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Culture Night: After Dark at the Museum

September 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Culture Night 2016Kerry County Museum is proud to participate in Culture Night 2016, an evening of free events becoming increasingly popular with locals and tourists alike. All events are free and all are very welcome to experience a range of exciting events for all the family.

Free Admission to all exhibitions [6-10pm]: Enjoy a stroll through our exhibitions at the Museum, including Casement in Kerry: A revolutionary journey. Our exhibition guides you through Casement’s fascinating life and provides a unique opportunity to view objects that have never been displayed before. Other exhibitions include the Museum Gallery & Tom Crean Room.

Special temporary crafts exhibition [6-10pm]: This is your chance to attend a special late opening of a temporary exhibition by Original Kerry. On display are unique pieces inspired by the Museum’s collection. Craft makers from Original Kerry will be at hand throughout the evening to discuss their art work and creative process with you.

Sliabh Mish Comhaltas [6-9pm]: Kicking off Culture Night at Kerry County Museum at 6pm, we are delighted to announce that Sliabh Mish Comhaltas are back again by popular demand. This is your chance to experience traditional music, dance and story telling at its finest.

Tralee800 Family Fun [6-9pm]: Celebrate Tralee’s 800th birthday “medieval shtyle” and discover what Tralee looked like 500 years ago. You can dress up in costume and take lots of fun pictures along the way. Other family fun activities include a skeleton dig, inspecting a rotten medieval tooth and asking our archaeologists Jemma and Niamh all you ever wanted to know about being an archaeologist.

Behind the Scenes Tours [6.30-8.30pm]: Our ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour of the Museum’s collections is your chance to explore some of the unusual, intriguing, and thought-provoking objects that Kerry County Museum has been collecting for the last 25 years. Every object has one thing in common – each tells a story about the people of Kerry.

Details

Date:
September 16, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
www.kerrymuseum.ie

Organizer

Claudia
Phone
066 7127777
Email
education@kerrymuseum.ie

Venue

Kerry County Museum