Tralee

‘Art in the Park Tralee’
6.00 – 9.00pm
Join us for a wonderful display of Painting, Print, Drawing, Mixed Media and Photography on
display along Denny Street. Art on display is for sale and can be directly purchase from the artist.
Denny Street.

CREATIVE IRELAND KERRY YOUTH CHORAL OPEN SESSION
5.00 – 6.00pm
A COUNTY CHOIR like no other, together for one night only, following a week long singing camp.
Using pop and Irish, a fusion of language and styles. Everyone welcome.
The Ashe Hotel, Maine Street, Tralee | Email: lisacurransoprano@gmail.com

METAMORPHOSIS
6.00 – 11.00pm
An installation piece by visual artist Rebecca Lyons featuring origami butterflies that are
representative of change, the human spirit, hope, life and resurrection
Roundy’s Bar, 5 Brogue Maker’s Lane, Tralee| Email: rebeccababington@hotmail.com
Tel: 086 8690322

PROCESS PAINTING WORKSHOP
5.00 – 7.00pm
Join ME and The Moon in a fun-filled experimental painting workshop, where participants can work
together on a collaborative piece of art. Creative play and ‘happy accidents’ will be encouraged.
Children will create work unique to themselves and learn techniques and art history in the process.
Suitable for all ages, toddler to preteen.
Tralee ETNS, Collis Sandes House, Killeen Road, Oakpark, Tralee. | Email: info@meandthemoon.ie
Mob: 086 4062690

CULTURE NIGHT AT SIAMSA TíRE
5.30 – 9.30pm
The premiere of Ceol sa Chroí, a specially commissioned piece by Neil Martin, joining the forces of National Folk Theatre musicians, classical musicians and the NFT choir. Artist-in-Residence, Conor O’Grady will work with visitors to the gallery on an interactive project as well as showing visitors around his studio. Casting Light on Ireland’s Bronze Age: Artists, Holger Lonze and Karen Hendy will bring the story behind Ireland’s archaeological artefacts alive, casting replicas of small sculptures inspired by the archaeology of Kerry.
Siamsa Tire, Town Park. | www.siamsatire.com

CEILI AFRO DABKE (A world music céilí dance)
Catherine Young Dance & The Welcoming Project
7.30 – 9.30pm
An evening of world music, dance and song kicking off with an excerpt from Catherine Young’s dance work “It takes a Village”, followed by a world music ceilí, where the audience get to join in. Experience the upbeat nature of African dance and drumming, Palestinian Dabke Dance, and traditional Ceilí dances. Live music with some of Ireland’s top musicians. All welcome.
Baile Mhuire, Community Hall, Balloonagh, Tralee.

A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
6.00 – 10.00pm
Free admission to all exhibitions
Join us for our 10th Culture Night at the Museum – help us break our own record and reach 1000 visitors!
Explore all our exhibitions and enjoy plenty of free events along the way.
Behind the Scenes Tour 6.30pm-8.30pm
Join curator Helen O’Carroll and collections officer Sarah O’Farrell for a very special ‘Behind the
Scenes’ tour.
Traditional Music with Sliabh Mish Comhaltas 6.30-8.30pm
Experience traditional music, dance and storytelling at its finest.
The Ciar Quilters on Display
Take a closer look at colourful pieces of craftsmanship by local quilting group Ciar Quilters.
Medieval Family Fun at the Museum
Members of the Kerry Medieval Living History Group in authentic period costume will set up shop
in Geraldine Tralee.
Kerry County Museum, Denny Street | Email: education@kerrymuseum.ie | Tel: 066 7127777

KERRY’S MUSIC INSTRUMENT BANK
6.00 – 7.00pm
Borrowing books as well as musical instruments will soon be possible through the Kerry Library
lending system in association with Kerry Music Education Partnership. Try out some of these new
instruments, check out how it sounds and feels. For music lovers of all ages.
Culloty’s, The Mall, Tralee | Tel: 066 7122974

BEHIND THE SCENES AT KERRY LIBRARY
7.00 – 8.00pm
A guided tour of the local history archive and reserve collections at Kerry Library Headquarters.
Tralee Library, Moyderwell. | Tel: 066 7121200

A MOMENT IN TRALEE
7.00 – 9.00pm
Participate in ‘collage style’ painting of the lovely town of Tralee. Photographs will be used as inspiration
and members of Tralee Art Group will facilitate. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome.
Tralee Art Group | Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre, Balloonagh, Tralee.
Email: geraldinesartstudio@eircom.net

FLASH DASH & POETRY SLAM
7.00 – 9.00pm

With award-winning Kerry poet, Eileen Sheehan. Read your poem or 300-500 word Flash Fiction
story. Prizes & publication to top 3 as selected by audience. A great opportunity to support exciting,
local writing talent. Hosted by Thursday Night Writers, Tralee.
Upstairs at The Abbey Inn, Bridge Street, Tralee | Email: Barbaralovric2@gmail.com | Tel: 087 6152806

CRAOBH THRÁ LÍ CCÉ
7.00 – 9.00pm

A vibrant traditional music session with local young musicians.
Manor West Shopping Centre| Email: seandawn@eircom.net