October 26, 2015


This month we're bringing our discussion of 'things going on in the art world' a little closer to home, by highlighting the project we're trying to get off the ground with our 190th anniversary coming up in 2017.  
Hazel Hodgins is a dance and sound artist, who has v...

September 12, 2015


You don't have to wait until Halloween to dress up!  Make your own wings... Fairy, bat, bird, you decide!


You will need:

A Cardboard Box

A Scissors


At Least 4 Feet Of Elastic

A Sharp Pencil

And... whatever you need to decorate and make your wings your own.  Suggestions...

September 11, 2015

Perfectly à la Banksy, the creation of Dismaland was created in secrecy and unveiled recently as a masterpiece of sarcasm and commentary on our need for mindless escapism in the form of popular entertainment at a disused lido in sleepy seaside town Weston-super-Mare....

August 15, 2015





The competition for the Irish city named European Capital of Culture is heating up.  In Wicklow we are surrounded by bidders, with Dublin to the North and Wexford to the South (as part of a combined effort with Kilkenny and Waterford) both vying for the title.  The...

July 18, 2015

Tying together our interest in toys, early play and art we were thinking this month about art and


education.  This is a mammoth topic and is well covered by Early Childhood News in their article "Art Influences Learning".  Integrating art with topics we learn allows a...