Past Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane houses the foremost public collection of contemporary art in Ireland; the gallery also has a dynamic temporary exhibitions programme often encompassing the permanent collection. http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past Mon, 25 Jun 2018 02:32:26 +0000 Point Blank en-gb Sunday Sketching - Gestures and Expressions http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2072-sunday-sketching-gestures-and-expressions http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2072-sunday-sketching-gestures-and-expressions Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 24 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 24 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 24 Jun 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/halloween cropped.jpg
Cruinniú na nÓg http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2129-crinniu-na-nog-2018 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2129-crinniu-na-nog-2018 Cruinniú na nÓg: Mid-Summer at the Hugh Lane

Saturday 23 June, 11am-4pm

Join us for Cruinniú na nÓg and celebrate mid-summer with free drop-in artist-led workshops, special themed tours, and the launch of our youth glass project.

 

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 23 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 23 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/2007_nolan_detail_home_page.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Exploring the Francis Bacon Studio http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2071-sunday-sketching-exploring-the-francis-bacon-studio http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2071-sunday-sketching-exploring-the-francis-bacon-studio Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 17 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 17 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/halloween cropped.jpg
Portfolio Taster Art Course for 14-17 year olds http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2133-portfolio14-17-year-olds http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2133-portfolio14-17-year-olds Portfolio Taster Art Course for 14-17 year olds

12-22 June, 11am-1pm (Tues-Fridays)

During this two week ‘portfolio taster course’ with artist Elaine Leader we will experiment with a wide range of materials, processes and techniques including drawing, collage, painting, mixed media, printmaking, as well as ideas development and how to use research notebooks and sketchbooks. This is suitable for students aged 14-17, who may be working on a portfolio for art and design study or just be interested in trying and developing new creative skills. All levels welcome! Fee €87, booking required.

To book your place: please go to the Eventbrite here.

Please note: payment must be made at the time of booking to confirm your place.

 

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jodonnell.hughlane@dublincity.ie (Jessica O'Donnell) Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/education/mainitemimage_2247_portfolio_2008.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Townscapes and Landscapes http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2068-sunday-sketching-townscapes-and-landscapes http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2068-sunday-sketching-townscapes-and-landscapes Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 10 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 10 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 10 Jun 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/halloween cropped.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Exploring Light and Shadow http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2066-sunday-sketching-exploring-light-and-shadow-3-june-2018 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2066-sunday-sketching-exploring-light-and-shadow-3-june-2018 Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 03 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 03 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 03 Jun 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Tall, Small, Minuscule http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2012-sunday-sketching-tall-small-minuscule http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2012-sunday-sketching-tall-small-minuscule Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

How to draws things that have different sizes and how would they look like altogether on your paper? Join us for this Sunday Sketching Tall, Small, Minuscule to explore scale with artist Kathryn Maguire.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 27 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 27 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 27 May 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Waves and Sand Dunes http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2011-sunday-sketching-waves-and-sand-dunes http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2011-sunday-sketching-waves-and-sand-dunes Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

What makes a landscape painting? colours, shapes, textures help to recognise what was depicted by the artist. Let's be inspired by painter Nathaniel Hone for this Sunday Sketching session and observe Waves and Sand Dunes closely with artist Ashleigh Downey.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 20 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 20 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 20 May 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
National Drawing Day: Mini-Museum http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1966-national-drawing-day-mini-museum http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1966-national-drawing-day-mini-museum Saturday 19 May, 2-3pm

National Drawing Day: Mini-Museum

Join us to create your own mini-artwork to be displayed in a mini-museum in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds with artist Rebecca Shelford.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book please call 01 222 5550.

 

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 19 May 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/shades and shadows.jpg
Sunday Sketching - My portrait http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2008-sunday-sketching-my-portrait http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2008-sunday-sketching-my-portrait Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Focus on face features during this Sunday Sketching session named My portrait and explore the art of self-portrait through drawing with artist Yvonne Pettitt.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 13 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 13 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 13 May 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Bealtaine Festival: Cards of Encouragement http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2022-bealtaine-festival-cards-of-encouragement-3 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2022-bealtaine-festival-cards-of-encouragement-3 Bealtaine Festival: Celebrating Creativity in Older Age

Saturday 12 May, 2-3:30pm

Cards of Encouragement

Bring an older relative with you for this card making workshop led by artist Rebecca Shelford. When you have finished making your card, pen words of encouragement to exchange with one another.

