Makers Guild Wales
Feb 19

Two Trustees sought by The Makers Guild in Wales

Closing Deadline 28th March

The Makers Guild in Wales is a national applied art and craft membership organisation based in Cardiff, Wales. The organisations exists to engage and inspire audiences as a centre of excellence for Craft and applied art, and to champion Welsh craft makers. Our core purpose is to Inspire, Support and Celebrate.

Inspiring craft engagement - The Guild inspires engagement and learning about contemporary craft, by providing opportunities for audiences and artists to experience contemporary applied art and craft in Wales.

Supporting Welsh craft makers- The Guild is a membership organisation of Welsh craft-makers who all share in the Guilds strong co-operative ethos.

Celebrating craft excellence- Championing high quality hand-made crafts and applied art in Wales both of its members work and of invited National and International artists.

The Makers Guild in Wales is fully committed to its charitable aims, namely the promotion and preservation of applied art and craft skills, by presenting craft and applied art of the highest quality for the public to view in its gallery, Craft in the Bay in the heart of Cardiff Bay. The Guild has been successfully managing to sustain and maintain its Charitable Objectives for over 30 years, namely: ""The Objects are to advance education for the public benefit in the visual Arts and Crafts in particular but not exclusively by exhibitions of high quality handmade crafts and the provision of workshop programmes"

Due to the recent retirement of two long standing Trustees, The Makers Guild in Wales is seeking new Trustees to join its Board, we are particularly looking for individuals who share our passion for the Arts with experience in any of the following Arts Management, Business, Education and Retail, though experience in other areas would be considered. Trustees are unpaid voluntary roles, with the Board meeting 6 times per year at Craft in the Bay, Trustees are also expected to sit on other sub-committees if required. If you would like to express an interest or have an informal chat to find out more , please contact our Manager Simon Burgess on 02920484611 or For more information about The Makers Guild in Wales go to