News

  • Emerging Artist to exhibit in New York in April 2019

    20-Feb-2019
    Emerging Artist to exhibit in New York in April 2019

    Northern Ireland based Textile Artist Mairead McCormack will be exhibiting her solo show 'Formidable Parallels' at the Irish Arts Center in New York in April 2019.

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  • March Meet the Maker

    19-Feb-2019
    March Meet the Maker

    2019 Instagram challenge that takes place throughout the whole of March. Keep an eye out for your favourite makers or join in to showcase your craft business story. 

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  • Gail Kelly exhibition in the Design Gallery, Leeds.

    06-Feb-2019
    Gail Kelly exhibition in the Design Gallery, Leeds.

    A solo exhibition of local maker Gail Kelly's hand stitched linen collages will take place in the Craft Centre and Design Gallery in Leeds.

    Dates: 2 February - 22 June 2019.
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Craft information session: makers within the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Area

    05-Feb-2019 - Seminars
    Craft information session: makers within the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Area

    Information session for craft practitioners within the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Area.

    Location: Portrush Atlantic, Portrush 

    Date Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 5:30 - 7:30pm

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Events

  • Surface Matters PORTFOLIO Critical Selection 2019-2020

    - Exhibitions
    Surface Matters PORTFOLIO Critical Selection 2019-2020

    Surface Matters, an exhibition of new and innovative works from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2019-20.

    Exhibition opening: Thursday, 21 February - Sunday 19 May 2019

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  • Sterling Silver Beading Workshop

    - Workshops
    Sterling Silver Beading Workshop

    Learn how to make a beaded bracelet with the Creative Director of Fred Loves Ginger. Whatever your experience, you will leave with new skills and a finished piece of sterling silver jewellery.

    Date: Sunday, 3 March

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  • Enamelling and Painted Enamel Short Course

    - Workshops
    Enamelling and Painted Enamel Short Course

    This is a rare opportunity to be taught enamelling by two of Europe’s finest enamellers Jane Short and Gillie Hoyte Byrom. This two-day workshop will teach you about many different enamelling techniques such as cloisonné, champlevé, Basse-taille and painting and miniaturist enamels.

    Date: Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 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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