Portfolio Preparation Guidance
With Artist Andrew Carson
TUESDAYS 7PM-9PM OCT-DEC 2018
02 OCT, 06 NOV, 04 DEC
AGE: 5TH AND 6TH YEAR STUDENTS
Are you in 5th or 6th year and planning on going to art college? On the first Tuesday of every month, Draíocht will facilitate Portfolio Preparation Guidance sessions with artist Andrew Carson during October-December 2018. Bring along your portfolio every month for review and suggestions, drawing sessions and a suggested task to complete between sessions. All levels are welcome and these sessions are designed to be informal, drop in sessions. Sessions are free but space is limited, so please register at the Box Office in advance each month tel: 01-8852622.
Felty Christmas Decorations Workshop
With Felt Artist Gina Faustino.
WORKSHOP 1: 5-7 YEARS: 12PM-1.30PM SOLD OUT
WORKSHOP 2: 8-10 YEARS: 2PM-3.30PM
(no accompanying adult)
Make your own Christmas tree decorations with felt artist Gina Faustino. By creating and learning about felting from scratch, you will create your own piece of material from lamb’s wool and end up with a unique decoration for your own Christmas tree! Early booking advised at Box Office, tel 01-8852622.
First Fortnight - Arts Bites
Ireland’s Mental Health Arts Festival 2019
GOING ON SALE SHORTLY
First Fortnight Arts Bites aims to enhance awareness about mental health and how engaging in the arts can help. These workshops are free so everyone can participate and find their inner artist. Facilitated by multilingual and multicultural therapists to reach and engage a diverse group of people, workshops in dance, music and colour will be used to overcome all barriers, including language!
12 NOON – 2PM:
Mindfulness Through Art Workshop
Involves guided mindfulness meditation, visualization and creativity exercises designed to be educational, interactive, fun and easy to follow.
3PM – 4PM:
Sound Therapy Workshop
Uses vibrational sound and frequency to help reduce stress, alter unconsciousness and create a deep sense of peace and wellbeing for better mental fitness.
4.30PM – 6.30PM:
Tango Therapy Workshop
Facilitates self-awareness and awareness of others, teaches patience, active listening, empathy, forgiveness, ability to let go, to live in the here and now, ability to make decisions and live a full life even in situations with high levels of uncertainty.
Free Workshops in Association with Draíocht and Cairde.
Booking through Draíocht’s Box Office tel 01-8852622
For more information about the First Fortnight festival programme, see www.firstfortnight.ie