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

  • Funding Opportunity - Travel Bursary

    04-Jun-2018 - Funding & Grants
    Funding Opportunity - Travel Bursary

    The Winston Churchill Trust Travel Award

    This is open to artists / makers working in any media, who wish to apply for projects to travel abroad for 4-8 weeks, to explore a topic of their choice. Applicants must be UK citizens aged 18 and over and be prepared to share their experience for improvement of their sector on their return. 

    This year the award includes a special grant category for glass-makers who would benefit from overseas learning.

    Deadline: 18 September 2018 for travel in 2019.

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  • ​Call for Applications: Cræftiga Award

    21-May-2018 - Awards & Competitions
    ​Call for Applications: Cræftiga Award

    Cræftiga Award

    This award is open to makers born after September 1, 1982 and based in Britain.The award is aimed at makers whose work falls into art, craft or design disciplines.

    The selected work will be exhibited at the British Craft Pavilion as part of the London Design Fair in September 2018, winners will also receive mentoring (PR, promotional, design, communication and editorial support from Hole & Corner.

    Deadline: 31 July 2018

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  • Jewellery Residency Opportunity - Amsterdam

    21-May-2018 - Residencies
    Jewellery Residency Opportunity - Amsterdam

    Every year the Françoise van den Bosch Foundation invites jewellery artists from outside the Netherlands to apply for a working period in a studio in Amsterdam (May – July).

    The foundation offers an opportunity to live and work in one of the most active jewellery communities in the world. The resident can use a studio apartment/workshop and receives a €500 grant. The studio is generously provided by jewellery maker Rian de Jong and her spouse Herman Marres.

    Deadline: 15 September 2018

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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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