National Drawing Day

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National Drawing Day

Nationwide list of venues who are holding events and workshops on National Drawing Day in association with the National Gallery Of Ireland.

Family Fun Tip:- All Events Listed Below Are FREE

National Museum of Archaeology, Kildare St, Dublin

Create a Celtic Warrior Storyboard Workshop:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017 | 11am-12:30pm | Free Event

Learn how to storyboard your favourite Irish Celtic Myth with award-winning illustrator Mark Wickham as part of Drawing Day 2017. Discover Ancient Irish Myths and Legends and explore the objects of the Iron Age to help you create a Celtic Storyboard

Booking required, Places are Limited. Contact 01-6486 332 or email [email protected] Meet at Reception. Not wheelchair accessible. Ages 12-16

National Museum of Archaeology, Kildare St, Dublin

Design your own Celtic Superhero Workshop:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017 | 2:30-3:30pm | Free Event

Join award-winning children’s illustrator and writer Mark Wickham for a workshop on designing your own Celtic Superhero from the Iron Age. Explore the Museum and its Iron Age objects and learn about ancient Irish Celtic stories to help inspire you to create your character.

Booking required, Places are Limited. Contact 01-6486 332 or email [email protected] Meet at Reception. Not wheelchair accessible. Ages 7-11

National Craft Gallery, Castle Yard, Kilkenny

Big Draw:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017, 11am – 3pm

Join the National Craft Gallery on May 20th and experience lots of FREE creative family fun and artistry this National Drawing Day.

Ciara Harrison will teach you how to be creative with textiles. Contibute to the Fabric Flower Garden which will be added to and “grown” throughout the day!

(Suitable for Children & Adults)

Try your hand at something different and learn a new skill by experiencing drawing on metal through the art of Repoussé to make coasters with Marie-Therese Walker

(Suitable for Children & Adults)

Go on a weaving journey with Carrie Lynam and build a wonderful woven Textile Maze.

(Suitable for Children & Adults)

Learn the skill of lino printing and create colourful textile prints to take home from the textile print workshops with Caroline Ryan of Printblock.

(Separate Children & Adult workshops)

Have a go at drawing on glass and create interesting Window Doodles with Clare Nicholl.

(Suitable for Children and Adults)

Drop-in and get involved in the various workshops that will be happening throughout the day

Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

TBC:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017, 11am – 3pm

RUA RED, Dublin

Big Draw:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017, 12pm – 2pm | Free Event

National Drawing day is your chance to get involved and stretch those creative muscles. RUA RED will have different drawing stations set up from the traditional to the digital. Try out the various drawing materials and techniques on offer and master your own drawing skills. Digital drawing support will be on hand from the students of IT Tallaght. These are not structured workshops and are more of a drop in space to explore different drawing activities. All ages welcome, no booking required, space is on a first come first serve basis.

Muckross House, Killarney

TBC:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017, 2pm – 4pm

The Glucksman, University College Cork, College Road

Dress up and Draw Workshop:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017 | 1pm -3 pm| Free Event all welcome

The GLUCKSMAN offers you the opportunity to dress up and draw. Inspried by the costume designs and props on display in the current exhibitions, they invite you to get into character in your own creative costume and sketch yourself and others under the gudiance of their professional art facilitators

National Museum of Ireland: Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin

Sketching the Museum:- National Drawing Day | Saturday 20 May 2017 | 2pm-3pm | Free Event

To celebrate Drawing Day, join Museum conservator and artist Nieves Fernandez for an introductory workshop in sketching the museum. Materials provided and no advance experience needed. No Booking required, Adults and young people 16+

 

 
 

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