This May bank holiday call down Farmleigh in the Pheonix Park to experience some of Irelands artists and crafstman and women at work at "Art in Action". This public exhibition runs from the 5th - 7th of May from 10.30am to 5.00pm. "Art in Action" provides a relaxed and friendly environment where artists and craftspeople demonstrate and discuss their techniques with the public.
The event seeks to broaden the knowledge and understanding of arts and craft skills through demonstrations, lectures and practical classes. Both established and up-and-coming artists feature. Disciplines featured include painting, sculpture, glass, woodwork, textiles, ceramics, metalwork and jewellery. Designers from a vast array of disciplines will be at "Art in Action" having set up their studios in marquees on the grounds of Farmleigh. The artists will work from these studios, offering visitors a rare opportunity to observe the creative process, first hand, and to speak to the artists and designers one to one.
Meet the hands behind some of Irelands most established artist and designers.