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Learning, Participation & Workshops  | Solstice Arts Centre, Navan


From: 12th December 2016
To: 1st January 0001

Curator’s Talk with Exhibiting Artists - I send my love along the Boyne

From: 8th June 2019
To: 8th June 2019
To mark the opening of our Summer exhibition I send my love along the Boyne curator Linda Shevlin will discuss the ideas behind the exhibition and talk to some of the exhibiting artists.

Uncovering Our Past - Archaeological Discoveries in the Boyne Valley

From: 20th June 2019
To: 20th June 2019
Solstice is delighted to host Dr Cliodhna Ni Lionain, lead archaeologist with Devenish, who will talk about the recent rediscovery of a passage tomb cemetery at Dowth Hall, and Dr Steve Davis, UCD School of Archaeology, who will speak on a decade of remote sensing in Brú na Bóinne: using airborne laser scanning, satellite data and geophysical surveying techniques to identify close to 100 new sites within the World Heritage Site.

Tracing its Banks – Drawing Walk & Mixed Media Workshop

From: 29th June 2019
To: 29th June 2019
In this mixed media workshop led by artist Sarah O’Brien, participants will be encouraged to ‘explore, observe, and respond’ to the River Boyne, its environment, history, and folklore. Beginning with a ‘drawing walk’ along the river, participants will be guided to document, collect and respond using a variety of techniques. The walk will be followed by a practical workshop in Solstice where participants will be encouraged to create artwork based on their encounter with the river, using a variety of possible mediums such as mark making, collage, assemblage, and soft sculpture. This fun and mindful event is suitable for participants of varying abilities, no experience necessary. Please contact for a materials list and further information.

Exploring Drawing with Beth O’Halloran

From: 10th July 2019
To: 24th July 2019
Join artist Beth O’Halloran for an exploration into developing new approaches and methods to aide you in your drawing practice. This workshop series is designed to ‘open up’ the mind to drawing using unconventional methods and a mindful approach. Beth will guide participants to explore drawing styles, loosen the hand and sharpen your perception. Suitable for participants of varying abilities. Please contact for further information and a suggested materials list. Duration 90 minutes per session.

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