As part of our Year of Craft 2011 events, and also to celebrate the centenary of Clondalkin and Whitechurch Libraries, Dr. Eimear O’Connor of the History of Art Department at Trinity College Dublin will give a lecture entitled From Architecture to the Decorative Arts: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Ireland next Tuesday evening 22nd November at 7:00 p.m. at the County Library Tallaght. Dr. O’Connor is an art historian and is the Clare and Tony White post-doctoral research fellow at TRIARC-Irish Art Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin. Her research interests are wide-ranging. The subject of her PhD research was Irish artist Seán Keating (1889-1977) and she curated an exhibition of his work for The Hunt Museum in Limerick. She is also the author of Seán Keating in Context: Responses to culture and politics in post-civil war Ireland.
Everyone is welcome to this event!