With more than 100 scheduled events per annum, Galway City Museum’s programmed of events caters for a variety of audiences and interests, comprising gallery tours, illustrated talks, art and craft workshops, art classes and evening lectures. Download a copy of our current programme HERE or pick up a hardcopy from the museum.
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William Orpen’s Wartime Painting
September 2, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm| Free
In 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen (1878-1931) was appointed an official war artist. One of his works, depicting Lieutenant-Colonel of the Irish Guards, George Henry Morris (1872-1914) from
An Spideal, Co. Galway, is currently on display in the museum. Join art historian Anne Cormican as she discusses Orpen with a particular focus on his wartime paintings. Age 12+