ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Early Irish Harp

/ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Early Irish Harp

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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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Join harp maker Natalie Surina and historian Maura Ó Cróinín as they discuss the history, construction, stringing and music of the early Irish harp, and compare it to its European counterparts. Afterwards, visit the Keepers of the Gael exhibition, which explores Gaelic society and culture through the lens of the learned families who served Gaelic chiefs and English lords in Ireland between 1200 and 1600 AD.

As places are limited, advance booking is advised – call the museum on (091) 532460.

Suitable for age 12+   


MUSEUM OPENING TIMES

Galway City Museum will reopen Tuesday 1st December 2020 on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm, Tuesday to Saturday.  Admission remains FREE but visitors will require a ticket for their visit. Tickets can be booked on this website by clicking ‘BOOK TICKET’ on the website homepage. 
 
We would appeal to you to read our visiting guidelines when planning your next visit and to continue to take every precaution in the museum to ensure the safety of yourself and others.
 
Thank you!
 
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