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Memories in a Suitcase – Appeal

Thursday 7th September 2017 - Saturday 30th September 2017

A programme of discussion, arts, crafts and social connecting in an accepting and engaging environment for people living...

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Memories in a Suitcase – Appeal

Thursday 7th September 2017 - Saturday 30th September 2017

A programme of discussion, arts, crafts and social connecting in an accepting and engaging environment for people living with dementia and a family member/carer. The Hunt Museum needs your help to fill our memory suitcases. We are appealing to the public for donations of pre 1960's product packaging or adverts. i.e. old Flahavan's, Farley Rusks, [...]

Autumn Drawing Classes – Mark Heng

Saturday 9th September 2017 - Saturday 25th November 2017

From Pots to People...Drawing What You See! 9th, 16th, 23rd September and 7th,14th October 2017 Learn drawing fundamentals with an emphasis on FUN! We'll start with pottery on display in the museum and progress onto more complex forms including an introduction to portraiture. Basic materials provided, sketchpad and pencil recommended. 5 Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to [...]

Early Years Development – How Can Museums Help?

Wednesday 27th September 2017 - Wednesday 27th September 2017

10am to 10.30am - Registration, tea/coffee  10.30am to 11.00am:  Collette Brownlee, Education Services Officer at the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum  11.00am to 11.30am: Sarah Carson, Collections Access Officer at Coleraine Museum    11.30am to 12pm: Shirin Murphy of Carrickfergus Museum 12pm - 1pm:  Lunch is provided.  1pm to 1.45pm: Lucy McDonald, Curator of the Early [...]

Memories at the Hunt Museum

Monday 2nd October 2017 - Monday 4th June 2018

A programme of discussion, art and craft activities  and social time, in an accepting and engaging environment People living with dementia and a family member/carer are invited to come to the museum, where in a relaxed atmosphere they can: Have a short discussion about an object/painting in the Hunt Collection Get involved in a variety [...]

Tactile Explorations – CPD Arts Workshop for Early Years Staff

Saturday 14th October 2017 - Saturday 14th October 2017

Tactile Explorations – CPD arts workshop for Early Years staff with Eilis Murphy Saturday, October 14th, 10am to 4pm This workshop will introduce participants to art & crafts techniques relating to printing and the creation of large scale wool artwork. In line with the Síolta and Aistear frameworks, great emphasis will be placed on experimentation, [...]

Academic Programme

Wednesday 18th October 2017 - Wednesday 29th November 2017

'Signs of the Times' - The hidden language of paintings (part II): Rococo to Romanticism by David McBurnie Wednesdays - 18th, 25th October and 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th, November, 6pm - 8pm     Summery: The course will focus on developments in European art from c.1700 to c.1850.- from the light, decorative Rococo style to [...]

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