Irish Craft Heroes: 50 Makers x 50 Years
23 July - 6 October
Irish Craft Heroes, a major exhibition celebrating 50 years of Irish craft, coincides with Design & Crafts Council Ireland’s (DCCI) 50th Anniversary since its establishment in 1971. To mark this landmark occasion, the National Design & Craft Gallery is producing an outdoor, touring exhibition and publication charting the evolution of the craft and design sector in Ireland over the last 50 years, paying homage to the many makers whose work has contributed to the rich tapestry of craft and design practice in Ireland.
Irish Craft Heroes exhibition launches in Kilkenny 23 July to 06 October 2021; touring to Dublin Castle from October to December 2021; and continuing to GMIT Centre for Creative Arts & Media, Galway city in spring 2022 – with further venues to be announced.