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DCCoI External Exhibitions Fund 2019 | Call for Applications

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.

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CULTURE NIGHT: Festival of Creative Making

CULTURE NIGHT: Festival of Creative Making

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.

 

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CRAFT, DESIGN AND RURAL FUTURES - ACTIONS & DETAIL PANEL, Fri 3 Aug at 6pm

CRAFT, DESIGN AND RURAL FUTURES - ACTIONS & DETAIL PANEL, Fri 3 Aug at 6pm

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.

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