What's On

Thurs 25 April 2pm - 5pm

Monumentality / Fragility

Adult Workshop: Felted Artefacts

Niki Collier will guide participants in learning felt making techniques in response to her work on display in our current exhibition European Prize for Applied Arts. On completion of this practical workshop, participants will take home their own handmade constructed textile artefactes. Tea/coffee included. Book here

Thu 25 Apr 6.30PM

Monumentality / Fragility

Meet The Makers Niki Collier and Juli Bolanos Durman

Join us at the gallery to meet Dublin based Niki Collier who works with constructed textiles and Edinburgh based Juli Bolanos Durman who has recently immersed into working with glass. These designer makers will reflect on the creative influences and development of their work as they consider and discuss materiality and process. FREE event. Book here

Wed 1 and Thurs 2 May 11am + 2pm

Monumentality / Fragility

*Bealtaine - Crafternoon Tea

Crafternoon tea. Join us for an informal tour and social gathering at the gallery. Includes a fabric silk screen printing craft activity with Print Block. Celebrating creativity as we age, Bealtaine Festival 2018. Book here

Sat 11 May 11am + 12.30pm

Monumentality / Fragility

Craft Club: My Upcycled Object

Inspired by maker Juli Bolanos-Durman children learn how to repurpose found or their objects and recycled materials, transforming them into precious artefacts that tell a story. FREE event, age 5 - 12yrs. Book here

Sat 18 May 11am - 3pm

Monumentality / Fragility

National Drawing Day 2019

Join us at the National Design & Craft Gallery and experience lots of FREE creative family fun and artistry this National Drawing Day. We have a wide range of workshops including drawing using wool and thread on handmade felt squares with Marika Manning, paper making with embossing techniques with Tunde Toth, perspective drawing with Marie Willgard Kelly, fabric silk screen printing and a garden party with fun activities led by our NDCG junior volunteer group.
Craft and drawing drop-in workshops for all ages.  Book here

Thu 30 May 6.30PM

Monumentality / Fragility

Meet The Makers with metalsmiths Eimear Conyard, Annmarie Reinhold and Adi Toch

With metalsmiths Eimear Conyard, Annmarie Reinhold and Adi Toch. This will be an engaging presentation on the exhibitors practice as they discuss the different stages of their careers and consider how their work relates to the exhibition theme ‘Monumnetality and Fragility’. At 7.30pm the audience members will be invited to view a demonstration on the ancient Keem-boo technique, in the DCCoI Jewellery and Goldsmithing workshop space above the gallery. FREE event. Book here

Sat 8 June 11am & 12.30pm

Monumentality / Fragility

Craft Club: Spectacular Spectacles

Discover materials and techniques used in the work of makers Victoria Matsuka with resident DCCoI education panel member Sandra McAllister. Children will create their own besboke fun spectacles. Includes Gallery Tour of selected work. FREE event, age 5 - 12yrs. Book here

Gallery Tours

Guided tours available for groups. Booking required events@ndcg.ie | 056 7796151