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Care and Conservation of Oil Paintings Lecture


Conservator Siobhan Conygham will give an overview of the care and conservation of oil paintings, using examples from the Museum's own collection including a late 16th century portrait of Sir Nicholas Bagenal she recently conserved.

Tea and coffee will be served after the lecture.

Date Thursday 22 November
Time 7.30pm
Venue Newry and Mourne Museum
Admission £3.00

Contact Details

If you require more information please call 028 3031 3178

Care and Conservation of Oil Paintings Lecture

Copper Picture Arts and Crafts Workshop


On 24 November we are repeating this very popular adults (or anyone over 16), arts and craft course.

Lindy McMahon will return to the Museum to teach techniques for embossing and colouring metal to create stunning effects, including how to emboss metal using different tools; different ways to colour and patina the metals and how to protect your finished pieces. By the end of the session you should have a designed a picture to take home.

Pre-booking of places for this course is advisable as numbers for this session are very limited. Lunch will be not included.

Date Saturday 24 November
Time 10am - 4pm
Venue Newry and Mourne Museum
Admission £10.00

Contact Details

For more information or to book please telephone Newry and Mourne Museum 028 3031 3178

Metal Embossing

Christmas Arts and Crafts 2018


Places are available for our children's arts and crafts this Saturday 8 December from 10.30am - 12.30pm.

We have plenty of festive activities for your children to make including Christmas cards, a rocking horse, and various Christmas tree decorations. There will be plenty of stars, glitter markers, ribbons and bows.

This activity is appropriate for children aged 4 - 11 years. Cost per child is £1.50. An adult must accompany all children for the session.

Our magical ‘Christmas Exhibition’ returns this year so, you can visit to see and play with toys from the past, present and from around the world.

If that wasn’t enough we have the ever popular Museum Hunt which takes your children all over the Museum in the quest for clues and answers.

Contact Details

You can book by ringing the Museum on 028 3031 3178

Christmas Crafts 8 Dec 2018

Christmas Cake Decorating 2018


If you are thinking of buying or making a Christmas cake, stop right there!

On Saturday 22 December, 10am to 4pm, Lindy McMahon will facilitate a step by step, hands-on Christmas cake decorating workshop suitable for adults (18 plus).

As you can see by the picture yule be the envy of your friends and family. It would even win the technical challenge!

The workshop costs £15 and does not include a lunch.

Contact Details

If you wish to book or you want more in formation please reply to this email or call 028 3031 3178.

Christmas Cake 2018 Small

Traditional Irish Breadmaking and tasting


Have you ever wondered how your Grandma made soda bread and potato bread?

Join Tracey from Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen and she will demonstrate how these traditional breads are made and you’ll get to try it too!

Contact Details

To book or for more details please call 028 3031 3178

Bread Making

Art Class


Join guest artist Orla Barry for a follow on workshop designed for those who attended our previous ‘Explore Drawing for Beginners’ art classes last year.

This two-hour workshop aims to expand students’ knowledge of drawing. Using pencil, ink, charcoal and graphite students will observe and draw a variety of still life objects.

In this session, we will further develop the techniques of sketching, measuring and shading along with perspective and mark making.

Numbers are limited to 10 people and pre booking of places is advisable. Suitable for ages 16 plus.

Date: 26 January
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Admission: £5 per person

Contact Details

For more information or to book please telephone Newry and Mourne Museum 028 3031 3178 or email declan.carroll@nmandd.org.

Art Class 2019

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