Portfolio Preparation Guidance
TUESDAYS 7-8.30PM 01 OCT, 05 NOV, 03 DEC
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. 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 pre-register at the Box Office each month, tel 01-8852622.
Drawing in a Digitally Mediated World
Exploring Estuary With Sean Molloy
Exhibiting artist Sean Molloy invites your students to explore the exhibition ‘Estuary’ and reimagine drawing, as he guides you on a journey from the baroque era to the present day, exploring traditional old-master drawing techniques. For information on available dates and times please contact Draíocht’s Box Office at 01-8852622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Image: Sean Molloy
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Sonia Friedman Productions - National Theatre Live Screening
William Shakespeare’s Hamlet returns in this National Theatre Live presentation, first staged in 2015. Lyndsey Turner directs with visual flair and gothic sensibility while Benedict Cumberbatch delivers a masterful interpretation of a Hamlet profoundly torn.
As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. This production renders Shakespeare’s protagonist identifiable to a new generation.
This season Draíocht will collaborate once again with the Irish Film Institutes Education Programme for Senior Cycle Secondary School Students. Recommended age: 15+
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CERT: 12A Language: English Dur: 170 mins
This screening is presented in association with IFI Education.
"Benedict Cumberbatch is a blazing, five star Hamlet." Daily Telegraph
"One of the most visually & atmospherically stunning productions I've ever seen, of anything, ever." Time Out
Exploring Theatre Craft
Over a six week period, theatre professionals Eimear Morrissey and Jo Quinn will once again work with transition year students from Hartstown Community School and Riversdale Community College to introduce them to the magic of theatre. This year we are concentrating on the creation of physical theatre, from the perspectives of performer and audience. Students will attend workshops, create their own performance, as well as attending CoisCéim’s new show ‘Francis Footwork’. If you are a secondary school in Dublin 15 and are interested in finding out more about this project please contact email@example.com
Leaving Certificate Art History Appreciation Revision Day
This unique revision day is designed for Leaving Certificate art students and teachers. Using the exhibition ‘Estuary’, we will explore and support art student’s preparation for the Leaving Certificate Art Appreciation section, through a series of talks and practical activities.
Guided by artist Bridget Flannery, as well as Estuary exhibition curators, Una Sealy and Joshua Sex, participants will gain an understanding of the curatorial process and installation considerations. Students will then meet with artist Martin Gale, whose work features in the exhibition and on the Leaving Certificate curriculum, to hear about his processes, techniques and inspiration. A facilitated tour of the exhibition will focus on two art works, to compare and contrast style, subject matter and artistic techniques.
Places are free, but limited and must be booked in advance with Draíocht’s Box Office 01-8852622.
Image: Martin Gale