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EPIC: Blazing a Trail – Illustration Workshop

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

EPIC Blazing a Trail Herstory Feb 2020

Blazing a Trail – Illustration Workshop

EPIC is calling all budding artists and illustrators! Bring your teenager to EPIC for this inspiring and creative workshop where they will create their very own selfie – or self-portrait – using the old fashioned tools of pens, pencils and paint!

Inspired by EPIC’s Blazing a Trail: Lives and Legacies of Irish Diaspora Women exhibition and led by professional illustrator Tarsila Kruse, during this workshop your child will discover the stories of the pioneering women on display, analyse how their illustrations were created, and design their very own self portrait to take home.

The event is part of a a long list of exciting activities planned to celebrate the Herstory: Ireland’s Epic Women TV Series on RTE all exploring the stories of inspiring Irish emigrant women.

This workshop is suitable for ages 12 – 16.


Follow this link to book a ticket. In the Special Events section choose ‘Herstory Events at EPIC’ and select tickets under the header ‘Blazing a Trail’.

Additional information

Pre-Booking is mandatory for this event as spaces are limited. All children attending require a ticket. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a ticket to attend the workshop. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the workshop.

Tickets does not include entry to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum’s main exhibition. However, participants at this event can avail of a 20% discount on tickets to EPIC – simply show a staff member your ticket to avail of the offer.

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