On Wednesday 28th November 5th & 6th year students traveled to Cork to visit the Crawford art gallery, to view exhibitions that will aid them during the Leaving Cert Art History exam and meet with tutors and students in Crawford art college. Thanks to Ms O’Lomasney for great shots of their trip.
At the Crawford Gallery
At the Cork Crawford Gallery students saw the Greco-Roman Sculpture Casts made circa 1816 by Canova from originals in the Vatican Museum. These are the only ones in Ireland. They also saw paintings from Samuel Forde, Nathaniel Grogan, Jack B.Yeats, Evie Hone, Mainie Jellet.
They visited the Lavitt Gallery which holds a lot of Irish ceramic artists work. As the group are working with ceramics at present they got a hands on experience of the ceramic works in a gallery space, then they got to experience a ceramic workshop in the Crawford art college and also got to speak with printmaking tutors and students in their own working studio spaces.