Tag Archives: The Copper Coast

Price-list of currently available Stained Glass

We are delighted to offer for sale a selection of newly designed Stained Glass by the artist Sean Corcoran. Sean is the artistic director of The Art Hand in Bunmahon on Waterford’s Copper Coast. While many of you will know … Continue reading

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SISTERS film selected for Waterford Film Festival

Join us for the Waterford Premiere of the film SISTERS in Garter Lane Arts Centre at the opening night of the Waterford Film Festival (Friday November 4th, reception at 7pm, screening at 8pm). The film was filmed at The Art … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran

We’re pleased to announce that we will run a 3 day weekend course in stained glass with Sean Corcoran on November 18th, 19th and 20th. Sorry for the short notice and there are just 4 available places. If you’d like … Continue reading

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Brass Band Beach Art

The Art Hand teams up with City Of Waterford Brass to bring you a performance with a difference on Stradbally Cove for the Comeraghs Wild Festival.  This is an experimental collaboration that will involve Beach Art being made by a … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones

Stone Stacking and Camp Fire at Kilmurrin Cove for Culture Night…Friday, September 16th, 5pm to 9pm. Join The Art Hand at Kilmurrin Cove for our annual Culture Night celebration. Take part in a stone stacking challenge and share some culture … Continue reading

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The WORDS Event at the Copper Coast Geopark Visitors Centre

The WORDS Event is a spoken word night hosted by The Art Hand that takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at different locations on The Copper Coast. On Wednesday June 1st the event will take place in … Continue reading

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Environmental Art Open Day

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting an Environmental Art Open Day on The Copper Coast on Saturday, June 18th. Try some Beach Art and take part in a Rock Art Relay. Bring along some personal mementos … Continue reading

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‘The Magical Tree’ collaborative mosaic unveiled

The official unveiling of ‘The Magical Tree’ mosaic took place in Saint John of Gods school in Waterford city recently. Well done to the 268 kids involved and all the teachers and staff at the school. The project was facilitated … Continue reading

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‘SISTERS’ film premiere in Dublin

The world premiere of the film SISTERS took place in Dublin recently at the Trinity College Technology and Enterprise Centre. The film was filmed at The Art Hand and along The Copper Coast. It stars the extremely talented Victoria Hamersley, … Continue reading

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The WORDS Event. Have you say…

Here’s the poster from the last WORDS event which was held in at Mother McHughs pub in Fenor the udder night. Well done to all who attended this very special event. The next WORDS event will take place at The … Continue reading

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‘SISTERS’ film goes to Dublin

We are delighted to announce that the film ‘SISTERS’ has been selected for screening at the March on Films Festival which will be held in Dublin in ATRL (part of Trinity College School of Drama, Film and Music) on April … Continue reading

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Batik Lampshade Weekend Workshop with Miranda Corcoran

Design and Create your own Batik Lampshade with artist Miranda Corcoran. Bring colour and warmth to your living space! Miranda has worked in Batik for over 20 years, creating fabrics, wall hangings and lampshades. She has won many awards for … Continue reading

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OM KALI Sand Art and Mantra Film

This film features Sand Art by Sean Corcoran and a Sanskrit Mantra by Cheryl Beer. It was filmed on Bunmahon Beach at the heart of The Copper Coast in Waterford, Ireland, on November 25th, 2015. This was the full moon … Continue reading

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New Creative Hub on The Copper Coast…

We are delighted to announce that the WORDS event is spreading it’s wings to new locations along The Copper Coast throughout 2016. The next one will take place at the Gealach Gorm Theatre which is located in the Kill Community … Continue reading

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NEW COURSE; Batik Lampshades with Miranda Corcoran

Design and create your very own Batik Lampshade using hot wax and dyes on cotton. All materials supplied. Refreshments are provided throughout the weekend and a homemade lunch on Saturday in our adjoining home. The next scheduled Lampshade Course is; … Continue reading

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Slip Spiral Beach Art on Bunmahon Beach

Here’s a little video of the latest Beach Art by Sean Corcoran on The Copper Coast.Slip Spirals on Bunmahon Beach was created with a rake by Sean Corcoran of The Art Hand in Waterford on October 25th, 2015. Fancy giving … Continue reading