Fee €5. Booking required.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 12 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 12 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 12 May 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/card making crop.png
Sunday Sketching - Red + Blue http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2007-sunday-sketching-red-blue http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2007-sunday-sketching-red-blue Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

The vibrant colours of Brian Duggan's neon light artwork will inspire this Sunday Sketching Session Red + Blue. Explore contrasts with artist Kathryn Maguire and let the lines fill the space of the page.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 06 May 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Hats & Styles http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2006-sunday-sketching-hats-styles http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2006-sunday-sketching-hats-styles Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Looking at Hats & Styles with artist Barbara O'Connell will make this Sunday Sketching very fashionable! Come join us to design you own fashion drawing!

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 29 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 29 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 29 Apr 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Bridge & City http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2005-sunday-sketching-bridge-city http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2005-sunday-sketching-bridge-city Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Let your imagination flow through the city during this Sunday sketching Bridge & City with artist Yvonne Pettitt. Inspired by Claude Monet, we will look at composition and colours of the cityscape of London and create our own city on paper!

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Portraits inspired by the exhibition Keeper http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2009-portraits-inspired-by-the-exhibition-keeper-1 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2009-portraits-inspired-by-the-exhibition-keeper-1 Saturday 21 April, 2-3pm

Portrait Workshop

Be inspired by Amanda Dunsmore’s exhibition Keeper and explore the theme of portraits through the medium of drawing in this art workshop for 10-14 year olds with artist Beth O'Halloran.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book please call 01 222 5550.

 

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/amanda dunsmore keeper.png
Sunday Sketching - At the market http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2002-sunday-sketching-at-the-market http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2002-sunday-sketching-at-the-market Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Spend an afternoon drawing At the market with artist Olive Knox. Be inspired by painter Walter Osborne and observe how he visually describes inhabitants and streets of Dublin at that particular time.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 15 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 15 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Journey in the countryside http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2000-sunday-sketching-journey-in-the-countryside http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2000-sunday-sketching-journey-in-the-countryside Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session spend a Journey in the countryside accompanied by artist Jane Fogarty while looking at landscapes and colours depicted by artists of the collection.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 08 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 08 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 08 Apr 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Early Years Workshop: 1-3 Year Olds http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1972-early-years-workshop-1-3-year-olds-2 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1972-early-years-workshop-1-3-year-olds-2 Thursdays 5 -26 April, 11am-Noon

Early Years Workshop: 1-3 Years Olds

Colourful Textures

Inspired by the gallery’s collection, we will play with texture, line and colour with artist Jane Fogarty. On this journey, we will make, touch, experiment, see, discover and be fully immersed in a sensory world of simple shapes, colours and textures.

Fee €20 for four weeks or €5 per class. Booking required.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/tinytots.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Blooming clouds http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1998-sundaysketchingblooming-clouds http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1998-sundaysketchingblooming-clouds Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Celebrate Easter Sunday at the gallery during this Sunday Sketching session Blooming Clouds. Particular day of the year to celebrate blossoms and blooming nature all around, why not looking at a paintings of skies flowering with clouds? accompanied by artist Kathryn Maguire.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 01 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 01 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 01 Apr 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
At Sunrise http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1965-at-sunrise-workshop http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1965-at-sunrise-workshop Saturday 31 March, 2-3pm

At Sunrise

Create a colourful stained glass composition inspired by James Scanlon’s Study No. 2 for Miró in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds with artist Barbara O’Connell.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book please call 01 222 5550.



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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 31 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 31 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 31 Mar 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/james scanlon study no 2 for miro crop.png
Sunday Sketching - Afternoon tea http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2016-sunday-sketching-afternoon-tea http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2016-sunday-sketching-afternoon-tea Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

A perfect Sunday afternoon spent at the gallery drawing from Walter Osborne's painting and accompanied by artist Olive Knox during this sketching session: Afternoon tea.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 25 Mar 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Spring is here! http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2015-sunday-sketching-spring-is-here http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2015-sunday-sketching-spring-is-here Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Spring is here! and shall we celebrate the new season with a lovely sketching session within the beautiful architecture of the Gallery. Join us and bring the sun along!

