Spike Island

More forthcoming events

Courtesy Ore and Ingot

Bronze Casting Workshop with Ore and Ingot

24 to 26 August 2018, 10am–5pm

Activities Join Ore and Ingot for a three day introductory course to learn how to cast bronze using the lost wax ceramic shell process. Read more →

Harriet Bowman <i>Ceramic Horseshoe</i> (2018) Photograph courtesy the artist.

Making Luck Workshop: Harriet Bowman

Saturday 1 September 2018, 2–4.30pm

Activities Join artist Harriet Bowman to make clay horseshoe sculptures while discussing ideas and folk stories about luck (good and bad). Each horseshoe will later be fired and added to the exhibition. Sessions are taking place at 2–3pm and 3.30–4.30pm. Read more →

Natasha MacVoy <i>Weak at the knees</i> (2009) Picture frame, gloss paint and bought toy.

I Am Making ArtPlayful Assemblages

Saturday 8 September 2018, 2–5pm

Activities Balance, prop and combine objects before documenting them as photographs with artist Natasha MacVoy. You are welcome to bring an object with you or to play with the found objects brought from the artist’s studio. Book your place I ... Read more →


Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 21 September 2018, 10–11am

Activities Play with colour, shape, texture and easy ways to create, using simple methods and materials you can usually find at home. Led by Éilis Kirby, these monthly sessions in Spike Café are for under fives and their carers.  The gallery opens ... Read more →


Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 19 October 2018, 10–11am

Activities Led by artist Éilis Kirby, these monthly sessions in Spike Island Café are for under fives and their carers. Come play with colour, shape, texture and learn easy ways to create, using simple methods and materials. The gallery opens early ... Read more →


Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 16 November 2018, 10–11am

Activities Led by artist Éilis Kirby, these monthly sessions in Spike Island Café are for under fives and their carers. Come play with colour, shape, texture and learn easy ways to create, using simple methods and materials. The gallery opens early ... Read more →


Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 14 December 2018, 10–11am

Activities Led by artist Éilis Kirby, these monthly sessions in Spike Island Café are for under fives and their carers. Come play with colour, shape, texture and learn easy ways to create, using simple methods and materials. The gallery opens early ... Read more →

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