Taster Days 31st October - 2nd November

Join us for our Taster Days and find out what it's really like to study at IADT. Take part in our hands-on workshops to learn more about the perfect course for you.

Taster Day offers you the chance to experience our courses first hand by taking part in our workshops, exploring the campus and talking to our lecturers and current students.

Free tea and coffee for everyone that registers to attend Taster Days.

We look forward to seeing you at IADT!

Course Workshop Date + Time Description
3D Design, Modelmaking + Digital Art Sculpting Workshop Thurs 2 Nov 10am - 5pm FULL This workshop will demonstrate a head sculpt in both digital and physical formats and give you the opportunity to sculpt yourself. See live demos of silicone mask making and 3D printing!
Art Art + History Workshop Thurs 2 Nov 2pm - 3pm Learn more about the philosophies and approaches which make contemporary art the exciting and dynamic subject it is.
Art Art + Photography Workshop Thurs 2 Nov 10am - 1pm FULL This Workshop will introduce some of the ideas and approaches artists use in photography and give you an opportunity to work in one of our studios.
Art Art + Print Workshop Tues 31 Oct 10am - 1pm FULL This session will introduce you to our Print workshop and give you an opportunity to see some of the processes and ideas that print allows you to explore.
Arts Management Arts Management Workshop Wed 1 Nov
12pm - 2pm
Learn from former talent scout & artist manager Michael Murphy about how the Music Industry works, what makes a great music festival & how music artists get discovered.
Creative Computing Colour Workshop in Processing Tues 31 Oct 10am - 12pm This workshop is a hands on introduction using the Processing programming language into: Colour, Computer Graphics, Animation & User Interaction.
Creative Music Production Music Workshop Wed 1 Nov
10am - 12pm
FULL
Join us at the Sound Training College, Temple Bar for a tour of the facilities and studios and demos of Audio programing with live performance interaction.
Design for Stage + Screen Character Make up Design Workshop Wed 1 Nov
10am - 1pm

2pm - 5pm
FULL
Explore the unique work of the make-up designer in inventing and realising characters for a range of drama and entertainment contexts through this workshop.
Design for Stage + Screen Costume Design Workshop Wed 1 Nov
10am - 1pm

2pm - 5pm
FULL
This workshop will give you an insight into the re-creation process of a historical character and period, and the invention of a completely imagined world.
Design for Stage + Screen Production Design Workshop Wed 1 Nov
10am - 1pm

2pm - 5pm
FULL
Get an insight into the creative process of how production designers create the physical world of a play, film or TV show.
English, Media + Cultural Studies King Lear Masterclass Thurs 2 Nov 1pm - 2pm Preparing King Lear for your Leaving Cert? Get an edge on the rest in this masterclass as we explore the concepts of Madness and Monarchy at work in this play.
English, Media + Cultural Studies Film + Media Studies Workshop Thurs 2 Nov 2pm - 3pm Learn how the film + TV industries really work; how programmes get made and why we watch them. A crash course in how to study popular TV programmes, understand their production and funding, and learn how to analyse what you are watching.
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Workshop Wed 1 Nov
10am - 12pm
This workshop will give you tips on how to come up with a brilliant business idea & get ahead on social media.
Film + TV Production Deconstructing a Film Tues 31 Oct 10am - 1pm FULL This workshop will give you a fascinating insight into the secrets behind successful film-making followed by a tour of our state of the art studios in the National Film School.
New Media Studies Storytelling Workshop Thurs 2 Nov 10am - 12pm Learn how to develop a story for film, TV & YouTube during this practical workshop.
Photography Darkroom Workshop Wed 1 Nov 10am - 12.30pm Take a studio tour, experience a darkroom demo and make your own black & white print at this hands-on workshop.
Psychology Building Resilience for Life Tues 31 Oct 2pm - 4pm In this session you will hear about studying Applied Psychology. It will include interactive activities to help you to identify your mental strengths and a fun Q&A on resilience / 'bouncing-back' from disappointments with a guest elite athlete.
Visual Communication Design Type in Environment | Personality of Type Tues 31 Oct 10am - 4pm FULL In this workshop you will explore the role & use of letterforms in conveying a message through the process of drawing. Meet current students and view graduate projects.