SCREENING & WORKSHOP: The Art of Candle Making

/SCREENING & WORKSHOP: The Art of Candle Making

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To celebrate the art of the chandler, there will be a special screening of Dublin Candle Makers (1983), part of the award-winning Hands series by David and Sally Shaw-Smith, followed by a candle-making workshop with artist Veronika Straberger. All materials provided. This event will take place in the Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road as part of the Westside Arts Festival. Advance booking is essential. Call Westside Resource Centre on (091) 528325.

Suitable for Adults (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)

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