News

  • Bank Holiday Opening Hours

    02-May-2018
    Bank Holiday Opening Hours

    Opening Hours for Bank Holidays in May 2018

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  • Deborah Toner selected to make award pieces for Voluntary Arts Epic Awards

    25-Apr-2018
    Deborah Toner selected to make award pieces for Voluntary Arts Epic Awards

    Belfast based artist, Deborah Toner has been selected to create award pieces for the Voluntary Arts Epic Awards, due to be held in Dublin on 3 May 2018.

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  • Help Fund Ulster University Students for New Designers

    17-Apr-2018
    Help Fund Ulster University Students for New Designers

    Ulster University - New Designers 2018.

    Fourteen final-year students from Ulster University are fund raising to attend this year’s New Designers Show.

    Find out how you can support this group of upcoming designer/makers and receive some lovely rewards in return.

     

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Benchspace Cork: Artist in Residence Programme

    07-Jun-2018 - Residencies
    Benchspace Cork: Artist in Residence Programme

    Benchspace Artist-in-Residence programme 2018 invites applications from established and emerging fine woodworking professionals, including furniture makers or artists working primarily in the medium of wood, or in combination with other materials. Applications are also welcomed from academic staff of noted programs in the woodwork and design fields seeking a period of return to a studio environment. The programme offers participants the latitude and creative environment to explore new bodies of work or methodologies.

    Deadline: 17 August 2018

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  • Arts Council NI - Travel Award

    04-Jun-2018 - Funding & Grants
    Arts Council NI - Travel Award

    The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, 'Travel Awards Scheme' is a rolling programme open to individual artists. 

    All applications must be for travel which will be completed by 31 March 2019.

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  • Call for Applications: Jerwood Makers Open

    04-Jun-2018 - Awards & Competitions
    Call for Applications: Jerwood Makers Open

    Jerwood Makers Open is a biennial opportunity encouraging ambitious and/or radical proposals from UK-based makers and collaborators within 10 years of beginning their practice. Launched in 2010, it focuses on makers and making supporting work in a diverse range of materials and progressive practices including, but not limited to: glass, metal, wood, paper, textiles, ceramics, furniture and jewellery.

    Deadline: 24 September 2018, 5pm

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Events

  • Designerie Discovered; Rachel Julca Design Pop Up Shop

    - Talks
    Designerie Discovered; Rachel Julca Design Pop Up Shop

    Rachel Julca's will be showcasing her work at the Designerie Discovered pop up shop. 

    Date and time: 30 June 2018, 11am-4pm

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  • Designerie Discovered; Pop Up shop and demonstration with Andrea Hayes

    - Exhibitions
    Designerie Discovered; Pop Up shop and demonstration with Andrea Hayes

    Pop up shop and makers demonstration with Andrea Hayes, award winning Textile Artist.

    Dates & Times: 16 June 2018, 11am -4pm

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  • Breakfast Event - Talk by Aisling Rusk: Studio Idir

    - Talks
    Breakfast Event - Talk by Aisling Rusk: Studio Idir

    Womenfolk Breakfast: Junior.Senior.

    Junior.Senior. – A series of breakfast events where a senior designer shares the story of their career path to success. Complimented by a young emerging designer starting out in the professional world, telling their story so far and the challenges they face.

    Date & Time: 25 June 2018, 8AM - 9:30am

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Programmes

  • 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’.

    For the past 11 years Craft Northern Ireland invited artist/designer/makers, craft organisations, craft retail outlets, galleries, museums, local councils, arts centres, cultural venues, further education colleges, universities, heritage organisations, amongst others, to consider putting on craft-related events and activities, during August Craft Month, which support and promote themselves and/or artist/designer/makers and of course Craft.

    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

    Continuing the successful collaboration between Craft NI and the Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the initiative now invites applications from Northern Ireland based Artist/Designer/Makers for the period 1 June 2018 to 1 December 2018.

    This is an opportunity not only for sales but to raise the profile of selected Artist/Designer/Makers and Craft in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop is located in Parliament Buildings, Stormont. It is open to members of the public from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

    Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm

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  • Craft NI: The Art of Presenting Craft

    23-Sep-2016
    dfdgdfg The Art of Presenting Craft is a bespoke workshop programme aimed at mid-career designer-makers. It consists of four workshops focusing on personal and professional development as well as business development issues pertinent to more established craftspeople. The workshops will take place fortnightly in February and March 2017. Book in now.
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