Previous Classes and Workshops

/Previous Classes and Workshops

Get Hands On: Hunt Handling Sessions

Tuesday 1st August 2017 - Friday 25th August 2017

Every Tuesday and Friday in August, 11am -12pm FREE with admission    Once again we have opened up The Collection so visitors can Get Hands On and up close with many of our fascinating objects. There will be a different topic explored each week   Week 1:  The Bronze Age August 1st & August 4th  The [...]

See, Understand and Respond

Saturday 24th June 2017 - Saturday 12th August 2017

FREE Summer Interactive Family Tours and Creative Response Sessions Saturday 24th June, Saturday 15th July, Saturday 12th August 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm Come along and creatively connect with the landscapes and figures depicted in the wonderful artworks of Yeats and Henry. Drawing on a range of media and textures, create your own [...]

National Drawing Day

Saturday 20th May 2017 - Saturday 20th May 2017

"Create a Character with Mark Heng" Join us for an hour long drawing workshop in which you'll look at elements of our collection and create a portrait of your own imaginary character while learning about anatomy and drawing fundamentals! P.S "Bring your sketchbooks and a pencil!" Saturday 20th May, 1pm-2.30pm Have a look on the [...]

Introduction to Portrait Drawing

Saturday 15th October 2016 - Saturday 12th November 2016

Introduction to Portrait Drawing “Tronies” are portrait heads that don’t necessarily depict a particular individual, but rather a type, for instance figures from mythology.  These were common during the Dutch Golden Age and have been a way for artists to practice different techniques and facial expressions without the pressure of capturing a likeness or pleasing [...]

Jazz Festival Workshop

Saturday 24th September 2016 - Saturday 24th September 2016

Drop in Limerick Jazz Festival Workshop to be facilitated by David O'Rourke. Attend this informal lecture and demo to gain an insight  into the world of Jazz. No booking is required for this workshop, all are welcome to attend.

Drawing From the Museum

Saturday 3rd September 2016 - Saturday 1st October 2016

Think you can't draw?  Puzzled how to even start?   This 5 week class will take inspiration from the beautiful works of art in the Hunt Museum.   You'll learn important drawing fundamentals while learning about the collection and having fun with your imagination.  We'll touch upon the main subjects of Western art including portrait, landscape, and [...]

Silver Handling Session

Thursday 25th August 2016 - Thursday 25th August 2016

The museum is running a number of workshops, talks and handling sessions throughout the summer as part of a silver survey project funded by the Heritage Council. On Thursday August 25th, from 11:00 until 13:00 a silver handling session will take place. In this session you will get the opportunity to learn about the silver [...]

Quilting Workshop

Saturday 20th August 2016 - Saturday 20th August 2016

Want to try an ancient patchwork technique with a modern twist? During this workshop you will learn EPP English Paper Piecing, a method of hand sewing shapes over paper to create unique and interesting patterns and shapes. You will be taught how to easily design your own version. In this workshop you will complete one [...]

Fabric Dyeing Workshop

Saturday 30th July 2016 - Saturday 30th July 2016

Come and learn about traditional dyeing. In this workshop you will get the opportunity to try different dyes and learn how to create patterns on your fabric using traditional Japanese and African techniques. Beginners welcome, workshops are suitable for ages 15+. All materials are included. Booking is essential, workshop costs €30 (A €15 deposit is [...]

Silver Jewellery Making Workshop

Saturday 2nd July 2016 - Saturday 2nd July 2016

The museum will be running a number of workshops, talks and handling sessions throughout June, July and August as part of a silver survey project funded by the Heritage Council. A Silver Jewellery Making Workshop will be given by Fergus Grant-Stevenson at the museum on Saturday July 2nd from 10:00 to 13:30. During this half-day [...]

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