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Seashells on the Seashore http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2014-sunday-sketching-seashells-on-the-seashore http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2014-sunday-sketching-seashells-on-the-seashore Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

When rhymes becomes visual, let's look at Seashells on the Seashore with artist Marie Farrington during this Sunday Sketching. Together we will look at paintings of beach and sea landscapes to build up our drawing.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 11 Mar 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
St Patrick's Festival: Parade Flags http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1971-st-patricks-festival-parade-flags http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1971-st-patricks-festival-parade-flags Saturday 10 March, 2-4pm

St Patrick's Festival: Parade Flags

Get ready for St Patrick’s Day during this drop in family workshop led by artist Barbara O’Connell. Let's make our own fun flags for the parade with our own crests and patterns on them!

Free, no booking required although numbers may be limited.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 10 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 10 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 10 Mar 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/children workshop cropped.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Draw me a dog http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2013-sunday-sketching-draw-me-a-dog http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2013-sunday-sketching-draw-me-a-dog Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Celebrate the Chinese New Year during the last day of Dublin Chinese Festival and join us at the Gallery for this special Sunday Sketching celebrating the year of the dog -Draw me a Dog will be inspired by artworks where the dog is represented, such as painting by Sean Keating and sculpture of John Kindness.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 04 Mar 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Early Years Workshop: 1-3 Year Olds http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2004-early-years-workshop-1-3-year-olds-ashleigh-2 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2004-early-years-workshop-1-3-year-olds-ashleigh-2 Tuesdays 27 February -20 March, 11am-Noon

Early Years Workshop: 1-3 Years Olds

Join ecological artist Ashleigh Downey during this four week course on a sensory journey of sights, sounds, smells and textures from nature’s garden. Through nature based art activities and storytelling, a creative connection with nature will be encouraged.

Fee €20 for four weeks or €5 per class. Booking required.

Tuesday 27 February Birds

Together we will make a large nest from natural materials, and look at the marks of birds that we created. We will explore the senses through nature play inspired by Un Matin painting by William Leech.

Tuesday 6 March Nests

Participants will explore the senses through material play and by looking at Towards Night and Winter by painter Frank O’Meara. We will create colourful bird baskets and together explore collective drawing and mark-making.

Tuesday 13 March Growth

Looking at Mrs Lavery Sketchting by Sir John Lavery, we will explore our senses through plant discovery and tactile play. Drawing on nature to create pictures and plant seeds to grow and nurture at home.

Tuesday 20 March Nature

We will observe Sean Scully’s paintings and create nature inspired prints using clay and natural found foliage. A tactile workshop to awaken our sense of curiosity!

Join ecological artist Ashleigh Downey during this four week course on a sensory journey of sights, sounds, smells and textures from nature’s garden.  Through nature based art activities and storytelling, a creative connection with nature will be encouraged.
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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/tinytots.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Wildlife http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2020-sunday-sketching-wildlife http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2020-sunday-sketching-wildlife Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Where will we find Wildlife in the gallery on a Sunday afternoon? Look around and spy with your eye the wildlife that is hidden in our permanent collection or in the architecture of the building and make drawings of it with artist Barbara O'Connell.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Chinese New Year: Patterns and Stamps http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1970-chinese-new-year-patterns-and-stamps http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1970-chinese-new-year-patterns-and-stamps Saturday 24 February, 2-4pm

Chinese New Year 2018: Year of the Dog

Explore patterns with artist Barbara O’Connell and create your own stamp to design motifs inspired by Chinese prints.

Drop in, free family workshop. No booking required although numbers may be limited.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/chinese patterns crop.png
Sunday Sketching - Fields of colours http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2019-sunday-sketching-field-of-colours http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2019-sunday-sketching-field-of-colours Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

A colour next to another, next to another might create a field of colours! Be inspired by abstract paintings created by Sean Scully and let your colourful imagination guide you with artist Ashleigh Downey.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Festival of Russian Culture: Balala! http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1964-festival-of-russian-culture-balala http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1964-festival-of-russian-culture-balala Saturday 17 February, 2-3pm

Festival of Russian Culture

Balala!

