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Drag and Draw - Upstairs at Janey Mac's SOLD OUT

Drag and Draw - Upstairs at Janey Mac's SOLD OUT

Half art class, half drag show, Drag + Draw is a life-drawing session with a drag queen model. Expect alternative drawing exercises, drinkies, music, Q&A, performances and good vibes all around.
Art Attack Paint Dance SOLD OUT

Art Attack Paint Dance SOLD OUT

Artists Nicky Dowd and Siobhan McGuire invite you to get your Jackson Pollock on! This is your chance to flick, splatter and hurl paint in a studio space where the volume has been pumped and your creativity is let loose.  
Michael McLaughlin Photography Workshop

Michael McLaughlin Photography Workshop

Multi-award-winning photographer Michael McLaughlin shares his boundless knowledge of photography in this intensive and comprehensive workshop.
Jimmy Lawlor - Painting Workshop SOLD OUT

Jimmy Lawlor - Painting Workshop SOLD OUT

Artist Jimmy Lawlor hosts a workshop in focusing on various painting techniques, including composition, color and texture. He will be demonstrating in acrylic paint.
Virtual Reality Workshop

Virtual Reality Workshop

Digital designer and VR artist Orla Casey will guide participants through an interactive lecture on the history of virtual reality. Test drive Orla’s own mindfulness-inspired virtual-reality experience.
Stinging Fly Seminar

Stinging Fly Seminar

Acclaimed novelist and short-story writer, Stinging Fly editor Seán O’Reilly will explore of the range narrative points of view available to the contemporary writer, discussing the merits and pitfalls of each.
Plein Air Paint-Out

Plein Air Paint-Out

Westival invites all artists and dabblers to come out painting ‘n’ sketching ‘en plein air’ (French for ‘painting outdoors’). This self-directed event connects artists within the beauty of Westport’s scenery.