ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Galway Shawl

/ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Galway Shawl

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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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Until the mid-twentieth century, women in the West commonly wore the traditional the lightweight knitted or crocheted everyday shawl and the heavier loom-woven so-called ‘Galway shawl’. Join fashion-designer Lou Brennan as she discusses the shawl in a west of Ireland context. Afterwards, bring along your own Galway shawl and share its story.

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

Suitable for Age 16+ and Adults