Our society events and members' exhibitions showcase the latest in contemporary design, craft and innovation.
Open Studios in Sheffield is the largest of its kind outside London. 2021 sees artists opening throughout the month of May. Society Fellow Sue Lancaster will be opening "Stitched Up and Fleeced Studio" for the event.Full details
Society Member Tiffany Scull will be taking part in Dorset art weeks and opening her studio to the public for two weeks.Full details
‘Out There’, a solo exhibition by Society Fellow Sue Lancaster at Farfield Mill, Sedburgh in Cumbria 28th May to 11th July 2021Full details
See the work of the well-established alongside the up-and-coming, in an exciting mix of the sophisticated and the raw power of the next generation.Full details
Online art sale @www.artforcure.org.uk featuring the sculptures of SDC Fellow Antonia Hockton. A dazzling exhibition of new art from over 100 national artists.Full details
An exhibition of collaborative craft made in response to sounds. Each artefact represents an exchange of practices, ideas, and sensory experiences.Full details
A Live Event! Open Studio Ceramics Sale will take place outdoors.
Takes place first weekend every month from March.
‘State of Clay’ Miniature Throwing WorkshopFull details
Sarah Waters is a contemporary artist who uses sustainable local wool to show the beauty of the landscape using felt to personify the hard geological strata above and below the environment.Full details
Decoding and Recoding Tradition - New materials and methods for textiles
The Worshipful Company of Broderers invite you to the third Broderers' Textile Lecture
By Anne Toomey, Head of Programme, Textiles, and Reader in Smart Textiles, Royal College of Art
A Stunning Exhibition of Contemporary Art made with Paper, Stitch & TextilesFull details
An exciting contemporary arts & crafts exhibition by Artisans Now!Full details
We would like to safely welcome you to our open studio and workshop over the August bank holiday weekend.
Furniture by Edward Johnson & paintings by Natalie Dowse.
As the UK opens up in the wake of lockdown, the Society of Designer Craftsmen is pleased to present ‘Into The Light’, a celebratory exhibition at Chichester’s historic Oxmarket Gallery, bringing together exciting work from over 30 artists working in contemporary crafts including textiles, ceramics, glass, wood, paper, silver and jewellery.Full details
13th International Textile Biennial - “Scythia” 2020Full details
Society member Adam Hussain will be giving a live demonstration with Handmade in Britain, from his studio in Coventry.Full details
Covid-19 has caused Cambridge Open Studios to close, so Open Windows is the creative alternative.Full details
An online exhibition of works by Society member Henrietta MacPhee (ceramics) with works on paper by Lucy Duke.Full details
To re-open the gallery after the lock-down period Jaggedart has invited all their gallery artists to make works on an A4 size media inspired by flowers and nature; presenting a show both on their premises and on-line.Full details
Silver Spoon Bash for London Craft WeekFull details
The 4th Exhibition of Modern Silversmithing & Jewellery promoting contemporary goldsmithing & jewellery design in order to match the fine arts.Full details
Tiffany Scull will be exhibiting in The Spring Collection show at The New Ashgate GalleryFull details
Edward Johnson (MSDC) will be exhibiting at Maison & Objet, Paris, 17th - 21st January 2020.Full details
Miniature throwing workshop set within a gallery space in North London.Full details
The annual Sussex Guild show at Midhurst Rother College, where over 50 members of the Guild will be exhibiting their work including Edward Johnson (MSDC).Full details
Come try your hand at making a miniature thrown pot on a mini wheel as a Christmas treat!Full details
A group exhibition including work by Edward Johnson (MSDC, Furniture), Fanny Peppercorn, Ann Gardner, Polly Meynell and Alan Frost at The House at Hill Lane.Full details
Edward Johnson (MSDC) has been working collaboratively with artist Jane Bustin to jointly produce a sculptural ‘Kissing Bench’ that will be on show as part of her solo exhibition ‘Blindspot’.Full details
After the successful exhibition, the Makers Art Christmas 2018, the Society of Designer Craftsmen North Surrey Group has returned to the Bourneside Gallery presenting the Makers' Art Christmas 2019, a rich, vibrant and varied exhibition including Ceramics, Textiles, and Jewellery.
Open studio event & demos taking place on Portland DorsetFull details
Makers' Art 2019 - Society of Designer Craftsmen North Surrey Group
The Society of Designer Craftsmen North Surrey Group presents a rich, vibrant and varied exhibition including Ceramics, Textiles, Glass and Jewellery.
Meet the Artists: 2 - 4 pm Saturday 5th October 2019
Come try your hand at throwing a small precious porcelain pot on a miniature wheel.Full details
Sarah Core Open Studios as part of Herts Visual Arts’ flagship county-wide annual event Herts Open Studios, taking place from 7th – 29th September 2019.Full details
The UK’s largest annual selling exhibition of contemporary, designer-maker furniture with selected work from other disciplines.
Around 300 exhibits from over 70 workshops!
