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Mosaic Day in Wexford

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About the event

Mosaic Artists Association Ireland (MAAI) is a newly formed mosaic organisation created to champion the art of mosaic in Ireland. They are hosting a mosaic day in Wexford, with a morning workshop and site visits to local mosaics in the afternoon.

The workshop is led by experienced mosaic tutor, Helen McLean, with a number of other MAAI members on hand to assist, and is free to MAAI members. It is held in Helen’s studio and all materials are provided.

Participants will make a small mosaic in glass tesserae onto tile backing board. Lunch (not included in price) will be held at The Farmer’s Kitchen where workshop participants will be joined by other mosaic enthusiasts. The group will then visit the Wexford Whale mosaic and historical pebble mosaics made by sailors in the 19th century.

 

Where is it taking place?

Helen’s Art Studio
Unit 5
Wexford Enterprise Centre
Strandfield Business Park
Rosslare Road
Wexford
Y35 CD88

Who is it suitable for?

Adults 16+

Accessibility

The studio is all on one level, it has full disabled access, with toilets, touch doors and parking in the business centre.

When is it taking place?

Sunday August 13th, 10am to 5pm

Price & do you need to book?

€50. To book visit eventbrite here. The event is free to MAAI members. To join the organisation visit: maai.ie/join 

Contact details

mosaicartistsassocireland

   info@maai.ie

maai.ie and helenmcleanarts.com

+353 85 7140079

Additional information 

The Mosaic Artists Association of Ireland (MAAI) was formed in 2022 after a number of mosaic artists across Ireland came together with the goal of creating a vibrant all-Ireland mosaic community. MAAI aims to highlight the work of Irish mosaic artists and encourage passion, creativity and excellence in the medium. We welcome new members and are open to everybody who is interested in making, studying or celebrating all things mosaic in Ireland.

This event is part-funded by Design & Crafts Council Ireland for August Craft Month 2023.

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Disclaimer

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Helen McLean and MAAI members

Starts: Sun 13 Aug at 10:00 am

Ends: Sun 13 Aug at 5:00 pm

Craft Type: Mosaics

Event Location: Wexford

Event Type: Workshop, and More

Price: Free + €50