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Upcoming Gallery Workshops and Tours


Movement SurprEYES!

Saturday 24 June, 11am-12pm, Suitable for all ages, Gallery

Explore moving your own way and with others in response to SurprEYES! exhibition. Robert Connor, Dance Theatre of Ireland Co-Artistic Director, will lead an exhiliarating dance movement workshop that is suitable for all ages. You will never know what suprises you may find...come join us!

Book here (no cost, but booking required)


3D Forest

Tuesday 4 July, 2-4pm

Just drop in, suitable for families and children of all ages, Project Room.

Drop in workshop with visual artist Jane Groves. Help Jane to create a 3D forestscape using resourced materials inspired by images from the exhibition, and grow a vision in cardboard!

No booking required, just come along...


Shadow Dreaming

Wednesday 5 July, 2-3pm, Project Room, Parent/guardian required to stay for workshop

Mary Mary of Púca Puppets with a little help from pupetter Niamh Lawlor invites children, parents and grandparents to work together to make shadow puppets and scenes inpired by the exhibition. 

Book here (no cost, but booking required)



Mary Mary visits SurprEYES!

Wednesday 5 July, 12-12.30pm

All welcome, Gallery

Join puppeteer Niamh Lawlor when she brings Mary Mary to visit SurprEYES! Mary Mary will tour the exhibition with children and families, giving her opinions and asking some hard questions of curator Martin Drury.

No booking required, just come along...



The current Gallery Learning Programme is bursting at the seams with tours, talks, workshops and performances.........full details here


David Butler's literature commission for Blackrock launched

'Blackrock Sequence', an illustrated poem-journey, following the route from the Forty Foot to Booterstwon Saltmarsh, was officially launched by An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Cormac Devlin,  in Blackrock Library on 23 May.

Keep checking this page for regular updates on events organised by dlr Arts Office