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The Digital Wallace Project: can we 3D print a Wallace Fountain?

07 April, 2018 9:00

Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum


The Digital Wallace is an innovative heritage project from the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum and the Nerve Centre aimed at local 16-25 year olds. As part of the Museum’s bicentenary exhibition celebrating the life of Sir Richard Wallace (1818-90), participants explored Wallace’s lasting legacy in Lisburn through a range of exciting digitals tools such as 3D printing, 3D scanning, Augmented Reality (AR) and laser cutting during April.

The Wallace Fountains provide an opportunity to discuss a range of issues, from warfare to welfare, art to philanthropy, as well as Lisburn’s rich heritage. To start a conversation, and to encourage engagement with the fountains the Council worked with post-primary groups across the Council area to create a 3D print of the Grand Fountain in Castle Gardens, Lisburn, which will form part of the Museum’s new Sir Richard Wallace exhibition that opens on the 21st May.

For more information visit: https://www.lisburnmuseum.com/Digital-Wallace