There are several art spaces in Offaly that are privately owned working spaces and studios. Studios like these offer informal opportunities for the public to have access to and participate in the arts and are important local resources in developing an awareness and appreciation of the work of the artist in the community.
The following are a few of the 'Small Spaces' in Offaly:
Tin Jug Studio
This delightful converted coach house on Brendan St. Birr has workshop and exhibition spaces.
Run by Rosalind Fanning, Tin Jug Studio has regular arts classes for children and adults, life drawing sessions and Irish nights. Rosalind : 087 6681783 tinjugstudio.com
Run by artists Hazel Greene and Cyril Stanley Bramber Studios near Shinrone, Birr offers art classes in silk painting,oil, watercolour and acrylic painting. For more information visit their website or email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Hazel on 087 2209414
Glasshammer Design & Studios
Glasshammer Design specialises in glass design and art from large scale architectural glass projects to small scale domestic designs. The studio is based in Rhode, Co.Offaly and is run by Michelle O'Donnell. For more information visit their website. Michelle does workshops with students under the per cent for art scheme. Visitors and artists are welcome to come to visit the studios. (please call first).