News – Ireland

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Homo Faber Guide is Online

This September Michalangelo Foundation launched the Homo Faber Guide, a curated online resource that brings craftsmanship in Europe to your fingertips. National Design & Craft Gallery are very excited to be included in the Homo Faber Guide along with 30 exemplars of Irish talent currently being featured. continue reading
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Heritage Week Webinar: Tools Of The Trade

Join the National Design & Craft Gallery (NDCG) with visual artist Caroline Schofield and special guests, for an informal panel discussion focusing on heritage crafts. This webinar will highlight a selection of wonderful stories gathered as part of the NDCG’s Narrative Tools Project. Special guests will also share expert knowledge of heritage craft skills & collections. Panel participants and audience members will be encouraged to consider how we can preserve and in-still the value of Irish craft knowledge & skills for future generations. continue reading

Get Ireland Making

Are you a maker, designer or craftsperson who would like to be involved in GET IRELAND MAKING? Design & Crafts Council Ireland, supported by CreativeIrl, is commissioning online content that will ‘Get Ireland Making’. We hope this will provide inspiration to our friends and families and highlight the talent and skills of you, our makers. continue reading
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External Exhibitions Fund - Call for Applications - 5 Nov 2019

The Design & Crafts Council Ireland invite applications for the External Exhibitions Fund 2020 (EEF). Organisers of exhibitions, featuring design and craft in Ireland or abroad, planned for 2020, are invited to submit for the EEF. Completed application forms, with supporting information and images, deadline extended to midnight Tuesday 5th November 2019. continue reading
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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. continue reading
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