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+   


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)

Christmas Opening Times
Closed 23rd to 30th December 2019 inclusive
Open Tuesday 31st December 2019
Closed New Years Day
Resume Normal Hours 2nd January 2020

 
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