metal tokens

Free online event
24 June 2021
Including a virtual guided tour of the exhibition.

a felt portrait

Available to young people based in Birmingham. Visit the Expo to apply.

A view of the gallery space. I brightly coloured sculpture by Blackwater polytechnic is in the centre of the space.

Touring Exhibition
26 March – 26 June 2021
Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown

A young woman crouches over a memorial stone, she is pouring molten metal into the carved patterns.

In:Site practice an career devlopment opportunity
Deadline: 18th July 2021

Learn craftivism skills with Seleena Laverne Daye on the Making For Change Expo site.

A small hand held camera obscura shows an image of the cathedral.

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A group of people gather around a table outside making, someone is filming.

Garfield Weston Foundation award. Read about plans for the year ahead.

Join us in making a positive difference. Your curiosity about craft helps us to bring extraordinary craft experiences to even wider audiences.

showing completed brooch kits as examples of what can be made from components made from acrylic, plywood and painted ply.

Support Craftspace and make your own jewellery with our craft kit, £8.

A silk dress covered with bright embroidery, some phallic motifs.

Watch: “A people’s art is the genesis of their freedom.”

a young woman works at a table with an artist making a silver chain.

Free resources for schools and home learning: Videos, makes and teacher’s packs.

Betsy Greer

Visit the Making for Change Expo to hear renowned craftivist Betsy Greer talk about ‘connecting through craft’.

A naïve drawing of two people in front of a simple house with basic birds, trees and plants.

Collaborators Gelawesh Waledkhani and Lise Bjørne Linnert talk about “A room between the rooms”, highlighting the lives and voices of refugees in Oslo.

An artist sits at her modern loom, she is wearing a face mask.

Emily Higgs talks about her passions, inspirations and the challenges of being a new graduate in 2020.

The artist Maggie Scott

Maggie Scott talks about ‘Negotiations: Black in a white majority culture’ in the project archive.

A member of Shelanu helps a lady to make her brooch

Refugee and migrant women working with Craftspace to develop a sustainable craft social enterprise.

a young woman works at a table with an artist making a silver chain.

Working with young people, campaigning for social change through craftivism.

A participant concentrates on the fixings for her jewellery

Working with women facing social challenges in Birmingham.

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