Laois County Council Arts Office and Music Generation Laois hosted a full programme of workshops this year in July Summer Camps Broch
Starting off with Circus Art Workshops with circus artist Maria Corcoran from 3rd – 5th July at Portlaoise that included an introduction to juggling, hula hoop, balance, acrobatics and much more.
Caroline Conway explored pattern and texture through print and collage from 10th -12th July at the MDA building in Mountmellick with two separate groups of young people.
Go Fly Your Kite workshops were held at Heritage House Abbeyleix on the 12th July and in Stradbally Arthouse on Friday 13th July where participants were encouraged to design their own kite, to assemble a kite and to learn kite safety.
Artist Jen Donnery ran a programme at the Laois Arthouse in Stradballed called “Art in our Environment”, using recycled materials to make individual and group pieces with two separate groups from 17th -19th July.
Fins Pottery Tuition spent three days at Kiln Lane Community Centre, Mountrath from 24th -26th July exploring the many different techniques of creating with clay with two groups of young people who enjoyed learning about and making pottery.
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