DISPLAY & DEMO: Instrument Makers 

/DISPLAY & DEMO: Instrument Makers 

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With more than 100 scheduled events per annum, Galway City Museum’s programme 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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The 25th Galway Early Music Festival (22 to 24 May 2020), “Passaggio: musical journeys in time and space”,  explores Ireland’s location as a cultural crossroads in the development of music between the 12th and 18th centuries and how these exchanges have influenced the diversity of music today.

Galway Early Music are proud to promote instrument makers in Ireland who specialise in early instruments such as lute, flute, harp, violin, and symphonium. Come along and see beautiful handmade instruments, talk to the makers, and hear what the instruments sound like.

In addition to the makers, Simon O’Dwyer of Prehistoric Music Ireland will be displaying his reproductions of the great horns of Ireland and his newest reproduction of the Bray pipes.  Don’t miss his talk at 3pm!

Suitable for all ages (no booking required)

ADMISSION: Free |  OPENING TIMES: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 to 17:00 and from Easter to end of September on Sundays: 12:00 to 17:00 (Exhibitions close at 16:45)

Galway City Museum on COVID 19

In accordance with current national policy on the containment of the Covid 19 virus, Galway City Museum will be closed from Friday 13 to Monday 30 March (inclusive) or until further notice. If you have an urgent query please email staff on museum@galwaycity.ie

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Stay well. Bigí folláin. The Team at the Museum.

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