All Events

Meet Nikki Collier in her studio

Marlay Park, Dublin 16
11 July 2021

Cyanotype Printing Workshop with Jane Cummins

The Orangery, Marlay Park with Studio ID-11
11 July 2021

Irish Craft Heroes – 50 Years of Irish Craft

Kilkenny Castle Park
16 July - 06 October 2021
Irish Craft Heroes, a major exhibition celebrating 50 years of Irish craft, coincides with Design & Crafts Council Ireland's (DCCI) 50th Anniversary since its establishment in 1971.


National Design & Craft Gallery, Castle Yard, Kilkenny
22 July - 09 October 2021
ERA, DCCI Jewellery & Goldsmithing Graduate Exhibition.

Blue Egg Gallery

22A John's Gate Street, Wexford
28 July 2021
An ongoing summer exhibition of the very best of contemporary Irish craft

HIDE by Bridge St. Studios Gallery, Dundalk

Bridge Street Studios Gallery
31 July - 07 August 2021

Annual exhibition of Clay/Works at the Printworks

The Printworks at Dublin Castle The Printworks, The new Stamping Building Dublin Castle Castle St. Dublin D02 HW86
01 - 14 August 2021
During August 2021 Ceramics Ireland will hold our annual members exhibition in the Printworks Building in the grounds of Dublin Castle. All members are invited to exhibit works, making this the largest annual exhibition of ceramics in Ireland

Moneydarragh Makers

Moneydarragh Hub
01 - 31 August 2021
"Moneydarragh Makers is a PEACE IV funded programme enabling adults and young people to explore the heritage of Mourne through ceramic, metal and textile workshops! The projects facilitation is led by Claire Mooney, a silversmith local to the area. Moneydarragh Makers will explore the heritage and history of the Mourne area while working with craft makers including; Kasia's Sewing Room and Ciara Campbell Ceramics to engage with and explore new materials. Further information to be confirmed, keep an eye on Moneydarragh Hub social media for updates

Wexford August Crafts at The Makers House

The Maker's House, Wexford: North Main Street entrance is beside Joanne's Bakery. Disability Access: come in from the Mallin Street entrance which is opposite the library and next to the Red Kettle Cafe
01 - 31 August 2021

Visit Leitrim Design House and meet the makers

Leitrim Design House at The Dock Arts Centre
01 - 31 August 2021

Visit Pauline Walsh’s Gallery and Studio on McCurtain Hill, Clonakilty Co Cork

Gallery and Studio on McCurtain Hill, Clonakilty Co Cork
01 - 31 August 2021

Visit Markus Jungmann Ceramics open studio as part of Kerry’s Studio Trail

Rusheens, Ballygriffin, Kenmare, County Kerry
01 - 31 August 2021
Studio visit to Markus Jungmann Ceramics

Exhibition of local Art and Crafts presented by Whitehead Community Association

Whitehead Centre 19 Kings Road, Whitehead, Co. Antrim
01 - 31 August 2021

PORTFOLIO Critical Selection 2021-22

Doneraile Court, Cork
01 August - 12 September 2021
Now in its 15th year, Design & Crafts Council Ireland’s PORTFOLIO programme is a select group of Ireland’s most talented designers and craftspeople.

Cork Craftmakers

01 - 31 August 2021
month long furniture exhibition

Limerick By Design

BY DESIGN - A Local Story, Castletroy
01 - 31 August 2021
Every day for the month of August you will have the opportunity to meet one of our craftspeople and watch them work.

August Craft Month NI Annual Exhibition ‘Re-New’

Craft NI Gallery,115-119 Royal Avenue, Belfast, Co. Antrim BT1 1FF
02 August - 04 September 2021
Every year during August Craft Month the Craft NI Gallery showcases the work of a selection of Northern Ireland's talented craft makers.

