August Workshops

Please choose from the workshops below:

August 12th – 16th 2024

Oil painting for beginners 
a workshop with Tiffani Love

Burren botanical drawing
a workshop with Ida Mitrani

Abstract painting in the Burren – This workshop is now fully booked!
a workshop with Trudi van der Elsen

The art of making books
a workshop with Eilis Murphy


August 19th – 23rd 2024

The art of making books – This workshop is now fully booked!
a workshop with Eilis Murphy

Landscape painting in the Burren
a workshop with Tiffani Love

Mixing media
a workshop with Ida Mitrani

How to use your eyes
a workshop with Prof. Timothy Emlyn Jones


Cancellation Policy

All tuition and fees are due at least 4 weeks before the start of the programme. The Burren College of Art accepts no obligation to refund any fee or part of after this date.



Our self-catering college accommodation offers 11 rooms in the Lodge and 4 bedrooms in the adjacent Daisy . Single occupancy is charged at €48 per night. Please inquire separately for twin or double occupancy.

The Lodge is set on extensive grounds with inspiring views of the Burren and is a pleasant 10 minute walk from the College and 35 minutes from Ballyvaughan village. The bedrooms are bright and well appointed. Communal areas include a large living room with an open fire, dining room, TV area, well-equipped kitchen, laundry and public washrooms. A patio area with chimney is an ideal outdoor summer gathering space. The Lodge has WiFi throughout and has wheelchair accessible rooms available.
Daisy Cottage is adjacent to the Lodge and has 2 en suite double bedrooms and 2 single rooms with a shared full bathroom. The house also has a spacious communal area and cozy sitting room, along with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.

Newtown House is located right on campus, ideal for people who like to work longer in their studio or have an early start. The house has six bedrooms – some ensuite and some sharing a bathroom, a modern kitchen and dining / seating area full of character.

Alternative options are available in various guesthouses and hotels throughout Ballyvaughan.
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