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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 €115/€100 Concessions


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Start Date Wed 30th Jan 2019 - 7:00 pm
End Date Wed 03rd Apr 2019 - 9:00 pm
Cut off date Tue 29th Jan 2019 - 12:00 am
Capacity 12
Price per person €115.00

Portraiture Workshop with Caitlyn Rooke 


Learn the basics of portrait painting in oils in this 6 hour workshop. This is an opportunity for beginners or professionals who want to freshen up their life painting. This workshop includes demonstrations at each stage of the portrait and with only eight places available, expect individualized thorough feedback throughout the day.

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

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Start Date Sat 16th Feb 2019 - 11:00 am
End Date Sat 16th Feb 2019 - 5:00 pm
Cut off date Fri 15th Feb 2019 - 12:00 am
Capacity 8
Price per person €75.00

Acting is universal. Every time we tell a story, every time we consciously select which emotions to display, we are performing a creative act. This new group offers everybody an opportunity to explore the skills of Theatre. Content will include use of Body, use of Voice, Improvisation and much, much more.

Start Date Fri 12th Oct 2018 - 7:00 pm
Capacity 10
Price per person €3.00

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.

Jennifer has won multiple awards for her work. She exhibits both nationally and internationally, most recently with a solo show in the Galway International Arts Festival. She has taught for many years in I.A.D.T, has extensive knowledge of the N.C.A.D brief and her students frequently score highly in portfolio assessments and gain entry to third level institutions.

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Start Date Mon 28th Jan 2019 - 5:00 pm
End Date Mon 11th Mar 2019 - 6:30 pm
Cut off date Sun 27th Jan 2019 - 12:00 am
Capacity 13
Price per person €120.00


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

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Start Date Thu 24th Jan 2019 - 7:00 pm
End Date Thu 11th Apr 2019 - 9:00 pm
Capacity 15
Price per person €120.00

An Introduction to the Ad Hoc Choir - Voice Workshops

Happy Harmonies, world songs, improvisations. Ahead of the January term there will be a number of introductory workshops to see if the Ad Hoc Choir is for you. At a special price of €7, these workshops are for everyone who would like to try singing in a group, and no experience is needed! Drop in welcome.


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Start Date Sat 05th Jan 2019 - 12:30 pm
End Date Sat 19th Jan 2019 - 2:00 pm
Cut off date Sat 19th Jan 2019 - 12:00 am
Capacity 20
Price per person €7.00

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