Upcoming Opportunities from DCCI

August Craft Month 2022 – submit your events  
DCCI is delighted to be working with Craft NI and Cork Craft & Design to present August Craft Month – an all-island celebration of craft.
 
As many of you know, August Craft Month is a wonderful opportunity for makers to showcase craft by hosting:
·     exhibitions
·     workshops
·     demonstrations
·     any craft event that engages the public.
These events enable audiences to come together to celebrate and enjoy a range of craft experiences.
 
We are currently inviting makers and organisations to register events HERE. If you register your event by Monday 4th July, it could be promoted through our national PR campaign, and feature in the social media campaign – a reach of over 45k people!
 
Get involved in this exciting initiative to help promote craft on the Island of Ireland! If you have any questions, please get in touch with Mary Whelan at maryw@dcci.ie.
August Craft Month is a unique celebration of craft with events taking place across the island of Ireland. We welcome the submission of events that provide the chance for audiences to come together to celebrate Ireland’s craft sector whether in-person, online, or both. ⁠Submit events by Monday 4th July.⁠
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Benchspace Designer in Residence 2022  
Benchspace invites applications from established creative professionals for the 2022 Designer in Residence. Applications are also welcomed from academic staff of creative programs in any discipline seeking a period of return to a professional workshop environment. The closing date for applications is 14th July 2022.   https://www.dcci.ie/craftspeople/how-we-can-help/opportunities/benchspace-designer-in-residence-2022

   



 Future Makers 2022   Future Makers is a DCCI initiative which recognises talent, potential and creativity. Its aim is to support the next generation of makers, designers and craftspeople to take the step from training into enterprise. Future Makers is one of Europe’s largest prize-funded awards programmes, with a total prize-fund of €25,000 and 26 awards and supports available. The closing date for applications is Friday 29th July.  
https://www.futuremakers.ie/https://www.futuremakers.ie/

   
  View all opportunities here