Youth Circus Skills Workshop

Sunday 6th July Scariff GAA Hall 2 - 5 pm €3- entry This is gonna be fun! For any 10 - 18 year olds - Just €3 entry for 3 hours of circus skills workshops  Juggling, Diabolo, Devil stick, Unicycle, Poi, Spinning Plates, Hula Hoop AND a chance to make your own set of juggling balls! Not bad for a Sunday! No booking required. For more details call: 087 615 9466 Read more

‘What’s Left Behind’

'What's Left Behind' Art Exhibition by Emma Stewart-Liberty and myself. Taking place at Clare Museum in Ennis, June 7th to 28th. Opening reception Sat June 7th 12 - 2 pm, All Welcome. Taking as their theme “what’s left behind” this exhibition brings together the work of two Clare based artists, Nathalie El Baba and Emma Stewart-Liberty. Nathalie’s work looks at the narrative of people’s lives, reflecting on the physical evidence of emigration represented by the empty bedrooms and left objects of Ireland’s young generation. Emma’s work is about the close observation of the minutiae of plants, in particular those parts that often are dismissed and overlooked once the ... Read more

Stained Glass Weekend

Sat & Sun 12th-13th July 10 am - 5 pm both days Capparoe, Scariff €165-  Materials and lunch included A 2 day workshop designed to give you a good understanding of the basic techniques of copperfoil and glass construction through making a stained glass panel. Using a range of beautiful coloured glass each participant will be supported to work from their own choice of design, through the several stages involved, to bring their craftwork to completion. Through the session we will cover use of tools, design and process, and you will gain practical experience through cutting, grinding, copper-foiling and soldering your own piece. A fun ... Read more

Oil Painting Class

Sunday 15th June Oil Painting Class Capparoe, Scariff 10 am - 5 pm Cost: €80- Materials and lunch included A lovely day totally focused on oil painting. Get hands on with oils! This rich medium has a tangible quality that allows us to get really physical with it. Starting with exercises to familiarise you in mixing mediums and the tools used in application of oils, we will then move on to working towards completing a small painting. This session is fully guided but with plenty of room and encouragement for your own creativity! No previous experience necessary. All materials, equipment, lunch, teas & coffees are included in ... Read more

Diva and Dídean/Home Exhibitions

Two great exhibitions on at the moment. The first is Diva at The Friar's gate Theatre in Kilmallock, County Limerick. Put together by Limerick Artist Clare Hartigan it is a group show bringing together many Limerick visual artists with a wide range of subject matter. The other is Dídier/Home by Dublin artist Eoin Mac Lochlainn, taking place at the newly reopened Belltable Theatre (now 69 O'Connell Street). Eoin show explores the themes based around home/ homelessness. Read more

Patsy Preston ‘Fire’ Exhibition

A stunning art exhibition taking place at the moment in Mullingar by the very talented Patsy Preston. Inspired by the Festival of the Fires, of which she has been Artistic Director for several years, these beautiful paintings and sculpture are unique and well worth a visit. Check out the link below: Read more

Weekly Art Class

Tuesday 20th May 2014 Weekly Art Class – Beginners to Advanced (2 hours x 6 weeks) Capparoe, Scariff 7 - 9 pm Cost: €90- (materials not included) An ongoing weekly art class designed to give participants the building blocks of techniques and approaches to making art. Through a 6 week course we will cover observation, line and form, expressive mark making, composition, colour mixing and tone. Becoming familiar with these principles really helps to build confidence in creating your own art. The benefit of being part of a regular group is not just the weekly practice of working on your art, but also the ... Read more

Glass Mosaic

  Sunday 25th May 2014 Capparoe, Scariff 10am to 5pm Price €80- Materials and lunch included A full day workshop in this fun and creative medium. Working with beautiful coloured glass, participants will be led through design and cutting glass, to mosaic application, creating their own glass on glass art work by the end of the day. All materials and tools are provided. Lunch included. Spaces limited to 8 participants. Please contact for further info.   Read more
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