Discover new ideas and make unexpected connections through our series of art workshops. Work with local and international creative practitioners and learn creative skills.
Adults & Lifelong Learning
Discover a range of activities for adult learners through this inspiring programme of one or two day weekend workshops to talks, tours, films, music inspired by the Chester Beatty collections.
Popular free lunchtime talks delve deeper into our galleries and collections. We offer a wide range of topics based on themes reflected in the permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Conversations on Art: Dementia-Friendly Tours
The first Tuesday of each month at 12 noon. The Library is pleased to offer tours specially designed for people living with dementia and their loved ones. Enjoy an afternoon of conversations on art and a tour of our beautiful collections. Limited to 10 participants per tour. To book this type of tour please contact (0)1 407 0766.
Learn drawing techniques, including line drawing, shading perspective and decoration during these relaxed informal sessions. Suitable for ages 12+. Materials are provided but feel free to bring your own sketchbook; dry materials only.