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Sci-fi novels inspire environmentally themed exhibition

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Detail from Deep Space (2015). Colour photograph by Martin Healy.

THE BEST science-fiction writers do not just write about fantastical worlds in far flung galaxies, their work, be it that of HG Wells, Philip K Dick, or Arthur C Clarke, reflects on the contemporary world, and looks deeply at how technology and society may develop in the future.

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Glenn Gibson exhibiting at Town Hall

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Glenn gibson pictured with one of his works.

GALWAY SCULPTOR Glenn Gibson is the latest artist to grace the exhibition space of the Town Hall Theatre bar with a show which opens there this Friday, June 26, at 6pm.

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Exhibit B - face to face with Europe's racist history

Wed, Jun 24, 2015

One of the displays from Exhibit B. Photo:- Sofie Knijff.

UNTIL THE outbreak of the WWI, there was a phenomenon known as The Human Zoo, where African tribespeople were put on public display as exhibits and curiosities - under the guise of “ethnological enlightenment” - for the titillation of European and American audiences.

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TULCA - submissions still being accepted

Thu, Jun 18, 2015

TULCA Festival of Visual Arts curator Mary Cremin

THE MYTHOLOGICAL story of Hy-Brasil, which legend says lies off the west coast of Ireland, is the starting point for this year's TULCA Festival of Visual Arts, curated by Mary Cremin.

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When products go bad

Tue, Jun 02, 2015

A detail from Spout by Damien Flood, 2014, oil on canvas.

PRODUCT RECALL, an exhibition looking at ideas of displacement, and companies having to 'recall' products that could maim or kill consumers, is currently running in the Galway Arts Centre on Dominick Street.

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GMIT graduate degree show 2015

Thu, May 28, 2015

A work by Hilary Morley that will be shown as part of the GMIT Graduate exhibition.

THE GMIT Graduate Degree Show 2015, featuring artworks in paint, print, textiles, sculpture, installations, and ceramics, opens to the public from this Saturday.

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Celtic Revival museum opens next week

Thu, May 28, 2015

Jack B Yeats.

EMBROIDERED BANNERS designed by Jack B Yeats are among the items of Celtic Revival art that will be on display in the Clonfert Diocesan Museum in Loughrea.

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Paintclub - a new art happening

Thu, May 14, 2015

Model Katherine Gannon and An Pucán barman Barney getting ready for Paintclub.

PAINTCLUB IS a new monthly art event in An Púcán for people who want to explore their artistic side but do not know where to start or who are just looking for a fun night out with friends.

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Stephanie McLaughlin exhibition

Thu, May 14, 2015

GALWAY BASED artist Stephanie McLaughlin is hosting an exhibition of her work in the Town Hall Theatre gallery/bar, which will run until June 2.

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The things Galway makes young artists think of

Wed, Apr 29, 2015

ARTWORKS MIMICKING 12” vinyl on a record player, a man with an ever growing beard, a giraffe crossing the Salmon Weir bridge - all of these can be seen in a new exhibition in the Galway Arts Centre.

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Lorraine Fletcher to exhibit at Renzo Café

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Ruby Lips by Lorraine Fletcher.

A NEW exhibition, featuring “vintage style females, vibrant colours, and hats”, by Galway artist Lorraine Fletcher, opens at the Renzo Café Gallery, Eyre Street, this Saturday.

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Art exhibition at Oughterard Courthouse

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The Tunnel 2 by Jay Murphy.

M’ÁIT DHÚCHAIS - My Native Place, an art exhibition on the theme of emigration and the Connemara landscape, opens in Oughterard this evening at 8pm.

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Pádraic Reaney’s Crazy Jane at Coole Park

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

TO MARK the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats, artists Pádraic Reaney is hosting an exhibition of some of his graphic work based on Yeats’s Crazy Jane poems.

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Follow the literature inspired art trail around town

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

AN ART trail, in and around the city’s ‘Latin Quarter’, opens tomorrow [April 16] to coincide with this month’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

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Exhibition inspired by Marconi’s transmitter

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

A FIELD trip to the Marconi radio station in Derrigimlagh, Clifden, has inspired a new exhibition, You Are Here, which opens this evening [Thursday April 2] in the Galway Arts Centre.

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Back Alleys on the Arts Corridor

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

THE ARTS Corridor at University Hospital Galway is currently full of Back Alleys, giving glimpses into childhood freedoms and childhood environments that are rapidly disappearing.

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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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