Barbara Jennings rolls out The Golden Ball

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

This Saturday, March 21 , a new art exhibition opens at the Town Hall bar featuring the work of Barbara Jennings. The show features works in paper, mixed media and bronze.

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An exhibition inspired by Twitter

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

SOME 500 million Tweets are sent every day, but what would happens if these microblogs were translated into sound? This is a question answered in a new exhibition.

Vibe, an installation by Cian McLysaght, involving a custom-constructed Vibe machine, is currently running at the 126 Gallery, Commerce House, Flood Street.

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Paintings of wine and women

Wed, Mar 11, 2015

ARTIST RUTH Cadden, recently featured in the Galway Advertiser with her article on her ‘Classical women in Penney’s underwear’ paintings, has an exhibition about to open.

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New exhibition from Angeline Cooke

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

ANGELINE COOKE, a founder member of the Irish Kidney Association, will hold an exhibition of her paintings, Looking West, in the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

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Reg Gordon - new exhibition, new website

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Matt ‘The Hat’ Hynes. Photo:- Reg Gordon.

ONE OF Galway’s leading photographers, Reg Gordon, launches his new website and new exhibition in the Town Hall Theatre gallery this Saturday at 3pm.

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Exhibition to examine affect of direct provision system

Thu, Feb 12, 2015

ASYLUM ARCHIVE, a new exhibition at the Galway Arts Centre, will examine the Direct Provision system in Ireland and the effect on the people who go through it.

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From city to wasteland in one animation

Wed, Feb 11, 2015

JOURNEY THROUGH a series of modernist buildings on your way to a construction site intended for people who will be alive thousands of years in the future, but will not understand any languages we speak today.

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PLASTIK Festival

Thu, Feb 05, 2015

A scene from Deep State by Brad Butler and Karen Mirza.

THE INAUGURAL PLASTIK Festival of artists moving images and experimental film, which will run across three weekends in February, opens in An Taibhdhearc this Saturday.

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The graphic novels that are also an art exhibition

Wed, Feb 04, 2015

THE CREATION of a graphic novel, from the initial idea, to storyboard stage, to the finished product, available for people to read online, forms Before You Fade Away, a new exhibition which opens this weekend in the Galway Arts Centre.

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Galway Arts Centre to host films by Gareth Kennedy

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

THE MOST comprehensive presentation to date of the work of Gareth Kennedy, the award winning Irish artist, who co-represented Ireland at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, opens this week in Galway.

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New exhibition from Arja Sweeney

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

SPIRIT OF Nature II - Beauty of Life, the second solo exhibition by Galway based artist Arja Sweeney, opens in the Renzo’s Cafe, Eyre Street, next week.

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New exhibition by Paul Malone

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

GALWAY ARTIST Paul Malone will exhibit his latest abstract works in the Secret Garden Café, William Street, this Saturday at 3pm.

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Fán Nóiméad - a place to sit and think

Tue, Jan 13, 2015

The Fan Nóiméad pavilion, designed and made in collaboration by Headford Men’s Shed, traditional boat builder Patrick Connolly and artist Gareth Kennedy. Photo:- Gareth Kennedy.

TOMORROW SEES the official opening of Fán Nóiméad, a public pavilion designed as a place to sit, relax, think, and let the world go by, which was created by the award winning Irish artist Gareth Kennedy, Headford Men’s Shed, and traditional boat builder Patrick Connolly.

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Walking Dead star chooses portrait by Galway artist

Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Galway artist Nicole Bartley with her portrait of Norman Reedus which is included in the actor’s new book Thanks For All The Niceness. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy.

THE WALKING Dead star Norman Reedus, who plays crossbow wielding Southern boy Daryl Dixon in the hit series, has chosen a portrait of him by a Galway artist for inclusion in his new book.

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PLASTIK - Galway’s new experimental film festival

Wed, Jan 07, 2015

A still from Karen Mirza and Brad Butler's 45-minute HD video Deep State.

PLASTIK, A new festival centred on experimental film and artists’ moving images, the first such festival of its kind in Ireland, will be launched next week in Galway city.

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Galway Arts Centre - what’s coming in 2015

Tue, Dec 30, 2014

THE NEW Year at the Galway Arts Centre will spring into life with a solo exhibition by Galway born, Dublin based, artist Gareth Kennedy, who came to international acclaim in 2009 representing Ireland, alongside Sarah Brown, at the Venice Biennale.

Kennedy’s works draw on the social, cultural, and economic history of a people and a place to craft work that is a meaningful composite of these histories. For his Galway Arts Centre exhibition he will present three recent works: The Last Wooden House in Kupchino, made as a result of research and work made in Russia; Post Colony explores the natural, industrial, colonial, and heritage histories of Killarney National Park, Kerry; and recent work from his project in Headford, where the artist work with the Headford Men’s Shed group to create an architectural public space, utilising traditional boat building techniques, and addressing concerns about access to public space and the preservation and continuation of local heritage.

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Pearly Painters exhibition

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

PEARLY PAINTERS, a group founded by GMIT fine art graduate Pearl O’Kennedy, is holding an exhibition in the Providence Market Kitchen.

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Christmas Crackers 2014 exhibition

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

CHRISTMAS CRACKERS, the sixth annual exhibition of paintings by students of Geraldine Folan’s Art Classes, takes place tomorrow.

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Two exhibitions at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Dec 04, 2014

A scene from Mel Brimfield’s Four Characters In Search Of A Performance.

work by British artist Mel Brimfield and the debut Irish show of Denmark’s Stine Marie Jacobsen both take place in the Galway Arts Centre.

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Norman Villa gallery exhibition

Thu, Dec 04, 2014

A work by Blaise Drummond featured in the exhibition.

USUALLY IT is the students who exhibit, not the tutors, but in a role reversal a group of GMIT fine art students have organised a show of work by their teachers.

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