News

  • Collect 2018

    16-Feb-2018
    Collect 2018

    Crafts Council presents: Collect 2018 at London's Saatchi Gallery.

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  • Makers Exhibition

    16-Feb-2018
    Makers Exhibition

    Makers Exhibition at Nerve Visual Gallery

    A celebration of Northern Ireland’s rich craft landscape past and present.

     

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  • Changes to RDS Craft Awards

    14-Feb-2018
    Changes to RDS Craft Awards

    Following a review of the Awards, the RDS has decided to significantly increase its direct support to the craft sector. This increased commitment involves:

    1 A restructuring of the RDS Craft Awards which will be in the form of significant bursaries (5 x €10,000) for emerging craft makers.

    2 The creation of a new €10,000 bursary for established makers which will be managed by the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) and sponsored by the RDS.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Online Business Course for Art and Design Glass Businesses

    18-Jan-2018 - Seminars
    Online Business Course for Art and Design Glass Businesses

    A specialist online webinar business course for art and design glass businesses.

    Presented by Contemporary Glass Society and The Design Trust.

     

    Fee: £50 - £125

    Deadline to apply: 31 January 2018

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  • Call for Applications: Goldsmiths' Fair 2018

    01-Jan-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Applications: Goldsmiths' Fair 2018

    Apply for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018

    Goldsmiths’ Fair 2018 will take place at Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, 25 September – 7 October 2018.

     

    Deadline: 9am, 26 February 2018.

     

     

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  • Prince's Trust – Enterprise Programme

    10-Jan-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Prince's Trust – Enterprise Programme

    Prince's Trust – Enterprise Programme

    Looking for training, qualifications & support into self-employment?
 The Prince's Trust works with 18 to 30-year-olds to turn big ideas into a business reality through their Enterprise programme.

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Events

  • Applied Arts Lecture; Svend Bayer and Peter Montgomery

    - Talks
    Applied Arts Lecture; Svend Bayer and Peter Montgomery

    Applied Arts Ireland and Applied Arts Northern Ireland present lectures by, Svend Bayer and Peter Montgomery. 

    Date & Time: Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 1pm.


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  • Offerings Lucy Brown

    - Exhibitions
    Offerings Lucy Brown

    A series of works which explore narratives around the body, femaleness and nostalgia. These woven works are anti-form sculptures and wall-based works that use a mixed pallete of old, second hand, vintage and unwanted clothes as raw materials.

    Re-considered Clothes workshop Wednesday 28 February 11am

    Photographers credit – Alison Bettles
    Title of work –‘When I get older….’

    Dates: 24 February to 23 March 2018

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  • Ordinary? Exhibition

    - Exhibitions
    Ordinary? Exhibition

    An exhibition of work by Chris Banks, Elaine McCully, Ragna Mouritzen and Rhiannon Ewing-James.

    Each artist has a distinct approach to conveying the ‘language’ of material. Each firmly believes it is a commonly spoken and understood language. They invite you to look at the artworks, and find fresh eyes for looking again at the ‘ordinary.’ 

    Exhibition Preview: Thursday 1 March, 7-9pm

    Dates: 1 March - 24 March 2018

     

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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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