Summer workshops at Burren college of art

May workshops

Please choose from the following list:

May 8th – May 12th 2023

Walking, painting and the Burren
a workshop with Conor McGrady

This workshop is cancelled!

Printmaking for all
a workshop with Jennifer Cunningham

Burren botanical drawing
a workshop with Ida Mitrani





May 15th – May 19th 2023

How to use your eyes
a workshop with prof Timothy Emply Jones

This workshop is cancelled!

Burren landscape reimagined

a workshop co-taught by Hazel Walker and Celia Reisman

This workshop is now fully booked!



Our self-catering college accommodation offers 11 rooms in the Lodge and 4 bedrooms in the adjacent Daisy Cottage. 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.

The newly refurbished Newtown House is located right on campus for those who prefer to work longer in their studios. The house is cozy and comfortable, with six bedrooms – some ensuite and some sharing a bathroom – a modern kitchen and unique dining / seating area.

**Please note that college accommodation is not available during the week of Sun, May 14th – Fri, May 19th. Alternative options are available in various guesthouses and hotels throughout Ballyvaughan. For further information, please go to or contact for our accommodation list.


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.