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Glass Exhibition : CAUTION! Fragile - Irish glass - Free

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National Museum of Ireland: Decorative Arts & History

Benburb Street

Dublin 7

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A beautiful exhibition of over 50 objects in coloured and clear glass by Irish artist Róisín de Buitléar in collaboration with three masters from Waterford Crystal glass factory. Fred Curtis Eamonn Hartley and Greg Sullivan. The exhibition is free to enter. (Photo by Antoinette Reilly).

Click here for details on opening hours and how to get there.

https://www.museum.ie/Decorative-Arts-History/Exhibitions/Current-Exhibitions



Discover CAUTION! Fragile, a multi faceted exhibition of glass sculpture that embraces Irish culture and
identity through themes of landscape, language and music.

This exhibition looks at the history and social experience of working in the Waterford Crystal factory and the impact of the factory closure on the participating Master Glassmakers: Fred Curtis, Eamonn Hartley, Greg Sullivan and artist Róisín de Buitléar.

Glass swords, bells and musical instruments are included in this diverse and family friendly exhibition. Come and experience glass like you have never seen or heard it before. The exhibition includes original music composed with some of the pieces in the show.

If you are visiting for the weekend or looking for something free to do in Dublin, CAUTION! Fragile, is not to be missed... Bringing Glass into the Light...in ways you've never seen before. Come Visit.


Blown glass

Soft Rain : Róisín de Buitléar /Greg Sullivan

Photo: P Lauterbach Blown glass Bell

St Patrick's Bell Róisín de Buitléar/ Fred Curtis

Photo: P Lauterbach

Pennanular Series, Engraved glass sculpture

Riding the Wheel ; Róisín de Buitléar/ Eamonn Hartley

Photo: P Lauterbach

Blown Glass Sound object

Call from the valley: Róisín de Buitléar/ Fred Curtis Photo: P Lauterbach

FAQs

How much is it to enter?

It is free to enter.

Where is the museum?

https://www.museum.ie/Visit-Us/where-is-the-museum/Find-Us-(1)

Is it child friendly?

Yes there are lots of things that involve children and keep them interested. Included in the show are glass swords, axes, dragons, bells, fun facts & lots of strange sounds made of glass.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is lots of parking on offer at the museum.

Access to Museum by tram, stops outside the door. - ( Luas) Red line MUSEUM stop

Serviced by a number of bus lines.

A short walk from the Guinness factory or city centre.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

rdebuitlear@museum.ie

Closed on Mondays and bank holidays. More information here.

https://www.museum.ie/Visit-Us


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