Latest Past Events

Smashing Times Arts and Human Rights Festival Event – In Frame: Some Aspects of Angelica Kauffman’s Ely Family Portrait

A talk focusing on several aspects of ‘The Ely Family portrait’, a large picture painted in Rathfarnham Castle in 1771 by the famous Swiss-Austrian artist, Angelica Kauffman. We will begin with some background information about the painter herself, who from relatively humble origins became one of the most celebrated painters in Europe. Widely travelled, incredibly […]

A Smashing Times Festival of Arts and Human Rights Event: Tales of Love and Loss

Tales of Love and Loss will combine live performance, film, and discussion to explore and celebrate women changemakers from history. A Beauty That Will Pass by Mary Moynihan, a poetical, storytelling reflection inspired by the life stories and clandestine engagement of Sarah Curran (1782-1808) and Robert Emmet (1778-1803), leader of the 1803 Irish rebellion. Grace and […]

€5 – €10