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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Fringe festival exhibitions

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

THE GALWAY Fringe continues into this weekend so there is still time to check out a number of the visual arts exhibitions taking place as part of the festival.

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Exploring the hidden world of infant bereavement

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

THE TRAGIC and painful loss of an infant will be explored in a new exhibition, The Amulet, by artist Marie Brett and a number of bereaved parents, which launches in Galway.

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The art of anaesthetics

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

SOME YEARS ago, the artist Karen Conway received a present of an anaesthetic textbook by Minnitt and Gillies from 1948, and she found in it a source of inspiration.

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Charity art auction on Thursday

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Year by Fiona Doyle.

A CHARITY art auction, featuring work by emerging artists, and to raise funds for Team Hope’s Christmas Shoe Box Appeal, takes place on Thursday.

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Palestinian artists exhibit at Galway City Museum

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

“THIS EXHIBITION is a very important artistic event through which we hope to provide an authentic picture of cultural life in Gaza.”

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Luke McMullen exhibition @ Kenny’s

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

HUNTER S Thompson, Johnny Cash, George Bernard Shaw, and half of Angelina Jolie’s head all appear in the new exhibition by former graffiti artist Luke McMullan.

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Festival exhibitions in UHG

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

TODAY SEES the launch of two exhibitions in UHG, one by Aoife Price, the other by Suzanne Wawra, and both are part of the Galway Fringe Festival.

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Liam O’Callaghan and looking at things anew

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

LIAM O’CALLAGHAN’S new exhibition, If and then....(again) seeks to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary and encourage viewers to look anew at themselves and the world.

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Bourke and Murphy at Norman Villa

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

AN EXPANSE of commonage bordering the house and studio of artists Brian Bourke and Jay Murphy provided the inspiration for their new exhibition.

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Attractive, Bold and Beautiful

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

A detail from Rosemary Fallon's The Last Tear Catcher.

ATTRACTIVE, BOLD, and Beautiful, the third annual Galway Bay Galleries Fringe Festival exhibition, opens this weekend and features work by three female artists.

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