Summer Projects 2020 - Summer Song School Online

Summer Projects 2020 - Summer Song School Online

With CreateSchool

Tue 30 Jun - Tue 28 Jul 2020 Online // FREE

Tuesdays - 11am-3pm
30 June / 7 July / 14 July / 21 July / 28 July 2020
Ages 13-17 Years / FREE / Pre-registering required


This year we are transferring the Summer Songschool experience online and keeping it real in the process. There will be loads of new activities and features as well as all of the essential elements of our long-running flagship songwriting, recording and performance workshop. 

There is a blended mix of live online sessions and pre-recorded tutorials combined with offline activities. Participants will be able to work on their own and group projects via dedicated safe digital spaces. The songs and music that they create can then be shared online in a dedicated showcase. 

Suitable for all levels and musical interests from 13-17 years. 
The ability to play an instrument is not a pre-requisite. 
The course can be accessed and completed using a smartphone, tablet or PC. 
Online sessions will take place weekly on Tuesdays from June 30-July 28 from 11am-3pm with scheduled/timetabled sessions through the day. 

The course is free, but you must pre-register in advance with Draiocht's Box office. Please email boxoffice@draiocht.ie with 'Summer Song School Online' in the Subject field and we will send you a form for completion. Participants can join at any point during the course, so please feel free to get in touch at any point over the first 4 weeks. Places are free, but limited.

 

 
 
 

 

Summer Projects 2020 - Fingal Film School Online

Summer Projects 2020 - Fingal Film School Online

With CreateSchool

Thu 2 - Thu 30 Jul 2020 Online // FREE

Thursdays - 11am-3pm
2 July / 9 July / 16 July / 23 July / 30 July 2020
Ages 13-17 Years / FREE / Pre-registering required


This year we are transferring our Fingal Film School Summer Project experience online. Want to learn how to make your own films? Over these 5 days, facilitated by CreateSchool, you will collaborate with other creatives to plan, script, storyboard, film, edit and learn how to effectively add audio to produce your own short films. Using mobile digital devices and a selection of apps, you will gain skills and tips that you can take home and master with your own projects. The workshop will conclude with a screening of the films. These workshops are funded by Fingal Arts Office.

The course can be accessed and completed using a smartphone, tablet or PC. 
Online sessions will take place weekly on Thursdays from 2-30 July from 11am-3pm with scheduled/timetabled sessions through the day. 

The course is free, but you must pre-register in advance with Draiocht's Box office. Please email boxoffice@draiocht.ie with 'Fingal Film School Online' in the Subject field and we will send you a form for completion. Participants can join at any point during the course, so please feel free to get in touch at any point over the first 4 weeks. Places are free, but limited.

Summer Projects 2020 - Art Explorers Artistic Adventures Online

Summer Projects 2020 - Art Explorers Artistic Adventures Online

Fri 3 - Fri 31 Jul 2020 Online // FREE

Fridays / Videos posted to Facebook & YouTube
03 July / 10 July / 17 July / 24 July / 31 July 2020


Our Art Explorers ‘Artistic Adventures’ Summer Project moves online this year and is free for all to participate in. You can #CreateAtHome right alongside our Artist Deirdre O'Reilly in this series of guided videos, which we'll post on both our Facebook and YouTube Channels once a week in July.

Join us to see how charcoal is made and to create your very own Giacometti sculpture using tinfoil! Come along on this creative online adventure with us and see what surprises you discover. Deirdre will introduce the children to a range of art materials and artistic experiences on this creative journey, where they can explore a wide range of techniques to stimulate their imaginations and harness their curiosity.

Suitable for children aged 4-12 years

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#ShowUsYourArt Exhibition

#ShowUsYourArt Exhibition

Works by Children from Dublin 15

Mon 20 Jul - Fri 28 Aug 2020 Ground Floor Gallery

An Initiative of Draíocht's Children/Youth Arts Programme during Covid19.

We are delighted to reopen Draíocht’s Ground Floor Gallery with an exhibition of 326 works made during lockdown by 164 children from 122 families living on the doorstep of Draíocht in Dublin 15. An initiative of Draíocht’s Children and Youth Arts Programme, #ShowUsYourArt invited its young artists aged 2-13 to make paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations and photographic images as a way to stay close and positively engage during the pandemic.

Over a period of twelve weeks between 30 March and 19 June, portfolios of artworks by the children emerged which investigated and represented their ideas around a range of themes from the experience of different seasonal festivals to the built environment and from the natural world to best friends, family ties and even superheroes. Each week Draíocht posted a selection of submissions online and, following the easing of restrictions, the artworks made their way to the Gallery for selection and installation. The Gallery has been designed to show the works on small shelves, on large round wooden wall based panels, in grid formations, on screens and a specially made soundscape of the children’s experience has been commissioned.

We are indebted to the children and families for their extraordinary commitment and enthusiasm.

Draíocht’s Galleries are open Monday-Friday 10am-6pm

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MAKing Art: PRINTing

MAKing Art: PRINTing

Curated by Sharon Murphy

Wed 30 Sep - Fri 12 Feb 2021 Ground & First Floor Galleries

New Impressions
Neil Dunne, Margot Galvin, Fiona Kelly, Aoife Scott

Ground Floor Gallery
&
Works from the Graphic Studio
Members from Fingal

First Floor Gallery

MAKing Art: PRINTing is the third in a series of exhibitions aimed at children and young people, which explores a particular visual art discipline, its materials, processes and varied manifestations. Printmaking is the focus of this third exhibition. It celebrates different techniques, styles and approaches to the use of print, to the act of printmaking and to the print as a finished artwork.

It includes two exhibitions: New Impressions (Ground Floor Gallery) explores how traditional printmaking techniques have been re-imagined and re-worked and invites us to consider: what makes a print a print? Common conceptions of printmaking are expanded, from two-dimensional to three-dimensional, from mass-produced to unique, from paper to mixed and digital media. The exhibition features artists whose work, though rooted in or referencing print, expands the boundaries of that medium. New Impressions includes artists Neil Dunne, Margot Galvin, Fiona Kelly and Aoife Scott.

Works from the Graphic Studio (First Floor Gallery) is an exhibition which marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Graphic Studio and features members from Fingal who work across a range of process including etching, woodcut/lino, screen print and lithography. Artists include: Susan Early, Mary Grey, Julie Ann Haines, Michele Hetherington, Ernada Husic, Siobhan Hyde, Desmond Kenny, Michael Killen, Jennifer Lane, Pamela Leonard, Ned McLoughlin, Sorca O'Farrell and Una Sealy. The exhibition will also feature work by master printmakers, Niamh Flanagan and Robert Russell.

MAKing Art PRINTing will be accompanied by a programme of engagement for children and young people facilitated by participating artists and Draíocht’s Artist team.

Image: Aoife Scott, Milking it



Draíocht’s Galleries are open Monday-Friday 10am-6pm

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