Ballitore - Kildare

Angelina Foster Studio/Ballitore Quaker Museum and Library

Open Studio with Letterpress Printing at The Tanyard with Angelina Foster


In partnership with Ballitore Quaker Museum and Library, Angelina Foster will host an evening of making letterpress bookmarks, inspired by the words of Mary Leadbeater and Ernest Shackleton.
Letterpress demos will take place outside, in the courtyard. Attendees who bring their own plastic gloves and wear a mask will have the opportunity to pull their own print on a 1942 Adana letterpress.
Machine inking will start at 4 pm with the Shackleton family motto Fortitude Vinicimus By Endurance We Conquer.
Poems, typesetting and type changes at 5 & 6 pm. Please note the ink takes a few hours to dry so don’t fold the bookmark or put it in a book for a few days!
The studio of  The Tanyard’s artist-in-residence Angelina Foster will be open for the evening, offering visitors the opportunity to view some of her work, including the gravestone rubbing prints which form part of her Trace the Past project with Creative Ireland.
Due to Covid guidelines, booking is essential.

Time: 4pm - 7pm

Genres: Arts and Crafts / Craft / Heritage / History / Printmaking Demonstrations / Visual Art

Facilities: Café

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: The Tanyard, Ballitore, Co. Kildare


Phone: 086 7329680

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