News

  • August Craft Month 2017

    17-Apr-2017
    August Craft Month 2017 August Craft Month is an annual celebration of contemporary craft and the applied arts in Northern Ireland. We are now calling for listings of all craft-related events taking place in August 2017! We can't wait to celebrate the vibrant craft sector in Northern Ireland with you! 
    Read this article →
  • Craft NI Welcomes Back Sharyn McMaster

    16-May-2017
    Craft NI Welcomes Back Sharyn McMaster Craft NI are delighted to announce the return of Sharyn McMaster to the organisation, having previously been a part of the team from 2015 to 2016 as a Support Officer. Sharyn returns to assume the new role of Operations Manager.  
    Read this article →
  • NI Maker Gail Kelly (Algan Arts) Selected for Spring Fling

    11-May-2017
    NI Maker Gail Kelly (Algan Arts) Selected for Spring Fling Featured Craft NI Directory maker, and all round talent Gail Kelly, aka Algan Arts, has been selected to exhibit at Spring Fling '17 from 27-29 May. Craft NI would like to wish Gail the best of luck!
    Read this article →

Opportunities for Makers

  • Ards & North Down Arts Funding

    3-May-2017 - Funding & Grants
    Ards & North Down Arts Funding The Ards and North Down Arts Service are offering small grants funding – Individual Artists, Youth Arts, and Arts Projects. Apply by 31 May.
    View this opportunity →
  • Call: Queeriosity Exhibition

    03-Aug-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: Queeriosity Exhibition Artists are invited to submit artwork and proposal ideas for a LGBTQ themed art exhibition to take place from Thursday 3rd August- Saturday 2nd September 2017 at the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast. This exhibition will also feature as part of August Craft Month 2017. Apply by 30 May.
    View this opportunity →
  • Call: RUA 136th Annual Exhibition 2017

    6-Oct-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: RUA 136th Annual Exhibition 2017 Founded in 1879, the Royal Ulster Academy is the largest and longest established body of practicing visual artists in Northern Ireland. Applications are now invited for the RUA's 136th Annual Exhibition. Deadline: 14 June.
    View this opportunity →

Events

  • Heritage Craft Workshops @ An Cregan

    - Workshops
    Heritage Craft Workshops @ An Cregan There a number of workshops lined up for An Creagán's Midsummer Festival. Supported by Tourism Northern Ireland’s Tourism Event Funding Programme, these workshops take place on Saturday, 17th June.
    View this event →
  • Midsummer Vintage & Handmade Fair

    - Fairs
    Midsummer Vintage & Handmade Fair Frock Around The Clock will be returning to beautiful Malone House Belfast for the fabulous Midsummer Vintage and Handmade Fair on Sunday 11 June.
    View this event →
  • Silver Linked Bracelet Workshop w/ Diane Lyness

    - Workshops
    Silver Linked Bracelet Workshop w/ Diane Lyness Join jewellery designer-maker Diane Lyness on the 16th of June in Ards Arts Centre for a one-day Silver Bracelet Making Workshop. Price: £40.
    View this event →

Programmes

  • 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.
    View this programme →
  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Sasha McVey

    20-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we've been talking to some of the makers who've been involved. Lastly, Sasha McVey guides us through her process, background, and more.
    View this programme →
  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Helen Faulkner

    19-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. Next up, Helen Faulkner guides us through her process, background, and more.
    View this programme →