Mayo County Council’s EXCEL 08, is a developmental programme of arts events for teenagers and young adults across the county. The programme focuses on supporting and developing the skills of young people with specific arts interests, while also providing opportunities for young Mayo people to get involved in quality arts events during the month of November, through a number of open workshops.
This year the programme includes its annual Portfolio Preparation Talk. The event will take place in Mayo Education Centre on Thursday November 27. The morning will include two sessions 9.30am-11am and 11.30am-1pm. The talks are aimed at young people who are interested in going to art college. This will be an interactive talk with an opportunity to ask questions to the panel. The panel this year consists of Joe Wilson (NCAD ), Alice Lyons (GMIT ) and Terry Leahy (LSAD ).
Th talks are free of charge and are open to people aged between 13 and 19. The number of participants in each session is limited and to get involved you need to call the arts office and book your place to avoid disappointment. The number to call for more information and bookings is 094 902 4444 ext 7560 and 7558, or alternatively you can e-mail: [email protected]. With Joe Wilson (NCAD ), Alice Lyons (GMIT ) & Terry Leahy (LSAD ), Mayo Education Centre, Castlebar, Thursday November 27 two sessions at 9.30am and 11.30am.