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Join Mark Maguire, Assistant Curator for Schools and Family Programmes, IMMA and Educator, Eibhlín Campbell, for a series of art workshops, discovering links to the visual art curriculum, including looking and responding in the galleries and discussing artworks. Hannah-Clare de Gordun is a multi-disciplinary visual artist; she will lead two practical workshops in the Project Studios during November, exploring art-making processes using print-making materials.


Date Time
Saturday, 11 November 2023 10:00am – 12:30pm
Saturday, 18 November 2023 10:00am – 12:30pm
Saturday, 20 January 2024 10:00am – 12:30pm
Saturday, 27 January 2024 10:00am – 12:30pm

If you are a primary teacher, this series offers great opportunities to:

  • Enjoy the historic setting of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham;
  • Explore a current art exhibitions at IMMA;
  • Experience an engaging introduction to creative processes and materials in the company of a contemporary artist.


This workshop series is free but booking is essential. You can choose which workshops to attend but all four will be interlinked. Places are limited and booking is on a first come, first served basis. Participants do not need any prior knowledge or experience of art-making or to have attended previous workshops in this series. Warm but practical clothing is recommended due to working in studios and using art materials. For more information, email [email protected].

Hannah-Clare de Gordun

Hannah-Clare de Gordun is a multi-disciplinary visual artist. She explore themes of heritage and identity through her work. Both sides of her family were lacemakers, tailors & seamstresses. She honours their legacies by working through the medium of textiles. Her process is auto-didactic, placing importance on the influence of embodied knowledge.


Eibhlín Campbell

Eibhlín Campbell is a primary school teacher with a diploma in Arts Management and Cultural Policy and a Master’s degree in Education from U.C.D: thesis entitled “(In)Forming Policy and Practice: Initial Teacher Education in Visual Arts for Irish Primary School Teachers”. She works as a Teacher Creative Associate with the Arts Council on the national Creative Schools programme. She has worked previously on CPD for primary school teachers. She has worked as a freelance researcher on several arts education projects and co-authored ‘Red lines between the fingers’: a review of the IMMA/Breaking the cycle project (IMMA, 2004) and ‘Artformations’: A review of a collaboration between the Abbey Theatre and IMMA (2005).