To coincide with the launch of Monumentality / Fragility EUROPEAN PRIZE FOR APPLIED ART, DCCoI will host a seminar on Sat 9 February on the theme of Materiality & Process. Join Louise Allen - Head of Innovation and Development, DCCoI and President of the World Crafts Council Europe, with exhibiting makers for an afternoon of talks and discussion.continue reading
National Design & Craft Gallery is delighted to be open through the Christmas holidays to ensure you can get your craft and culture fix! We will close on Christmas Day, Stephens Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day, and are delighted to be open throughout the other days. We look forward to welcoming you over the holidays!
Wishing you and yours a happy and peaceful holiday.continue reading
National Design & Craft Gallery welcome you to enjoy festive craft evenings - learning to make your own Porcelain Decorations and Christmas Cards on Thurs 6th December and on Thurs 13th December to create Winter Wreaths and Festive Willow Decorations. Presented as part of Kilkenny’s winter festival YuleFest.continue reading
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.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.