The Leitrim Design House is proud to present ‘Felt & Melt’ an exhibition celebrating cultural diversity in our community, while The Dock announces The Response Collective both on December 2.
The objective of Felt & Melt is to raise awareness of the different communities living in Leitrim and to sustain the integration of the diverse cultures living in the county.
The overall aim is to provide opportunities for the wider public to engage in activities which will encourage reconciliation and a greater understanding and integration of diverse cultures through the medium of art and crafts.
Participants in the programme originate from a wide range of backgrounds and countries including England, Germany, Ireland, Kurdistan/Iraq, Mexico, Poland, Spain, and Wales.
The Response Collective is a group of young people who have been working together in The Dock for the last eight months, they will host an exhibition of the various works they have produced.
The works which include photography, sculpture music and film.
The Collective grew out of The Response Project; a youth arts hub for young people aged 15-18 years based in The Dock.
Come and join the Carrick Creates group on December 2 at 5.30pm for the opening reception where refreshments will be served and everybody is extremely welcome!
The Dock will be alive with festive cheer that evening with the Girls Marist National School choir performing in the foyer to add to the celebrations.
If you can’t make it that day the Felt & Melt exhibition will continue to run until Saturday 7th, while The Response Collective will run until December 6.
It is free to visit all of the galleries and opening hours are Tuesday-Friday 10-5.30pm and 10am-5pm Saturday.
Christmas is coming to the Leitrim Design House. Pop in and have a coffee and enjoy the retail gallery.
Enjoy 20% off on our special selected shopping dates Sundays 8th and 15th throughout December 2pm to 5pm. Support local industry this Christmas and give Inspirational 100% Irish, handmade gifts from as low as €4.50 MERRY CHRISTMAS!
For more information call Leitrim Design House on 071 9650550,or The Dock on 071 96 50828 or visit both venues on www.facebook.com