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Ireland’s rich social and cultural heritage has been explored for millennia through the medium of art. Although most well-known for its contribution to the written word, this course will demonstrate the unique and fascinating history of Ireland’s artistic treasures. From the Stone Art of Newgrange, which pre dates the pyramids and Stonehenge, to the work of Jack B. Yeats, the artworks and objects discussed will provide a window into Ireland’s distinctive cultural identity.Read more
Jenny Phelan studied History of Art and Architecture at Trinity College Dublin and Museum Studies at UCL. She has worked in a number of large institutions around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Ireland. Jenny programmes adult courses at the V&A including Year, Short, Evening and Weekend courses.
I thoroughly enjoyed the quality, content and range of objects explored in the weekend courses. 2015/16 course student
Delve deeper into the subjects you love and enjoy thought-provoking lectures in a group who share your passion. Refreshments served on arrival each day.
10 March 2018 - 11 March 2018
£195.00 - £288.00
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)