The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland invite applications for the External Exhibitions Fund 2019 (EEF), which was established to assist DCCoI members in the development of high-quality, independent exhibitions as individuals, organisations or groups including DCCoI Guilds, Associations, Networks & Societies (GANS). Organisers of exhibitions, featuring design and craft in Ireland or abroad, planned for 2019, are invited to submit for the EEF. Completed application forms, with supporting information and images, must be received on or before 18th October 2018.continue reading
Join us for a craft Festival of Creative Making on Culture Night!
Children and young people will have the chance to roll up their sleeves and explore their creativity through an inventive use of materials, technology and craft techniques, and adults can enjoy some light refreshments and entertainment. We will provide picnic blanket, cushions and music. Participate in our free drop-in workshops (suitable for all ages), engage with our interactive zone activities and Irish speaking gallery tours. Workshops and activities include tote bag printing, developing skills to make motorized moving structures and Pom-pom Jewellery. Discover our woven village, try your hand at drawing and enjoy a showcase by the Open Circle group at NDCG.
Join us for a discussion on the potential of co-operation, craft and industry to sustain rural economies. This event is part of the Bring Your Own Chair design and craft residency programme delivered by Workhouse Union with the Design & Craft Council of Ireland. As part of the project three craft makers/designers are undertaking two-week residencies engaging with the vernacular craft and design history of the locale. The discussion will include Michelle Browne and residency participants and hosts Rosie O’Reilly, Deirdre O’Mahony, Sarah Lincoln and Mollie Anna King.continue reading
Call for Innovative Exhibition Proposals - National Design & Craft Gallerys Autumn 2019-2021 Program
National Design & Craft Gallery invite innovative and engaging exhibition proposals from professional curators, practitioners, galleries, partners and museums. Our programme seeks to address current thinking, practices and concerns within contemporary craft and design disciplines. Accepting proposals until 28th June 2018.continue reading
The National Design and Craft Gallery is delighted to welcome Sandra McAllister as our new resident crafts person. Sandra will be working closely with our Education and Outreach Officer for the next three months, helping to deliver age diverse workshops as part of our innovative gallery education programmes.continue reading