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Eunmi Kim: A Journey Home

  In her first UK solo show, Eunmi Kim explores what it means to be Korean, what traditional Korean art is, and why people admire its broad outlines, randomised spontaneity, asymmetry and intuitive finishing. Kim’s journey considers the impression that JMW Turner’s paintings, the Joseon Dynasty and the Korean Moon Jar, her landscape gardener father,…

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Craft Unravelled – talks and tours

All talks are free and start at 1:00pm from the exhibition stage on the ground floor. Materialise — 28/08/18 — 13:00 to 13:30 — Free: Join our curator on a tour of our current exhibition – ‘Materialise: A Showcase of Five Young Makers’. You’ll also learn about the Centre’s history and browse through our studios for…

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Heritage Open Day

13 September to 1st of November (free) — ‘Eunmi Kim: A Journey Home’ — Open to all We are celebrating Korean heritage, identity, craftsmanship and traditional skills through our new exhibition. Artist Eumi Kim describes her work as “reinterpreting the simple, earthy and unconstrained style of traditional Korean pottery for a contemporary and modern sensibility”. Discover her…

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Maker Meet Up

Are you looking to meet your creative match? Want to find out more about Manchester Craft & Design Centre’s Resident Makers and network with craft industry professionals? Then step out of your studios and into our creative community for our bi-annual maker social event. Join us from 6-8pm at Manchester Craft & Design Centre for…

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University of Bolton Pop-Up Showcase

Opens at 6pm on 13th September and continues until 15th September Our 4th Annual Graduate Showcase award in partnership with the University of Bolton presents the work of Holly Jones and Chloe Stokes. Holly Jones’ work examines the way that flora and fauna intersect and overlap and stems from a desire to change our common…

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Materialise: A Showcase of Five Young Makers

An exhibition of young makers co-curated by Manchester Craft & Design Centre and the Creative Agents at 42nd Street, a Manchester charity supporting young people aged 11-25 with emotional wellbeing and mental health. Materialise showcases the work of 5 young UK-based artists, makers and designers – chosen via an open call competition, spanning 3 disciplines…

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Save the Date: Wedding Pop Up

Saturday 7th of April 2018 – 11am to 5pm The resident makers of Manchester Craft & Design Centre invite you to Save the Date – our first Wedding Pop Up. With over 30 independent designer-makers in 19 studios, we create everything from wedding dresses and rings to cake toppers, pocket squares and stationery.  Together with…

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The Future In Your Hands

Thursday 15th of February to Saturday 17th of February.   The exhibition will be held in space2, on the ground floor. ‘The Future In Your Hands’ is a touring exhibition by local photographers Luke Brooker and Amanda McGovern, celebrating people from across Greater Manchester who live with a musculoskeletal condition such as arthritis or lupus….

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Future Makers 2018

  In support of new, emerging talent, each year our resident makers hand pick promising ‘Future Makers’ to showcase their work here at Manchester Craft and Design Centre. These new designers are either currently studying, recent graduates or newly emerging and this opportunity will bring their beautiful work into the spotlight. This exhibition will guide…

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Maker Meet Up – March 2018

Our first Maker Meet Up of the year will be taking place on March 22 between 6 and 8pm. Join us for an evening of informal networking, advice surgeries and a competition to have your work featured on our website and social media platforms. There will also be drinks and snacks to keep chatting about…

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