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 [...]Find out more
Saturday 28 September, 2.30pm to 4pm ILLUSTRATED TALK: Traditional Healing Plants & Remedies Herbal medicine was important in Gaelic Ireland and it was believed that there were 365 parts to the body with a different plant to cure each part. Join Marina Levitina, nature educator, artist, and author, as she discusses some of the trees, [...]Find out more
Saturday 5 October, 2.30pm to 3.30pm ILLUSTRATED TALK: Albert Power & his Galway Works Albert Power (1881-1945) was unusual in that he was both a fine art sculptor and a stone-carver. Join Dr. Síghle Bhreatnach-Lynch, former curator of Irish art at the National Gallery of Ireland and author of Expressions of Nationhood in Bronze and [...]Find out more