News

  • IERP 2 to open on 17 December

    03-Dec-2020
    IERP 2 to open on 17 December

    Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme second round to open for applications on 17 December 2020.

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  • Craft NI - Buy Local Craft Campaign

    25-Nov-2020
    Craft NI - Buy Local Craft Campaign

    Craft NI is leading a #Made to Give/Buy Local Craft marketing campaign. To support the craft sector this challenging Christmas, we encourage all designer-makers and craft retailers to use the campaign badges across social media and on their own websites to signpost the importance of buying local, handmade craft.

     

     

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  • Creative Places and Faces Podcast

    26-Nov-2020
    Creative Places and Faces Podcast

    Created by Irish author, Jackie De Burca, the Creative Places & Faces Podcast features interviews with creative people with a focus on the importance of place for their creative output.

     

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Textile Society Student Bursaries

    22-Oct-2020 - Funding & Grants
    Textile Society Student Bursaries

    The Society’s Student Bursaries of up to £1,000 support BA and MA final year projects or dissertations, internships and apprenticeships.

     


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  • Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund

    22-Oct-2020 - Funding & Grants
    Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund

    For artists and freelancers in Northern Ireland in partnership with a-n The Artists Information Company. The Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund is supported by the Freelands Foundation, as part of a landmark commitment of £3m towards emergency funds for artists and freelance creative practitioners across the UK affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Funds will be available for Northern Ireland based practitioners.

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  • The Big Retail Space Giveaway

    17-Oct-2020 - Awards & Competitions
    The Big Retail Space Giveaway

    Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council are running a prize draw to win a free retail space in Antrim Castle Mall for 3 months

     

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Events

  • Obvious at R-Space Gallery

    - Exhibitions
    Obvious at R-Space Gallery

    R-Space Gallery presents the eighth edition their Materials, Messages and Meaning series: 'Obvious'. with Mr. Papers, Aimée Nelson, Aoife O'Connor, Gary Shaw, Jill Phillips and Pauline Clancy talk about their different approaches to materials, methods of production and messages within their work.

     


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  • Bounce Festival

    - Community
    Bounce Festival

    Bounce is the annual arts festival produced by University of Atypical that showcases outstanding new work by D/deaf and disabled writers, producers, actors, dancers, musicians, and directors.

     

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  • Pinned

    - Exhibitions
    Pinned

    A unique selection of work by local jewellery collective: The Association of Contemporary Jewellery & Silversmiths NI will be on show in the Craft NI Exhibition space 2 November 2020 to 2 January 2021.

     

     

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Programmes

  • Online Training with Sophie Rochester of Yodomo

    05-Nov-2020
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    Craft NI is delighted to be working with Sophie Rochester of online craft hub Yodomo to deliver two online workshops designed to help you make the most of the crucial pre-Christmas season and join in Craft NI’s campaign to buy local craft online.

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  • Sell Your Craft Online

    28-May-2020
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    Craft NI presents a series of five FREE training sessions for NI Makers, selected to help Sell Your Craft Online with limited time and resources.

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  • Orbit Update

    16-Apr-2020
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    This programme is fully booked and we’ve been working with Chris Murphy to re-configure it for on-line delivery via Zoom. If lockdown lifts before the last session(s) we’ll revert to face to face, and either way, we’ll have an in-person session at the end for everyone to get together and work through any remaining questions.

     

     

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