Craft Scotland Conference 2018: New Ways of Seeing

Makers, curators and those interested in contemporary craft, make connections and share knowledge with international experts at the 2018 Craft Scotland Conference.

Craft Scotland Conference 2018: New Ways of Seeing

About Craft Scotland Conference 2018: New Ways of Seeing

Makers, curators and those interested in contemporary craft - this is your opportunity to get inspired, make connections and share knowledge with international experts. Early Bird booking now!

The theme for this year's international Craft Scotland 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.

>>> Book your Early Bird ticket before Friday 27 April 2018 to get 24% off

Over two days, you will hear insightful talks and dynamic panel discussions, which will focus on key themes affecting the craft world today. We are delighted to announce artist/jewellery Felieke van der Leest from Norway as a keynote speaker, who will bring her unique international perspective to Scotland.

Our popular hands-on workshops are back, along with the opportunity to engage with the National Museum of Scotland exhibitions and brush up on your practical business skills.

This is the perfect opportunity for you to meet and exchange ideas with fellow makers and specialists. The Craft Scotland Conference has plenty of occasions for networking including a dedicated evening social event on Thursday 7 June.

Stay tuned, more details of our exciting conference programme to come! We have lots of exciting speakers from home and abroad to be announced. Plus, more details about the break-out sessions and the social event coming soon.

For more information and to book your tickets visit www.craftscotland.org

Image credit: Studio Emma / Photography by Susan Castillo.

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