'Tools of the Trade' 2021: A Maritime Journey with 'Tools of the Trade'
A multidisciplinary Art Project designed and coordinated by Artists Leah Murphy and Susan Walsh.
This years Project the Pupils from 5th Class at St. Mary’s on the Hill N.S, Harbour View Road, have embarked on a Maritime journey with 'Tools of the Trade' 2021, through contemporary Nautical Education at NMCI, National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy. A look to the past at the Maritime Museum, Passage West, and explored captivating historic views of Cork Harbour from the ‘Statio Bene’ Exhibition at the Crawford Gallery.
Beginning with a studio based introductory workshop the children were introduced to the tools in everyday use by these places of Places of interest. Followed by a bespoke behind the scenes virtual tour of the three project partners. We developed series of creative workshops inspired by the cross-circular themes that the places presented.