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Made in the Middle: Major Contemporary Craft Exhibition opens

Last week saw the successful launch event for Made in the Middle at the Herbert, a recurring touring exhibition of high quality contemporary craft and applied art from the Midlands.

Featuring both recent graduates and makers with established reputations, there is a wealth of creativity on display, including ceramics, jewellery, metalwork and textiles. 28 makers were selected by a panel of curators and craft sector specialists. The makers offer an insight into the skill, creativity and innovative practice within the Midlands region. 

A selection of the makers' work is available to buy in the Herbert shop.

Made in the Middle is a partnership between Craftspace and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in collaboration with The National Centre for Craft & Design. This year it celebrates its thirtieth birthday and to mark this, there is an online exhibition featuring 30 makers who have exhibited during the history of Made in the Middle.   

The exhibition runs at the Herbert Museum & Art Gallery until 19 February 2017