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11am - 1pm, Saturday, 3rd August, Families

Craft Month - Family Drop-in Activity - Interactive Demonstrations with the Guild of Irish Lacemakers

Free

A selection of different types of lace and lace techniques.

Discover the delicate art of Irish Lace! Join members of the Guild of Irish Lacemakers for a morning filled with tradition and craftsmanship that the whole family can enjoy.

Live Demonstrations: Watch in awe as our skilled lacemakers weave intricate designs right before your eyes, demonstrating the precision and artistry that has been passed down through generations.

Interactive Displays: Get up close to beautiful, historic laces and contemporary designs in our displays. See the super mini to the super sized!

Try It Yourself! Roll up your sleeves at our hands-on stations where you can learn to stitch your own stitches, use children’s crafting needle and embroidery hoops. Guided by expert lacemakers, you’ll work with a pillow and bobbins as well as hexagon netting —perfect for beginners and children alike.

Explore the Collection: Visit ‘The Way We Wore’ exhibition to discover how lace has been interwoven with Irish culture and identity over the centuries.

This drop-in family event will take place from 11am to 1pm in the Palatine Room off Clarke Square in Collins Barracks.

No booking is required. For more information, call 01 648 6453 or contact bookings@museum.ie.

Location:


Craft Month - Family Drop-in Activity - Interactive Demonstrations with the Guild of Irish Lacemakers is located at:
Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7
D07 XKV4


Craft Month is an annual celebration of crafting and design that takes place in August.

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Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444