THE West Cork Arts Centre presents Young Makers an international exhibition of work by young contemporary artists.

The exhibition opens on Friday, February 24th at 4.30pm.

Young Makers is West Cork Arts Centre’s annual youth event for this year, the exhibition will tour Ireland through 2012.

Exhibition dates: Saturday, February 25th to Friday, March 16th.

Further information at  www.youngmakers.net and www.westcorkartscentre.com.

Other upcoming events at WCAC

Friday February 24th

Professional development training afternoon for artists by Practice.ie

This is a Practice.ie event aimed at artists working with young people and children, but is also relevant to artists working with other types of community groups.

The aim of the training is to explore the value of critical and reflective practice and to help artists to develop tools and resources that will enable them to embed reflection and critical thinking into their ongoing work.

Booking essential.

Saturday, February 25th

Building Bridges Seminar

Contemporary youth arts practice and the second level curriculum.

A seminar event, in partnership with the West Cork Education Centre will provide a platform for dialogue between contemporary youth arts practice and the current second level curriculum.

It is aimed primarily at second level art teachers, but will also include both young people, and artists who work with young people.

10am – 2pm

Aimed at teachers, student teachers and artists

Booking essential.

Saturday, February 25th

Animation Workshop for teachers with Julie Forester

2pm – 4pm

Aimed at teachers (or student teachers) only, max 12 places.

Booking required.

Friday March 2nd

Panique au Village

French language film screening for schools aimed at French students.

Friday March 9th

Wasteland

Film screening for schools aimed at art or transition year students.

Friday March 9th

Open session of Friday Night Youth Arts with artist Sheelagh Broderick

4.30pm – 6.30pm

Monday, February 27th  - Friday, March 16th

Gallery tours and workshops for Second Level school groups.

Booking required.