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Christmas crafts at the Museum
Thursday 6 Jan 2011
The Museum hosted another very successful Christmas event on Saturday 11th December. 

Marly the Barn Owl
Thursday 25 Nov 2010
What a beautiful bird!

Halloween Family Day
Friday 5 Nov 2010
Armagh County Museum’s second annual Halloween family event took place on Saturday 30th October 12 noon- 4pm.

'Museums Matter'
Saturday 25 Sep 2010
Exhibition opens with highlights from the collections.

An Afternoon with the Armagh Rhymers
Wednesday 18 Aug 2010
The Armagh Rhymers entertained young and old alike at the Museum on Saturday 24th July 2010 with ‘Summer Stories and Rhymes’.

Ourselves, Our Museum, and Our City
Wednesday 18 Aug 2010
During the summer a group of adults have been paying weekly visits to the Museum to explore the Collections, their own identity and discover the history of the City of Armagh.

Museum Mornings
Wednesday 18 Aug 2010
Children have been enjoying the Museum Morning sessions which are currently running at the Museum on Wednesdays and Fridays from 28th July until 20th August.  The sessions involve exploring the collections through activities such as mystery objects, object detectives and trails. Each day takes a different theme from toys, homes, art, war and even bats!  Children have been making a range of associated crafts, for example, making puppets, designing flick books, weaving and felting to name a few!  This is a new programme which is part of the Museum’s family provision which includes annual seasonal event days such as Halloween, Christmas and Easter.The popularity of Museum Mornings should ensure that it becomes a fixture in the event calendar.

Art Club prize winners
Thursday 1 Jul 2010
 Armagh Mayor, Thomas O'Hanlon, announces prize winners at Art Club summer exhibition.

Drawing Day 2010
Tuesday 29 Jun 2010
 Drawing sessions were held at the Museum on Saturday 29th May 2010.

Traditional Skills
Tuesday 29 Jun 2010
During the week beginning 7th June several sessions were held at the Museum for school and community groups which offered the opportunity to try our traditional rural skills.

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