Surface pattern designer Tori McLean (MSDC) will be exhibiting her stitched and hand-coloured original chine-collé drypoint etchings at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens throughout July.Full details
SDC Furniture Maker, Ben Tcharny will be showcasing his work at New Designers One Year InFull details
The work of Joe Szabo (glass) and Naomi Beevers (textiles) is now available at The Wisley Gallery in the fantastic newly opened Welcome Building RHS Wisley.Full details
MSDC member Batool Showghi, along with other artists in Harrow, are opening their studios to public in JuneFull details
Oxfordshire Artweeks is a county wide event. As part of this celebration of art Barbara Shaw (LSDC) will be exhibiting her textile art in Thame.Full details
Open Studio on Saturday 4th May, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May, 10.30am - 5.30pm.Full details
An exhibition of 28 artists inspired by the natural world and the arrival of springFull details
Selling exhibition showcasing both porcelain and wood fired stonewareFull details
Antonello Figlia's (LSDC) Optical Cuff is to be included in this this year Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council exhibition at Goldsmiths’ Hall amongst the 2019 competition winners.Full details
One Day Stone Letter Carving and Relief Course with Simon Burns-Cox at The Edinburgh Sculpture WorkshopFull details
Ctrl/Shift is a touring exhibition by the 62 Group of Textile Artists. It was developed in partnership with MAC, Birmingham and independent curator Liz Cooper. NCCD Main gallery.Full details
A new book by MSDC ceramicist Jane White entitled "Alan Caiger-Smith and the Legacy of the Aldermaston Pottery" will be launched at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford in December, along with a book signing and weekend talk.Full details
The work of Haf Weighton will be showcased at a special one off event alongside two other makers at the White stuff, Cardiff for three days only. (7-9 December)Full details
Furniture designer-maker Edward Johnson will be showing a selection of his work as part of the Sussex Guild’s Contemporary Craft Exhibition in Midhurst on 1st and 2nd December 2018Full details
The North Surrey group of the SDC was formed in 1993 with the aim of holding regular exhibitions called “The Makers’ Art” to showcase work within their different disciplines.Full details
Furniture Makers and Society members Simon Jewell FSDC and Neal Crampton MSDC will be showing at art& York 2018.Full details
The Huguenot festival is currently underway in Spitalfields during the month of October 2018, Farah Qureshi MSDC will be taking part in the Huguenot Skills day.Full details
Renowned Design & Craft Fair taking place in the stunning Sir John Soane church.Full details
A one-person exhibition from Carol Naylor FSDC that showcases work from the 70s to the present day. To be held at the Knitting and Stitching Show this autumn.Full details
Tiffany Scull MSDC will be showing her latest sgraffito ceramics at Cambridge Contemporary Art along side Margaret Gardiner ceramics and botanical paintings from Gael Sellwood.Full details
Society Members Richard Shock MSDC and Antonello Figlia LSDC are exhibiting at Handmade at Kew. Taking centre stage in the heart of the Gardens, this four-day event sees over 150 international and UK-based contemporary artists showcasing their work.
Richard will be showing a range of sculptural and functional turned wood pieces. Antonello will be on hand throughout the weekend to talk about the ideas and processes that shape his range of bold contemporary jewellery.
A new exhibition of contemporary bespoke furniture organised by the Furniture Makers' Company and Design Centre, Chelsea Habour featuring the work of SDC member Edward Johnson.Full details
An exhibition of textiles designed in response to the sounds of the Scottish landscape. Cally Booker MSDC is one of six designer makers participating in this collaborative project.Full details
Peter Lane, Honorary Fellow and SDC Silver Medal holder is a renowned potter, writer and teacher and is celebrating 60 years in ceramics with a retrospective of his work, examining his sources of inspiration and practice.Full details
Tactile Minds is a not-for-profit ceramics exhibition in support of the mental health charity Mind. 22 ceramic artists and makers have made pieces in response to their individual mental health journeys, emulating the full and unique spectrum of experience.Full details
Members Marshal Colman (MSDC), Fay de Winter (MSDC), Ferri Farahmandi (MSDC), Sarah Martin (MSDC) and Joy Trpkovic (FSDC) will be exhibiting and selling their ceramics at a selected London Potters event in partnership with the London Design Festival at Battersea Power Station.Full details
Opportunity to see and buy new ceramic works from Sarah Core.Full details
Batool Showghi will be showing her new Artist's books at the London Book Art Fair 2018Full details
Tori McLean MSDC will be showcasing her designs at her first Hampshire Open Studios.Full details
An annual event that brings the best of Scottish craft to Edinburgh during Festival seasonFull details
Ceramic works by Sonia Lewis MSDC viewable on the weekends of July 21/22 & 28/29Full details
The Hand of the Maker - Celebrating 130 years, Chelsea College of Arts
12-21st July 2018, 10am-5pm daily (10am-4pm 21st July)
Free admission, £5 Catalogue
Stephanie Guy (Honorary Fellow) is taking part in an exhibition of sculptures at Dartington literary festival.Full details
Over 60 artists and craftspeople exhibiting and demonstrating.Full details
Richard Shock MSDC is exhibiting during Oxford ArtweeksFull details
Art in the Garden Sculpture Exhibition 2018 at Hillier Gardens from Saturday 12th May to Sunday 14th October where Simon Burns-Cox LSDC is exhibiting his work.Full details
The North Surrey Group of the SDC will be exhibiting at Art Fund Prize Gallery throughout May.Full details
Haf Weighton MSDC is exhibiting textiles at The Saatchi Gallery Education RoomsFull details
Solo exhibition by Kate Haywood LSDC of intriguing ceramics at Manchester Art GalleryFull details
A group exhibition featuring woven textiles by Jacqueline James FSDC
Pyramid Gallery, York
An exhibition of Textile Art by Moira Searle MSDC & Diana Mckinnon LSDC at the Show Off Gallery, Whitstable.Full details
Tiffany Scull LSDC will be exhibiting and selling her ceramics at Festive Open Studios, Portland.Full details
Ceramist Sarah Martin LSDC will be exhibiting and selling her work with Mudslingers at Walcot Street Chapel, BathFull details