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Schools Projects Archive

2017 

Art Space and the Body, Primary Schools Exhibition

An exhibition of artwork in the Stairwell Gallery by pupils from six local primary schools who were involved in our annual Visual Encounters Programme and were inspired by the exhibition Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone

What If? Second Level Schools Exhibition

An exhibition of artwork in the stairwell gallery, by students from three local second level schools who were involved in our annual exhibition project, inspired by the exhibition Et si on s’était trompé? / What If We Got It Wrong? 

2016

1916 Centenary Project; One Hundred Years of Art and History; an exhibition by West Cork Primary Schools

Surfaces and Depths Second-Level Schools Exhibition

An exhibition of artwork in the windows of Uillinn, by students from three local second level schools who were involved in our annual exhibition project, inspired by visits to the exhibition Unfold.

Primary Schools Festive Light Labyrinth Installation 

An installation of suspended string sculptures in Gallery 2 for the festive season. A collaboration between the pupils of 9 local Primary Schools, their teachers and Uillinn Schools Coordinator Alison Cronin, in partnership with the West Cork Education Centre.

2015

Flying Colours 

An installation by West Cork Primary Schools and Alison Cronin in partnership with the West Cork Education Centre.

Participating schools: Gaelscoil Dr Uí Shúilleabháin, Skibbereen, St James National School, Durrus, Rath National School, Baltimore, Scoil Náisúnta Rae na Scríne, Reenascreena, St Brendan's National School, Bantry, St Matthias National School, Ballydehob, Scoil an Chroí Naofa, Leap, Kilgarriffe National School, Clonakilty, Scoil Eoin, Innishannon, St Joseph's National School, Skibbereen, Abbeystrewery National School, Skibbereen, St Mary's Senior Girls National School, Dunmanway, Our Lady of Mercy National School, Bantry, Drimoleague Junior National School, St Patrick's Boys National School, Skibbereen, The Model School, Dunmanway, Scoil Bhríde, Ballydehob, St Joseph's National School, Clonakilty, Drimoleague Senior National School, Scoil Mhichíl Naofa, Bere Island

Connect Second-level Schools Exhibition

An exhibition of artwork in the Stairwell Gallery, by students from three local second level schools who were involved in our annual exhibition project, inspired by visits to the exhibitions Antrum, Daphne Wright and Disconnect, Bernadette Cotter, John Doherty and Sue Crellin MCarthy.

Primary Schools Festive Snowflake Installation 

An installation of more than 400 paper snowflakes in the windows of Gallery 2 for the festive season. A collaboration between the pupils of 6 local Primary Schools, their teachers and Uillinn Schools Coordinator Alison Cronin.  

Resources:

The following PDF's were written as guides for teachers involved in specific exhibitions and projects, however they can also be useful inspiration for teachers seeking new ideas and techniques for the visual arts classroom, and are collected here for use as an ongoing resource.

The Education Guide based on The Flying Colours Project, September 2014, can be viewed or downloaded as a PDF HERE

The Education Guide based on the Cork Printmakers exhibition Alphabet, September 2013, can be viewed or downloaded as a PDF HERE

The Education Guide based on the Mikala Dwyer exhibition Panto Collapsar, February 2013, can be viewed or downloaded as a PDF HERE

The Education Guide based on the James Hayes exhibition, The Essence of Taste, Autumn 2012, can be viewed or downloaded as a PDF HERE

The Education Guide based on the exhibition Dermot Seymour Selected paintings 1987 -2012, Autumn 2012, can be viewed or downloaded as a PDF HERE

The Education Guide based on Amy Walsh's exhibition Freefall Autumn 2011 can be viewed or downloaded as a PDF HERE

The Education Guide based on the Cutters exhibition from February 2011 can be viewed and downloaded as a PDF HERE

The Education Guide based on Ellen Driscoll\'s exhibition Fastforwardfossil Oct / Nov 2010 can be downloaded as a PDF HERE

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