War Torn Children

Auf der Flucht 1945 / Fleeing in 1945 German arpillera, Mara Loytved-Hardegg, 2010 Photo Martin Melaugh © Conflict Textiles collection

5 September – 29 November

This Conflict Textiles exhibition of arpilleras, photographs and illustrations highlights the devastating impact of war on children, their families and communities. This exhibition is delivered in partnership with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Services, CAIN (Conflict Archive on the Internet) at the University of Ulster and the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.

War Torn Children Workshops: 

Facilitated by Conflict Textiles curator Roberta Bacic, these free events invite members of the public to explore the legacy of war and conflict through different activities.

·         Thursday 20 September, 2pm – 5pm

The craft workshop explores the theme of conflict via textile crafts and hands on engagement.

·         Saturday 24 November, 1pm to 5pm

The Finale event will offer a guided tour of the exhibition and a craft workshop suitable for families. 

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