Galway - Galway City

Galway 2020: Galway City Museum

Craft and Visutal Art Exhibition: MONUMENT


Galway City Museum will open for Culture Night 2020 this Friday 18th September. There will be guided Exhibition Tours running from 5pm to 7pm. Booking essential, please visit to secure your free ticket. Bain sult as!

Some of Europe’s most interesting large stone monuments are found on Ireland’s smallest islands. Focusing on the stone forts of the Aran Islands, this project presents some of the archaeological and scientific evidence for their creation, including excavated material. It also explores nature and traditions of the communities that created and still care for these spectacular sites.

Contributors include: textile artist Áine Ní Chonghaile, from the Inis Meáin Knitting Company; glass artist Róisín De Buitléar; silversmith Cóilín Ó Dubhghaill; ceramicist Katherine West; basket-maker Joe Hogan; knitter Elain McBride; graphic artist Maeve Clancy; woodturner Alan Meredith; currach-maker Patrick Flaherty, and film-maker Colm Hogan. 

Time: 5pm - 7pm

Genres: Craft / Heritage

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway City, H91 CX5P.d

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