Craft NI, is the sector-lead body for the promotion and development of the design-led contemporary craft industry in Northern Ireland.

Craft NI supports and promotes the craft industry as an integral, entrepreneurial and vibrant part of the region's economic and cultural infrastructure. Its key partners include; regional government and agencies, local government, cultural organisations, universities and colleges of further and higher education, private business and industry.

Craft NI and its programmes are funded and supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.


Annual Report 2014-2015

Published: 14-Jun-2016

Annual Report 2013-2014

Published: 14-Jun-2016

Annual Report 2012-2013

Published: 27-Jan-2015

Our Partners

Ulster University

The School of Art and Design offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses including Fashion and Textile Design and Applied Arts, which encompasses Ceramics, Textile Art, Silversmithing and Jewellery. It also has a range of postgraduate courses including MA Multidisciplinary Design, MA Art in Public and MDes Textile Material Product.

National Museums NI

Craft NI works with NMNI for itsC3 - Collecting Contemporary Craftprogramme andAugust Craft Month.