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Paintclub's family painting event

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PAINTCLUB IS hosting a family 'Painting & Brunch' event in Tribeton this Easter, where both adults and the junior artists of the house, can get together and create a masterpiece.

Public lecture on William Orpen and The Great War

In 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen was appointed an official war artist and sent to the Western Front with a strict brief from the British War Office as to who and what he was to paint.

William Orpen and The Great War

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IN 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen was appointed an official war artist and sent to the Western Front with a strict brief from the British War Office as to who and what he was to paint.

Colours for Champions

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At this stage of the week I hope the hangover has eased if you joined in the celebrations on Sunday – and Monday – and Tuesday….although I’m sure the sense of euphoria throughout the city and county will last a good while longer, and rightly so. As the champions prepare to return to their well-deserved welcome in the City of the Tribes, as well as towns and villages throughout Galway, the green-fingered might like to consider showing their appreciation in a horticultural way. After all, flags and banners in the county’s colours of maroon and white have fluttered from windows and decked our streets for weeks. Why not include our window boxes, hanging baskets, front gardens and even roundabouts – all areas where the hard working members of our Tidy Towns groups do so much to cheer up and beautify our streets for everyone’s benefit.

Discover the world of Vermeer

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THE PAINTINGS of the 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer, who depicted domestic interior scenes and is renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light, is the subject of a major new documentary.

A portrait of a lady

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Some months after Lady Christobel Ampthill’s spectacular accident (her horse who refused to jump a flooding stream, and she was thrown into the river, and nearly drowned), Michel Déon and his wife Chantal, came across her sitting in her car near Kinvara.* She clearly looked distressed. There was a rumour that she had not fully recovered from her accident. She was getting forgetful.

Time for a lick of paint

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We are heading for mid April now and with the days are lasting a bit longer and the weather is improving (slightly). It is fair to say people are in a lot better fettle and in the mood for spring cleaning. And what better way to spruce up your home than a lick of paint and a bit of decorating.

Learn to paint with award winning Beechmount Art Studio

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Beechmount Art Studio is going from strength to strength by expanding to offer classes in the new location of The Glassroom in Brazco Coffee Academy, Oranmore. The multi award winning Lackagh based art studio has grown considerably since it opened in August 2014 and now offers a wide and varied range of adult classes including oil, acrylic, drawing, and watercolour classes.

The strange the terrifying world of Hieronymus Bosch

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CREATOR OF some of the most bizarre and terrifying images ever put to canvas, Hieronymus Bosch stands as one of the most singular of all European artists, whose work profoundly influenced surrealism and continues to fascinate today.

Get painting 'En plein air' this June

Listed in The Irish Times as number eight in its list of 50 Things To Do in Ireland This Summer, a free open-air painting/sketching event for adults takes place in Castlebar on Saturday June 18 from 11am to 5pm.

 

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