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Open Studio with Milliner Emma Ryan

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About the event

Milliner & abstract artist Emma Ryan is opening up her forest based studio to the public during August Craft Month. Specialising in original abstract paintings on canvas, inspired by the flow & movement of our Irish Coasts & Seas.

Showcasing her new collection ‘Glór na Mara’ paintings & products, along with her unique millinery creations of handmade hats & headpieces.


Where is it taking place?

Co. Meath

Who is it suitable for?

All ages


Studio is located in a forested area, located in the foothills of Loughcrew.
Parking outside studio. Access on stone/gravel track

When is it taking place?

Friday August 4th to Sunday 6th, 11am to 8pm

Price & do you need to book?

Free. Booking is not required

Contact details



+353 85 2565258

Additional information 

“I am a Meath based designer & milliner, specialising in original abstract paintings & unique headpieces. I began experimenting with fluid painting during the pandemic & found a love for the free-flowing movement and creativity of abstract art.
Before diving into the world of abstract art, I was working in Costume Design on the West End in London.
However, previous to this I was a Primary School Teacher for many years before retraining and following my dreams of working in design & the arts.

Art, theatre and the creative world have always been my passions and I am delighted to be working in an industry that brings me such joy.

In 2020, one of my headpieces was chosen to be showcased at London Hat Week and another headpiece was worn by the presenter Charlotte Hawkins while presenting at The Royal Ascot Races for ITV. In 2022, pieces from my collection ‘Glór na Mara’ were showcased in VOGUE UK, in the Vogue Gallery.”


Design & Crafts Council Ireland
Meath Made


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: Emma Ryan Designs

Starts: Fri 4 Aug at 11:00 am

Ends: Sun 6 Aug at 8:00 pm

Craft Type: Textile Making, and More

Event Location: Meath

Event Type: Open Studio

Price: Free