Restore21-Jan-2021Restore by Tree & Tide
Wednesday 27 January for 4 weeks, 7-7.30pm via Zoom
In these shifting and untethered times, you are invited to come engage in a series of simple and proven practises to feel better, resource yourself for what your days might hold and replenish what may have been lost.
National Museum of Ireland acquires works from Alison Lowry16-Dec-2020
The National Museum of Ireland has announced the acquisition of a selection of work by NI glass artist Alison Lowry, for its permanent collection. The work formed part of the Alison Lowry: (A) Dressing Our Hidden Truths Exhibition.
Arts Council NI Survey Published17-Dec-2020
Public turning to the arts for comfort and welcome distraction during the Pandemic
Retail Craft Opportunity at Marble Arch Caves21-Jan-2021 - Calls for MakersCraft Retail Opportunity – MARBLE ARCH CAVES (MAC) VISITOR CENTRE
Craft NI is delighted to work with Fermanagh & Omagh District Council to launch this call-out for makers to sell through one of Northern Ireland’s best known visitor attractions
Contemporary Cutlery Design Competition21-Jan-2021 - Awards & Competitions
The Cutlers’ Company is launching an annual design competition to create a set of contemporary cutlery; consisting of a knife, a fork and a spoon. The winning design will be produced in collaboration with a professional craftsperson / manufacturer and will be scaled up in order to produce a 6-piece dining set.
Arts&Business NI & Young Arts Fundraisers: Everyone’s A Fundraiser19-Jan-2021 -
Arts & Business NI are delighted to be working in partnership with Young Arts Fundraisers (YAF) to establish a network of early-career cultural professionals working in Northern Ireland, creating development opportunities and hosting regional events to equip the next generation of arts managers.
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
Textile Arts Workshop - An Creagán- Workshops
Textile Artist Andrea Hayes will show participants a variety of contemporary textile techniques that she uses to create her on artwork. Individuals can create a similar variation to one of Andrea's pieces or if they have a scene/image they would like to recreate they can bring do this also. This will include using specialist paints to paint backgrounds, access to a wide variety of fabrics for applique and fusing fabrics together and using fine metal such as copper and how to incorporate this into their very own artwork.
Date & Time: 14th April, 10am – 4pm Cost: £35 – includes lunch.
Re:New Wallace Collection Alison Lowry- Exhibitions
Re:New Wallace Collection
Celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Sir Richard Wallace, this is the first collaboration between Lisburn’s R –Space Gallery and the Wallace Collection in London. The Collection is housed in 25 galleries and comprises French 18th Century painting, furniture and porcelain and a world class armoury. And it’s the armoury in particular that has inspired artist Alison Lowry’s week long residency at the collection.
Exhibition runs: 7 April – 4 May 2018
Exhibition Preview: Sat 7 April 2-4 pm
Artist Talk: Wednesday 25 April 7pm - All Welcome!
Subsidised Photography for Makers21-Jan-2021
Craft NI is delighted to offer a series of subsidised photography sessions for makers in Spring 2021 to support your applications and promotions in the months ahead.
Getting Started 202105-Jan-2021
The Goldsmiths’ Centre has opened applications for Getting Started Online 2021, the one-week introduction to business course designed to support the most talented UK designers, designer makers and skilled craftspeople in the jewellery, silversmithing and allied industries.
Getting Started 2021 Online is a free course, delivered for the first time completely virtually, and will provide up to 100 start-ups with the help to get practical guidance and advice on key aspects of getting their business started.
Applications close on Sunday 14 February 2021.
Skills Intervention Programme16-Dec-2020
The Department for the Economy is supporting over 3,000 free places on short courses, delivered by the local further and higher education providers.