Provisional dates only!
Due to uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic we are publishing provisional dates for all our exhibitions and events at the Crafts Council Gallery. All events (free and paid) will have to be booked so we can time entries to maintain social distancing measures.
What does craft mean to you?
Does craft need to be functional; can it be funny; does it have to be beautiful and should it tackle the big topics of the day?
The Crafts Council asked leading craft makers this question. Each one has created a ‘visual answer’ by picking objects from the Crafts Council Collection.
The result is Maker’s Eye, an exhibition which features 150 objects including a delicate canary yellow bowl by Lucie Rie, one of the most important studio potters, a pink knitted 'pussy hat' worn on the 2017 Women’s March, one of the first chairs made using recycled plastics by Jane Atfield, and an industrial toilet mould by Stoke-on-Trent manufacturers Armitage Shanks.