Niki Collier Studio workshops for children and families

Niki Collier , The Orangery, Marlay Craft Courtyard, Dublin 16
02 - 06 August 2021
Workshops for children exploring fibre and taking walks in Marlay Park

Nature’s Little Crafts

Teach na Aireagàn, Derreenaclogh, Ballydehob, Co. Cork
05 - 26 August 2021


Lavit Gallery
05 - 28 August 2021
The exhibition will be open to the public Tuesday - Saturday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm during the run of the exhibition.

A range of beginners Woodturning Courses in Gorey led by master craftsman Robert O’Connor

Robert O Connor Woodworking, Gorey, Co Wexford
05 - 21 August 2021

The Bystander Effect

Golden Thread Gallery, Great Patrick Street, Belfast
05 August - 09 September 2021

Borris Connections 2021

The Gallery at The Gate Lodge
05 - 29 August 2021

Benchspace Bites: Chopping/Serving Board workshop

Unit 015, Marina Commercial Park, Cork
07 August 2021
Always wanted to learn woodwork but didn’t know where to start? Then join us for a guided making session on Saturday, August 7th from 10am – 2pm

Belfast Potters Market

Writer's Square
07 - 08 August 2021
Belfast Potter's Market is happening for the first time in 2021 The Market will run in Writer's Square, opposite St Anne's Cathedral on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August. Each day customers will be able to browse 20 stalls by local Potters

Kilkenny Potters Market

The Parade Kilkenny
08 August 2021
Day long national public ceramics exhibition in Kilkenny

Sinterella: An Exploration of Visual Material-Based Art Storytelling

glor, Causeway Link, Ennis, Co. Clare,
08 - 22 August 2021
An exhibition with Martha Cashman, Annita McKee and Insaf Yalcinkaya. Sinterella will be accompanied by a series of free workshops for children and young people facilitated by Vicky Smith and Nathalie El Baba. Limited places available.

Doneraile Arts Festival

The Parochial Centre, Convent Road, Doneraile, Co Cork
12 - 15 August 2021
A four-day extravaganza of painting and craft workshops is being hosted in and around the historic town of Doneraile. The town backs onto the parkland of Doneraile Court built in the 1700s by the St Legers, now in the care of the OPW. The grounds are in the style of Capability Browne and offer over 400 acres of walks and the winding Blackwater.

Ballydehob -The Home of Craft

12 - 31 August 2021

Meet The Feltmaker

Studio 24, The Courtyard, Marlay Park, Dublin 16
12 - 26 August 2021
This is an online and physical exhibition of felt art created during the recent Keep Well campaign. The artists were encouraged to learn and use a new technique: in this case stained glass developed by Niki Collier during the first Lockdown and further honed through work with various artists over the last year.

Feltmakers Studio Trail

Feltmakers Ireland,
14 - 22 August 2021

Old Head Open Studio Trail

Old Head Studio, between Wesport and Louisburgh
14 - 21 August 2021
Open Studios featuring silver jewellery, ceramics


The exhibition will remain on Website until the end of August.
15 - 31 August 2021
A Feltmakers “member exhibition” showing a range of work aimed at promote the craft of felt to both beginners or a professionals.

Taster Workshop with Thomas Goldsmith Jewellers

Thomas School of Jewellery
21 August 2021
Jewellery making taster workshops

DIY Clinic / Open Night at

Unit 015, Marina Commercial Park, Cork
27 August 2021
Sign up at for advice on your DIY or woodwork project

Ceramics and Craft Fair at Ballymorris Pottery

Cois Abhainn, Cratloe, Co. Clare
28 - 29 August 2021
A ceramics, paintings and textiles showcase at Ballymorris Pottery

Fiona Shannon Ceramics Open Studio and Pottery Sale

Ceramics Studio at Flowerfield Arts Centre Portstewart
28 - 29 August 2021
Fiona Shannon is hosting an Open Studio and Pottery Sale at her work space at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart from 28th-29th August 11am-4pm daily.

Potter’s Market

Ballymorris Pottery
28 - 29 August 2021

Glass blowing demonstration and studio sale

Benefield Spencer Glass
28 - 29 August 2021
Ongoing narrated demonstrations of traditional off hand glassblowing from the furnace, with work available for purchase.