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Visual Artists Ireland (NI) Arts Council of Northern Ireland SIAP Information Session20-Jun-2019
Visual Artists Ireland (NI) are holding an Information Session, open to all artists (and Craft makers). The session aims to provide information about the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's Support for the Individual Artist Programme or SIAP which is due to open for applications in July 2019.
Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 11.30am to 1pm
Making Conversations Podcast18-Jun-2019
Making Conversations is a podcast from silversmith Robyn Galway and ceramicist Jemma Millen - both practicing makers and graduates from the applied art department of Ulster University, who share a love of making and craft. Join us on our journey of making conversations with local makers.
We are now LIVE! Listen to the very first episode of Making Conversations Podcast where we went on tour to the annual Ulster University Degree Show and spoke to some fresh, new makers due to graduate in 2019.
Launch of Another Économusée18-Jun-2019
Hot Milk Forge is now the eighth Économusée in the UK. It is an initiative of Eamonn Higgins. Eamonn was a participant on the Craft Northern Ireland Making It Programme 2011 to 2013.
There are currently eight Économusée workshops in Northern Ireland. Five are food based. The other three are Craft based and in County Antrim. Steensons Jewellers in Glenarm, Scullion Hurls in Loughguile and Hot Milk Forge in Martinstown.
Craft Forum 2019: Agenda07-Jun-2019
Thank you to everyone who registered for the Craft Forum on Tuesday, 11 June 2019.
The Forum is an event aiming to bring together makers and those with an interest in the Craft sector in Northern Ireland to provide feedback on Craft NI's plans and programmes. It will also give us an opportunity to share experiences, network and to identify opportunities and areas for development for the Craft sector in Northern Ireland.
New Appointments at CRAFT NI07-Jun-2019
We’re pleased to announce some new faces at Craft NI following a recruitment process and recent Board meeting.
Craft Forum: Registration28-May-2019
We have pleasure in inviting you to CRAFT NI's first Craft Forum on Tuesday 11th June in The Mac, Belfast.
Deadline for Registration is Thursday, 6 June 2019, 5pm.Date: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Time: 10am to 1pm
Venue: The MAC, 10 Exchange Street West, Belfast, BT1 2NJ
Gail Kelly of Algan Arts to show work as part of Spring Fling 2019 Scotland18-May-2019
Spring Fling is a vibrant visual art and craft open studios event covering the length and breadth of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland.
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, 25 and 26 May 2019
Belfast Met new HND in Art & Design03-May-2019
Belfast Met new HND in Art & Design
From September 2019, Belfast Met will be offering a new multi-disciplinary Higher National Diploma in Art & Design. This will be a two-year full-time course aimed at students who wish to purse or develop their careers in the creative industries.
CRAFT NI | Craft Forum | Survey27-Apr-2019
CRAFT NI | Craft Forum | Survey
CRAFT NI is planning a Craft Forum meeting.
The first meeting will be a half-day session and will take place in Belfast.
To this end we are conducting a survey to find out from you, the Craft makers and stakeholders, what your preferred session would be.Deadline: Sunday, 5 May 2019, 5pm.
LUACHANNA: PINCH x Mourne Textiles27-Apr-2019
MOURNE TEXTILES and furniture brand PINCH present their collaboration LUACHANNA: a collection of wall hangings and cushions to celebrate artistic making, symbolising the shared values that both brands employ in their collections and approach to creating elegant and dimensional products.
Installation open: 8 – 10 May, 09:30 – 17:30, 11 May 10:00 – 16:00
Demonstrations: 8 and 9 May, 10:00 and 14:00
Art in the Loft Series "Gifts from the Sea"23-Apr-2019
An exhibition of sculptural work formed from driftwood and delicate floral paper sculptures
19 April 2019 - 6 May 2019
Call for Event Registration: August Craft Month 201920-Apr-2019
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.
The Arts Council announces Annual Funding of £12.8 million for 97 key arts organisations10-Apr-2019
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.
BBC 2 Arts NI Presents - Ones to watch02-Mar-2019
Featuring 5 artists including makers Anne Butler - ceramics and Mairead McCormack - textiles.
A great showcase of local craft. Also featured are illustration, gaming and screenwriting.
Recruitment: Craft NI - Director01-Mar-2019
Craft NI is seeking a skilled leader, with vision, passion and a strong entrepreneurial approach who can drive and build the momentum of the organisation as they move forward.
Deadline for applications: Friday, 29 March 2019
Emerging Artist to exhibit in New York in April 201920-Feb-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.
March Meet the Maker19-Feb-2019
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.
Gail Kelly exhibition in the Design Gallery, Leeds.06-Feb-2019
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.
Retracing Nature Exhibition06-Feb-2019
Local silversmith, Stuart Cairns, exhibit work at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery in Zurich.Exhibition dates: 9 February - 30 March 2019
ACNI Public consultation: Draft of 5-year Strategic Framework for Developing the Arts 2019-202423-Jan-2019
Public consultation is now open for Draft 5-year Strategic Framework for Developing the Arts 2019-2024
Deadline: Friday, 22nd March 2019, 4pm.