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Galway Arts Centre Education Courses

Digital Photography for Beginners by artist Louise Manifold is a 10 week evening course for adults. The course is intended to provide a general introduction to photography and is suitable for both absolute beginners and people with a little basic photographic knowledge wishing to develop their potential as photographers.

This 10 week course aims at working creatively with digital photography to give practical hands on experience of working with your digital camera to gain confidence and gain knowledge of what you camera has to offer.

Cost €110/€100 Concessions

Start Date Wed 26th Sep 2018 - 7:00 pm
End Date Wed 28th Nov 2018 - 9:00 pm
Cut off date Tue 25th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 12
Price per person €110.50

This course is suitable for those who wish to spend an extended period of time developing their drawing skills, or working on a portfolio for Third Level. Students will explore a wide range of media, including charcoal, ink, mixed media and paint. 

 I have specialist knowledge of the NCAD brief, taught in IADT  for many years and my students usually gain entry into third level. Frequently they gain 550 points in portfolio assessments .
 
Adults and over 15 years.

 

Start Date Mon 01st Oct 2018 - 5:00 pm
End Date Mon 26th Nov 2018 - 6:30 pm
Cut off date Sun 30th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 10
Price per person €120.00

 with Martin Keaveney B.A., M.A., PhD Candidate (Creative Writing), published and produced creative writer

 

Have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel? Have you dreamt of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or even stunning audiences with your poetry?   This innovative new course introduces participants to the craft of creative writing while working in a range of genres such as sci-fi, crime, horror and realism. We will share work, exchange feedback and discuss routes to publication. Suitable for those seeking a rewarding pastime or as an introduction to an exciting professional  career as a creative writer. Limited places.

 

 

 

 

 

Start Date Sat 29th Sep 2018 - 2:00 pm
End Date Sat 24th Nov 2018 - 4:00 pm
Cut off date Fri 28th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €110.50

 

Sing with the Ad Hoc Choir! Beginning a journey of discovery into the mystery of the human voice.
Singing is a natural birthright.

 

Start Date Thu 27th Sep 2018 - 7:00 pm
End Date Thu 13th Dec 2018 - 9:00 pm
Cut off date Wed 26th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €120.00

An Introduction to the Ad Hoc Choir - Voice Workshops

Happy Harmonies, world songs, improvisations. Ahead of the September term there will be a number of introductory workshops to see if the Ad Hoc Choir is for you. At a special price of €5, these workshops are for everyone who would like to try singing in a group, and no experience is needed!


 

Ad Hoc Choir Introductory Saturday Workshops
In August and September there will be a series of workshops ahead of the September term to see if the Ad Hoc Choir is for you.

 

 

 

 

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Start Date Sat 11th Aug 2018 - 1:00 pm
End Date Sat 15th Sep 2018 - 3:30 pm
Cut off date Fri 14th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 20
Price per person €5.00

Wednesdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm

A casual, fun Art class, with an emphasis on developing each participant's unique style.
Each week there will be a focus on an different genre (Still-life, Landscape, Portraiture etc.)

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Start Date Wed 18th Jul 2018 - 7:00 pm
End Date Wed 05th Sep 2018 - 8:30 pm
Cut off date Tue 17th Jul 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 18
Price per person €120.00

 

AUTUMN POETRY WORKSHOPS AT GALWAY ARTS CENTRE/FRIDAY

 

Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three poetry workshops, all facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, whose best-selling first collection, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon Poetry, was short-listed for the 2006 Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish poet.[...]

 

Start Date Fri 28th Sep 2018 - 2:00 pm
End Date Fri 30th Nov 2018 - 3:30 pm
Cut off date Thu 27th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 18
Price per person €110.50

 

AUTUMN POETRY WORKSHOPS AT GALWAY ARTS CENTRE/THURSDAY

 

Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three poetry workshops, all facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, whose best-selling first collection, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon Poetry, was short-listed for the 2006 Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish poet.[...]

 

Start Date Thu 27th Sep 2018 - 2:00 pm
End Date Thu 29th Nov 2018 - 4:00 pm
Cut off date Wed 26th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 18
Price per person €110.50

 

AUTUMN POETRY WORKSHOPS AT GALWAY ARTS CENTRE/TUESDAY 

 

Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three poetry workshops, all facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, whose best-selling first collection, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon Poetry, was short-listed for the 2006 Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish poet. [...]

 

 

Start Date Tue 25th Sep 2018 - 7:00 pm
End Date Tue 27th Nov 2018 - 8:30 pm
Cut off date Tue 25th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 18
Price per person €110.50

Autumn Daytime Creative Writing with Susan Millar DuMars at Galway Arts Centre/MONDAY

 

Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre presents a daytime class for all those beginner and continuing creative writing students out there, facilitated by Susan Millar DuMars. Susan Millar DuMars writes both poetry and fiction. A collection of her stories, Lights In The Distance, was published in December 2010 by Doire Press; she has published four collections of poetry, Big Pink Umbrella (2008), Dreams For Breakfast (2010), The God Thing (2013), & Bone Fire (2016) all with Salmon Poetry. Susan was the Featured Fiction writer in a recent issue of the American online magazine The Atticus Review.She is also co-organiser of the Over The Edge reading series which specifically promotes new writers. Susan edited the anthology Over the Edge – the first ten years, published by Salmon, which includes work by forty seven writers who have published a first book since they did a reading at an Over The Edge: Open Reading in Galway City Library.[...]

 

 

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Start Date Mon 24th Sep 2018 - 2:30 pm
End Date Mon 26th Nov 2018 - 4:00 pm
Cut off date Wed 19th Sep 2018 - 12:00 am
Capacity 12
Price per person €110.50

Contact Galway Arts Centre

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 Phone: + 353 (0) 91 565 886
 Fax: + 353 (0)91 568 642
 47 Dominick Street, Galway City

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