News

  • August Craft Month Finished for Another Year! Thank You!

    17-Apr-2017
    August Craft Month Finished for Another Year! Thank You! August Craft Month is an annual celebration of contemporary craft and the applied arts in Northern Ireland. Thank you for joining us to celebrate the vibrant craft sector in Northern Ireland! 
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  • August Craft Month 2017 Near You!

    31-Jul-2017
    August Craft Month 2017 Near You! As August Craft Month 2017 bursts into life, we're delighted at the diverse range of exhibitions, workshops, talks, fairs, demos and more happening throughout Northern Ireland. This year sees our widest reach yet, and to celebrate, we've teamed up with wonderful makers and venues to showcase August Craft Month around the country.
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  • SIAP: Artists' Career Enhancement Sceme Now Open for Designer-Makers

    28-Jul-2017
    SIAP: Artists' Career Enhancement Sceme Now Open for Designer-Makers The Artists’ Career Enhancement Scheme (as part of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's SIAP funding) is now available to designer-makers and those working in the crafts industry. Applications for all SIAP funding programmes must be submitted by 4pm on Thursday 24th August 2017. 
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Golden Fleece Award 2018

    17-Aug-2017 - Awards & Competitions
    Golden Fleece Award 2018 Submissions are now open for the prestigious Golden Fleece Award 2018. The award is one of the largest independent monetary awards in Ireland, and makers are urged to apply before the deadline of 17 November 2017.
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  • Applications Open for the Rosy James Memorial Trust

    28-Jun-2016 - Awards & Competitions
    Applications Open for the Rosy James Memorial Trust Applications are now open for the £15,000 Rosy James Memorial Trust Award for Designer-Makers. This unique bursary aims to assist craft makers to develop their careers by creating a new body of work which would otherwise have been unattainable without the funding award. Apply by 4pm, 22 September.
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  • Call: Love Your Home Belfast 2017

    01-Mar-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: Love Your Home Belfast 2017 Love Your Home show brings ideas and inspiration from exhibitors in interiors, garden, home improvements, local art, home technology and local food producers together under one roof. Taking place at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, makers are encouraged to apply to showcase and sell their work.
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Events

  • Upcoming Events @ the Wood Shed, Templepatrick

    - Workshops,Open Studios
    Upcoming Events @ the Wood Shed, Templepatrick Up and running since 1992, The Wood Shed is a full-time family business offering woodturning services and equipment, but also regularly host popular demonstrations and workshops. Here's a rundown of what's coming up throughout September and October.
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  • Upcoming Mourne Creative Weekend Workshops

    - Workshops
    Upcoming Mourne Creative Weekend Workshops Mourne Creative have organised a number of upcoming creative weekend getaways. These popular workshops include pottery, cyanotype printing, willow weaving, blacksmithing, and more. Take a look at the schedule and find out more here.
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  • Culture Night 2017: Craft NI & Belfast Print Workshop present 'Images Need Apply'

    - Exhibitions
    Culture Night 2017: Craft NI & Belfast Print Workshop present 'Images Need Apply' Craft NI is delighted to announce the selected artists for our collaborative exhibition, 'Images Need Apply' with the Belfast Print Workshop, to celebrate both Culture Night Belfast 2017, as well as their 40th Anniversary. Join us from 4pm on Friday, 22 September!
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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