Craft NI Craft Advisory Panel Announced21-May-2020
As the sector lead body for craft in Northern Ireland, Craft NI is delighted to have established a Craft Advisory Panel who are contributing their time and expertise to advising us on the key material disciplines and on strategy and priorities.
Statement from the Arts Collaboration Network 12 May 202021-May-2020
The Arts Collaboration Network is a group of cultural sector support organisations that have been meeting for over 3 three years and includes representatives from music, theatre and dance, visual arts, voluntary arts, disability artists, business support organisations and the broader creative sector. Each of these organisations have been supporting and communicating the needs and challenges faced by their members and consistencies during the Covid-19 crisis.
RESOURCES FOR MAKERS DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN NI
Updated 9 April 2020
As restrictions continue, we’ve summarised some of the main sources of information and support.
Call for Submissions: Backstage Craft Special Issue for Decorating Dissidence26-May-2020 - Calls for Makers
Decorating Dissidence is an interdisciplinary project exploring the political, aesthetic & conceptual qualities of craft from modernism to the contemporary. The project brings together art practitioners, makers, curators, activists and academics to break down disciplinary boundaries and find new ways to critically engage with feminist art history.
Deadline: Friday, 10 July 2020.
Call for Expression of Interest: Belfast PEACE IV25-May-2020 - Calls for Makers
Creative Communities artist-in-residence project is part of Belfast’s PEACE IV Action Plan which is financed through the European Union and managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).
Creative Communities is an engaging and exciting creative arts and heritage programme taking place as part of Belfast’s PEACE IV Action Plan and aims to bring people together from all sections of the community to engage in a wide range of bespoke arts or heritage projects. Creative Communities has been working across 8 themes and areas of the city to co-design these projects with various groups and individuals, and are now at an important stage of the process in which they are ready to recruit Artists-In-Residence for some of these themes / areas.
Deadline: Monday, 1 June 2020.
Call for Applications: The Great British Sewing Bee S711-May-2020 - Calls for Makers
Call for Applications: The Great British Sewing Bee S7
"We’re looking for the next collection of talented home sewers for the seventh series of The Great British Sewing Bee.
We hope that it will be safe to film The Great British Sewing Bee later in the year as planned and we are still encouraging applications. Filming will only take place when it is safe to do. We are closely monitoring the situation and following the advice of Public Health England. As a result, we may adjust how or when we carry out auditions. The safety and welfare of everyone involved in our productions is always paramount."
Deadline: 7 June 2020.
Maker Meet Up 11 June: Debbie Pocock, QEST- Community
Debbie Pocock, CEO of QEST will join Craft NI’s Maker Meet-Up on 11th June at 10.30am
Maker Meet Up 28 May: The Future Craft Market- Community
Katherine McDonald will give an overview of the Crafts Council’s UK’s report The Future Craft Market, which is due to be launched next week.
Maker Meet-Up- CommunityOur next informal online Maker Meet-Up will be via Zoom on Thursday 30th April at 10.30am - hope you can make it.
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