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Silk Worm Club
Workshops designed for children aged 6 -11. Free, 20 places per session.

Chester Beatty's Creative Lab Club for Teens
Workshops designed for teens aged 12 - 14 and 15-17. Free, 15 places per session.

Workshops for Adults
Workshops designed for adults aged 18.
For fees - please look up workshop details, 15 places per session.

Silk Worm Club

 
August 2017

Paper Lanterns - Saturday 19 August, 2-3.30pm 


Learn how to use LEDs and paper to create decorative lanterns inspired by the collection to hang in your bedroom at night time. In association with Heritage Week. Limited to 20 children per session (6 – 11 years). Free, booking essential. Please book HERE.

 
This workshop is now fully booked. Please contact Heidi on 014070766 or Justyna on 014070772 to be added to the waiting list.

 


August 2017


C-ART-OGRAPHY - Saturday 12 August, 1:30pm - 4pm (12 - 17 year - olds) 


Anna Kadzik-Bartoszewska will facilitate this workshop inspired by the aged maps in Vermeer’s work and that of his contemporaries. Looking at the Chester Beatty’s collection of maps, the craft of map-making and how it works, the artist will discuss this ancient art and provide participants with the necessary skills to create their own. Limited to 15 teens per session. Free, booking essential. Please book HERE.


Paper Lampshades - Tuesday 22 August, 10.15am-12.45pm (12-14 year-olds)


This creative and practical workshop is about transforming 2D into 3D and the playful use of light. Learn how to combine basic electrical DIY skills with the creative medium of paper-folding. Make a unique paper lampshade inspired by the geometric art in the Islamic Collections. In association with Heritage Week. Limited to 15 teens per session. Free, booking essential. Please book HERE.


This workshop is now fully booked. Please contact Heidi on 014070766 or Justyna on 014070772 to be added to the waiting list. 

Paper Lampshades - Tuesday 22 August, 1.45-4.15pm (15-17 year-olds)


This creative and practical workshop is about transforming 2D into 3D and the playful use of light. Learn how to combine basic electrical DIY skills with the creative medium of paper-folding. Make a unique paper lampshade inspired by the geometric art in the Islamic Collections. In association with Heritage Week. Limited to 15 teens per session. Free, booking essential. Please book HERE.

 


 

August 2017


Sumi-e Workshop - Two day worskshop. Saturday 5, 10:30am - 4pm & Sunday 6 August, 12noon - 4pm

 

Sumi-e is a Japanese word for a black ink painting. The artist strives to capture the essence of the subject matter, using the fewest strokes possible. Join us for this two-day workshop with an internationally renowned, traditional Zen arts master, who will introduce the use of the sumi-e brush, its techniques and the basic principles of this art. Suitable for all levels of ability. Limited to 20 participants, €65 per person, materials provided. Please book HERE.


This workshop is now fully booked. Please contact Heidi on 014070766 or Justyna on 014070772 to be added to the waiting list.


*Workshops Guidelines

- Please note, all our workshops are suitable for beginners unless otherwise advertised.
- Small amendments might be done to the workshop due to unforeseen circumstances and we would appreciate your understanding. 

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Workshops for Adults Cancellation Policy
 
Please note, we require 7 days' notice of a cancellation; otherwise the full workshop fee must be paid. Credit card details are thus required in order to guarantee your place in the workshop and we will be in touch shortly to request these.
 

*Silk Worm Club & Chester Beatty's Creative Lab Club for Teens Cancellation Policy

Please be aware that we require a minimum 72 hours' notice of a cancellation if possible. These workshops take time and resources to prepare and we always have an extensive waiting list for each workshop. Therefore if you cannot attend and we do not hear from you we may be unable to reserve a place for your child in future workshops.