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Photo: Hand carved and jointed ‘Gigi’ wooden cats; Maker: David Cousley; Photo credit: Craft NI

REMEMBER at R-Space Gallery

R-Space Gallery 32 Castle Street, Lisburn

Six artists based in Northern Ireland have been selected from an open call as part of the Materials, Messages and Meaning series at R-Space Gallery. Now in its ninth year, these exhibitions explore artists’ different approaches to materials, methods of production and messages within their work. This year selected artists  have responded to the theme … Continue reading REMEMBER at R-Space Gallery


ForM Sculpture Exhibition

Walled Garden Bangor Castle

ForM is one of the highlights of Ards and North Down Borough Council’s annual Arts exhibition programme, giving visitors the unique opportunity to experience art in a different context, outside the traditional gallery setting. This year's exhibition showcases over 20 sculptures created by artists from across the island of Ireland. The works are inspired by … Continue reading ForM Sculpture Exhibition


Liminal…[in Review]

Ards Arts Centre Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards

This group exhibition, curated by visual artist Meadhbh McIlgorm, presents a selection of artworks and event documentation from two temporary, outdoor ‘alleyway exhibitions’ which took place in Belfast within the past year. Liminal - “relating to a transitional stage” or “occupying a position at both sides of a boundary". Within the past year artist Meadhbh … Continue reading Liminal…[in Review]


Ceramics Ireland Selected Members Exhibition

Rathfarnham Castle 153 Rathfarnham Rd, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

The Selected Members Exhibition from Ceramics Ireland is now open in the historic setting of Rathfarnham Castle. The exhibition is open daily: 9.30am-4.45pm until 26 June. Admission is free, but booking is advised as places are restricted. Ring  +353 1-493 4962 or email rathfarnhamcastle@opw.ie Image shows work by Co Down artist Patricia Miller


Art & Soul

Culloden Estate and Spa Bangor Road, Holywood, Belfast

Gormleys Fine Art will host Ireland’s most prestigious arts and sculpture event ‘Art & Soul,’ at the 5* Culloden Estate and Spa, Belfast. Held over 3 weeks, a number of exhibitions and artworks will be on display throughout the hotel and its grounds by leading Irish and International artists. Included will be a sculpture exhibition … Continue reading Art & Soul


Spooncarving 1 day workshop

During this 1 day spoon carving workshop you will be using traditional tools to shape green wood. The beauty of green wood lies in its ability to be shaped easily as it is soft and easily worked with hand tools. Stephen Ryan from Green Woodwork Ireland will teach you the skills needed to become a traditional … Continue reading Spooncarving 1 day workshop


Ceramic Tall Vase Workshop

The Designerie in Bushmills have resumed their workshops and they're booking up fast! Click here to see a list of their upcoming events. In this workshop you will create a tall ceramic vase for your sunshine cut flowers by using clay slabs / slips and glazes. All ceramics will be taken away to be fired and available … Continue reading Ceramic Tall Vase Workshop


Ceramics Summer Class at Befast Met

Belfast Met Millfield Campus, Belfast

This workshop is designed with both the beginner and the more experienced ceramics student in mind. Those with no experience of clay will be taught the basics of clay working to include the main hand building methods such as coiling, slab-building and press-moulding. Those students returning to ceramics will be given individual attention as required, … Continue reading Ceramics Summer Class at Befast Met


August Craft Month 2021

  We are delighted to launch our call-out for August Craft Month, Northern Ireland’s unique celebration of the craft sector, providing opportunities for the public to experience, participate in and learn about Craft. Craft NI leads on the promotion and communications of all the events, profiling makers, highlighting venues and the work of the Councils, … Continue reading August Craft Month 2021

What Colour is Metal?

Dublin Castle

Group exhibition considering the relationship between metal and colour in contemporary silversmithing and jewellery, with a mapping of relationships and practice in key centres internationally. It examines approaches ranging from colour achieved using the inherent properties of metal to react with other chemicals or heat (or a combination); the reveal of colour as a property … Continue reading What Colour is Metal?

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