National Drawing Day and International Museum Day May 2021
We are delighted to collaborate with the National Gallery and partners for this year’s National Drawing Day on Saturday 15 May. Check our website and download free drawing activities inspired by our collections. You can follow artists Roxana Manouchehri and Jen O’Brien on our You Tube channel for some drawing activities including landscapes and elephants, how to make a picture book inspired by Kitagawa Utamaro as well as a study in drawing glass and fabric.
Chester Beatty celebrates International Museum Day on the 18 and 19 May. Follow our Head of Conservation Kristine Rose Beers and listen to her talk about bindings from the Mamluk Sultanate era (1250-1516). Harpist Aisling Ennis will perform a live event on Wednesday 19 May at 6pm and you can register here
Supported by ICOM Ireland
International Museum Day is supported by ICOM Ireland