Cork Art and Design

Cork Craft Month 2017 Events

Date: 5th July 2016 Type: Exhibitions Craft Trail: City
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Cork Craft Month brings you closer to Craft in Cork with a wide variety of Exhibitions, Open Studio days, workshops and demonstrations all over Cork city and county. For further details of all this years planned events check out the 'Calendar of events' tab .

Core Events 2017 :
Cork Craft & Design is a voluntary organization that brings together craft makers from all over Cork city and county. This is the eigth year that we are working with talented makers from all over Cork : providing you with great opportunities to see, touch and purchase some the very best craft being produced in Ireland today. Here is a list of our ‘Core Events’ for 2017 – a very special collection of events that represent our makers across many craft disciplines.

CONFIGURATE - Cork Craft & Design - Annual Showcase Exhibition 

The Atrium, Cork City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork City.

August 4th - 25th, open Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

The jewel in the crown of Cork Craft Month, CONFIGURATE’ promotes the talents of both established and emerging makers.Expect unique and dynamic work from small scale to large installation work.

Curated by Tina Darb 

Bibi Baskin will launch exhibition @ 6.00pm Thursday 3th August – all are welcome



The Home Event – with Cork Craft & Design 

James O'Neill Building (formerly The Old Mill), Kinsale

28th July  - 3rd September , 10am - 6pm daily (closed Tuesdays)

An extra special craft event featuring an eclectic selection of work by Cork Craft & Designs members’. A haven of handmade items for the home, this event will include furniture, textiles, ceramics, woodturning and framed pieces to suit all budgets and tastes.


CCD Exhibition Space & Craft Shop 

27a St Patricks Woolen Mills, Douglas, Co Cork (next to ‘On the Pigs Back’ Café)

All Month – Mon – Sat 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Our new exhibition and retail space is a ‘must see’ during Cork Craft Month. Bringing together a diverse rotating collection of Cork Craft & Designs members work , why not pop in and meet and talk to the makers working there about their products and inspirations.



‘Emerge’ New Makers Exhibition 

CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Clarke's Bridge, Wandesford Quay, Cork

Friday 4th – Saturday 26th August

Tue - Fri: 11.00am to 5.00pm Sat: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

‘Emerge’ proudly debuts work from graduating students of C.I.T Crawford College of Art and Design, Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa and St Johns Central College as part of Cork Craft Month. Presenting works from the three college’s “Emerge” aims to give the city a snapshot of what up and coming contemporary Irish design and craft. An appreciation of raw materials and age-old craft skills are blended with modern technology and production methods. Curated by Roisín Foley.

Opening Night on Friday 4th Aug @ 6:00pm. All are welcome !


New for 2017!

Meet the makers – Series of FREE Craft Demonstrations

At various venues throughout the county and the month

Be sure and check out our very special selection of FREE craft demonstrations available on pages XX to XX where you can meet our makers and witness their techniques, and skills.


For more information on any of the above listings please contact :

T: 021 436 8365