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Generation Seminar: Familial Legacies

As part of DCCI's Get Ireland Making programme, National Design & Craft Gallery host a two part seminar on Wednesday 20 May, chaired by curators Frances Mc Donald and Muireann Charleton. It will include thematic panel discussions with ‘Generation’ exhibition makers on topics of Reinventing Tradition and Culture of Making. The aim of this seminar is to explore the narratives of relationships, generational influence and commonalities of family craft enterprises. continue reading

Get Ireland Making

Are you a maker, designer or craftsperson who would like to be involved in GET IRELAND MAKING? Design & Crafts Council Ireland, supported by CreativeIrl, is commissioning online content that will ‘Get Ireland Making’. We hope this will provide inspiration to our friends and families and highlight the talent and skills of you, our makers. continue reading
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CULTURE NIGHT: Festival of Collaborative Creativity

For this year's Culture Night, join us for a Festival of Collaborative Creativity and embrace the joy of being creative and working in the moment! On Friday 20 September, the Castle Yard will be transformed for the night with music and creativity and will be a truly inviting and festive environment for all ages. Highlights include: Drumming Workshop with RSAG / Rhythmic Drawing with Steven Aylin / Jewellery Making with Marie Kelly / Printing with Blackstack / ALTERations with Open Circle Arts / Creative play area for families continue reading
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CULTURE NIGHT: Festival of Creative Making

Join us for a craft Festival of Creative Making on Culture Night! Children and young people will have the chance to roll up their sleeves and explore their creativity through an inventive use of materials, technology and craft techniques, and adults can enjoy some light refreshments and entertainment. We will provide picnic blanket, cushions and music. Participate in our free drop-in workshops (suitable for all ages), engage with our interactive zone activities and Irish speaking gallery tours. Workshops and activities include tote bag printing, developing skills to make motorized moving structures and Pom-pom Jewellery. Discover our woven village, try your hand at drawing and enjoy a showcase by the Open Circle group at NDCG. continue reading
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