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Summer School

The Trinity Centre for Research in Irish art (TRIARC)

Summer School in the History of Art and Design

Full-time places booked out – part-time places still available

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Monday June 25th to Friday June 29th 2018
Venue – The Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building, TCD
Morning Sessions I&II     10.00 am – 12.50pm      
Afternoon Sessions           2.00pm – 3.30pm

Building on last year’s successful programme, this new innovative five-day programme, led by Departmental specialists and guest lecturers, will examine key aspects of Irish and European art and design history. It will enable teachers, students, educationalists and art history enthusiasts to deepen their knowledge and enhance their visual literacy.

Morning sessions are open to full - and part-time participants

Afternoon sessions, consisting of seminars or site visits for full - time participants, are designed to augment and support those involved in art and design education and the heritage sector or those with a keen interest in visual culture.

Summer School 2018 Schedule

  Time Monday

Dr Rachel Moss

Prof Christine Casey

Dr Angela Griffith

Ruth Starr

Catherine Marshall
Morning Session I
(Part-time participants)
10 .00am
Heritage Ireland Decoration and Architecture Arts and Crafts Movement Ireland Introduction to Japanese art Contemporary Art in Ireland
    Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee
Morning Session II
(Part-time participants)
Heritage – local

Q & A
Ornament in Irish architecture

Q & A
Harry Clarke

Q & A

Q & A
Curating contemporary Art

Q & A
  1 – 2 pm Lunch
(not provided)
Lunch Lunch Lunch Drinks reception
Afternoon Session
(Full time participants only)
2pm –
Site visit

Ancient Dublin
Site visit

Georgian and Victorian Dublin
Site visit

Harry Clarke and his cultural milieu
Site Visit

East meets west – Dublin’s collections
Site Visit

Civic collections in Dublin

Academic programme
Morning Sessions open to full - and part-time participants comprises

  • Art historical lecture (60 mins) followed by a coffee break (refreshments provided)
  • Practises and methods of art history lecture followed by a Q&A session (90 mins)

Afternoon Sessions open to full - time participants only

  • Interactive local site visits or seminars from Monday to Friday

(Full-time) Morning sessions & coffee and afternoon sessions      €300 / €200 concession
(Part-time) Morning sessions & coffee                                       €150 / €75 concession

Online Payment

How to register
To register and for further information, please see
or contact
Angela Griffith, (01) 8962436 /