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Science & Technology Festival

7th - 14th Nov 2021

Workshops with Artist Maria McKinney


Date: 27-10-2021

Workshops with Artist Maria McKinney as part of Excel Youth Arts Programme and Science Week 2021.

Artist Maria McKinney will be giving a workshop to students of two Mayo Secondary Schools, St. Tiernan’s, Crossmolina and Coláiste Pobail Acla. These workshops are brought to students as part of Excel Youth Arts Programme and Science Week 2021 in partnership with Mayo County Council Arts Service and Mayo Science and Technology Festival.

Description of workshop: Maria considers how our ever-deepening knowledge of the biological world influences our perception of ourselves, while giving us huge influence over all other living organisms. Her workshops for schools have sprouted from scientific research into the gut microbiome and genetics, allowing students to learn about these themes through creative engagement and response. Artist Maria Mc Kinney. The workshop will consist of projections and interaction with the students.

Information on Maria can be found here https://www.mayo.ie/news/strawsisterinstallation). 

This is an invitation only event.

Coláiste Pobail Acla on Monday 8th of November @11.15am.

St. Tiernan’s, Crossmolina on Tuesday 9th of November @ 2.30pm.

Duration of workshops: 45 mins to 1 hr.

 




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