Hugh Lane Gallery
Transition Year Programme
Tuesday 28 January – Friday 31 January 2020, 10am-3.30pm*
*Applicants must be available to complete the full four day programme.
Founded in 1908, the Hugh Lane Gallery is regarded as one of the first modern art galleries in the world. Founded by Hugh Lane, a Cork-born art dealer and collector together with Dublin Corporation and a varied and distinguished body of supporters, the Gallery’s collection of Irish and international art also includes stained glass by Harry Clarke and the renowned studio of Francis Bacon. In addition there are dynamic programmes of temporary exhibitions and education as well as a conservation programme.
During this four day course you will gain an insight into the operations of the gallery through talks and tours with gallery curators, artists and lecturers. You will discover more about some of the social, artistic, political and economic innovators represented in the Gallery’s collection. You will also experiment with a variety of art forms through artist-led practical art workshops in the gallery’s dedicated education studio space. A group project will also be developed and realised.
Please note: You do not have to be studying art or intending to study art to participate in this course. What is required is curiosity, enthusiasm and a willingness to participate.
How to apply:
If offered a place: