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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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
Join poet Emily Cullen for this poetry writing workshop to mark the 50th anniversary of the passing of Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967), one of Ireland’s best-loved poets. Inspired by two of Kavanagh’s most famous works – In Memory of My Mother and Memory of My Father – participants will create their own homage to a loved [...]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
From the Carpathian Mountains in the south to the Baltic Sea in the north, each region of Poland has its own unique style of traditional costume. Join the Bardzo Ładnie Foundation as they introduce these eye-catching and colourful costumes and afterwards create mixed-media versions on large specially-prepared templates. Age 7 – 12Find out more