Friday 14 September 2012

The Clare Museum - the Riches of Clare

The Clare Museum was developed by Ennis Urban District Council in association with Clare County Council and the Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht & the Islands, and its website at was developed by Clare County Library. The Riches of Clare - its people, places, treasures - occupies two galleries of the Clare Museum. The displays have been designed to have a wide visitor appeal and comprise a large loan of artifacts of Clare provenance from the National Museum of Ireland, the de Valera Museum collection, and artifacts collected locally. The galleries incorporate the traditional method of displaying original artifacts with modern interpretive tools such as colourful display panels, audio visual and computer interactive presentations, models, some replicas and specially commissioned art pieces. All showcases have been specifically designed with their contents in mind and environmentally conditioned to the requirements of the artifacts displayed in them. The concept of the exhibition is thematic, focusing on the lives and experiences of the people of Clare through the themes of Earth, Power, Faith, Water and Energy. Music: The Carnival of Ennis by Ellen Cranitch from her album Karst. Posted on Youtube on the 31st of August 2012 by clarelibrary.

1 comment:

Donna OShaughnessy said...

Just one more place to put on my list for my December visit. Thanks again Clare County Library Folk!