Update of news

Here is brief summary of what happened at our GANS meeting on 7th December- by Breda Fay.

Any queries please let me know by email and I’ll try to find answers:

Rosemary Steen CEO – gave an overview of DCCI 5Oth anniversary plans (see proposed deadline attached )and a brief report on the Irish Business Design Challenge.

Susan Holland, Exhibition & Programme Curator gave an overview of upcoming exhibitions that will be of interest to the GANS

External Exhibition Fund 2021 – Deadline extended to 11 January 2021 – www.ndcg.ie/news/article/external-exhibitions-fund-2021.

MADE IN IRELAND – Open Call Exhibition – www.ndcg.ie/news/article/made-in-ireland-open-call 

50 Works | 50 Makers | 50 Years – Exhibition – Nomination forms will be available soon 

Liz Nolan, Project Manager gave an overview of the ‘Keep well campaign’ 

DCCI has received funding through ‘Healthy Ireland’ for the delivery of projects under the ‘switching off and being creative’ theme. DCCI is now seeking submissions from GANS members to provide a series of community and online activities.

https://www.cognitoforms.com/DesignCraftsCouncilOfIreland1/KEEPWELL  Closing Date 13th January – Projects must be completed by end of  March 

 The Headford Lace video of the ‘The Space Between’ exhibition curated by Fiona Harrington was shown

Link to video: https://vimeo.com/469722770

 Finally, I hope the new ‘Keep Well’ campaign and the other opportunities above will be of interest to the GANS members. 

Might see you Sunday for Fibre Sales in the Park- Sunday 20th 11am- 2pm ( masks must be worn, no access to inside studio, exact money required).

Dont forget membership and Gabi McGrath course in January – forms online

Wishing you all a happy and healthy Christmas and all the very best in 2021.

Breda