The final Arts/Craft Camp for children from ages 7 to 11 years is taking place in the South Tipperary Arts Centre, Nelson Street, Clonmel this week until Friday, 17th from 10.30 to 12.30 each day. All materials are supplied. The cost is E40 per child, E65 for two children and E85 for three children in a family, or E10 per day per child. Contact the reception as soon as possible at 052-6127877 or South Tipp Art Group (STAG) organiser Maureen Purcell at 086-8096823 to book as places are limited.
The very popular exhibition ‘Celebrating Clonmel’s Entente Florale’ with over 100 artworks by members of the South Tipperary Art Group, STAG, is running in the Arts Centre to the end of August. Congratulations to Winnie Hickey who sold her oil painting set of ‘Africa’ and Miriam Burke whose ’Inislounaght Church, Marlfield, a watercolour painting was sold last week from the Arts Centre’s exhibition. Congrats also to Dolores Fennessy whose still life oil painting set was bought from Befani’s restaurant last weekend. Replacing all the artworks sold are ‘Face of Africa’, ‘Fantasia’, ‘Tools of the Trade’ and ‘Spotlight’. There are very fine floral artworks in this exhibition as well as many local scenes, still life subjects and portraits in every medium. With so many artworks on display there is certainly something for everyone in this exhibition.
The Arts Centre opening hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 5pm and Saturday from 12 noon to 4pm. Admission is free and the Centre is well worth a visit.