May 20, 2019

Delighted to be part of Westmeath County Council's Cruinniú na nÓg this year again.

Cruinniú na nÓg takes place nationwide on the 15th June 2019 to offer children & young people the opportunity to participate in creative activities.

Events are free, local and activity-ba...

May 19, 2019

Crane Bird Art School was invited by Yishuge, a German non-profit organization in Berlin, to participate in a project called ICAN - International Community Art Network.

With the motto: “Art is a universal language beyond borders and cultural differences”  the ICAN proje...

May 18, 2019

This year Crane Bird Art School has packed a bag full of art activities for kids to experience the best of the best at the Summer Camps!

May 27, 2017

Are you hoping to get in touch with your creative side this summer?  

Perhaps you are considering taking a Mullingar art class, but aren’t sure what type of painting you’d like to try.  

If you are interested in painting, you should know there are three basic types of pa...

May 7, 2017

The broad spectrum of autism cannot be summed up easily.  It affects different people differently, and generalizations are useless.  But most people with autism are affected in two key areas: personal expression and sensory processing. Because art involves both of thos...

March 13, 2017

We tend to think of art classes as something for the very young, the very old and the very talented.  But that short changes the rest of us!  The teen years are notorious.  It is a tumultuous time for most people.  Teens are coping with massive changes within them and...

February 11, 2017

A new year is a time for new beginnings, trying new things.  Learning a new skill is not just fun, it boosts your confidence and empowers your brain.  As children, we embrace art.  We paint and colour with abandon.  We squish and squeeze clay, shaping it with our imagi...

December 21, 2016

The short, dark days of winter are notorious for bringing us down.  Once the fun of the festive season is behind us, January and February stretch ahead of us.  That’s when the blues can really kick in.  For most of us, it isn’t clinical depression or seasonal affective...

December 18, 2016

Paints, modelling clay and colouring crayons are staples of childhood.  Children delight in using them in all sorts of ways.  But what do they learn from that?  Is art just a fun pastime to keep children occupied on rainy days or does it have meaningful benefits that w...

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