The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

 

Website: http://www.acj.org.uk/
Location: UK
Members: 67
Latest Activity: 13 hours ago

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Founded as a membership association in 1997 and registered as a Limited Company in 2006, it recognises a need to foster discussion, debate and critical review and interaction amongst its members. To this end we organise conferences, lectures, seminars, workshops and an annual general meeting for our members. Our regular newsletter, findings, features reviews, information, comment, book offers and discounts and is of benefit to both our members and the wider public. We also produce a monthly e-bulletin featuring news and opportunities.

We welcome as members practising jewellers, associated designers and crafts people, educators, students, gallery owners and retailers, museum curators, critics and collectors - indeed, anyone with an interest in contemporary jewellery.


The Association for Contemporary Jewellery 
PO Box 37807 London SE23 1XJ United Kingdom 
Telephone: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4201 
Fax: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4452 
Email: enquiries@acj.org.uk

 

WHAT WE DO

• promote greater understanding of contemporary jewellery
• support jewellers’ creative and professional development
• develop audiences for this lively field of contemporary craft and design

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels 15 hours ago

33 DAYS TO GO = 33% OFF TICKETS


Save 33% on selected tickets to New Designers when you book using code: 33DAYS


Book now, offer ends midnight, Monday 28 May

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels 15 hours ago

Are you an outstanding cultural leader with artistic credibility, commercial acumen, and connectivity? Can you enhance and showcase the impact of Warwick Arts Centre, the UK’s largest and most successful University based multi-art form venue? We are looking for an exceptional individual who will inspire communities through art, culture and creative learning, and deepen the role of Warwick Arts Centre within the University of Warwick, the region and the nation.


Warwick Arts Centre delivers a high-quality, engaging, diverse artistic programme of performing and visual arts; and an extensive creative learning programme for schoolchildren, young people, families, students and learners of all ages. Collaborating with a range of partner organisations - including acclaimed orchestras, galleries and pioneering theatre companies - we have a long
tradition of commissioning new work. Relationships with artists, students, academics and the wider community are at the heart of what we do.


We are at a critical and exciting point in our development. Warwick Arts Centre is in the middle of a major £32m programme of capital renewal, with investment from the University, Arts Council England, charitable trusts and audience members. By autumn 2020, we will open three new cinemas, a more accessible visual arts gallery and enhanced visitor facilities. Warwick Arts Centre will be a flagship venue and partner in the University’s contribution to Coventry City of
Culture 2021.

https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/820/director_warwick_...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 16 hours ago
 
 
Director
 
Spike Island wishes to appoint a new Director to lead the organisation when Helen Legg departs in the summer to take up the role of Director of Tate Liverpool.
 
We are looking for a person with energy, experience and commitment to lead and develop the organisation and its over-arching vision – artistic and organisational. Supported by a committed and highly motivated staff team and board, the successful candidate will consolidate and build on the success of recent years and develop a range of new and exciting initiatives.
 
 
 
 
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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2018 at 10:58am

Download the map above and get planning!

Are you ready for the biggest and best design extravaganza? There's only one week left until the streets of EC1 come alive in celebration of London's creative heart! More than 100 spaces in Clerkenwell will open their doors for three days of product launches, presentations and unmissable parties.

If you haven't registered yet, we'd suggest you do it now to avoid the queues!

Get your free ticket >
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2018 at 10:26am

thread 2018: workshops on sale now!
Sat 30 June

Nine classes, all very different, all for the love of textiles. Try your hand at something new or refresh a skill in small classes led by textile experts. Classes range from blackwork to making your own sustainable shoes! A workshop ticket includes entry to the festival.  See the whole line up of classes here.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2018 at 10:25am

Handmade Oxford
Oxford Town Hall
Friday 18 - Sunday 20 May 2018

The doors to the first ever Handmade Oxford are now open. Taking over two magnificent spaces within the grade II-listed Oxford Town Hall, this three-day event brings together over 90 international and UK-based designer-makers.

Discover your new favourite designers from our carefully-curated selection, showcasing fabulous  jewellery, furniture, fashion and more. Makers will be on hand throughout the event to discuss bespoke commissions and reveal all about the inspirations and processes behind their work. 

Head to the Town Hall to take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to browse, commission and shop directly from some of the most exciting contemporary designer-makers exhibiting under one roof. 

Tickets are available in online and on the door.
Full details can be found at: handmadeinbritain.co.uk/oxford

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2018 at 10:22am
Good news!
 
The deadline has been extended for the 2018 Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery. Be sure to get your entry in by 25 May.
 
GALLERY FUNAKI
4 Crossley Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000
galleryfunaki.com.au
GALLERY OPENING HOURS
Tuesday to Friday 10.30am – 5pm
Saturday 12pm – 4pm
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2018 at 10:19am
Teeth
 
 
Until 16 September
 
From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, 'Teeth' tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile.
 
Explore over 150 objects including ancient protective amulets and dental bling, dentures and drills, sketches and spittoons, tooth transplants and toothpaste ads.
 
'Teeth' is free and awaiting your inspection – no appointment needed!
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 13, 2018 at 6:26am

Also at the Festival are an outdoor chimney furnace to show bronze casting in action, a make-your-own ferrofluid (magnetic liquid) stand and an hands-on pewter casting activity.

The Institute of Making shop is back as usual as is our wondrous Materials Library display. All this and much more will be yours to explore, create, delve into, design, delight in and do.

http://www.instituteofmaking.org.uk/events/detail/festival-of-stuff...

 

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