Current

ARTIFICE EXHIBITION

13-15 MARCH 2020

Artifice 2020 is an innovative art project for second level schools. Lismore Castle Arts works closely with six schools to create an inspiring learning environment for transition year students. This year’s theme is Land Art, based on the exhibition “Light and Language”.

Students’ artworks are exhibited at Lismore Castle Arts, launching on March 12th from 6-7pm, and are on view to the public from 13-15 March.

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ART SESSIONS FOR UNDER 5's

FRIDAYS 8 MAY - 5 JUNE 2020
&
FRIDAYS 4 SEPTEMBER - 2 OCTOBER 2020

Our art sessions for under 5s - either in May or in September - are always popular for families. Join our gallery team for a fun morning of sensory play and art making.

Every Friday, 11am - 12.30pm
€10 per session or €45 for 5
(Friends Scheme members €8 / €40)

Advance booking essential.
learning@lismorecastlearts.ie, +353 (0)58 54061

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GET DRAWING AT LISMORE

Lismore Castle Arts launches its first Get Drawing campaign in 2020, offering visitors of all ages creative ways to explore the gardens and gallery. Get Drawing is part of a new learning initiative organised by the Devonshire Educational Trust to promote the links between drawing, creativity and wellbeing.

Get Drawing launches at Towers and Tales on May 2nd with imaginative art activities for children. Visitors can also get involved on National Drawing Day on May 16th and during the annual international Big Draw Festival in October. You can:
• Pick up a Get Drawing sketchbook and take a walk around our seven acres of gardens and sculptures.
• Get tips at workshops and demonstrations
• Join a sketching tour
• Take part in a collaborative group drawing.

Get Drawing at Lismore invites you to find inspiration in our beautiful surroundings and enjoy being creative outdoors. All Get Drawing activities are free with admission.

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INSPIRATION STATION

AT TOWERS AND TALES, LISMORE STORY FESTIVAL
SATURDAY 2 MAY 2020

Create your own stories, creatures and characters at Lismore Castle Arts creative hub. Our Get Drawing team will be on hand all day to help bring your ideas to life.

Free. All Day Event.

For more information on the full Towers and Tales programme and for details of the festival schools’ programme visit www.towersandtales.ie

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GET DRAWING AT NATIONAL DRAWING DAY

SATURDAY 16 MAY 2020, 11am - 5pm

Get Drawing at Lismore with drop-in art activities for visitors of all ages in association with National Drawing Day. Add your own creative flair to a collaborative group project inspired by the spring garden. Pick up a Get Drawing sketchpad and join a sketching tour with our Arts Engagement Facilitator or make use of one of the easels in the gardens.

Families welcome.
No booking necessary, free event.

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GET DRAWING WITH THE BIG DRAW

SATURDAY 10 OCTOBER 2020, 2 - 5PM

Join us for a drop-in Get Drawing session for all ages to celebrate 20 years of the international Big Draw. Experiment with colours and textures inspired by the beauty of the autumn garden at Lismore. Our Arts Engagement Facilitator will be on hand to demonstrate mixed media drawing and provide all sorts of drawing materials.

Families welcome.
No booking necessary, free event.

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EXHIBITION TOURS FOR SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND GROUPS

We offer tailored tours for schools, colleges and groups. Contact us to discuss your requirements and find out more.

Advance booking essential.
Contact Rachel O'Hara, Arts Engagement Facilitator.
learning@lismorecastlearts.ie, +353 (0)58 54061