Calling all former Braun workers! Would you like to contribute your personal stories, photographs, artefacts or documents to the Braun Archive?
VISUAL Carlow and Carlow Arts Festival are building an archive documenting the social history of the former Braun building.
As part of Heritage Week 2021, we are inviting anyone who worked in Braun or had other strong connections to it to a coffee morning to share your stories and memorabilia. Our Curator of Learning, Clare Breen is gathering material related to the factory and building – if you have artefacts, photographs or memorabilia bring them along. Copies can be made if you would like to keep the originals.
It's a chance to share your memories of Braun and maybe catch up with some old work friends!
This event is free to attend but numbers will be limited based on Covid restrictions.
The above photograph is of Dorothy Coughlan, Clare Butler Halligan, Patricia Moore, Aggie Kelly (standing), Margaret Clarke Nolan, Elizabeth Casey, Bernie Coakley. Credit Old Carlow Photos / Susan Reid.
Kindly supported by the Engaging with Architecture Award, Arts Council of Ireland.
Woman in the Machine, co-created by VISUAL and Carlow Arts Festival is presented as part of Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh, a nationwide, ten day season of arts experiences brought to you by the Arts Council. To see the full Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh programme, visit www.brighteningair.com
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Documenting the social and architectural history of the Braun Factory as part of Woman in the Machine
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