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  • The Virgin Mary`s Bank : Fun with Glass programme

    Created 2009-04-16 by Marie Brett

    Location: Rural - Co. Cork

    Duration: 2009-04-16 to 2009-05-28

Project Outline

`The Virgin Mary`s Bank` was a visual arts project based in a large West Cork boys school: Scoil na mBuachailli, facilitated by artist Marie Brett and craftsperson Gana Roberts.

The project was part of The Fun with Glass programme, a teacher/artist partnership, initiated by artist Marie Brett and supported by West Cork Education Centre and Cork County Council.

Over a period of 5 days, 32 boys experienced using glass and metal to create fused glass artworks, both individual and collaborative pieces, exploring the theme of a local historical site, The Virgin Mary Bank.

The project was process led and involved a sketching visit to the water-side site and a teacher training aspect.

Project Details

  • Location: Rural
  • From date: 2009-04-16
  • To date: 2009-05-28
  • Length: 6 days
  • Participants per session: 32
  • Participants in total: ranging between 6 to 32
  • Contact hours: 30hrs
  • Age range of participants:
  • County(ies):
  • Related Organisation(s):
    West Cork Education Centre, Cork County Council Arts office
  • Funding Bodies:
    Cork County Council, Cork County Council, Scoil na mBuachailli, Clonakilty, Co Cork
  • Other Related Artists:
    Gana Roberts

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