Image of a scale set of cut our figures and buildings with animators in the background

Creative Teens Lab (ages 12–17 years)

In the Beginning, There Was Magic

In the Beginning, There Was Magic: A Shoebox Theatre Making Workshop

Join artist and illustrator Duffy Mooney-Sheppard and explore the otherworldly characters, settings and stories found in the Chester Beatty Collection. Create your own mini theatre with mixed-media cut-out characters and bring it to life with dramatic light and shadow.

Tuesday 7 April, 1.30 – 4.30pm (12 – 17 years)


Open today 11am–5pm

Tuesday to Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 11am–5pm
Sunday 1pm–5pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb

**Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec & Monday Public Holidays.**

Admission is free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92