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Join us this National Drawing Day for a multi-sensory experience that includes movement, music, dance and of course drawing! 

Drawing Day Workshop 1
Saturday, 21 May 11am – 1pm and 3pm – 5pm
Location: IMMA Courtyard
Free, booking required. Book here

Dancing by the fire to the sound of clapping or drums. Making marks in the earth and on cave walls. These are some of the earliest forms of human expression. During this workshop we will loosen up body and imagination, relax into mark making and sharpen the ability to see. Using movement and drawing games that are suitable to everyone, we will activate the Courtyard with dance, sound and images. IMMA facilitator Paola Catizone will invite you to explore the relationship between embodiment and mark-making through guided movement, sketching and drawing. and DJ Nigel Wood will play selected tracks, sounds and rhythms from his world music collection.

This workshop will take place during two time slots, you can join between 11am-1pm or later in the afternoon between 3-5pm. The workshop will suit all levels of practice, no previous experience of dance or drawing is required. Some materials will be provided but please bring a large piece of fabric and any favourite art materials.

Drawing Day Workshop 2
Saturday, 21 May 11am – 3pm
Location: The People’s Pavilion, Front Lawn 
Free, no booking required, drop in event
Olive Barrett and Aidan O’Sullivan will be running a drawing workshop from the Front Lawn Pavilion.  They invite participants to respond to the IMMA site and gardens, within the grounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.  To celebrate Drawing Day, this workshop will trigger your creative imagination with a series of prompts. 

Materials provided but please bring any favourite art materials.