The Craft Scotland conference offers makers, curators, industry specialists and those interested in contemporary craft the opportunity to get inspired, share knowledge, and make connections.

Join us at this years international craft conference. Over two days, you will hear insightful talks that focus on key themes affecting the craft world today. 

The theme for this year's conference is New Ways of Seeing. Guest curated by Rose Watban, formerly the Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Design at National Museums Scotland, her programme will shine a light on makers and their innovative practices.

See full programme and details at www.craftscotland.org

  • Bangle, entitled Lifebuo by Felieke van der Leest c.2000 On display in the Making And Creating gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.

    Bangle, entitled Lifebuo by Felieke van der Leest c.2000  On display in the Making And Creating gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.
  • Gold Square brooch, Scotland, Edinburgh, Stephen Bottomley, 2012

    Gold Square brooch, Scotland, Edinburgh, Stephen Bottomley, 2012
  • Parametric Bowl with circular configuration, English, London, by Peter Musson, 2007

    Parametric Bowl with circular configuration, English, London, by Peter Musson, 2007
  • Ruff necklace, England, Stephen Bottomley, 1998

    Ruff necklace, England, Stephen Bottomley, 1998

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Craft Scotland in partnership with National Museums Scotland.

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Exhibition
Art of Glass

This exhibition explores the work of leading glass artists in Britain today.
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Art, Design and Fashion galleries

These sumptuous galleries showcase the best of decorative art, design, fashion and style. Discover a treasure trove of beautiful works, explore the influence of design on everyday life and see how contemporary makers continue to innovate.
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Eclipse Blue sculpture

This stoneware sculpture by artist Matthew Chambers is destined for our new Making and Creating gallery.
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Michael Eden's Portals

This contemporary piece by sculptor Michael Eden celebrates the architectural styles of the National Museum of Scotland.
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Vase by Hamish Dobbie

This beautiful piece was commissioned from Scottish silversmith Hamish Dobbie by the P&O Makower Trust for the Making and Creating gallery.
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Campionissimo aluminium bowl

Created by designer Drummond Masterton, this milled aluminium bowl is inspired by the 60th anniversary of Italian cyclist Fausto Coppi winning the Giro d'Italia-Tour de France double in 1949.
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Event information

When

7 Jun - 8 Jun 2018

Where

Auditorium, Level 1. Entry via Chambers Street

How much

All 2 day tickets

Concession: £70
Early Bird Standard: £95
Standard: £125

Booking information

Age 14+

Booking essential.

Tickets available from www.craftscotland.org

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