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2pm & 3pm, Saturday 30 March 2024, Families

WORKSHOP: Easter Art Workshop

Free Admission | Booking Required

Decorating Easter Cards

Easter was an important celebration in the traditional folk calendar as it marked the end of Lent and of fasting.

The build-up of eggs and dairy produce during Lent provided for a welcome breakfast and there were usually enough eggs for children to decorate and use in Easter games. Have a go at designing some Easter cards similar to those used in Easters past, examples of which are now part of the Irish Folklife Collection. This is a self-directed activity with resources supplied by the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.

This is a free event, suitable for adults and children. Booking required. Email BookingsCountryLife@museum.ie or telephone the Bookings Office on +353 94 90 31751 to book the 2pm slot or the 3pm slot.

Location:


WORKSHOP: Easter Art Workshop is located at:
Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo
F23 HY31


Creative Easter art based on designs on display in the NMI- Country Life collections.

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Country Life

Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755