Join us to create your own balalaika made out of everyday material in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds led by artist Jane Fogarty. A balalaika is a type of musical instrument with a three-sided body and three strings, played especially in Russia.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book please call 01 222 5550.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/balalaika crop.png
Mid-Term Art Workshops: Ages 8-11 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1968-mid-term-art-workshops-ages-8-11 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1968-mid-term-art-workshops-ages-8-11 Thursday 15 February - Friday 16 February, 10.30am-12pm

What's the Matter?

Have fun sculpting, assembling and carving volumes and forms during this two day sculpture course for 8-11 year olds led by artists Kathryn Maguire and Jane Fogarty.

Fee €20

Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book please call 01 222 5550.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sculpture crop.png
Mid-Term Art Workshop: Ages 12-14 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1969-mid-term-art-workshops-ages-12-14 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1969-mid-term-art-workshops-ages-12-14 Thursday 15 February - Friday 16 February, 1-3pm

Around the World

Create your own map and explore printmaking as well as animation processes during this two day course for 12-14 year olds with artist Janine Davidson.

Fee €20

Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book please call 01 222 5550.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/printmaking crop.png
Sunday Sketching - Streets Scenes http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2018-sunday-sketching-street-scenes http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2018-sunday-sketching-street-scenes Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Street scenes will inspire our Sunday Sketching session today by looking at paintings that describe streets and their scenery from a village, city, town...with artist Kathryn Maguire.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Valentine's Day Cards, Inspired by Harry Clarke http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1973-valentines-day-cards-inspired-by-harry-clarke http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1973-valentines-day-cards-inspired-by-harry-clarke Saturday 10 February, 2-3pm

Valentine's Day Cards, Inspired by Harry Clarke

Just in time for St Valentine’s Day, create a special and unique card inspired by Harry Clarke during this printmaking workshop for 7-10 year olds with artist Janine Davidson.

Fee €5, no booking required although numbers may be limited.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 10 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/h_clarke03cropped.jpg
Citywide Reading Campaign: Reading by the Author and Illustration Demonstration http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1963-citywide-reading-campaign http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1963-citywide-reading-campaign Saturday 10 February, 3-4pm

Making Millions: Reading by the Author and Illustration Demonstration

As part of the Citywide Reading Campaign, join author Erika McGann who will read from her book Making Millions followed by a Q&A. Erika will be accompanied by illustrator Vince Reid, who will discuss the illustrations he made for Erika’s book as well as lead a practical demonstration on what it takes to make a great illustration! Suitable for ages 6-10.

Free, no booking required although numbers may be limited.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 10 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/making millions horizontal.png
Sunday Sketching - Winter Landscape http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2017-sunday-sketching-winter-landscape http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/2017-sunday-sketching-winter-landscape Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

Winter is still around, and why not spend some time in the gallery to look at the painting of Gustave Courbet and draw your imaginary Winter Landscape during this Sunday Sketching session with artist Barbara O'Connell.

During these free sketching workshops for families, we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook or avail of the drawing materials provided.

Admission free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 04 Feb 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/sunday_sketching_crop.jpg
Sunday Sketching -Art Vitamins! Colour me healthy http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1899-sundaysketchingart-vitamins-colour-me-healthy http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1899-sundaysketchingart-vitamins-colour-me-healthy Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session, get your energy back and join us for Art Vitamins! Colour me healthy with artist Barbara O’Connell.

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 28 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 28 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 28 Jan 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png
Sunday Sketching - Renoir and Lavery: Parapluies et ombrelles! http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1898-sundaysketchingrenoir-and-lavery-parapluies-et-ombrelles http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1898-sundaysketchingrenoir-and-lavery-parapluies-et-ombrelles Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session Renoir and Lavery: Parapluies et ombrelles!
combine colours, weather and accessories in your drawings with artist Frances Coghlan

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 21 Jan 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png
Art workshop 3-6 year olds - Harry Clarke's stained glass window http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1821-artworkshopharryclarke http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1821-artworkshopharryclarke Saturday 20 January / 2-3pm

for 3-6 year olds

Be inspired by the jellyfish and other sea creatures in Harry Clarke’s Eve of St Agnes window in this art workshop with artist Emma O’Toole.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book a place please call 01 2225550.

Parents must stay during the workshop.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/kids_club/workshops/stained glass 3.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Trees and nature http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1897-sundaysketchingtrees-and-nature http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1897-sundaysketchingtrees-and-nature Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session Trees and nature, feel inspired by our collection and nature with artist Marie Farrington.