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Adult Art Weekend Courses

A full range of adult art weekend courses are now available at The Art Hand including Stained Glass, Coloured Glass Window Boxes, Mosaic, Batik Lampshade Design and Collage. Learn a new skill in an enjoyable and creative atmosphere. Full details … Continue reading

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Amazing Beach Artwork in Waterford launches Cycle Against Suicide

Well that’s the headline in the Irish Examiner this week….We’re delighted that national media are picking up on the message we’re trying to spread. The Waterford artist Sean Corcoran along with 28 volunteers created the drawing on the beach in … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Beach Artist

Our artistic director Sean Corcoran has a confession to make… “I’m currently consumed by beach art. When I can help it I live by the tides rather than by the time or day. Low tide is such a wonderful thing. … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Courses

The future of the Stained Glass industry is in safe hands with these 4 talented students from Dublin, Athlone, Cork and Waterford who recently took part in an intensive weekend course with Sean Corcoran at The Art Hand. Each made … Continue reading

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The Promenade Festival

Happy Birthday to us! The Art Hand celebrated it’s 3rd year in business on Saint Patrick’s Day. No rest though as we spent the day on a guerrilla marketing campaign for The Promenade Festival for which Sean Corcoran is the … Continue reading

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SAFE SPRAY PAINT

A simple, effective and safe way to teach colourful spray painting. Loose your inhibitions, it’s fun! Ideal for Tags, Stencils, Large Collaborative Pieces or Graffiti. We have introduced this technique to our Kids Classes and Teacher Training workshops. Don’t panic! … Continue reading

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Teachers Art Training Workshops

Below are some pictures from a recent Teacher Training workshop in full swing here at The Art Hand. We have now extended the popular ‘Get Creative and Pass it on’ course with a Part 2 workshop which covers a completely … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Event

It’s time for our monthly celebration…Join us tonight tor the WORDS event from 7.45pm. Have your say or sit back and be transported to exotic places! All are welcome but booking is essential (by texting 087 2524657). Further details are … Continue reading

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Stained Glass and Mosaic Courses

The dates have been set for the next Stained Glass and Mosaic courses for adults here at The Art Hand. Places are limited so early booking is essential… Learn to make Stained Glass with Sean Corcoran This is 3 Day … Continue reading

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The Magical Forest; Mosaic and Book Project by Sean Corcoran

Here’s the NEW WEBSITE for Sean Corcoran’s commission by the Department of Education to facilitate the creation of a large mosaic and an accompanying book for the new Gaelscoil that is being built in Carraigpherish on the outskirts of Waterford … Continue reading

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Saturday Art Club for Adults

The Saturday Art Club for adults returns this weekend (Jan. 31st, 2015) with Tactile Painting…Loose your inhibitions and get back to basics with paint, sand, salt and yes your fingers and hands! Followed by Miranda’s Tapas in our adjoining home. … Continue reading

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Film Premiere, Saturday Art Club, WORDS Event, Recreate, Kids Art Classes, The Magical Forest, Mosaic and Book school projects.

News Update; The world première screening of our documentary ‘Spraoi Unseen’ has been scheduled for Saturday 21st of February at 8pm in Garter Lane Arts Centre. Tickets are FREE but are in short supply. We are advising people to put … Continue reading

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Our footage featured on RTE TV in “Oíche na Gaoithe Móire” (The Night of the Big Wind).

Check out “Oíche na Gaoithe Móire” (The Night of the Big Wind) which will broadcast on RTÉ TV 1 at 10.15pm and BBC Two Northern Ireland at 11.20pm (Tuesday 6th January). Footage shot by Sean Corcoran from The Art Hand … Continue reading

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Great News from The Art Hand

Both Miranda and Sean Corcoran have been accepted on the Education Panel of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. Miranda had the following to say, “It’s a great honour to be selected for inclusion on this panel alongside some … Continue reading

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What’s On at The Art Hand? Saturday Art Club, Spoken Word, Stained Glass, Mosaic, Film, Teachers Workshops, Kids Classes,

We have lots of new Autumn Art Classes and Activities to choose from. We’ve never had as many options for adults; Every fortnight we have the Saturday Art Club from 11am to 2pm. A different arts and craft project each … Continue reading

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Learn to make Stained Glass with Sean Corcoran

The dates have been set for the next Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran for the weekend of October 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2014. This is 3 Day Intensive Weekend Course at The Art Hand where you will learn how … Continue reading

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Words goes Wild on Culture Night

A special spoken word event will take place on Culture Night, Friday, September 19th at 6pm by The Words Writers Group as part of the Comeragh Wild Festival. The evening will be different from the groups usual monthly event at … Continue reading

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Mosaic and Tapas!

