‘A Way Home – An Slí Abhaile’ is a new art exhibition for children and families based on the text by author Olivia Hope. 20 illustrators and artists was commissioned to interpret the text with magical illustrations exploring celtic folklore.
“Two siblings get lost in the woods. There they meet a mysterious traveller and embark on an adventure that sees them encountering a cheeky púca, some lost souls, and a choir of banshees… ” The text is retelling the story of the Irish period of Samhain, that marks the end of the harvest season and the arrival of winter time.
‘A Way Home – An Slí Abhaile’ is showing September 23rd to November 21st as part of a planned Samhain festival in partnership with Kerry County Museum at Siamsa Tíre, The National Irish Folk Theatre, Co Kerry, Ireland.