Ladder to the Moon: Visual Art Workshops 21 Mar 2020

Celebrate the marvels of the magical moon in this 3D and mixed media workshop with Jole Bortoli as part of our Fly Me To The Moon visual art programme.

The moon has always had a very special place in our imaginations. We have dedicated songs, music, poetry and paintings to it and got lost under its enchanting influence.

Following your tour of our Fly Me To The Moon space-themed displays, explore how we can celebrate this wonderful celestial body in this practical and fun visual art workshop.

For more information about The Ark's Fly Me To The Moon programme, click here.

About Jole Bortoli

Jole has extensive experience in working with children, and with adults who work with children, through the arts. As well as her work at The Ark, Jole has art-directed the interior design of children-centred spaces such as the A&E Department in Temple Street Children’s Hospital and the Office for the Ombudsman for Children.

Jole is also the founder of Art to Heart, an organisation that provides art courses for children and adults in educational, community and art settings. She is currently working in Dublin and the Burren, Co. Clare, and every week she leads workshops for children and adults. In Dublin she regularly works with The Ark as artist-facilitator in visual art programmes and also with the Sanctuary, a spirituality Centre in the heart of Dublin city, where she is collaborating in their Youth Programme.

In the Burren, Co. Clare, she runs workshops every fortnight and every summer she holds several weeks of training in her workshop. In the last couple of years, Jole has started to illustrate and write her own stories, which she self-publishes. Her first book, Iria ,was launched in April 2010 and she’s now working on her second.