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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!

Event Series SUPERHUMAN Workshops for Babaró Arts Festival

SUPERHUMAN Workshops for Babaró Arts Festival

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

Superhuman, developed by CÚRAM, is an exciting new exhibit at the Galway City Museum. Full of hands-on fun and interactive elements, it invites you to explore the creativity and innovation of medtech research, seeking to find solutions for human illnesses. Led by CÚRAM’s education team, this workshop will give you an opportunity to visit the […]

€6
Event Series SUPERHUMAN Workshops for Babaró Arts Festival

SUPERHUMAN Workshops for Babaró Arts Festival

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

Superhuman, developed by CÚRAM, is an exciting new exhibit at the Galway City Museum. Full of hands-on fun and interactive elements, it invites you to explore the creativity and innovation of medtech research, seeking to find solutions for human illnesses. Led by CÚRAM’s education team, this workshop will give you an opportunity to visit the […]

€6

WALKING TOUR: Walking through Galway Theatre History

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

The 'Walking through Galway Theatre History, 1783–1923' tour is curated and led by Dr John Cunningham and Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley of the University of Galway, who will be joined by several expert speakers, this walking tour through the streets of Galway will explore aspects of the history of theatre in Galway from 1783 to 1923. […]

SHOW & TELL: Gaelic Arms & Armoury

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

The Keepers of the Gael at Galway City Museum explores Gaelic society and culture in Ireland between 1200 and 1600, a period of struggle and conflict bookended by the Anglo-Norman invasion and the Tudor conquest. Join Dave Swift of Claíomh ('sword' in the Irish language) Living History for this special display of the weapons, armour, […]

TALK & DISPLAY: Gaelic Arms & Armoury

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

The Keepers of the Gael at Galway City Museum explores Gaelic society and culture in Ireland between 1200 and 1600, a period of conflict bookended by the Anglo-Norman invasion and the Tudor conquest. Join Dave Swift of Claíomh ('sword' in the Irish language) Living History as he discusses medieval warfare in Ireland and shares the […]

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: International Uilleann Piping Day (IUPD) 2023

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 eighteenth century. In recognition of its cultural importance, uilleann piping was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2017. To celebrate International […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: St Gobnait and the Folklore of Bees

Westside Resource Centre Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway, Select a State:, Ireland

St Gobnait – who, legend has it, once lived on Inis Oírr (Inisheer) – is the patron saint of bees and beekeeping. Unlike most Christian saints, there is no hagiography written on St Gobnait, and so much of what we know comes from folklore. Learn about the miracles, places and objects associated with St Gobnait […]

Science & Technology Festival

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

Come and join CÚRAM for a tour of their wonderful new SUPERHUMAN exhibit and workshop at Galway City Museum. Superhuman is a new exhibition is full of hands-on fun and interactive elements, it invites you to explore the creativity and innovation of medtech research- seeking to find solutions for human illnesses.  Led by the education […]

Science & Technology Festival 2023

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

Come and join CÚRAM for a tour of their wonderful new SUPERHUMAN exhibit and a workshop with Jane McLoughlin at Galway City Museum. SUPERHUMAN is the exciting new exhibit at the Galway City Museum- full of hands-on fun and interactive elements, it invites you to explore the creativity and innovation of medtech research- seeking to […]

Celebrate Commander Bill King’s World Circumnavigation

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

Fifty years ago, in 1973, Commander Bill King completed an epic three-year world circumnavigation aboard the Galway Blazer II.   To mark this significant event in Galway’s maritime history, Galway City Museum has unveiled a new display of objects and memorabilia linked to King’s voyage. Join us at 12.30pm on Thursday 30 November at Galway City […]

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