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Kids’ Own: Call for artists

Kids’ Own is inviting submissions from artists based in Northern Ireland to take part in a virtual artist-in-residence programme in 2011.
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Ag obair le chéile

Kids’ Own are working with the Donegal Library Service to create opportunities for parents and their children to play and be creative together. Read on for workshop times & locations!
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Call for artwork of young people

Eksperimenta! Estonia: call for submission of art work Kids’ Own has been invited to participate in Eksperimenta! 2011 in Estonia as Irish curator for this international exhibition and celebration of young people’s art. We are currently seeking submissions of art work made by 14-19 year olds, from youth arts workers, youth organisations, artists, young people, or anyone else who has engaged in an artistic
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Workshops in Belmullet

On October 27th Kids’ Own held a book-making workshop in Belmullet library. Read on to see some of the book-makers and the fantastic result of their efforts!
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Paper Stories Workshops in Donegal

Kids’ Own are working with the Donegal Library Service to create opportunities for parents and their young children to play together to make their own books.
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Welcome to Ding Dong launch event!

Please join us to celebrate the launch of our new book: ‘Ding Dong, right or wrong? – Children’s rights, needs and visions for the future’ Made by children in Sligo, Derry, Bundoran and Enniskillen.
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Eksperimenta! in Estonia

Kids’ Own is the official Irish partner and curator for Eksperimenta! in Tallinn, Estonia, 2011. We are delighted to have the opportunity to curate young people’s work for this international exhibition which will take place in Tallinn – European Capital of Culture in 2011.
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Culture Night in Sligo

On Friday 24th September children and adults all over the country will be taking part in Culture Night – an evening of free cultural activity. Kids’ Own is delighted to be co-hosting Open Studio with our partners in Dublin and Belfast – an interactive technology event, that will enable children and parents to meet and connect with three illustrators live in their studios. In partnership with Childre
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Library Travels to Frankfurt

Kids’ Own has been invited to present at the LitCam conference on ‘Literacy and Human Rights’ which will run prior to the Frankfurt Book Fair. Artist and Kids’ Own Director, Orla Kenny, and Writer Mary Branley, will talk to conference participants about Kids’ Own’s unique model of publishing with children and young people.
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