‘Art from Artefacts’ is an art project that will provide a creative way for people to connect with their personal history and heritage. By encouraging participants to explore and document the stories behind their family heirlooms and artifacts, the project will help to preserve and celebrate cultural traditions and personal histories. In addition, by creating artworks inspired by their objects, partakers can also express their personal and emotional connections to their heritage and share these with others. This can help to foster a sense of community and promote understanding and appreciation of diverse cultural backgrounds. Overall, the 'Art from Artefacts' project is a meaningful and engaging way to encourage people to explore their heritage and create a lasting record of their personal stories and their family and cultural traditions.
Connecting with established community groups and organizations is a way to promote and engage people in the 'Art from Artefacts' project. By liaising with groups such as 'The Mens Shed' Moate and 'Knitter Natter,' Associates of Moate Museum and Dun Na Si Heritage Park.
An open studio event inviting the community to engage and participate in the project. It's an opportunity for the townspeople and new residences of Moate to see related artwork, learn about this creative process, and participate in activities related to the project.
Says the artist:
"We all have similar stories to tell, associated with objects, items, or places, childhood memories that formed who we are and our place in family and community. The Art from Artefacts project is a meaningful and engaging way to encourage people to explore their heritage and create a lasting record of their personal stories and their family and cultural traditions.
We are tomorrow’s history."
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.