ILLUSTRATED TALK: North Atlantic Native Sheep & Wool

/ILLUSTRATED TALK: North Atlantic Native Sheep & Wool

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As part of Galway 2020’s Project Baa Baa, which celebrates the cultural, economic and environmental contribution of sheep farming and its associated traditions, Karin Flatøy Svarstad will present an illustrated talk on North Atlantic native sheep and wool.

A native of Norway, Karin has been researching and working with wool for more than 40 years. Since 1995, she has focused on wool from sheep native to the Viking regions of the North Atlantic, including Norway, Shetland, Orkney, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, the Outer Hebrides and the Isle of Man.

Places are limited so advance booking is advised. Please contact the Museum on (091) 532460.

Suitable for Ages 8+

ADMISSION: Free |  OPENING TIMES: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 to 17:00 (Exhibitions close at 16:45)

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Important Notice: Galway City Museum will reopen its doors to the public on Tuesday 21 July at 10am. In accordance with current national policy on the containment of the Covid-19 virus we are putting in place new guidelines for the museum visit.  It will be imperative that the public revise these guidelines when planning their next visit so that we can manage the Covid-19 threat as much as possible.  More to follow soon on our new booking system. Keep an eye on this website or follow our social media channels for further updates.  If you have an urgent query contact the museum at +353(0)91 532460 or by emailing museum@galwaycity.ie.

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