IN association with CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Mayfield Arts Centre and Science Foundation Ireland, the Crawford Art Gallery presents an action packed day of space on July 6 to celebrate the Summer of Space and the International Space University’s Space Studies Program (SSP) taking place at Cork Institute of Technology from June-August this year.
Taking place at the Gallery between 2-4pm – visitors will have the opportunity to meet Mayfield Arts Centre’s ‘Cúig’ artists, explore the gallery with a Moon-gazers trail, or create light-up drawings using graphite to conduct electricity in a free family workshop.
At 6pm, former NASA astronaut and artist Nicole Stott will appear at the Crawford Art Gallery with leading space architect, Dr Barbara Imhof, in a panel discussion facilitated by science communicator and BCO Artist in Residence Dr Niamh Shaw.
The discussion – ‘Architecture, Art and Space: A Conversation’ will focus on how space inspired and shaped their artistic journeys – ranging from space architecture to explosive emotions.
Free booking for ‘Architecture, Art and Space: A Conversation’ can be made at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/architecture-art-space-at-crawford-gallery-cork-july-6th-tickets-35613262226
Be sure to share your Summer of Space experience on social media using #OurSpaceOurTime #SummerOfSpace and #SSP17.