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Tribes – International Textile Exhibition

10th January - 31st March

Region: North West

The International Textile Exhibition is back with new work from around the world. Tribes is the inspiration for the work entered into the competition from internationally renowned textiles artists. There is a stunning array of figurative and abstract work reflecting elements such as culture, values, goals, and family.


Spring Craft Collection 2024: Art and Craft with Local Heart

13th January – 20th April

Region: South East

The Spring Craft Collection at New Brewery Arts presents a curated range of unique, local and nationally renowned craft. Treat yourself to something new for your home or buy gifts for your loved ones. This exhibition includes jewellery by madebyhandonline jeweller Emily Kidson (pictured).


Quilt Art: Material Evidence

13th January – 27th May

Region: Midlands

Material Evidence is an exhibition of textile art by current and former members of the pan-European group Quilt Art. It celebrates the adventurous spirit and rich heritage of women who make art through stitching and is inspired by the life and work of Mary Fogg, a founder member of Quilt Art and pioneering textile artist, […]


PULP

20th January – 13th April

Region: South West

This exhibition will show the huge variety of applications and techniques in use across the world of contemporary paper making, including the use of paper and card in design, and paper art. With works varying in scale from miniature to vast, using paper and card in all its states, and showcasing its amazing variety of qualities.


Paper at Heart Gallery

21st January - 21st April

Region: Yorkshire

The Paper Exhibition at Heart Gallery in Hebden Bridge features madebyhandonline makers Kate Kelly (pictured) and Betty Pepper and seeks to endorse the individual nature of paper based art through a display or wall art, sculpture, paper clay ceramics and stationery products. The gallery writes, “We hope to share our love for this fascinating and […]


The Glass Heart. Art, Industry & Collaboration

27th January – 21st April

Region: London

This bold new exploration of glass in the UK brings together for the very first time rarely seen works from key UK collections, celebrating this remarkable material – unforgiving, fragile, strong, sustainable. Beginning in the mid-19th century, and plotting key moments through the UK’s glassmaking history, glass is presented here as an experimental art form […]


Red

2nd February – 30th March

Region: Yorkshire

RED is a mixed exhibition of nineteen artists all inspired by this bold colour. You will find an eclectic mix of renowned makers and artists who have been asked to explore the theme of Red in all its hues so be prepared for a real feast for the eyes. This exhibition includes work by madebyhandonline maker […]


Woven / Unwoven

10th February - 7th April

Region: Wales

This solo exhibition presents a stunning collection of Laura Thomas’s framed artworks, free-standing sculptures and textile hangings. Laura writes, “This exhibition represents a distillation of all my areas of interest in working with thread, making both woven and unwoven works. The transformation of passive threads, metaphors for fate, held taut on a loom to be […]


Past Present Future

17th February – 18th May

Region: North West

How can jewellery challenge & contribute to the language of sustainability? What are the conversations about sustainably that are triggered by the jewels we make? Where are the questions in our practice about sustainability & how do they have a connected relationship with the making, methods & materials we use? The ambition for the exhibition […]


RBSA Print Prize Exhibition

29th February - 7th April

Region: West Midlands

With both contemporary and traditional techniques and approaches on display, including screen printing, linocut, monoprint, etching, woodcut, lithography, and dry point, the exhibition is a wonderfully diverse show championing a medium that is often overshadowed by others.


York Ceramics Fair

9th - 10th March

Region: North East

York Ceramics Fair showcases the best in contemporary studio ceramics from the UK and beyond. This is a great opportunity to buy beautifully hand-crafted pieces direct from leading contemporary makers.


The Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair

16th - 17th March

Region: North West

The Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair returns in March. You’ll find over 60 emerging and established artists and collectives – working in linocut printing, mono-printing, screen-printing, collograph, woodcut, risograph, cyanotype, textile design and more – alongside a selection of galleries which specialise in selling prints.


Handmade in Highgate

22nd - 24th March

Region: London

A designer maker fair held at the Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution – perfect for thoughtful gifts. This popular, friendly event features jewellery, textiles, ceramics, wood and more. A great opportunity to see madebyhandonline maker Penny Little (pictured).


Sheffield Ceramics Festival

6th - 7th April

Region: Yorkshire

Up to 50 leading and up and coming ceramic artists from the Sheffield area and beyond will be exhibiting in the 10th Sheffield Ceramics Festival. This is a great opportunity to see madebyhandonline maker Rebecca Perry (pictured) and Becca Brown.


MINI MADE

6th April

Region: South East

A new curated and friendly mini monthly market brought to you by the organisers of MADE LONDON and MADE BRIGHTON. A relaxed, high quality, craft market with a changing roster of makers selling different crafts each month – all makers selected to create an interesting and exciting show.  


York Open Studios

13th & 14th April and 21st & 22nd April

Region: North East

York Open Studios is an annual community arts event which celebrates the best artists and makers living or working within a ten-mile radius of the city. Each year York Open Studios provides an opportunity for the public to visit artists’ studios and exhibitions.


Ceramic Art London

19th - 21st April

Region: London

Over twenty years Ceramic Art London has grown to be the place to see and buy contemporary ceramics in Europe. The popularity and success of the event is largely down to the quality and diversity of its exhibitors. Kensington Olympia West is a new venue for the show this year and makers exhibit as individuals rather […]


Oxfordshire Artweeks

4th - 27th May

Region: South East

Oxfordshire Artweeks is the UK’s oldest and biggest artist open studios & pop-up exhibition event. From 4th-27th May you can feast your eyes on a huge range of creative activity by hundreds of artists, makers and designers in artists’ studios, pop-up galleries, glorious gardens, ancient churches, medieval tithe barns and hundreds of other amazing venues.


Potfest Glynde Place

10th - 12th May

Region: South East

Potfest – Glynde Place is set in parkland immediately in front of a grand Elizabethan country house on the doorstep of the South Downs. The show is within easy access by road and rail from Brighton, Eastbourne and Lewes. Over 90 makers have been selected to showcase a wide and diverse range of work that […]


Spring Fling

25th - 27th May

Region: Scotland

Spring Fling is a vibrant visual art and craft open studios event covering the length and breadth of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland; it is highly regarded as one of the UK’s most successful contemporary visual art and craft events.


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