Applied Arts Lecture; Svend Bayer and Peter MontgomeryTalks
Applied Arts Ireland and Applied Arts Northern Ireland present lectures by, Svend Bayer and Peter Montgomery.
Date & Time: Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 1pm.
Offerings Lucy BrownExhibitions
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
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
The Notion of BalanceExhibitions
Part of NI Science Festival 2018, 'The Notion of Balance' explores issues around balance, tension calibration and equilibrium, relating to our emotional wellbeing.
Exhibition Opening: 2 - 5pm, 19 February 2018. Everyone Welcome.
Dates: 19 February - 3 March 2018
'Fragmented Realities' Textile ExhibitionExhibitions
A textile based exhibition by Mairead McCormack Artist exploring the idea of memories, imagination, fragmented realities and interconnectedness.
Preview: 1 February 2018, 7-9pm
Dates: 2 - 24 February 2018
The vanity of Small Differences, 2012, by Grayson PerryExhibitions
'The vanity of Small Differences' exhibition by Grayson Perry explores the artist’s fascination with taste and class. These six tapestries were created alongside the Channel 4, Bafta-winning documentary series, 'All in the Best Possible Taste' with Grayson Perry, 2012, in which Perry vis- ited three very different regions of England, exploring the taste of the different social groups he encountered.
Dates: 19 January - 19 March 2018
Printmaking workshops with Lucy May SchofieldWorkshops
Join artists, Lucy May Schofield, for an amazing printmaking workshop at R-Space Gallery, Lisburn.
Date: Thursday, 18 January 2018
The Blue Of Distance ExhibitionExhibitions
The Blue Of Distance - Lucy May Schofield
Exhibition Preview: Saturday, 13 January 2-4pm
This show will feature fifteen of the artist’s Cyanotype prints called “The Longest Day” and a series of thirty Mokuhanga (Japanese water based woodblock prints) called “Nature Caress”.
Dates: 13 January – 9 February 2018
A variety of jewellery courses available with Belfast based jeweller, Robyn Galway.
Crafts for the Future – HCA Conference 2018Talks
The Heritage Crafts Association Conference, 'Crafts for the Future', will take place on 24 March 2018.
A Winter Evening - Goldsmith StudioExhibitions,Open Studios
Join goldsmiths Eddie J Doherty, Sarah McAleer and a selection of guest jewellers at their open studio event. Browse stunning ranges of handmade jewellery whilst enjoying one of their famous cocktails.
Dates and times:
Friday 8 December 2017 6.30 to 9pm
Saturday 16 and Saturday 23 December 2017, 12-5pm
Christmas at The ARC – Craft Fair and Kids WorkshopsFairs,Workshops
Come to The ARC and buy and original & unique artistic present!
AT THE CAFÉ: Eight wonderful artists are coming to The ARC to offer their wide variety of items, from ceramics, to illustrations, photographs, desserts, quarky christmas crafts, jewellery, etc.
AT THE WORKSHOP ROOM: Sally Young and Heather Douglas will be delivering free christmassy workshops for kids! Bring your children over while you do your Christmas shopping.
Join us on the 9th December and support the arts sector!
Date and time: Saturday 9th December from 12pm to 3pm.
Christmas Quilt ExhibitionExhibitions
An exhibition of Christmas themed quilts by Loose Thread Quilters.
“Loose Thread Quilters” is a small group of active quiltmakers drawn from all over Northern Ireland. Since our formation in 1996, our aim has been to promote the practice and art of patchwork, appliqué and quilting for both the traditional quiltmaker and the contemporary fabric artist.
Dates: 8 December 2017 to 5 January 2018
Home Exhibition by Helen Faulkner
"We are surrounded by ceramics, from the tiles we walk on to the pottery cup we have our morning coffee from. This everyday use is what Helen Faulkner loves about ceramics but it doesn’t always have to blend into the background."
Helen has created a colourful take on traditional table-ware through to ceramic sinks and decorative pillars.
Dates: 30 November 2017 to 22 December 2017
Start the festive season with a visit to CRAFTED, the Winter Craft Fair at Castle Ward.
CRAFTED is presented in the superb surroundings of the 18th Century House and Stableyard at Castle Ward.
The Big Bauble - Space CRAFTExhibitions
Call into Space CRAFT to browse our extensive range of unique, handmade decorations. We have baubles made in glass, wood, porcelain, textiles, mixed media and silver! You will be sure to find some unique additions for your tree this year.
Upcoming Events @ the Wood Shed, TemplepatrickWorkshops,Open StudiosUp and running since 1992, The Wood Shed is a full-time family business offering woodturning services and equipment, but also regularly host popular demonstrations and workshops. Here's a rundown of what's coming up throughout September and October.Workshops,Open StudiosNorthern Ireland
Upcoming Mourne Creative Weekend WorkshopsWorkshopsMourne Creative have organised a number of upcoming creative weekend getaways. These popular workshops include pottery, cyanotype printing, willow weaving, blacksmithing, and more. Take a look at the schedule and find out more here.WorkshopsNorthern Ireland
SIAP – Craft NI Funding Application Clinic with Suzanne Lyle & Deirdre Robb (ACNI)Workshops,TalksUPDATE: This event is now fully booked. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland's SIAP funding programme is now open for applications (deadline August 24th). As the sector leading body for craft development in NI, Craft NI would like to offer help and assistance to designer-makers interested in applying for funding this year.Workshops,TalksNorthern Ireland
Upcoming Craft Workshops @ Millennium Court Arts CentreWorkshopsThere are a number of exciting craft workshops coming up in Millennium Court Arts Centre, including jewellery making and ceramics. Beginning 3 June.WorkshopsNorthern Ireland