Event Highlights this September-December 2017

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Francisco Goya, What Courage! (Que valor!). The Disasters of War (Los desastres de la guerra), 1810-20, published 1892, Madrid, CBL Wep 1769

Check out our September-December programme online and join us for a series of events including art and creative workshops for children, teens, adults, families and friends as well as films, lunch time talks, music performances, storytelling to name but a few. Our upcoming exhibition Francisco Goya: The Disasters of War is from the 6th October 2017 – 21 January 2018.

Highlights include art workshops for adults exploring Goya-inspired techniques using light, shadow and shade with artist Lorraine Lawlor, a portrait workshop with Roxana Manouchehri, screenings of contemporary Spanish films such as Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, (booking required for the workshops).

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona, courtesy of Access Cinema Ireland

Other events include Culture Night on Friday 22 September (open until 10pm) with storytelling for families at 6.15pm and adults at 8.15pm led by renowned artist Xanthe Gresham accompanied by musician Arash Moradi.

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Xanthe Gresham, storyteller

The Library opens its doors during Open House with behind the scene tours led by our Head of Collections Jessica Baldwin on Sunday 15 October at 12.30pm (booking essential on Open House)

There are a number of festival-related celebrations throughout the calendar including the Mid-Autumn Festival in partnership with Asia Market, Dublin Arabic Film Festival, Diwali concert with the Indian Classical Music Society of Ireland, Dublin Greek Film Festival and Georgian Youth Ensemble Mixed Melodies for Christmas. You can find more details of these events here.