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Innovation: Overview

The future is in the making…

Innovation

Make:Shift

The new Crafts Council conference Make:Shift explores how advances in materials, processes and

Events, Innovation

Make:Shift:Do

A programme of public events to experience hands-on making

Events, Innovation

Research and Policy: Overview

The Crafts Council constantly gathers information from across the craft sector and creative

Research and Policy

Exhibitions: Overview

Exhibitions

Professional and Business Development: Overview

Professional and Business Development

Research Documents

Find, and download, research reports commisioned by the Crafts Council.

Research and Policy

COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects

Saatchi Gallery, London from 8 to 11 May 2015

Events

Crafts Council Collections: Overview

Collections

Public Consultation Responses

Public consultation responses are documents and reports that the Crafts Council write in response to

Research and Policy

August/September Policy Brief

This brief picks up on policy issues in both August and September

Research and Policy

July 2014 Policy Brief

Research and Policy

Key advocacy messages 2014

Strengthening the craft sector

Research and Policy

June 2014 Policy Brief

This month we’re sharing some key messages about business and education support for the craft

Research and Policy

Crafting Narrative: Storytelling through objects and making

Exploring how makers and designers are using objects and making to tell stories

Exhibitions

May 2014 Policy Brief

New website, new policy brief! We hope you like the new look, which links brief updates to more

Research and Policy

April 2014 Policy Brief

Noting the widely reported appointment of a new Secretary of State for culture, media and sport,

Research and Policy

Parallel Practices

Parallel Practices residencies, in partnership with the Cultural Institute at King's College

Innovation, Professional and Business Development

Hidden Agenda: Socially Conscious Craft

Presenting works by makers and designers who use craft for social comment and provocation

Exhibitions

Legacy: Two works on hope and memory

Bringing together two of the UK’s most significant ceramic artists

Exhibitions

March 2014 Policy Brief

We focus on the new Craft apprenticeship trailblazer, the budget announcements and a number of new

Research and Policy

Space Craft: Architecture meets making

Makers inspired by architecture and the influence of making in architectural studios

Exhibitions

Sign up to Researching Newsletter

Regular updates on new research and policy from the craft sector

Research and Policy

Sign up to Curating Newsletter

Regular updates for curators and craft professionals

Collections, Exhibitions

Sign up to Making Newsletter

Regular updates for makers

Professional and Business Development

Curate with Us

Collections, Exhibitions

Recent Acquisitions

Collections

How to Hire

Crafts Council exhibitions showcase contemporary craft, inspiring commissions and loaned work

Collections, Exhibitions

February 2014 Policy Brief

This month we take a closer look at the new Crafts Council report, cuts to further education funding

Research and Policy

Search the Collection

Collections

Research Strategy

The Crafts Council has delivered a rigorous and coherent body of evidence in response to its first

Research and Policy

December/January 2014 Policy Brief

This round up of two months’ policy news reports on progress with the economic estimates for

Research and Policy

How to Borrow

Collections

Portfolio

Portfolio enables makers to work in collaboration with other industries

Professional and Business Development

November 2013 Policy Brief

This brief includes updates on proposals for art, craft and design subjects across the curriculum.

Research and Policy

Out of Print: Bookbinding & Letterpress

Graphic designer Malcolm Garrett's selection of six bookbinding and letterpress works

Exhibitions

The Yellow Wallpaper

Artist Tom Gallant curates an exhibition inspired by gothic novella The Yellow Wallpaper

Exhibitions

Real to Reel

Real to Reel presents makers’ films that are a final product of their practice

Exhibitions

Bud to Bloom

Presenting work inspired by the natural world and life-cycle of plants 

Exhibitions

Injection

Injection is an intensive programme for established makers 

Professional and Business Development

OnViewOnline

An online gallery dedicated to exploring contemporary craft themes

Exhibitions

Sound Matters

Sound Matters considers the connections between craft practice and sound art

Exhibitions

Added Value?

Added Value questions the value of contemporary craft within the current landscape of branding and

Exhibitions

Hothouse

Applications are now closed for the 2014 intake.

Professional and Business Development

October 2013 Policy Brief

Find out in this month’s policy brief details of the Government and Opposition reshuffle and

Research and Policy
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