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What’s On

Galway City Museum’s programme of events caters for a variety of audiences and interests, comprising gallery tours, illustrated talks, art and craft workshops, art classes and lectures. Enjoy our current series of online workshops here!

ILLUSTRATED TALK: Old Irish Customs of Lughnasa

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

The ancient festival of Lughnasa was of great importance to our farming ancestors as it marked the start of the harvest season. This illustrated talk will discuss its significance as well […]

GUIDED TOUR: Museum Highlights

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

This Heritage Week, why not join Museum staff for a free, guided tour to learn about the fascinating stories behind some of the objects on display, including the statue of […]

GUIDED TOUR: Museum Highlights

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

This Heritage Week, why not join Museum staff for a free, guided tour to learn about the fascinating stories behind some of the objects on display, including the statue of […]

LECTURES: Surrounded By Stone

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

Surrounded by Stone is a new exhibition that features the story of the iconic stone monuments that mark Galway as a place of rich artistic and architectural vision and traditions […]

WORKSHOP: Clothes Mending (Beginners) – Loved Clothes Last

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

Love your clothes and want them to last for longer? Join Eimear Greaney (www.upsew.ie) as she demonstrates how to do simple repairs, from threading a needle to darning denim. In […]

PERFORMANCE: International Uilleann Piping Day

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

The uilleann (‘elbow’ in Irish) pipes or ‘Irish pipes’ are a sophisticated form of bagpipe with a history that can be traced back to the 1700s.  In recognition of its […]

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