This August Bank Holiday weekend, be inspired by artists who moved out of their studio to paint en plein air or out of doors. We are rediscovering the creative potential of our surroundings, our city, and our streets…on the doorstep of the gallery. There is something for everyone and all ages are welcome. Through an exciting and family friendly programme of artist-led drawing, embossed printmaking, live music from uilleann pipes to string quartet and traditional music, street spectacle by the Dublin Circus Project, and Poetry bursts in conjunction with Poetry Ireland, we encourage you to take the time to look around you and be inspired!
Drawing Out of Doors
We invite you to look around you and sketch what you see! Our artists have plenty of ideas and tips for capturing nature, the outdoors, streetscapes and more. Drawing is a great way to discover more about the world around you. Embossed Print-Making
Our artists will show you how to create a beautiful embossed print by pressing simple shapes onto special paper. Look for inspiration in the patterns around you or from nature when composing your ideas. Wildflower Garden Join us to celebrate the outdoors by creating a pop-up wildflower garden in the heart of the city. This workshop is suitable for all ages. We will use a variety of techniques to recreate some beautiful paper blossoms!
Music by Éamonn Galldubh Trio; Aisling Ennis - electric harp; Lioba Petrie and Abigail Smith Duo; Botanic String Quartet
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.