January Events at National Craft Gallery

January Events at National Craft Gallery

January will be a busy month at the National Craft Gallery with the opening of our new exhibition FUTURE BEAUTY?, family workshops and Late Date talks.

FAMILY DAY Weaving Words Sat 12 Jan, 10.30am + 12 noon

Craft Up your January and join us for WEAVING WORDS! This fun-filled Family Day were we will be exploring rhythms in poetry as well as the rhythmic actions of weaving. Bring along a favourite poem and try your hand on our loom! The workshops are suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years old but all the family are welcome to stay and join in! FREE EVENT booking required

Thank you to all the participants who took part in Saturdays Weaving workshop. Join us on Saturday 9th February for our next Family Day Workshops.


FUTURE BEAUTY? Curators Talk & Exhibition Opening  with Curator Amanda Game:  Fri 25th Jan, 5.30pm, 6pm

Future Beauty?  is an exhibition of everyday and extraordinary objects – pots, jewels, sculpture and furniture – designed and made in twenty six independent Irish studios in the past year. Read more about FUTURE BEAUTY here

LATE DATE Talk Thursday 31st January 6.30pm 

Adornment; Jewellery in the Present Tense. Conversation with Eimear Conyard & Angela O'Kelly

Eimear Conyard, Neckpiece: Gold Seam


Angela o Kelly, Sculptural Arm Piece