In this issue

Box Play
Architecture in drawings workshop
Once upon a place: Storytelling performance
dlr film short-listed for award at Filmfest Dresden
Arts Access Grants

Box Play

Studio, dlr LexIcon
Friday 29 April, 4.30-5.30pm
We are delighted to present Box Play, a performance for all the family.
It is a gentle, multi-sensory performance that was inspired by and designed with children with learning disabilities, autism and hearing impairments in mind so that everyone can enjoy it together.
Created by Niamh Lawlor (of Púca Puppets), Alicia Falvey and Carol Walsh through the Performing Arts Commissions to respond to the local need for better access to cultural activities for people with disabilities.
We will be looking for your feedback after the show to see what you thought about it.
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dlr Municipal Gallery
Thursday 28 April, 7.00-7.30pm

Free event
Join Hissen for a very special one-off  performance in the gallery.  Hissen are an experimental sound/music group formed by six visual artists.

They will be creating a sound/musical response to one of the exhibitions currently on show, Circadian by artist Ben Readman.
You can catch the exhibition until 29 April
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Architecture in drawings workshop

Mary Swanzy painting
As part of the April Gallery Programme, we are running a free workshop with architect Jacinta Curley.

Jacinta will explore the relationship between architecture and drawing. A must for anyone that would like to experiment with different types of drawing. 

Some previous drawing experience required.
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Once Upon a Place: Storytelling Performance

Studio (beside the café), dlr LexIcon
Saturday 23 April, 4-5.30pm

Fiona Dowling, our first ever Storyteller in Residence and Senem Donatan from Istanbul will be performing a very special bi-lingual storytelling performance.

They will be joined by other storytellers from Ireland and Istanbul and will perform real life stories and folktales from both places.

This free performance is suitable for adults as well as families.
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dlr film short-listed for award at Filmfest Dresden

A short film commissioned by dlr has been nominated for Best International Short at the Dresden International Short Film Festival – Filmfest Dresden.  

Rachel Coming Home, directed by Sophia Tamburrini, is the only Irish film at this year's festival and is one of only 35 films chosen to compete in the international part of the competition. The film was funded as part of the dlr Public Art Programme.
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Arts Access Grants -
available for older people and youth projects

Deadline: Tuesday 3 May
We are delighted to announce that there is funding available to provide financial assistance for arts projects for older people and youth projects. The maximum grant awarded will be €2,500.

For further information please contact
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