News

  • Art in the Loft Series "Gifts from the Sea"

    23-Apr-2019
    Art in the Loft Series "Gifts from the Sea"

    An exhibition of sculptural work formed from driftwood and delicate floral paper sculptures

    19 April 2019 - 6 May 2019 

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  • ​August Craft Month 2019 | Call for Event Registration

    20-Apr-2019
    ​August Craft Month 2019 | Call for Event Registration

    August Craft Month 2019 | Call for Event Registration

    CRAFT NI invites you to register a Craft-related event for August Craft Month 2019.

    August Craft Month is Northern Ireland's Annual Celebration of all things Craft. 

    Deadline: for Event Registration | Online, Friday 10 May 2019, 5pm

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  • The Arts Council announces Annual Funding of £12.8 million for 97 key arts organisations

    10-Apr-2019
    The Arts Council announces Annual Funding of £12.8 million for 97 key arts organisations

    Government funds of £8.4million will maintain the core costs of 97 arts organisations while £4.3 million of National Lottery funding will support their programming costs.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Open Call - Unframed Works for Ulster Hospital

    9-Apr-2019 - Calls for Makers
    Open Call - Unframed Works for Ulster Hospital

    The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust is seeking to purchase up to 60 unframed 2dimensional artworks in any medium (valued between £100 and £1,000) to enhance the patient environment at the Acute Services Block, Ulster Hospital currently under construction.

    Successful artist’s work will reflect the themes of Nature and Movement and will contribute to a soothing and inspiring atmosphere for patients, staff and visitors. Submissions from artists based in County Down and Antrim would be particularly welcome

    Application deadline: Wednesday, 10 April at 4pm.

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  • The Hidden Garden Experience Summer Art Fair - Call For Exhibitors

    02-Jun-2019 - Calls for Makers
    The Hidden Garden Experience Summer Art Fair - Call For Exhibitors

     

    The first big event will be the Summer Art Fair in the ballroom of the Marine Court Hotel, Bangor on Sunday 2nd June 2019.

    Application deadline: Monday, 13 May 2019

     

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  • Call for Entries: Arts Thread Emerging Talents at Handmade Oxford

    27-Jun-2019 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Entries: Arts Thread Emerging Talents at Handmade Oxford

    The four-day festival will bring together some of the most exciting makers from all over the world, featuring contemporary craft and design, sculpture, interiors and lifestyle, print and photography, artisan food, workshops and demonstrations.

    Deadline: Tuesday, 30 April 2019

     

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Events

  • Weave a Willow Basket with Black Mountain Baskets

    - Workshops
    Weave a Willow Basket with Black Mountain Baskets

    Learn how to weave a willow basket in a day with maker Bríd McKeown

    Date: Saturday, 25 of May 2019

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  • How to improve your website with LEAN

    - Workshops
    How to improve your website with LEAN

    Linking Entrepreneurs in Antrim and Newtownabbey present this workshop to address the key components of good website governance for either a new business website or to improve an old/existing website.

    Date: Wednesday, 1 May 2019

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  • Frame Loom Weaving at An Creagan

    - Workshops
    Frame Loom Weaving at An Creagan

    Learn the basics of tapestry weaving on a simple frame loom. Participants can create a small contemporary wall hanging in a one day intensive class

    Date: Monday 27 May 2019

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Programmes

  • Call for Applications: NI Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop Retail Opportunity

    18-Oct-2018
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    Call for Applications: Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop – Retail Opportunity.

    Deadline: Thursday, 8 November 2018, 5pm

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  • 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’.

    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

    Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm

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