Crawford ARt Gallery logo

Events

EventsEvents Archive

St.Brigid’s Day / Lá Fhéile Bríde

Photo: Provision

1, 5, 6 February

All Welcome | FÁILTE ROIMH CHÁCH!
To celebrate St. Brigid’s Day, Crawford Art Gallery offers a programme of special events! Featuring music, family friendly workshops and specially themed tours.

The Green Room at the Crawford will be open on Monday 6 February, from 10am for Coffee & Scones and lunch from 12 noon to 3pm.

WEDNESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY

11:00 am Lá Fhéile Bríde Workshop with Rosemary Kavanagh

Join a unique workshop celebrating St. Brigid's Day on Wed, Feb 1 at 11am. Learn traditional basket weaving with expert Rosemary Kavanagh and make St. Brigid crosses using field rushes, bull rushes, and heritage willow. Enjoy tea/coffee and home baking while weaving in the beautiful library setting.

SOLD OUT EVENT

Limited tickets for this event are €25 and include all materials and refreshments!
Book tickets here through Eventbrite.

SUNDAY, 5 FEBRUARY

12:00pm | Music at Midday
MTU Cork School of Music and Crawford Art Gallery present Music at Midday and what promises to be a wonderful afternoon of musical enjoyment.

Featuring the opening movements from Franz Schubert's dramatic yet hauntingly beautiful 'Death and the Maiden' string quartet, MTU Cork School of Music and Crawford Art Gallery are delighted to present the next instalment of Music at Midday in the wonderful surrounds of the Gallery's iconic Long Room.

Free Event | No Booking Required

2:00pm | Tour
A special tour of the collection will be arranged to honour St. Brigid. The tour will specifically highlight the themes of women, nature, and mythology, and provide a unique way to celebrate St. Brigid's Day.
Free Event | No Booking Required

MONDAY, 6 FEBRUARY

1:30 – 3:30pm | Trail
Explore the themes of hospitality, wisdom, and warfare shared by Brigid through an interactive trail in the Gallery for Lá Fhéile Bríde.
Free Event | No Booking Required

1:30 – 3:30pm | Workshop
Delve deeper into the theme of Hospitality with a drop-in Art workshop 1:30-3:30pm in the Long Room.
Free Event | No Booking Required

2:00pm Tour
A special tour of the collection will be arranged to honour St. Brigid. The tour will specifically highlight the themes of women, nature, and mythology, and provide a unique way to celebrate St. Brigid's Day.
Free Event | No Booking Required

All Day | Screening of Anatomy of Hope
Join us in the Long Room where we will be screening Rita Duffy’s short animation ‘Anatomy of Hope’ for the duration of the day.
Free Event | No Booking Required

2:30 – 4:30pm | Live Traditional Music
Come to experience live traditional music echo through Crawford Art Gallery on St. Brigid's Day as you explore the gallery's collection portraying themes of women, nature, and mythology. Celebrating the patron saint of Ireland, the day marks the first day of spring and is traditionally celebrated with traditional music, song, and dance.
Free Event | No Booking Required.

Emmett Place, Cork, Ireland
T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042
info@crawfordartgallery.ie

Opening Hours
N.B. Last entry is 15 minutes before closing

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm*
Thursday until 8.00pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays
11.00 am4.00pm

*Second floor closes 15 minutes before closing
TripAdvisor LogoPure Cork LogoIreland's Ancient East logoCork Digital Mareting Awards Winner 2021Cork Business Association LogoCovid Charter logo
Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media logo

© 2023 www.crawfordartgallery.ie

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram Skip to content