Memorabilia Showcase: A Textile Portrait of Phil Lynott from Stitchin in the Kitchen

Memorabilia Showcase: A Textile Portrait of Phil Lynott from Stitchin in the Kitchen

Memorabilia Showcase. Phil Lynott’s Textile Portrait   The environment that we surround ourselves influences who we are, just like with art the environment influences our creations. Art and music are intrinsically linked and it’s this link that really hits home for families and fans of music and art alike. There are numerous amounts of art forms. Music sets emotions and atmospheres and influences our creative thoughts. A musician takes to an instrument like a painter would take to a canvas, both start blank and when finished something beautiful is produced. Music and art both have the same external influences at a certain time in history like social inspirations or political movements they both compliment each other and tell a story of that timeline.   Andy warhol was deeply influenced by the rock band Velvet Underground and Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock openly embraced jazz music as his artistic influences. Painter Georgia o’Keeffe painted a series of abstract paintings using “the idea that music could be translated into something for the eye” she said. But what has that got to do with the Irish Rock ‘N’ Roll Museum Experience, I hear you ask? Though we are a relatively new Museum, we still get tagged in many posts online from musicians sharing their personal covers of U2’s greatest hits or of artists interpretations of stars. We even share the odd creative piece ourselve… But one day we were tagged in a beautiful piece of artwork online that we had to share. Jane Sanders, or “Stitchin_in_the_kitchen” as she goes by online, tagged is in a textile portrait that really connected with us at...
The Joshua Tree is being re-imagined

The Joshua Tree is being re-imagined

The Joshua Tree is being ReImagined The Joshua Tree is being re-imagined, the biggest names in Ireland’s music scene have come together and will be covering songs from U2’s iconic album The Joshua Tree in celebration of hitting its 30 year mark.   This is what the current artwork looks like:   Set to release on October 27th all proceeds from The Joshua Tree - New Roots will be donated to the Laura Lynn foundation Ireland’s only children’s hospice.   The original songs will be covered bynew Iconic irish. Kodaline, Picture This, Gavin James, The Coronas, Imelda Mayand many more. There will also be a live recording of “Red Hill Mining Town” from U2’s show in Amsterdam during “The Joshua Tree Tour 2017”   More as we hear it as we definitely want to stock this! Book Your Guided Tour...