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png
Sunday Sketching - Seated, standing, walking http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1896-sundaysketchingseated-standing-walking http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1896-sundaysketchingseated-standing-walking Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session Seated, standing, walking, explore with artist Ashleigh Downey how movement is depicted in various artworks from the gallery's collection.

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 07 Jan 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png
Art workshop 6-10 year olds - Celebrate Epiphany http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1820-workshopepiphany http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1820-workshopepiphany Saturday 6 January / 2-3pm

for 6-10 year olds

Celebrate Epiphany by making your own character inspired by the Three Wise Kings, La Befana, Galette des rois and Women’s Little Christmas in this art workshop with artist Olive Knox.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book a place please call 01 2225550.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 06 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 06 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 06 Jan 2018 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/shades and shadows.jpg
Shine through 2018! Family workshop with Janine Davidson http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1817-newyears2018 http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1817-newyears2018 Saturday 30 December, 1-3pm

Shine Through 2018!

Get ready to start a New Year and experiment with reflections of light and shadows with artist Janine Davidson.

Drop in Family workshop.

Free. No booking required, although numbers may be limited.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 30 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 30 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 30 Dec 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/light workshop crop.png
Sunday Sketching - Decorative flowers bouquet http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1895-sundaysketchingdecorative-flowers-bouquet http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1895-sundaysketchingdecorative-flowers-bouquet Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session Decorative Flowers bouquet, enjoy drawing composition and colours from flowers and decorative objects with artist Yvonne Pettitt.

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 17 Dec 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png
Christmas art workshop for 10-14 year olds - Galaxy http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1816-christmasworkshopgalaxy http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1816-christmasworkshopgalaxy Saturday 16 December / 2-3pm

Galaxy: Make your own Christmas decorations inspired by the moon, stars and our galaxy in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds with artist Ashleigh Downey. As well as bringing them home with you can add some of your decorations to the Hugh Lane Christmas tree if you would like!

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book a place please call 01 2225550.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/mainitemimage_2598_fabricandfibre.jpg
Sunday Sketching - Lights at night http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1894-sundaysketchinglightsatnight http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1894-sundaysketchinglightsatnight Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session Lights at night, together artist Ashleigh Downey look at lights and how they are depicted at night time...glowing, shining, bright or subtle in different artworks from the collection.

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png
Art workshop for 9-12 years old - Constellation http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1813-christmasworkshopconstellation http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1813-christmasworkshopconstellation Saturday 9 December / 2-3pm

for 9-12 year olds

ConstellationDesign your own embossed card inspired by stars and night skies during this art workshop with artist Janine Davidson.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book a place please call 01 2225550.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/img_0840withces and wizrads .jpg
Sunday Sketching - Cottage by the lake http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1893-sundaysketchingcottage-by-the-lake http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1893-sundaysketchingcottage-by-the-lake Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During this Sunday Sketching session Cottage by the lake inspired by Paul Henry, draw from Irish landscapes and views with artist Barbara O’Connell

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 03 Dec 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png
Art workshop for 10-14 year olds - Winter construction http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1811-christmasworkshopwinterconstruction http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1811-christmasworkshopwinterconstruction Saturday 2 December / 2-3pm

for 10-14 year olds

Winter construction: During this workshop for with artist Marie Farrington participants will be introduced to paper construction. Using paintings from the collection as inspiration for our designs, we will draw on, cut out and fold paper templates to create dynamic sculptural forms.

Fee €5. Early booking recommended as places are limited. To book a place please call 01 2225550.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sat, 02 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 02 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sat, 02 Dec 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/8265_tuttlebooks.jpg
Sunday Sketching - If our planet was an ocean http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1892-sundaysketchingifourplanetwasanocean http://www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/past/1892-sundaysketchingifourplanetwasanocean Drop in family workshop / 3-4pm

During Dublin Gallery Week-end, join us for our Sunday Sketching session If our planet was an ocean inspired by our current exhibition The Ocean After Nature with artist Kathryn Maguire.

Free. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.

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infoDOThughlane@dublincity.ie (Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane) Sun, 26 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 26 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sun, 26 Nov 2017 23:59:59 +0000 http://www.hughlane.ie/images/thumbnailsundaysketching.png