The Schoolhouse for Art has twinned with Château de la Chesnaye located just north of Orléans in France to bring you Château for Art offering art retreats in 2019.
The Schoolhouse for Art will be setting off to Château de la Chesnaye for one week this September and would like to offer students an introductory offer of 50% off the normal fee. The September 2018 trip will be setting off from Dublin airport on Friday 30th of August and returning Friday 7th September. The fee of €550 includes full board accommodation in the Château de la Chesnaye , transfers in France including day trips and all art materials. Read More
Clouds, Blue Mountains and Black Bogs Life and Works of Paul Henry...
Is a talk being delivered by Dr. Róisín Kennedy (Lecturer in the School of Art History andCultural Policy, UCD) at the 'Schoolhouse for Art' on Tuesday 15th of May in Enniskerry Village, Co. Wicklow. Read More
The Summer is here and school is out, but fear not ... .The Schoolhouse for Art has you covered.
Our camps will be in full swing each week in July. We will have a two camps to choose for the juniors and the seniors 8+... Read More
Wicklow artist Paul Flynn working in collaboration with Glencullen artist Conleth Gent have scooped The New Ireland Assurance Award for their sculpture World Waves at the Sculpture in Context exhibition. Read More
“In my years of teaching art, there are two things that stand out as vital to being a successful artist – learning to see – and loosening up. It is these two qualities that make your art stand out – a fresh, original vision, and a confident, relaxed approach. Sketching is a vital part of my own artistic practise, keeping my senses alert and attentive to my surroundings. Our seeing, our observation, our understanding of proportion, perspective, light and shade, colour and form – all are strengthened in the process. We grow as artists” Read More
We are delighted to announce two new classes at the Schoolhouse for Art this autumn and welcome two new teachers !! Read More
Starting in October we will be running a Photography class with Paddy Maddock. We will also run our first one day Bookbinding workshop on the 8th of October with Caroline Byrne.