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October 2020

Museum closed from 7 October for three weeks

October 7 @ 9:30 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Please note that all events are cancelled/ postponed until the Museum re-opens in three weeks. We regret any inconvenience caused. If you have any queries please email education@kerrymuseum.ie. Check out our new online resource section with plenty of activities, podcasts and reading material.

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September 2020

Virtual Culture Night at the Museum

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Did you know that Kerry County Museum, Siamsa Tire and Samhlaiocht brought Culture Night to Kerry in 2009? Kerry’s first Culture Night “Dancing in the Street” brought more than 5000 people together on Denny Street to break the World Record for street dancing. For the past 11 years the Museum has hosted a wide range…

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August 2020

Rose of Tralee: Gowns of Glory

August 21 @ 9:30 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

This exhibition charts the changing styles in the dresses worn by the winning Roses over the past decades. In the early years, the Roses either made their own dresses or bought “off-the-rack”. From 1978 the competition was broadcast live on RTE and this had a major impact in the following decades. Designers became keen to…

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July 2020
€6

Drawing the Landscape

July 31 @ 9:30 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm

Drawing the Landscape In the 1850s a group of six men travelled around Kerry mapping the geological landscape in the county. Their work was part of the Geological Survey of Ireland’s ambitious project to produce a geological map of the entire country on a scale of one inch to one mile. The project took forty-two…

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March 2020

All events cancelled from 12th to 19th April 2020

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - April 19 @ 12:00 am
Kerry County Museum

Please note that all our events, workshops and tours taking place from 12th March until 19th April 2020 are cancelled/ postponed until further notice. We regret any inconvenience caused. If you have any queries please email education@kerrymuseum.ie. Check out our new online resource section with plenty of activities, podcasts and reading material.

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€5/Free

Sásta! Make a Medieval Manuscript

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join Hazel for a fun-filled drop-in workshop discovering the story of Pangur Bán, a feisty white cat who lived 1000 years ago. During the workshop children will make their own medieval manuscript illustrated with scenes from Pangur’s adventures. Sessions take place from 10am until 4.30pm and each session lasts about 30 minutes. This workshop is…

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ARTiculation Kerry Regional Final

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Rosie Kennelly, fifth year student at Presentation Secondary School took first price at the regional final of the ARTiculation Kerry Regional Final in St John the Evangelist Church on Thursday 5th March 2020. Runners up were Eoin McElligott from Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí and Joshua O’Sullivan from SPSL Rathmore. Adjudicating the event were community and education consultant Sean…

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February 2020
€5/Free

Sásta! Become a (Faux) Stained Glass Artist

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join Hazel for a fun-filled drop-in workshop discovering faux stained glass arts and crafts. During the workshop children will make their own faux stained glass art based on medieval windows and inspired by Harry Clarke’s wonderful masterpieces. Sessions take place from 10am until 4.30pm and each session lasts about 30 minutes. This workshop is suitable…

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€5/Free

Sásta! Make a Viking shield

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join Hazel for a fun-filled drop-in workshop discovering the Vikings in Kerry. Viking shield making sessions take place from 10am until 4.30pm and each session lasts about 30 minutes. This workshop is suitable for children ages 3 to 10 with different activities to suit all ages. The cost of €5 per adult (children go free)…

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€5/Free

Sásta! Become a Stone Age Artist

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join Hazel for a fun-filled drop-in workshop recreating Stone Age cave paintings and rock art. Sessions take place from 10am until 4.30pm and each session lasts about 30 minutes. This workshop is suitable for children ages 3 to 10 with different activities to suit all ages. The cost of €5 per adult (children go free) also…

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