National Craft Gallery are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Pembroke Kilkenny and Master Mixologist Darren Geraghty to create a special Design Cocktail for each exhibition, inspired by the ideas and forms in the show. The cocktail will be launched at the exhibition opening and will be available in Statham's Bar at Pembroke for the exhibition duration. Come along on Friday 10th February to sample the Global Irish Design Challenge inspired cocktail sensation!
Global Irish Design Challenge sought out designers and innovators who are driven to find solutions to the challenges humanity faces. Centred on themes of sustainability, wellbeing, sense of place and innovation, designers of Irish lineage or with a strong affiliation to Ireland were invited to submit projects that addressed societal issues or provided an ingenious solution to a problem. the exhibiton will run at the National Craft Gallery from 10 February to 1 May.
CURATOR'S TALK with Louise Allen introducing the exhibition projects on 10 February at 6pm Followed by the exhibit launch with Eamonn McKee, Director General, Trade Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade at 6.30pm.