Summer Programme

We are approaching midsummer, morning painting course started last week with a wonderful day of painting outside. At the Dovecote Sligo painting and ceramics courses take place in two studios, and we also offer exhibition space to artists.  

Next week to mark Sligo's Lilly Lolly Craftfest there is an exhibition 'Woodland Hues' of ceramics and drawings by Tessa Marsden. Opening on Saturday 11th from 4pm-6pm and continuing until Thursday 22nd June – open Monday-Saturday 11am-4pm. All welcome. 

Also, as part of the Craftfest, a 2hr Workshop on Friday June 16th ‘Ceramics and Nature’ will take place. This creative workshop includes a walk through the cottage garden and polytunnel for inspiration.  This workshop is suitable for beginners. A Ceramics Workshop will run from 4pm-6pm and again from 7pm to 9pm. €10 charge – Places limited, booking required. Please CONTACT for more details. 

Fast approaching we have a Beginners Life Drawing day with artist Emma Stroude on Friday July 7th from 10.00am-4.00pm to include lunch at the farmhouse.

Paintings and ceramics are for sale from the Dovecote Sligo please contact us or drop in.

 Works in Preparation by Tessa Marsden to feature in Woodland Hues exhibition

Works in Preparation by Tessa Marsden to feature in Woodland Hues exhibition

  Sculpture at The Dovecote 'After the Fire'

 Sculpture at The Dovecote 'After the Fire'