September
Nigel Cheney Lecture- Talks
Applied Arts Northern Ireland presents a lecture by Nigel Cheney, 'Unravelling the Archive - 50 Years in 50 Minutes.'
Location: North West Regional College, Derry.
Date & Time: Thursday 22 March 2018, 10am
Glass Blowing Workshop - An Creagán- Workshops
During this hands-on glassmaking course you will learn all the basic skills of hot glass working in order to make your own piece with a professional glassblower and learn the magical way glass is sculpted. Our course is great if you are a complete beginner as no previous experience is necessary. We offer tuition on the glassblowing course for a maximum of 4 people at a time, so book early to avoid disappointment. You will be able to take home your own piece of art after it has cooled down overnight.
Date & Time: Saturday 26th or Sunday 27th May 2018, 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm
Crafts in the Courtyard - An Creagán- Fairs
Inspired by the simple principle that people are fascinated when artists and craftsmen openly demonstrate their skills and discuss their work. Learn, buy and enjoy exhibitions, classes and performances by local artists.
This is FREE to attend.
Date & Time: Bank Holiday Monday 7th May Time: 12pm – 4pm
August Craft Month | Audience Experience Survey29-Aug-2019
If you have attended an August Craft Month Event, please complete the Audience Experience Survey by clicking the survey link above.It will take less than 2 minutes of your time, but will be priceless to us in terms of learning lessons for next year, and persuading potential funders of the value that August Craft Month brings to the craft sector and to Northern Ireland.
Call for Applications: August Craft Month 201920-May-2019
CRAFT NI invites you to register a Craft-related event for August Craft Month 2019.
August Craft Month is Northern Ireland's Annual Celebration of all things Craft.
August Craft Month is a series of events (Craft exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, fairs, festivals and more...) delivered by a partnership of individuals and organisations across Northern Ireland. It is co-ordinated by CRAFT NI on behalf of the Craft sector and is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the National Lottery.
Call for Applications: NI Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop Retail Opportunity18-Oct-2018
Call for Applications: Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop – Retail Opportunity.
Deadline: Thursday, 8 November 2018, 5pm