What's On

Tuesday 3 July, 10am - 4.30pm, €40

A Maker Approach to Art and Interactivity

workshops for Adults, Artists and Educators

Make Create Innovate offer this hands-on, jargon-free one day workshop that will introduce you to physical computing using conductive materials, and MaKey MaKey hardware.

Wednesday 4 & Thursday 5 July, €10 per session

Aerial Workshops

with Irish Aerial Creation Centre

11am to 12.30pm for ages 5-9
1.30pm to 3pm for ages 10-13
3.30pm to 5pm for ages 13+

In these workshops participants will have the opportunity to explore and learn aerial and acrobatic circus skills.

Wednesday 4 July, 3pm - 5pm, €10

Build an Interactive Animal

with Make Create Innovate

Suitable for ages 12 to 16 years old

This hands-on workshop explores MaKey MaKey hardware in a fun creative environment where participants are invited to explore the connections between art and technology.

Friday 6 July, 11am , free of charge

The First Friday Series curated by Áine Phillips - Eileen Hutton and Verónica Alvarez

presented by Ennis Street Arts Festival in association with Clare Arts Office, glór and The Artists' Resource Room

The Artists' Resource Room is a visual artist-led community group providing a space for artistic dialogue in Co. Clare in the form of regular meetings, presentations, artist film screenings and debates. Áine Phillips is a visual artist based in Ennis and is Head of Sculpture at Burren College of Art. She has exhibited and performed her work widely in Ireland and internationally.

Join us for tea/coffee in the Spás at glór at 11am followed by our meeting at 11.30am.

The Ennis Street Arts Festival invited Verónica Alvarez, Director of Spanish Environmental Art Centre, Valdelarte, to collaborate with local artists. One of these collaborations will be with Eileen Hutton, artist and lecturer in the Burren College of Art. Both Eileen and Verónica will talk about their practices, their projects and their future partnership in art. A short documentary film, Rebirthing the Hawthorn, by Ana Colomer, Lena Hughes and Veronica Alvarez, exploring the hawthorn, its lore and history as a common link between The Burren and Valdelarte will be also screened on the day.

Friday 6 July, 2pm - 4pm, Free event at the entrance to glór
Saturday 7 July, 12pm - 4pm, Free event at the entrance to glór

Be(e)tween: A Participatory Intervention

by Eileen Hutton

Be(e)tween: A Participatory Intervention by Eileen Hutton, is a sensory experience of bees and beekeeping in order to highlight the importance of honeybees as essential to our surrounding environment.

The installation consists of an observation hive on site; drawings illustrating patterns of bee behaviour, and a participatory event involving wearable, solar-powered, vibrating bee sculpture.

Friday 6 July, 2pm - 5pm, Free event

Game Over (v2)

by Ana Colomer and Coder Dojo

Suitable for Older Children

Game Over (v2) is an interactive art installation by Ana Colomer and Coder Dojo Ennis. It is a video game that uses Microsoft Kinect technology to insert the player into the game to survive a journey with multiple obstacles.

Content may not be suitable for younger children