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Eoghan O Neill 2018 Award

At the AGM we announced that we would be introducing and annual members award to recognise our founder and former Chairperson Eoghan O Neill RIP. One of the proposals is for an annual members award in his memory. Eoghan saw need for an Arts group in West Wicklow. One which would accepting of all Artist …read more →

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KWETB

A group of 5 members have attended training sessions funded by KWETB. The group has generated lots of ideas for discussion. A lot of the initiative refer to improving in members connections / sharing of art ideas / welcome and inclusion of new members / community inclusion with some of our activities. A subcommittee will …read more →

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GDPR

We need to look at our responsibilities regarding legislation. The committee is looking into how this will impact Cruthu communications etc and we will be informing all members of the changes or actions required.

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Premises update

We have started upgrading the lighting with low wattage blubs. This should improve light quality. Also the desk position has been changed. So far members on duty find the new arrangement working well. Let us know what you think of these changes.

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Instagram

Ann is operating the Instagram account. She requests images / videos of members work to grow the account and attract followers.

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An Tearmann Kilcullen

Now on display. Call in and have a look

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Funding

We are making enquiries to the recently launched “Wicklow Creative Grant Scheme” to see if Cruthu is eligible for grant funding for group artistic development. See http://www.countywicklowheritage.org for more details. We Welcome comments and suggestions as to what you think may be appropriate for Cruthu to include in submission.

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Social Media

Anna has set up an Instagram account find it by searching cruthuart on your Instagram account If you have one. She will share regular images of members art and upcoming Cruthu events. The members Whatsapp group is working well. Try to use it for essential communications relevant to all members, as it can be hard …read more →

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Other News

Thank you to Judy Heffernan and 4 other members who are attending a series Of KWETB sessions to explore Art in the Community initiatives. We look forward to the outcome of these sessions.

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Summer Event

Discussions are ongoing with Russbough to identify a suitable weekend – most likely a workshop or demonstration, please contact the committee before the next committee meeting on the 29th May

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Cruthu Summer Artfest at Russborough Courtyard

Sat 18th & Sun 19th of August Time: 12 Noon – 4pm Meet the Artists, Children’s table, Art & Craft Demonstrations. Beautiful art and craft by local artists on exhibition and for sale Follow us on Facebook and Instagram

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Eoghan O Neill 2018 Award

At the AGM we announced that we would be introducing and annual members award to recognise our founder and former Chairperson Eoghan O Neill RIP. One of the proposals is for an annual members award in his memory. Eoghan saw need for an Arts group in West Wicklow. One which would accepting of all Artist …read more →

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Kildare Youth Project

The Committee have been in touch with Annette Wooley from Kildare Youth Project. She is asking Cruthu to collaborate in some way with a community / Youth Arts Project she facilitating with young people in Blessington, Dunlavin and Baltinglass. The project is entitled ‘ Snapchat – conversations and connections captured on canvas.’ The project will …read more →

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Mystery Tour

It’s Back!! Sunday 2nd September _ C/o Eamonn. Details to follow.

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Cruthu Summer Artsfest August 18/19

After the success of 2017 summer Artfest we are doing it again!!. Invited Craft Artists / demonstrations / children’s art activities. All members are invited to help and participate. More details to follow.

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An Tearmann Kilcullen

Now on display. Call in and have a look

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Dunlavin Festival of Art

Dunlavin Festival of Art 15th / 16th and the 17th of June. Please email if us if you wish to participate. We are looking for member(s) who will take responsibility to organise this event. Participating members will need to be available to share rota duty over the weekend and drop art to Russborogh before Thursday …read more →

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Tearmann Kilcullen Exhibition

An Tearmann Kilcullen : June – August Email cruthuart@gmail.com with details of submission – Name / Medium / Price. Art must be dropped to the premises before Friday 25th May, wrapped, labelled and strung.

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Community Arts Training for Cruthú Members

(Cruthu Members Only) Calling members who are interested in learning skills to facilitate Community Arts Projects: Cruthú has been allocated tutor hours under the KILDARE AND WEST WICKLOW EDUCATION AND TRAINING BOARD’S COMMUNITY EDUCATION SERVICE (KWETB). This initiative aims to introduce participants to COMMUNITY EDUCATION (3X2.5 HR SESSIONS). And if this is successful and there …read more →

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