Craft at the Museum Series: The Contemporary Ceramics Collection Tour

About the event

Join us at the Ulster Museum for the Craft at the Museum Series. On the 23rd August, Kim Mawhinney, Senior Curator of Art, National Museums NI will lead theContemporary Ceramics Collection Tour in the Applied Art Gallery at the Ulster Museum.

For over 45 years the Ulster Museum has been collecting contemporary ceramics by some of the most important international makers. Come along to hear about how clay can be transformed by these ceramic artists into the most beautiful and intriguing artworks.

Free and open to all, we look forward to welcoming you there! Meet in the Applied Art Gallery at the Ulster Museum on the 5th Floor at 1pm.

Image: Wunderkammer II 13, Spouts with Pearls, Matt Smith, 2017, Black Parian with Freshwater Pearls. BELUM.V2021.3

Continue to check on the CRAFT NI and the Belfast International Arts Festival Websites for updates on more talks by craft makers throughout August and September.


Where is it taking place?

5th Floor Ulster Museum,
Botanic Gardens,

When is it taking place?

August 23rd, 1pm to 2pm

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required

About August Craft Month with Craft NI

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2022 will mark the 16th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.

Contact details

Belfast International Arts Festival

Ulster Museum

Craft NI Instagram

Craft NI Facebook

Craft NI ACM Calendar


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding the event please contact the event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Maker: Multiple

Starts: Aug 23 at 1:00 pm

Ends: Aug 23 at 2:00 pm

Discipline: Ceramics

Location: Antrim

Type: Studio Tour

Price: Free