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Little Fingers Tiny Toes
Workshops designed for families with children aged 5 and younger.
Free, 20 places per session.

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.


Little Fingers Tiny Toes

December 2017


Icicle, Popsicle Christmas Creatures - Saturday 2 December, 10:30 - 11:15am


For this festive season, listen to a short story about a busy little mouse and a freezing cold reindeer. Then we will make the characters using lollipop sticks, markers, cotton wool and felt. Limited to 20 pre-school children and their Parents/Guardians. Free, booking essential. Please book HERE
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This event is fully booked. To be added to the waiting list please contact Heidi on 01 4070766

Silk Worm Club


October 2017

Mask Madness - Saturday 28 October, 2-3.30pm


Are you cute as a fox, mad as a March hare or clever as a monkey? Through the craft of mask-making we can become something completely different. Join us and delve into the theatre of the mask. Limited to 20 children per session (6 – 12 years). Free, booking essential. Please book HERE.

This event is fully booked. To be added to the waiting list please contact Heidi on 01 4070766. 


December 2017

'When I grow up' Self-Portraits - Saturday 2 December, 2-3.30pm


Francisco Goya and other artists who painted famous people often added props to represent the occupation and status of their models and capture their life stories. What objects would youput in your self - portrait to tell the story of what you'd like t be when you are older? 
Limited to 20 children per session (6 – 12 years). Free, booking essential. Please book HERE


This event is fully booked. To be added to the waiting list please contact Heidi on 01 4070766. 

 
 

October 2017
 
Mindfulness: It’s All about Attitude - Tuesday 31 October, 10.30am-1pm (12-14 year- olds). This session has been rescheduled from Wednesday, 1 November. 

Join us for a unique workshop exploring meditation and mindfulness. We will lead the group in discussions of positive attitude, purposeful action and experiential exercises.  Limited to 15 teens per session. Free, booking essential. Please book HERE. 

Mindfulness: It’s All about Attitude - Tuesday 31 October, 1:45pm – 4:15pm (15-17 year-olds). This session has been rescheduled from Wednesday, 1 November. 

Join us for a unique workshop exploring meditation and mindfulness. We will lead the group in discussions of positive attitude, purposeful action and experiential exercises.  Limited to 15 teens per session. Free, booking essential. Please book HERE.

November 2017


Mindfulness: It’s All about Attitude - Wednesday 1 November, 10.30am-1pm (12-14 year- olds)


CANCELLED:
THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER. 


Mindfulness: It’s All about Attitude - Wednesday 1 November, 1:45pm – 4:15pm (15-17 year-olds)

CANCELLED: THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER.

December 2017


Origami Christmas workshop – Saturday 9 December, 11:15am – 1:15pm (12-14 year-olds)

Using basic origami folds and techniques, transform your choice of paper into beautiful and elegant Christmas decorations for home or as a handmade present. Limited to 15 teens per session. Free, booking essential. Please book
HERE.

This event is fully booked. To be added to the waiting list please contact Heidi on 01 4070766. 

Origami Christmas workshop – Saturday 9 December, 2 – 4pm (15-17 year-olds)

Using basic origami folds and techniques, transform your choice of paper into beautiful and elegant Christmas decorations for home or as a handmade present. Limited to 15 teens per session. Free, booking essential. Please book HERE.

 

 
November 2017

Portrait Workshop - Sunday 12 November, 12.30 – 4.00pm

Francisco Goya is regarded as an outstanding portrait painter with the exceptional ability to portray his models beyond their physical appearances. In this workshop we will look closely at Goya’s pencil and charcoal drawings. Using these materials, we will learn how to produce a head and shoulders portrait. Artist, Roxana Manouchehri, will also compare and contrast the traditions of Western, Middle Eastern and East-Asian portraits. Suitable for beginners. Limited to 15 places. €35.00 per person, materials provided. Booking essential. Please book HERE. 

This event is fully booked. To be added to the waiting list please contact Heidi on 01 4070766 or Justyna on 01 4070722.

December 2017

Pottery Workshop - Sunday 3 December, 1.30 – 4pm

Why not surprise someone this Christmas with a handmade gift? Join artist Christien van Bussel and create your own decorative box and cover. We will learn how to form, colour and glaze clay before it is fired to make it strong and durable. Your pottery will be ready for collection at the Library from Thursday 14 December. Limited to 15 places. €35.00 per person, materials provided. Booking essential. Please book HERE.

This event is fully booked. To be added to the waiting list please contact Heidi on 01 4070766 or Justyna on 01 4070772.

 

*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


*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.