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 lectures. Enjoy our current series of online workshops here!
Galwayman, Niall de Búrca is one of Ireland’s foremost traditional storytellers and best-loved performers. In this workshop Niall tells stories about mythical creatures from around the world – the Taniwha of New Zealand, Scandinavian trolls, and the Ladon of North Africa, before relating the Polish legend of King Krakus and Smok, the fire-breathing Dragon. Niall also explains why these [...]Find out more
Maeve Clancy creates work for children and adults using cut paper, pop-up, story and drawings. Among her recent projects was the design of 'Sruth na Teanga', an immersive theatre experience as part of Galway 2020 City of Culture. In this workshop Maeve takes an artistic view of the great stone fort of Dún Aonghasa on [...]Find out more
Annie Woods of Bayview, Salthill married Benjamin Shorten in the Wesleyan Church, Victoria Place, off Eyre Square, Galway on 5 June 1900. Having been kept in the family for many years, Annie’s granddaughter kindly donated her wedding dress and accessories to Galway City Museum in 2019. Recently, the Heritage Council has awarded funding to the [...]Find out more