Art Appreciation after-school classes will commence in December 2018 at School. Classes will run up until late May or early June occurring roughly one a month. the series of art projects will then culminate in an exhibition on 14th June 2019 to coincide with the National day of Creativity for children.     The classes are offered (complimentary) by parents Cate de Eyto and Ellie Farrell who have art teaching and art history backgrounds.  The classes suit from 2nd up to 6th classes and are completely optional.

Cruinniu Na nÓg 2019 

Pictures  below show CRUINNIÚ na nÓg EVENT On FRIDAY 22nd June, 2018. Thechildren of New Quay National School Art Appreciation Class displayed their works to the public. The exhibition was then shown in Kinvara in Siar Cafe & Gallery for another week. The beautiful Junk Kouture costumes were made at school as part of the green flag initiative.

Junk Kouture costumes at cruinniu na nOg art exhibition 2018


Part of Cruinniu na nOg exhibition 2018, Seascapes inspired by Turner and Flaggy Shore


Mono printing at Art Appreciation Class by Cate King & Ellie Farrell.

Book of Kells art competition –some entries.

by Thomas O’Halloran, age 12.


By Lisa Shields, age 12


By Euan Farrell, age 11


By Grace Kerin, age 8.


By Noah Farrell, age 7. Winner of the Merit prize in Primary school section of the Book of Kells competition 2017.


By Lile de Eyto, age 11.


By Julie Melia, age 6.

Christmas art & crafts day 2017



Art appreciation class exhibition



Art appreciation class exhibition 2016- Self Portraits in 1916 costumes



Making Christmas decorations during the Christmas art & craft day.


Junior room crafts



Art Appreciation & crafts class after school



Adam deEyto teaches the children about bees


Ailwee cave bring a visitor to see the children!