We have a wonderful line-up of events in the Chester Beatty Library this spring for adults, teens, children and visitors. Artist Hiroko Imada is a regular visitor and held a series of workshops including Japanese woodblock printmaking and traditional gift wrapping on the the first weekend of April 2016.
Anna Kadzik and Bree Cullen introduced our Silk Worm Club kids to Japanese puppets while our teens learn about the traditional Japanese ceremony, its history and complex aesthetics and rituals.
Music Town Sunday 10 April 3.15pm
Why not join us for a one-off event as part of Music Town on Sunday 10 April @ 3.15pm with Sean Nós composer, Lorcán Mac Mathúna, who takes inspirations from the texts and artefacts of the Chester Beatty Library’s Eastern collections, and reveal narratives and stories of the ancient Irish cycles of Colmcille, An Táin, and the Battle of Contarf. This event has been organised with the generous support of MusicTown. Free, no booking required. *Please note this event will be filmed.
Lapis and Gold: the Story of the Ruzbihan Qur’an exhibition 15 April – 28 August 2016
This beautiful exhibition of the Library’s manuscript will open to the public on the 14 April 2016. There will be a number of events to mark the exhibition throughout the spring-summer.
Greek Film Festival
Or our annual Dublin Greek Film Festival on the 21 April and watch a screening of A Family Affair?
For more details of our programme see What’s On on our website.