Get Crafty: Collect 2018

Coming together for the fourteenth year from 22-25 February at the Saatchi Gallery, Collect 2018 unites forty galleries from four continents for a celebration of making, extraordinary in both scale and scope.
Museum-quality works and installations from hundreds of the most talented makers in the UK, USA, South Korea, Japan, France, Norway, Italy, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden will offer visitors and collectors a multidisciplinary overview of the people, processes, materials and ideas defining international craft today.
Alongside the hundreds of exquisite objects on display with the galleries you can enjoy the following at Collect…
Collect Open is an exciting space for established and emerging artists to create more exploratory and risk-taking work. Selected by Jay Osgerby for 2018, all projects and installations are developed specifically for Collect and are selected on the basis of scale, concept and ambition.
Collect Spotlights, launched in 2017, are feature areas in which selected galleries highlight cutting-edge work in immersive installations.
Masters of British Studio Pottery is a special display that tells the story of ceramic art in Britain in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Collect Talks features leading voices from the worlds of craft, design, fashion, architecture and art and aims to inspire visitors and encourage debate. Check out the full the programme.
Collect Late on Friday, 23 February from 5-9pm includes Crafts Magazine’s first Music Club – a talk and performance with guitar maker Alex Bishop at 6pm.
Collect Awards celebrate the very best of contemporary craft; with awards presented for outstanding displays and works at the fair. This year’s being fêted with a special Collect Awards Party hosted by chef and craft enthusiast Prue Leith.
For more info, ticketing, hours and a run-down of VIP perks, click here.

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