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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!

Science & Technology Festival

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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 […]

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 […]

COMMUNITY EXHIBITION: The Aran Knitting Project

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

The multi-purpose Education Room at Galway City Museum will host an exhibition showcasing an Aran Knitting workshop series that took place in Galway City Library recently.  Experienced knitters were taught […]

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 […]

DROP-IN WORKSHOP: Clothes-Peg Dolls

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

In times past, before toys were made in factories, Irish children often made their own toys to pass the time and amuse themselves. As money was scarce, they used their […]

TALK & SCREENING: Ordinary Treasures – Objects from Home  

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

The short film Ordinary Treasures: Objects from Home asks the question “If you had to leave your home for your own safety, what would you bring with you?" and bears […]

ILLUSTRATED TALKS: Remembering Eileen Quinn

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

One hundred years ago this week, on 10 December 1923, Irish poet W. B. Yeats (1865–1939) was presented with the Nobel Prize in Literature at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: Galway in Old Photos

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

Join Brendan McGowan, Education Officer at Galway City Museum, as he shares and discusses some late nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs of Galway from the Lawrence Collection at the […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: Mass Paths

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

Mass paths were the countryside walkways used by Catholics to attend illegal masses during penal times (1695–1829).  A Well Trodden Path is a collaborative exhibition between photographer Caitriona Dunnett, Dr […]

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