What's On

Every Thursday - Sunday, 3 - 4pm


Daily Demonstrations

A chance to visit the Jewellery School Studios and see how goldsmiths create bespoke Jewelery pieces.

Fri 11 August, 10.30am-5pm | Sat 12 + Sun 13 August, 12pm - 5pm

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Community Installation: I (she) was here

Learn Limerick Lace stitches and embellishment techniques with designer maker Ruth Duignan to create a textile installation in Castle Yard, considering the often anonymous role woman play in the fashion and craft industry.

Tues 15 Aug - Thurs 17 Aug, 2pm & 3pm

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Children Craft Workshops

Fashion Eye-Con with Carrie Lynam: Inspired by Maiko Takeda create a fantastic sculptural object to be worn on your head.

Japanese Woodblock with Debra Bowden: Draw and carve your own woodblock design to create unique prints.

Kirigami Creations with Paul Bokslag: Use pattern to create individual papercut sculptures.

kilkennyartsfestival.com  |  Booking by phone 056 775 2175 weekdays: 10am - 5pm  |  €5  |  One workshop per child

Tues 15 Aug - Thurs 17 Aug, 4pm

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Teen Craft Workshops

Scultpural Headwear with Carrie Lynam: Cross the boundaries of fashion an art to create a sculptural head piece.

Japanese Woodblock with Debra Bowden: Using pattern and shape from the exhibition create your own woodblock design.

Kirigami Creatures with Paul Bokslag: Create a paper artwork using the traditional Japanese kirgami technique.

kilkennyartsfestival.com  |  Booking by phone 056 775 2175, weekdays: 10am - 5pm  |  €5


Gallery Tours

Crafternoon Tour at National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Saturdays at 3pm. Booking Required events@nationalcraftgallery.ie | 056 7796151