National Design & Craft Gallery invite innovative, ambitious and engaging exhibition proposals from professional curators, practitioners, galleries, partners and museums. In 2021 Design & Crafts Council Ireland will mark its’ 50th Anniversary, we particularly invite exhibition proposals which celebrate this milestone and look forward to the future of craft and design practice.continue reading
Design & Crafts Council Ireland are pleased to host the seminar Bursaries & Beyond seminar at the Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle on 28 February 2020, programmed in response to the National Design & Craft Gallery’s current exhibition ‘Surface Matters’.
The seminar will explain the fundamentals of applying for bursaries and the benefits that they bring, and is suitable for emerging and established makers, as well as students of craft and design.continue reading
Design & Crafts Council Ireland continues to support high-quality exhibition-making and exhibition opportunities for Irish makers and designers through the annual External Exhibitions Fund (EEF). We are delighted to announce projects receiving funding in 2020.continue reading
For this year’s Culture Night, join us for a Festival of Collaborative Creativity and embrace the joy of being creative and working in the moment! On Friday 20 September, the Castle Yard will be transformed for the night with music and creativity and will be a truly inviting and festive environment for all ages. Highlights include: Drumming Workshop with RSAG / Rhythmic Drawing with Steven Aylin / Jewellery Making with Marie Kelly / Printing with Blackstack / ALTERations with Open Circle Arts / Creative play area for familiescontinue reading