News

  • The Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    20-Jul-2018
    The Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    INVITATION to the Launch of August Craft Month 2018

    CRAFT NI, in partnership with the Millennium Court Arts Centre, invites you to join us for the Launch of August Craft Month 2018 at the Opening of the exhibition LINEN.

    Date and Time: Friday 3 August 2018, 7pm to 9pm

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  • Future Makers 2018 Awards

    18-Jul-2018
    Future Makers 2018 Awards

    The Design & Crafts Council unveiled the recipients of the 2018 Future Maker awards at a ceremony in Dublin earlier this month

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  • Opening Hours Update

    06-Jul-2018
    Opening Hours Update

    CRAFT NI will be CLOSED on Monday 9 July 2018 and will RE-OPEN on Monday 16 July 2018. 

    Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 


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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call for stallholders: Castle Street, Belfast Evening Fairs

    23-Jul-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for stallholders: Castle Street, Belfast Evening Fairs

    Call for stallholders: Castle Street, Belfast, Evening Fairs

    Dates and Times: Thursday 30TH August and Friday 26th October (7pm – 9pm)
    Deadline to book your free stall: Friday 3rd August 2018

     

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  • Call for makers - China Liling International Ceramic Expo 2018

    25-Sep-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for makers - China Liling International Ceramic Expo 2018

    An international exhibition aimed to support the domestic and abroad ceramics brands.

    Dates: 25 Septemeber - 2 October 2018

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  • Call for Applications - Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019

    01-Mar-2018 - Awards & Competitions
    Call for Applications - Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019

    International competition / exhibition for young jewellery makers

    Are you a goldsmith, a designer, an artist, and you’re under 35?

    Do not miss the opportunity to participate to PREZIOSA, the most prestigious Italian exhibition dedicated to the contemporary goldsmith research. Jewellers, goldsmiths, silversmiths, designers, professionals, students from all over the world are invited to present projects that illustrate the work in which they are currently involved.

    Deadline: 15 November 2018.

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Events

  • Workshop: Carrickmacross Lace for Beginners

    - Workshops
    Workshop: Carrickmacross Lace for Beginners

    Lúnasa Festival 2018 – Have-a-go-at Carrickmacross Lace, a beginners Workshop with the South Armagh Lace-makers Group.

    Date and Time: 18 August, 2018, 10.30am – 3:30pm

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  • August Craft Month 2018

    - Exhibitions,Fairs,Workshops,Talks,Open Studios,Community
    August Craft Month 2018

    August Craft Month is Northern Ireland’s annual celebration of craft. Check out the full programme now. 

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  • The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    - Talks
    The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    The Linen Biennale Conference 2018

    A two day conference held in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 3-4 October 2018.

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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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