|WELCOME TO THE LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE
Located in the market town of Manorhamilton, North County Leitrim, the Leitrim Sculpture Centre is a major resource for the advancement of skills and knowledge in traditional, contemporary and experimental visual arts.
LSC supports the material practices of artists and furthers creative engagement with the wider contexts of place and community.
Leitrim LIVECRAFT Exhibition
Exhibition opens: Thurs 24 Dec, 5pm
LIVECRAFT, a showcase of creativity, new product and new talent from County Leitrim: creative/original/athentic/local/inspirational.
Speakers include Jackie McKenna, Brian Dolan, Alan McCluney, Paula Fitzpatrick.
Leitrim LIVECRAFT is a professional development programme developed by Leitrim County Development Company under the Rural Development LEADER programme.
Gallery opening times - 11am - 4pm.
Thursday to Saturday - Doors open at front of house.
Tuesday and Wednesday - Call to central reception at the side of the building.
LSC is reviewing and expanding its present workshop programme to meet the requirements of different artistic and creative practitioners. The new Workshop Programme 2014 will be launched in the coming months. In the meantime LSC is facilitating the Leitrim Livecraft training programme in association with the Leitrim Design House funded by Leitrim Development Company.
WORKSHOP PROGRAMME 2013
Christmas Gift Vouchers are available for the workshops below and as credit for any workshops that will be offered in 2014. A full Workshop Programme will be released in the next couple of months with workshops starting from April onwards.
Glassblowing for Beginners Workshop
Dates: Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd March - Louise. on 24th & Tue 25th March - Graham
Course Fees: €250 (two days) - 10am to 5pm
Experience: No experience required.
In this two-day workshop you will explore the extraordinary medium of hot glass. You will learn how to gather glass out of the furnace, to control and shape the hot glass, to blow a bubble and make a simple vessel. Working in two small teams, the emphasis of this course is hands-on experience, with demos and support from an experienced glassblower.
Improvers Glassblowing Workshop
Dates: Wed 26th March
Trainer: Louise Rice
Course Fees: €120 - 10am to 5pm
Experience: Must have completed the Beginners Workshop (above).
A one-day workshop for people to continue where they left off after completing the ‘Glassblowing for Beginners Workshop’. Working in two small teams, the emphasis of this course is hands-on experience, with demos and support from an experienced glassblower.