Cork Public Museum
Toraig on the Tobar, from 2005 - present
Since 2005 CTWN has curated and developed Toraig on the Tobar the Traveller culture exhibit in Cork Public Museum. It remains the only Traveller curated permanent museum exhibit on Traveller culture and heritage and has a full size Barreltop wagon as the centre piece.
- Exhibition includes traditional bender tent, Traveller copper craft, Horse sculpture by Spring Lane Young Traveller Women’s group, Minitature Buccaneer caravan by John Berry, Exhibition redesigned by Traveller artist Leanne McDonagh in 2017
- Toraig on the Tobar events Traveller film screenings, Talk by Traveller community historian Michael McDonagh; Traditional craft demonstrations, Traveller cultural Ambassador interpretive programme, launches of Traveller heritage resources
- Temporary exhibitions Travellers & horses 2015 (curated by Leanne McDonagh) & Traveller heritage photos from the Gmelch Collection, Traveller culture exhibit 2013 & in Cork Public Museum Dalton Gallery 2013
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