The Saturday Art Club for adults this week is a lovely fun Mosaic workshop on Circular Cake Boards with Tapas for lunch! 11am to 2pm. The cost is €30 including all the materials and lunch. Booking is essential. Full details … Continue reading

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The Saturday Art Club

We’re delighted to announce the introduction of a brand new art class here that will give adults the opportunity to create some wonderful artworks under the guidance of professional artists Sean and Miranda Corcoran at The Art Hand every second Saturday … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran

Our next Stained Glass Weekend Course will take place on July 18th 19th and 20th. Maximum 4 participants and booking has now opened. Full details of the course are below; https://thearthand.wordpress.com/adult-courses/learn-to-make-stained-glass-with-sean-corcoran/

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Festival, Cafe, Mosaic, Kids Art, Words and Zine…

News from The Art Hand Sean Corcoran has been appointed as the Artistic Director of an exciting new arts and entertainment festival for Tramore called The Promenade Festival that takes place this July 4th, 5th and 6th. The festival is … Continue reading

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Super Hero Art Party

Happy Birthday to Alfie who celebrated his big day with a Super Hero Art Party.

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We teach Art and Photography in Spanish…

A photography class in the Spanish language was just held at The Art Hand by the talented Alma Perissinotti Visualarts & photography for our Argentinian students. This is a multi-lingual art school! Enseñamos el arte en El arte de la mano en … Continue reading

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News Update from The Art Hand…

We’re back in full swing with a variety of creative activities for all ages from kids art classes and performance to film editing and stained glass. Kids; Looking forward to welcoming all our young students who start back next week … Continue reading

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The Words Zine, Film News, Kids Art, Copper Coast Map and Guide, Stained Glass Course…

This weeks News Update; The Words Zine; Our new zine is being unveiled next Wednesday, November 6th at the Words Writers Group performing at The Art Hand. It’s a self published small circulation of original work by performers from the … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course

Full details of our next Stained Glass weekend course with Sean Corcoran are now available HERE. November 29th, 30th and December 1st. On the course you will learn how to design and make your very own Stained Glass panel A3 in … Continue reading

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Submit to THE WORDS ZINE…

The WORDS writers group performing at The Art Hand is going from strength to strength with their announcement that they will be self publishing a small circulation of original work by performers from the group. The new publication will be … Continue reading

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Film News

Locally made films to air at Festivals, Online and on TV…We’re delighted to announce that our film ‘Down the Ladder’ has been selected by the Waterford Film Festival to screen on November 9th at 8.30pm in the Granville Hotel, Waterford city. All … Continue reading

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Art Parties

We custom design workshops to suit the interests of the participants. We aim to provide a unique, memorable, fun yet relaxed experience where friends and family have the opportunity to work together on a creative endeavor. With our Kids events … Continue reading

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December Newsletter

Welcome to our December 2012 Newsletter. It’s been a roller coaster ride since we opened in March and we’re delighted with how things have developed. Thank you all for your support and encouragement. We now have 3700 fans following our … Continue reading

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Kids @ The Art Hand

Our latest facility…Kids @ The Art Hand is a new and exciting range of Art Classes for Kids aged 5 to 12 starting September 18th. Full details HERE.

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Photography Course with George Munday

Bookings are now being taken for a weekend photography workshop with George Munday, here at The Art hand and along the Copper Coast. September 6-9, 2012. Full details click this link; https://thearthand.wordpress.com/courses/but-is-it-art-photography-with-george-munday/

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62 Wax Paintings created in 3 days!

62 paintings were produced in 3 days during an extremely intensive art course with Lora Murphy at The Art Hand. Encaustic….that’s painting with wax! The paintings were produced in a variety of styles from Egyptian portraits to abstract art. Many … Continue reading

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Group Discount

Fancy a Creative Holiday with your friends for a few days at The Art Hand? We have found that participants on our intensive Art Courses often have friends with similar interests. To encourage and reward small groups we have introduced … Continue reading

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