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 9:45am - 5:30pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

Admission is free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92