Birmingham Guild of Handicraft
The Birmingham Guild of Handicraft is a school of fine arts and crafts located in the city of Birmingham, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1894 by the artist and designer Arthur Stansfield Dixon, who was deeply influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement. The Guild’s mission is to provide education and training in traditional and contemporary techniques of craftsmanship, and to promote the value of hand-made goods and design. The school offers a range of programs in areas such as jewelry making, silversmithing, pottery, textiles, and furniture making. It also provides students with opportunities to exhibit their work and participate in internships with professional artists and designers. The school’s facilities include workshops, a library, and a gallery. The Guild has a reputation for providing students with a high level of technical skill and aesthetic understanding, and has produced many successful artists, designers and artisans.
- Country United Kingdom
- Language of Instruction English