Art Outside: Cruinniú na nÓg - VISUAL

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Art Outside: Cruinniú na nÓg

A day of arts activities in nature

Saturday, 15th June |

Admission: Booking free, see links below

Book Clay Workshop (early years) Book Forest School Workshop (6 - 12 years)

Workshop: Play with Clay

Suitable for ages 1 - 5 (parents must stay with participants)

Event is free but booking is required

Times: 11:30 – 12:30 and 14:30 – 15:30

Explore the magic of our local ancient history through clay and sculpture with artist Siobhán Jordan. We’ll look at stone carvings and stone monuments in Carlow and make our own imagined world with clay and natural materials. Go on an adventure around the grounds and collect treasure to recount our big adventure. Inspired by journey sticks, a method of documenting long journeys in many indigenous cultures such as the Aboriginal and native Americans. – Parents must attend with their child.

Workshop: Forest School Workshop

Suitable for ages 6 – 12 (parents can drop off and collect participants)

Event is free but booking is required

Times: 11:00 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 15:30

Join Maura Brennan for a forest school inspired workshop in which we will explore common wild plants through games , creativity and story to create beautiful prints. She is also a forest school leader, herbalist and forager and in recent practice has been leading communities on slow journeys and creating relationship with place through plants.

There will be additional games and activities set up in the grounds of VISUAL for outdoor play.

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