School Tours and Projects

School Tours and Workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools

Schools are welcome to visit our gallery free of charge exhibitions at any time during opening hours. Tours of the exhibitions tailored to your needs can also be arranged with a €3 per student charge if you want to include a practical activity. To book a tour or workshop email                                   

Primary Schools Projects

Each year we deliver a broad range of schools programmes which combine gallery visits, workshops, classroom visits, online interactions and students art packs. We orient programmes around our exhibition and residency programme linking them with students own interests and issues. Projects often result in an exhibition or display of students work in Uillinn. 

We partner with West Cork Education Centre to inform schools on opportunities with us. To keep up to date you can also email to be placed on a mailing list and stay informed of opportunities.

Teachers Encounters & School Resources

To see past projects and view learning resources see our School Projects Archive here.

Second Level Projects & Leaving Cert supports

Gallery tours are available for second level groups throughout the year. Gallery tours at Second Level can be of benefit to:

  • Art students; especially those at Leaving Certificate level who must answer questions on current art practices and support for the arts in Ireland in their exam. All groups can benefit from exposure to contemporary art practice, to broaden their understanding of what art can be, to inspire their own creativity, and to invite their own visual or written response to the work.
  • English students; exhibitions can be used as inspiration for creative writing, or for critical review. Successful responses can be submitted to West Cork Arts Centre for online publication.
  • Special classes; where tours can be designed around learning outcomes.
  • TY students; as part of encouraging a wider appreciation of culture and exploring new experiences.
  • Depending on the exhibition links to other subjects such as SPHE, geography, history or languages can be interesting for specific class groups.    

To enquire about booking a place email

2023 - Leaving cert resources

The video below, Pascal Ungerer In Conversation, is a helpful insight into a contemporary Irish artist's practice. Here Petrina Shortt chats with artist Pascal Ungerer about his work, studio routine, influences and techniques during his recent exhibition here at Uillinn. Click here to download the relevant worksheet 




Images top to bottom: School tour with Petrina Shortt
School Tour at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre


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