7th December: Masking Traditions

There are many masking traditions in Ireland from Strawboys to Mummers, including masquerade masks from the big house, join artist Veronika Straberger as she looks at some of the traditions then have a go at making your own mask.



New Event 


At a Glance

Dates:  7th December 
Times:    10.00am-12.00am & 1.00pm-3.00pm
Level:  All Levels
Group size: 30
Location: Activity Room
Duration: 2hr per session


Curriculum Links

 Junior Cycle:

History, CSPE, English, Visual Arts


Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about different masking traditions 
  • Design and create your own mask 

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