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Burren College of Art
Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
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The Burren College of Art in County Clare, offers art students the opportunity to study in a unique environment alongside top ranking academics and artists.

The Burren College of Art in County Clare is set on the grounds of a fully restored 16th century castle. It provides time, space and inspiration for artists in the unique Burren landscape. There are five day summer workshops that focus on drawing, painting and photography. The Burren College of Art is a great attraction for those who are looking for an artistic holiday.

Artist residencies and the summer school equally attract a wide audience and participation. The college's gallery and Barn Studios mount regular public exhibitions.

Contact details
Newtown Castle,Ballyvaughan,Co Clare,Republic of Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 2 hours here.

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