Bernard Canavan - painting a lost generation

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Mary's Cafe, oil on canvas by Bernard Canavan.

AT A time when some Irish painters came to the west of Ireland and depicted a rural idyll, Bernard Canavan was, like many other people his age in the 1950s, boarding a boat to England.

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Listen to an exhibition

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

ART EXHIBITIONS are usually something you look at. Even when the works have a sound elements, such as in video or installation, they are primarily an experience for the eyes.

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Gaza artists exhibit in Kinvara

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

ELEVEN PALESTINIAN artists will display their work in throughout Kinvara next week, as the Windows Into Gaza exhibition comes to south Galway.

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Michelle Campion exhibition @ Renzo Café

Thu, Nov 06, 2014

PHYSIOGNOMY, A solo portrait exhibition by the Galway artist and graphic designer Michelle Campion is currently on show at the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

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Meadhbh Ní Eidhin and Clodagh Wade exhibition

Thu, Nov 06, 2014

AN EXHIBITION by artists Meadhbh Ní Eidhin and Clodagh Wade opens at the Town Hall Theatre gallery and bar tomorrow at 6pm.

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TULCA to go Neutral for 2014

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

The micronation of Sealand as seen from the air.

NEUTRALITY IS a much discussed, often thorny political and historical subject in Ireland, but being ‘neutral’ and the ideas it implies is the subject of TULCA 2014.

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Art at UHG

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

A work by Pat Byrne.

EXCURSION, AN exhibition of paintings by Pat Byrne is currently on show in the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway.

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Ciarán Walsh - going Beyond Other Voices

Thu, Oct 02, 2014

A work by Ciarán Walsh from the I Grabbed at a Pile of Dust strand of his Beyond Other Voices exhibition.

GALWAY ARTS Centre will hold the first major Irish exhibition of the work of Ciarán Walsh, Beyond Other Voices, an exploration into personal and collective memory, the uncanny, and allegorical science-fiction.

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Exploring the energies of nature

Thu, Oct 02, 2014

A work by Denise Hogan.

ENERGIES OF light and darkness, of good and evil, and the energies that animate nature, or at least seem to, are explored in a new series of paintings by Denise Hogan.

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Why children should enjoy the arts

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

A photo of the 10th right (there are 18 in total) in the CITIZENS OF THE WORLD, NOW exhibition presented by Baboró and KBC Bank at the KBC Hub in Eyre Square.  The exhibition is now open to the public. See baboro.ie for details of opening times. The 10th right states: “Children have the right to have an integrated system between school and artistic and cultural institutions, because only a constant interaction between them can offer a vibrant living culture."

THE RIGHT of children to enjoy art and culture is the focal point of a new exhibition, Citizens Of The World, Now, which opened in the KBC Bank Hub, Eyre Square, this week.

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The Improvisations of a Belfast artist

Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Fran McCann, Trad Pair, oils on canvas laid on board, 20x24in.

IMPROVISATION IS a key element of jazz. Miles Davis might lay out a chord chart and the others may have only that basic sketch to build a piece of music from - the rest must come from their skill, knowledge, feel, imagination, and soul.

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126 – one exhibitions, two locations

Thu, Sep 04, 2014

GALWAY CITY and Newbridge, outside Ballinasloe, will both host an exhibition of work produced by artists from the GMIT Summer Residency Programme and the 126 ARTFarm Residency.

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Yvonne King - exhibitions in Galway and Clifden

Thu, Sep 04, 2014

THE ARTIST Yvonne King is holding two exhibitions this month, one as part of the Clifden Arts Festival, the other in the Galway City Library.

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Over 50s show returns to Galway

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Gerry Daly

An event specifically aimed at the interests and concerns of seniors is shortly returning to Galway. Called The Senior Times Over 50s Show, it is described by the organisers as “the ultimate lifestyle event for the west’s seniors” , which is “entertaining, informative, and educational” and will take place at the Salthill Hotel on Sunday August 31 and Monday September 1.

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Photography exhibition starts tomorrow at Town Hall Theatre

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

ROISIN NI Flatharta is a Galway-based photographer and vision engineer for TG4’s Irish language soap opera Ros na Run.

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Pop-up gallery showcases Athenry artists

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

A FORMER betting shop in Athenry is now the location for a new exhibition showcasing the diverse artistic talent of both the town and its surrounding area.

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Patricia Byrne’s new exhibition

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

AN EXHIBITION of limited edition prints by Galway artist Patricia Byrne is running at the Renzo’s Café, Eyre Street, throughout August.

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Matthew Sutton to hold debut solo exhibition

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

MATTHEW SUTTON, the Galway based artist and musician, is to hold his first solo exhibition, Generally Recognised As Safe, in the Galway Arts Centre.

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Galway artist wins RDS Printmaking Award

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

GALWAY ARTIST and GMIT graduate Patrick Augustus Furey has won the RDS Printmaking Award in recognition of excellence.

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‘The nooks and crannies of the human condition’

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

WHERE DO you start when representing the human figure? This is the question six artists explore in a new exhibitionin the Galway Arts Centre.

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