With more than 100 scheduled events per annum, Galway City Museum’s programmed 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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Join members of the Western Family History Association (WFHA) who will outline the various sources available to those embarking on family history research, and who will provide advice on how to progress your genealogical research through census, civil, church and land records, as well as how to record and present your findings. Suitable for beginners [...]Find out more
For nearly a millennium, the Irish harp has changed shape and size, and adapted to new fashions and styles. From the small, highly ornate, medieval instrument, it has grown into the tall and restrained beauty of the modern Irish harp. In this illustrated talk you will learn all about the Irish harp’s journey through the [...]Find out more
The opening in 1971 by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), then the world’s second largest computer company, of its first overseas manufacturing plant at Mervue could be viewed as the beginning of modern Galway. Join Brendan Smith, curator of the Computer and Communications Museum of Ireland at NUI Galway, as he looks at the city’s proud [...]Find out more
Join Dr. Marie Bourke, art historian and former Keeper & Head of Education at the National Gallery of Ireland, in an illustrated talk about Frederic W. Burton’s affection for the people and landscape of the west of Ireland. Dr Bourke is the Curator of the major exhibition – Frederic William Burton: For the Love of [...]Find out more
For the last quarter of a century Dublin photographer Joe Sterling has been capturing life on Inis Mhic Cionaith (Inchamakinna), a small isolated island off Connemara where the sea and the Irish language remain central to the community. Join Joe, who lectures in photography at Sallynoggin College of Further Education, as he shares his photographs [...]Find out more