t: +353 1 222 5558
t: +353 1 222 5558
Friday 20 September, 5-10pm
Join us for a night of culture when we will have a pop-up printing press, an opportunity to make your own simple sketchbook, a film screening of the recent documentary 'Unstoppable: Sean Scully and the Art of Everything (dir. Nick Willing, 2019), speed touring and a performance by Dublin based electronic musicians 'Funk Witch' (Niall Conroy and Brian Carton) and more!
Pop-up Printmaking: Entrance Hall
Get creative and make your own beautifully embossed image using our pop up printing press with artist Jane Fogarty. Drop in workshop throughout the evening for all ages.
Make a Simple Sketchbook: Sculpture Hall
Express your ideas and develop concepts in your newly made simple sketchbook with artist Ashleigh Downey. Then using a pencil make your own sketches inspired by the art and architecture of the Hugh Lane Gallery. Drop in workshop throughout the evening for all ages.
Story Collage: First Floor- gallery 15
6pm; 7pm; 8pm (each session up to 30mins)
Use your imagination to create a wonderful collaborative scene in this storytelling game inspired by masterpieces of French painting! Led by Kimberly Griffith. Suitable for adults or parents and younger family members working together.
Film screening: First Floor – gallery 18
Unstoppable: Sean Scully and the Art of Everything (Dir. Nick Willing, 2019) Dur. 85 mins. Free, no booking required.
Performance: Sculpture Hall
'Funk Witch' - Niall Conroy (PolyGlove) and Brian Carton (Santa Wrek) will play a live electronic music set.
Visual Thinking Strategies Tours - Meet at the Reception
Have Your Say/What do you see
5.30pm and 7pm
Join us to explore artworks in the Gallery with Síle McNulty-Goodwin and tell us what you see in them! Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an approach designed to enable people to develop aesthetic and language literacy and critical thinking skills. All ages welcome.
Join us for these in-focus tours exploring one or two artworks
5.15pm Mrs Lavery Sketching by John Lavery with Barbara O’Connell
(First floor, gallery 16)
6pm Francis Bacon Studio with Geraldine Canavan
(Ground floor- through gallery 9)
6.45pm Stained Glass Room with Geraldine Canavan.
(Ground floor- close to Reception)
7.30pm Reclining Figure by Henry Moore with Geraldine Canavan.
(First floor- gallery 17)
8.15pm The Girl in White by Grace Henry with Barbara O’Connell.
(First floor – gallery 10)
Postcards Pick up a line drawing postcard at Reception to take away with you while stocks last!
Please note that all our programmes are drop-in sessions,
no booking is required! Parents remain with their children for drop in sessions.