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Galway Arts Centre Education Courses

This Advanced Poetry Workshop, facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, is aimed at more experienced poets, such as those who have already had work published and/or have previously attended Writing workshops. Each week Kevin will give participants a poetry writing exercise for the following week and will offer each participant constructive suggestions as to how her or his poem can become the best possible poem it can be.

 

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Start Date Thu 24th Sep 2020 - 2:00 pm
End Date Thu 26th Nov 2020 - 4:00 pm
Cut off date Thu 24th Sep 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 20
Price per person €110.00

This Friday afternoon Poetry Workshop, facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, is suitable for both new writers and for those with some experience. Each week Kevin will give participants a poetry writing exercise for the following week and will offer each participant constructive suggestions as to how her or his poem can become the best possible poem it can be.

 

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Start Date Fri 25th Sep 2020 - 2:00 pm
End Date Fri 27th Nov 2020 - 3:30 pm
Cut off date Fri 25th Sep 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €110.00

Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets evening poetry workshops facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins. Each week Kevin will give participants a poetry writing exercise for the following week and will offer each participant constructive suggestions as to how her or his poem can become the best possible poem it can be. 

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Start Date Tue 22nd Sep 2020 - 7:00 pm
End Date Tue 24th Nov 2020 - 8:30 pm
Cut off date Tue 22nd Sep 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €110.00

Have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel? Have you dreamed of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or even stunning audiences with your poetry?

This exciting and highly popular course is now available remotely by video conference, email or phone. You can even participate by post if you wish. Zero technical expertise is required to take part. The course itself 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. Includes post-course editorial. Limited places.

 

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Start Date Tue 16th Jun 2020 - 8:00 pm
End Date Tue 04th Aug 2020 - 10:00 pm
Cut off date Tue 16th Jun 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €125.00

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Portraiture Painting with Oils with Caitlyn Rooke

Portraiture Workshop with Model

Learn the basics of painting portraiture in oils in this one day workshop. This is an opportunity for beginners or artists who want to freshen up their foundations. This workshop includes demonstrations at each stage of the portrait and with only ten places available, expect individualized feedback and paintovers throughout the day. A handout with terms and concepts will be provided.

Caitlyn has exhibited her portraits in the 2018 and 2019 Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annuals in London, as well as in recent RHA annuals in Dublin. Check out Caitlyn’s work on her website, caitlynrooke.com and on Instagram: @caitlynrookepainter

 

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Start Date Sun 05th Apr 2020 - 12:00 pm
End Date Sun 05th Apr 2020 - 5:00 pm
Cut off date Tue 10th Mar 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 10
Price per person €55.00

Tuesday morning Art classes at Galway Arts Centre are a relaxing, enjoyable and fun way to engage with your creative side. Suitable for all levels of ability and styles, these classes will cover painting in oils, acrylics and watercolours as well as developing the drawing skills and compositional knowledge needed to create your own artworks.

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Start Date Tue 28th Apr 2020 - 10:30 am
End Date Tue 02nd Jun 2020 - 12:30 pm
Cut off date Mon 27th Apr 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 10
Price per person €120.00

If you’re a complete beginner this is the sewing course for you. You will become a confident machinist while you sew a pin cushion, a tote bag and a patchwork cushion cover. This course will provide you with beginner level sewing skills, introducing you to sewing terminology, teaching you basic techniques and giving you the confidence to continue to develop your sewing skills on your own.

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Start Date Tue 18th Feb 2020 - 6:30 pm
End Date Tue 10th Mar 2020 - 8:30 pm
Cut off date Mon 17th Feb 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 6
Price per person €120.00

Creative Writing: Introduction with Martin Keaveney

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. Participants 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.

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Start Date Thu 20th Feb 2020 - 7:30 pm
End Date Thu 09th Apr 2020 - 9:30 pm
Cut off date Wed 19th Feb 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 15
Price per person €125.00

This workshop has been cancelled until further notice, we are hoping to hold further Chinese calligraphy and painting workshops with Qi Chen again in the future

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Start Date Sat 15th Feb 2020 - 2:30 pm
End Date Sat 15th Feb 2020 - 5:30 pm
Cut off date Fri 14th Feb 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 3
Price per person €30.00

This 8-week course is designed for students who wish to develop their skills in drawing and painting. It will include the process of paint, collage, colour theory, still life, landscape, portraiture and mixed media. The course is open to both Beginners and those with some experience; each student will work at their own pace with individualised tuition. The class would be particularly valuable to students who wish to build a portfolio for Third Level.

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Start Date Wed 29th Jan 2020 - 4:45 pm
End Date Wed 18th Mar 2020 - 6:15 pm
Cut off date Mon 03rd Feb 2020 - 12:00 am
Capacity 10
Price per person €130.00

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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