Galway City Museum
Fáilte chuig Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe

Calendar of Events

PLEASE NOTE: ALL events are FREE OF CHARGE (unless otherwise stated). PLACES are LIMITED so BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL! For further information, or to make a booking, please contact (091) 532460 or museum@galwaycity.ie

To view and download our full programme of events for January to June 2015 click HERE.

JUNE & JULY, 2015

Saturday 27 June, 12pm – 2.30pm
WORKSHOP: Sea Science & Art
Join environmental educator Sarah Knight to explore the wonders of the sea through the medium of art! Using the science of materials, sensory exploration, and imagination and reflection, the afternoon will be spent creating our own unique expressions of our individual connections to the sea.
Ages 7 – 12

 

Saturday 4 July, 12pm – 1pm
GUIDED TOUR: Highlights of Galway City Museum

Beginning with an overview – literally – of the City, Corrib and Claddagh, discover the fascinating history and folklore behind a selection of objects at Galway City Museum, including the rare Penfold postbox, the controversial statue of Ó Conaire and the Great Mace of Galway.

Age 8+ to All Ages

 

Saturday 11 July, 10.30am – 12pm
WORKSHOP: Printmaking for Children

Join Elena Santos of Galway Print Studio for this creative print workshop for children.

Age 8 – 12

 

Saturday 18 July, 10.30am – 12.30pm
WORKSHOP:
"Bourgeois, Bourgeois" Printmaking for Teens
As part of Galway International Arts Festival, Galway City Museum will host an exhibition of prints by the French-American artist and sculptor Louise Bourgeois. Join Elena Santos of Galway Print Studio for a printmaking workshop inspired by the exhibition.

Age 12 – 18

 

Saturday 18 July, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
WORKSHOP: "
Bourgeois, Bourgeois" – Printmaking for Adults
As part of Galway International Arts Festival, Galway City Museum will host an exhibition of prints by the French-American artist and sculptor Louise Bourgeois. Join Elena Santos of Galway Print Studio for a printmaking workshop inspired by the exhibition.

Adult

 

SUMMER CAMP 2015

Tuesday 21st – Friday 24th July, 10am – 3pm
SUMMER CAMP: Creative Film-making for Teens
Join Garry Kelly of GK Media for this 4-day film course in which participants get to produce a short documentary about the history of Galway. The group will develop their communications skills, build their confidence, strengthen their means of self-expression, embrace their local history, and gain invaluable knowledge about the film industry whilst having fun. For further information and bookings email bookings@gkmedia.ie
Age 12 – 16
(COST: €50 per person payable to GK Media on the first day)

 

Tuesday 21st – Saturday 25th July, 11am – 12pm
WORKSHOP: Movement for Well-Being
Join Bernadette Divilly and Maureen Rabbit in the courtyard of Galway City Museum for this series of mindful movement and Tai Chi drop-in workshops themed “Mindful Movement, Minding People, Minding Place”.
All Ages. No Booking Required

 

Saturday 25 July, 11am – 1pm
WORKSHOP: Wonder Workshop for Young Creators
Science educator Lindsay Deely of Toodlelou will take the natural curiosity of your budding young creator, combine it with a dash of learning and a big heap of fun to learn, make, tinker, invent and experiment. A unique afternoon that will bring out the creative explorer in any child.
Ages 8 – 12

 

Saturday 25 July, 2pm – 3pm
TALK: Patrick Pearse & Rosmuc

Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) first visited in Ros Muc, Connemara in April 1903 and was so taken with the area that he acquired a small cottage as a summer residence and summer school for his pupils from St Enda's in Dublin. Join Máirtín Ó Meachair of Teach an Phiarsaigh as he talks about Pearse, his connection to Rosmuc and the story of his cottage, past, present and future.

Age 12+