Throughout August, Cork Craft Month showcases exceptional and innovative Irish craftsmanship. There are over 60 events celebrating craft across Cork city and county to be enjoyed from exhibitions to studio trails; demos to Meet the Maker sessions. Enjoy.

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Now in its 15th year, Design & Crafts Council Ireland’s PORTFOLIO programme is a select group of Ireland’s most talented designers and craftspeople. Inclusion is recognition of practitioners creating work to a standard to be considered worthy by museums, renowned galleries, and discerning collectors. DCCI’s PORTFOLIO programme has been instrumental in building the international reputations and commercial potential of Ireland’s best designer‐makers of contemporary craft.

From the PORTFOLIO membership, a distinguished group of exceptional makers are chosen for Critical Selection 2021–2022. The benchmark for this elite group is achievement of excellence in contemporary craftsmanship and design by comparative international standards. Successful applicants will feature in a mojor touring exhibition and the iconic publication. Doors are opened to international awards, representation by renowned commercial galleries and work being purchased by prestigious collections and museums worldwide.

PORTFOLIO Critical Selection 2021–2022 exhibition will be curared by Alice Stori Liechtenstein, launching at Doneraile Court in Cork from 1 August – 30 September, and will tour to prestigious venues in Ireland and Europe.

Date & Time

August 1 - September 30
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Demesne, Doneraile
Co. Cork, Ireland
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Design Craft Council of Ireland

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