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Spring Regional Day Programme Announced

Image copyright Arts in Education Portal - National Day 2018

Image copyright Arts in Education Portal - National Day 2018

Arts in Education Portal

Date: Saturday, February 23rd 2019

The Arts in Education Portal’s regional tour continues with a stop at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton on Saturday, February 23rd, 11am to 3pm. Tickets are free but must be booked ahead on Eventbrite here.

Following on from successful events at the Glucksman in Cork in March 2018 and the LexIcon in Dún Laoghaire in October 2018, the Leitrim Regional Day is planned to be an informal day of sharing experience and best practice from the sector. The programme includes a presentation by Aideen McCole of the Irish Architecture Foundation and participants in the IAF’s National Architects in Schools programme as well as a hands-on, experiential workshop on folding and creating three-dimensional space led by artist Vanya Lambrecht-Ward.

Book early as tickets are already being reserved –


10:30am/10.45am—registration & coffee

11:00am—The Portal: a brief intro Dermot Carney, NAPD

11:20am—Collaborative Publishing with Children: Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership Mary Branley, Jo Holmwood

11:45pm—Arts in Education Artist – Teacher Partnership TAP: Artist Kate Wilson

12.10pm—National Architects in Schools ProgrammeIrish Architecture Foundation Aideen McCole, Stephen Gilmartin

12.45pm—Q & A: whole panel of presenters

1:00pm—Lunch & networking (catered by The Edergole Kitchen, Dromahair)

1.45pm—Hands-on Workshop: Spatial Exploration Through Folding Vanya Lambrecht-Ward

3:00pm—wrap up