Opportunities to Connect 2018

Opportunities to Connect 2018
Thu 26 April 2018, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | £10
Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Rd, Kirkcaldy

Applied Arts Scotland is among the organisations taking part in the Opportunities to Connect 2018 conference being presented by Fife Contemporary to introduce new makers and craft & design graduates to Scottish arts organisations that offer support, funding and opportunities.  Their aim for the event is to allow participants to leave with a deeper understanding about their work and knowing where to go for support and information on how to develop their practice as a maker.

Included in the day will be instructional and discursive sessions as well as inspirational presentations with ample opportunity to ask questions.

Further Information on the day:

• Discursive and workshop sessions will be hosted by Creative Scotland, Craft Scotland and Cultural Enterprise Office.
MakeWorks explain their resource which helps locate local fabricators, material suppliers & workshop facilities.
Applied Arts Scotland will introduce our membership and explain how you can get involved.
Tom Pigeon will be sharing their journey to becoming a successful design studio.
• A pop up showcase of works from their recently selected makers for their online exhibition Materialise.

An exhibition visit – there will also be an optional visit and curatorial talk at their exhibition ‘Nexus: Meetings at the Edge‘ which features the work of 20 makers from Britain and Ireland working within jewellery, silversmithing, textiles and ceramics.

For further information & to buy a ticket visit https://www.fcac.co.uk/event/opportunities-connect-2018/


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