New Makers - Until 8th June 2019
This exhibition will celebrate the work of recent graduates and newly emerging designer makers, chosen for their innovative design qualities and making skills.
Featuring ceramics by Natalie Moon, Verity Howard and Bethan Wilson, cushions, wall pieces and ceramics by Melissa Camm, Jewellery by Hayley Grafflin, Carolyn Kinnaird and Ella Fearon- Low, glass by Angie Packer and shelving by Emilia Palma Cientanni.
In the Window - Tara Squibb- until 31st May 2019
Tara’s work was first exhibited as part of our Carter Preston Prize Exhibition, 2018. During the exhibition, visitors voted for their favourite maker. Tara received the most votes and is now exhibited in this spotlight exhibition.
Day Trip to Ruthin Craft Gallery & artist studios - Wednesday 19th June 2019
A full and varied day visiting 2 artists in their studios in North Wales as well as Ruthin Craft Centre to see the current exhibitions. Price £35 / (£32 for Bdc Friends)
With optional veggie buffet style lunch deal £10 including a hot drink
Meet The Makers
Monday 24th June 2019, 3.00pm
Tickets £3 each
Meet Willow artist Caroline Gregson & metal artist Jason Taylor who will both speak about their works featured in the Go Eco exhibition. They will speak about their influences, how they create their unique works and how this links to the exhibition theme.
The Go Eco exhibition features works by makers working with a focus on the environment and sustainability or using recycled materials.
A unique selection of handmade gifts including jewellery, ceramics, wood, glass and paper.
Outreach Programme / Workshops / Residencies
See the latest updates from our ongoing Outreach programme. We have been successfully working with health and social care partners, including Person Shaped Support (PSS) on an outreach programme of artist–led workshops and residencies to demonstrate the benefits that craft can have on a person’s overall health and wellbeing.
Leading the Way in Contemporary Crafts
The Bluecoat Display Centre is a nationally and internationally recognised contemporary craft and design gallery that has been established since 1959.
We sell, exhibit and promote over 350 selected contemporary craftspeople each year working in a broad variety of media.
Bluecoat Display Centre has been a registered charity since 2010: Charities number 1136680