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  • Shadow of Sodeisha: Japanese and Irish Art in Clay

    Exhibitions
    Shadow of Sodeisha: Japanese and Irish Art in Clay
    Shadow of Sodeisha: Japanese and Irish Art in Clay will open on the 31st March, at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin. The Sodeisha or ‘Crawling through Mud Association’ aimed to reject traditional historical precedents in the then Kyoto-based ceramic industry.
  • Hey Clay! @ Flowerfield Arts Centre

    Workshops
    Hey Clay! @ Flowerfield Arts Centre
    Come along to Flowerfield Arts Centre on 7 April to celebrate Hey Clay! with some “wheelly” ripping fun. Have a go and throw some clay down on the potter’s wheel with potters Lorna, Malcolm and Adam on hand to help you make some shapes - absolutely no experience needed. 
  • Womenfolk: A Celebration of Women in Design

    Talks
    Womenfolk: A Celebration of Women in Design
    This special talk and forum in Belfast and Derry will focus on celebrating women in Design and how collectively we can celebrate and promote aspiring, emerging and established female designers. Taking place 31 March.
  • Setting Your Own Agenda with Patricia Clyne-Kelly @ VAI, Belfast

    Workshops,Talks
    Setting Your Own Agenda with Patricia Clyne-Kelly @ VAI, Belfast
    Setting Your Own Agenda, which takes place at VAI's Belfast office on the 3rd of May, will help shift your mindset, find your focus and sharpen your creative mind. Featuring Patricia Clyne-Kelly, as well as guest speakers, this seminar is open to designer, makers, artists and creatives.
  • Tiffany Glass Workshop @ Mossley Mill

    Workshops
    Tiffany Glass Workshop @ Mossley Mill
    Create your own 'Mackintosh Rose' glass panel in beautiful art glass at Museum at The Mill, Newtownabbey, on Saturday, 22 April.
  • Artists at The Mill Easter Pop-Up Shop

    Fairs
    Artists at The Mill Easter Pop-Up Shop
    Following on from the success of their Christmas Pop-Up Shop, Artists at The Mill will hold an Easter edition on the 9th of April, at Conway Mill.
  • Ulster Folk & Transport Museum March Craft Programme

    Workshops
    Ulster Folk & Transport Museum March Craft Programme
    The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum has an extensive programme of craft-orientated workshops and talks planned in for 2017, with various different events taking place throughout winter, spring, and beyond.
  • MADE 2017 @ Space CRAFT

    Exhibitions
    MADE 2017 @ Space CRAFT
    Join the Craft & Design Collective for MADE 2017, their annual exhibition of selected craft, applied art and design at Space CRAFT. Running 3 March - 1 April.
  • Maiden Voyage: An Exhibition Celebrating making it 2015-17

    Exhibitions
    Maiden Voyage: An Exhibition Celebrating making it 2015-17
    This exhibition showcases crafts developed along the journey through Craft Northern Ireland's flagship 'Making It' programme. For over ten years the programme has supported designer-makers as they take their first steps towards establishing sustainable craft businesses. Running until 29 April.
  • Craft @ Creativity Month – Week 3 & 4

    Exhibitions,Workshops,Open Studios
    Craft @ Creativity Month – Week 3 & 4
    During the March month-long celebration of all things creative here in NI, there is much to be excited about for those with a particular interest in Craft & Design. Have a look at the listings and find out how you can get involved.
  • Craft & Design @ the NI Science Festival

    Exhibitions,Workshops,Talks,Open Studios
    Craft & Design @ the NI Science Festival
    There are a number of fab-looking craft & design orientated events taking place during the remainder of the NI Science Festival. Why not get involved and learn something and have fun!
  • Earth and Fire: Art of the Japanese Potter with Mike Robinson

    Talks
    Earth and Fire: Art of the Japanese Potter with Mike Robinson
    Join Craft NI & the Ulster Museum for an illuminating series of free talks on Japanese Pottery by Mike Robinson, former Head of Applied Arts at the Ulster Museum, Belfast and an expert in Irish contemporary glass & ceramics. Begins 8 March.
  • Materiality: The Quality of Being Composed of Matter

    Exhibitions
    Materiality: The Quality of Being Composed of Matter
    Set to preview this Thursday, 26 January, 7-9pm in Ards Arts Centre, Materiality: The Quality of Being Composed of Matter explores the issue of what makes us human. Running until 25 February.
  • Open Art @ Project 24

    Workshops
    Open Art @ Project 24
    Project 24 welcomes back its popular Open Art Day. Come along to Project 24 and meet the Artists in their Art Pods and in The Hub, on 6 May and 7 October.
  • Spring Into Craft

    Exhibitions,Fairs,Workshops
    Spring Into Craft
    A new annual event, and doubling up as a ‘Creativity Month’ event, Spring into Craft will transform Conway Square, Newtownards, into a carnivalesque showcase of the best of craft and design on the 31st of March.
  • Art In The Loft Programme @ Ards Crafts

    Exhibitions
    Art In The Loft Programme @ Ards Crafts
    Beginning in April, Ards Crafts is hosting a number of Art In The Loft events at the Loft Gallery, overlooking the Narrows at Portaferry. These exhibitions will feature a variety of talented local makers working in different mediums.
  • Meet the Maker Programme @ Ards Crafts

    Exhibitions
    Meet the Maker Programme @ Ards Crafts
    Ards Crafts are hosting a number of 'Meet the Maker' events throughout 2017. Including demonstrations, showcases and much more, these events in the Space Gallery, Ards Craft & Design Centre, are thoroughly wide-ranging in scope and will have something for everyone.
  • Creative Craft Level 2 Ceramics with Rebecca Killen @ SRC

    Workshops
    Creative Craft Level 2 Ceramics with Rebecca Killen @ SRC
    Talented local ceramicist Rebecaa Killen will be leading a Creative Craft Level 2 Ceramics evening class in the Southern Regional College, Newry from 2nd February for 17 weeks. This is the perfect opportunity for those with an interest in pottery to learn a new skill.
  • Emerging Reality – A Rogue Butterfly @ R-Space Gallery, Lisburn

    Exhibitions
    Emerging Reality – A Rogue Butterfly @ R-Space Gallery, Lisburn
    In this textile-based work Heather Burgess shares information about the experience of being diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of 32, and expresses her feelings about the diagnosis, her treatment and recovery. Check it out until the 3rd of February.
  • Fine & Dandy Market Upcoming Dates

    Fairs
    Fine & Dandy Market Upcoming Dates
    The Fine & Dandy Market showcases the work of independent makers, designers, illustrators and artists alongside stalls from collectors of records, books and vintage wares and quality local Food & Drink Produce. You'll certainly find something unique, local, and handcrafted at their upcoming fairs.