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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Exhibition at Renzo Café

Thu, Dec 04, 2014

AND THEY Flew III..., an exhibition of work by students of Denise Hogan, the award-winning Galway artist and teacher, takes place in the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

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Rembrandt On Screen @ The Eye Cinema

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

A self-portrait by Rembrandt from the late 1660s.

AN INTIMATE viewing, examination, and study of the works of Rembrandt, one of world’s greatest artists, will take place at a special screening in The Eye Cinema.

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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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