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September 2017

Culture Night 2017

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

After Dark at Kerry County Museum – Enjoy a stroll through our Museum. Our current special exhibition Casement in Kerry: a revolutionary journey has objects on display that have never been displayed before. Other exhibitions highlights include the Museum Gallery, Tom Crean Room and a creative collaboration on Killaclohane Portal Tomb, Kerry’s oldest man –…

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August 2017
Free

Ancient Pottery Workshop

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join Dingle-based ceramicist Lone Beiter-O’Reilly and explore how ancient pottery was made. Based on finds from Killaclohane Portal Tomb, Lone will show you how to make your own authentic pot. Our interactive workshops will run throughout the day – please contact the Museum for more information and to make a booking. Young pottery enthusiasts welcome!

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Free

Denny Street: Power to the People

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Denny Street has been at the epicentre of power since the foundation of Tralee. Join Victoria McCarthy and Helen O’Carroll on a journey through a sweeping epic across the ages on the street. For centuries Denny Street was one of the main seats of power of the Earls of Desmond, who were supplanted by the Dennys…

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Free

Written in Bone

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join osteo-archaeologist Linda Lynch to explore death in prehistoric Kerry. From Viking burials found at Cloghermore Cave to cremated remains from Killaclohane Portal tomb, you’ll be amazed how much bones can tell. Our free, interactive drop-in sessions are suitable for everyone interested in bioscience, archaeology and ancient burial practices. Young bone enthusiasts more than welcome!…

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Free

Wild Child Day: Become a Bone Investigator

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Wednesday 23 August is Wild Child Day dedicated to wild children everywhere. So here is to all of you wild children: Visit us and Become a Bone Investigator in our interactive archaeology exhibition. Learn how archaeologists excavate, how they make sense of what they find, what tools they use and what happens if they encounter…

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Free

Rose of Tralee Fashion Exhibition

August 16 @ 10:00 am - August 27 @ 4:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

This free temporary exhibition is an all time family favourite. It runs every year for the Rose of Tralee International Festival and throughout National Heritage Week. See the fabulous dresses and other memorabilia from the Rose of Tralee winners, including a replica of the dress worn by the first ever Rose of Tralee, Alice O’Sullivan…

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July 2017
€50

Arts & Crafts Summer Camp

July 3 @ 9:30 am - July 28 @ 12:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Games, fun and lots of arts and crafts are what our summer camp is all about. Experienced facilitator Ann Fitzgerald will take children on a creative journey in our bright education room. Booking essential. Suitable for ages 6-12 years.

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June 2017
Free

Thomas Ashe Symposium

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

On the anniversary of the death of Thomas Ashe, Kerry Film Festival in association with Kerry County Council, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and Kerry County Museum will host a symposium on Thomas Ashe followed by a screening of ‘Fingal’s Finest’. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Opening Address: Helen O’Carroll (Curator, Kerry County…

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Free

Free Drawing Workshops

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join artist Roisin McGuigan on a visual exploration of ceremonial flint objects from Killaclohane Portal Tomb. Free drawing workshops for families take place at 11am & 12 noon and sessions for over 16s at 2pm & 3pm. We can facilitate 12 people per session. No booking necessary – first come first served. Drawing the Past…

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Summer Camp Enrolment

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Are you looking for a fun, affordable summer camp for your child? Enrolment for our Arts & Crafts Summer Camp is on Saturday 17 June from 12noon-2pm in the Museum. The camps run throughout July and the cost is €50 per child per week. It is suitable for children aged 6-12 years of age and runs Monday to…

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