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DCA offers a wide variety of exhibitions, films, events and workshops. These can be booked online, over the phone or in person at the Box Office. Browse our listings or use the search function to find exactly what you are looking for.

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01 Mar 2020

Print Studio

3D Print Drop-ins

Have a go at 3D Printing!

Come and see our 3D Printers in action and get an idea of the possibilities it offers.

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02 Mar 2020

Create Space

In the Evening There is Feeling: Reading Selected Essays by Ursula K. Le Guin

#SeizedbytheLeftHand

In the Evening There is Feeling is DCA’s Exhibitions reading group.

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02 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Bookbinding

Six-week course

Create beautiful, professionally finished books and pamphlets.

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04 Dec 2019 - 03 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Collagraphy

Four-week course

The original recycling technique that uses card, textures and materials collaged together.

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11 Jan 2020 - 07 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Taster Session

Taster Session

Want to try one of our courses but not sure which one?

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08 Mar 2020

Create Space

Craft Sunday: Hand Embroidered Artworks with Syrah Jay

Craft Sunday

Join Syrah and her sewing kit for an afternoon of relaxing embroidery and beading.

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06 Nov 2019 - 11 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Waterless Plate Lithography

Four-week course

Learn to use waterless lithography plates to combine photographic, digital and hand-drawn imagery.

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11 Feb 2020 - 12 Mar 2020

Create Space

Critical Skills for Art & Design Higher / Nat 5

Help get yourself set for written papers on Art & Design with DCA Learning team.

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14 Mar 2020

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Der Fliegende Holländer

Andrew Roger, tutor of opera appreciation courses at the University of Dundee, joins us before Der Fliegende Holländer for an insightful and engaging discussion about the opera.

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14 Mar 2020

Create Space

Family Art Lab: Seized by the Left Hand

#SeizedbytheLeftHand

Time for creative exploration and making together.

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14 Mar 2020

Cinema

Live from the Met: Der Fliegende Holländer

Returning to the Met for the first time since 2012, Sir Bryn Terfel CBE stars as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation in this co-production with L’Opéra de Québec and Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam.

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14 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Screen Printing (Beginners) Weekend

Spend the day exploring the creative possibilities of this colourful, graphic and immediate printmaking technique.

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16 Nov 2019 - 15 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Introduction To Laser-cutting

One day course

Learn how to laser-cut and engrave hand-drawn, computer-generated and photographic images onto different materials such as paper, wood, perspex and fabric.

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18 Mar 2020

Galleries

Curators' Tour of Seized by the Left Hand

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On the last week of Seized by the Left Hand, join curators Eoin Dara and Kim McAleese for a guided tour.

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19 Mar 2020

Galleries

Echo + Sgàire Wood

#SeizedbytheLeftHand

Echo is an evening of multidisciplinary presentations set within the exhibition, Seized by the Left Hand.

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19 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Riso Printing (Intermediate)

Three-week course

Learn to print your own photographs and artwork using our vintage Risograph machines.

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21 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Introduction To Adobe Lightroom

Two-day course

Lightroom is a photo-retouching and organisational software from the makers of Photoshop.

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21 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Nature Prints

Weekend course

Create detailed and beautiful prints directly from natural forms that you never thought you could print with!

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14 Dec 2019 - 22 Mar 2020

Galleries

Exhibition Tours: Seized by the Left Hand

#SeizedbytheLeftHand

Interested in knowing more about the works on show?

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14 Dec 2019 - 22 Mar 2020

Galleries

Seized by the Left Hand

Curated by Eoin Dara and Kim McAleese

This international group exhibition takes as its starting point some of the ideas contained within American writer Ursula K. Le Guin's 1969 novel The Left Hand of Darkness.

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22 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Shadowgraphs

One day course

Use objects and light instead of a camera to create a 'photogram' image with rich three-dimensional quality.

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29 Jun 2019 - 28 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Linocut Printing

Weekend course

Explore a variety of methods to produce colour prints.

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29 Mar 2020

Cinema

Bolshoi: Romeo and Juliet (Encore)

Sergei Prokofiev

In spite of each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues will cost Mercutio’s life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend…

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31 Mar 2020

Print Studio

Wood Engraving (March)

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Create detailed designs by cutting into the surface of the end grain of box, lemon or cherry wood.

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04 Apr 2020

Print Studio

Andy Warhol Class (April)

One day course

Create prints using the simple screen-printing process Warhol used.

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05 Apr 2020

Print Studio

Introduction to Papermaking

One day course

Make delicate, colourful hand-made papers from pulp.

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07 Apr 2020

Cinema

Exhibition on Screen: Easter in Art

Phil Grabsky

This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.

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11 Apr 2019 - 08 Apr 2020

Create Space

'Make It' Skills Workshops

Join us for our practical art workshops to build skills and confidence during the school holidays!

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11 Apr 2020

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Tosca

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11 Apr 2020

Cinema

Live from the Met: Tosca

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11 Apr 2020

Print Studio

Watercolour Monoprinting plus Chine-collé

Weekend course

Create the most delicate and painterly line and wash prints.

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01 Oct 2019 - 14 Apr 2020

Create Space

DCA Young Photo Club

Creative Skills for 11-16 year olds

Join our fortnightly skills-building workshop for young photographers.

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18 Apr 2020

Print Studio

Electro Etching

Weekend Course

Electro-etching is an effective, environmentally-friendly method of intaglio plate-making.

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19 Apr 2020

Cinema

Craft Sunday: Hand Printed Lampshades with Helen Ruth

Craft Sunday

Join Helen Ruth Greensmith, textile designer,, to make your own beautiful bespoke lampshade.

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19 Apr 2020

Cinema

Bolshoi: Jewels

Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond.

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25 Apr 2020

Print Studio

Intermediate Screen Printing (Weekend)

Weekend course

Move on to develop your screen-printing skills through a project-based weekend.

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26 Apr 2020

Print Studio

Fold-Your-Own Pinhole Camera

One day course

A back to basics workshop where you'll construct your own camera, and then take photos with it!

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30 Nov 2019 - 30 Apr 2020

Print Studio

Print Studio Tour

Join us for a tour of our Print Studio!

We offer twice weekly tours of our Print Studio.

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