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Super 8 Festival at Galway City Museum

THE SUPER 8mm Film Festival, celebrating the Super 8 motion picture format, first released in 1965, and which has made a comeback in recent years, takes place in the Galway City Museum this Saturday.

New exhibition opening in Custom House Studios

The Custom House Studios in Westport are pleased to present The Vanishing Present, a new exhibition by Sarah Stevens which will be officially opened next Thursday, January 16 and will run until Sunday, January 9. The Vanishing Present is an art project that documents abandoned spaces and their possessions. Artist Sarah Stevens uses photography, sculpture, and drawing to record homes, schools, hotels, train stations, factories, and other empty spaces. These beautiful, decaying museums lie forgotten in every community in Ireland. Some are a consequence of the financial collapse, but many more have been around for longer.

From IKEA to the past — Folk Fiction exhibition comes to the city museum

The touring exhibition Folk Fiction - Translations in Material Cultures, by Galway visual artist Gareth Kennedy has come to Galway City Museum after previously being exhibited at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Kerry County Museum and the National Craft Gallery.

Mayo County Council Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Scheme

Every year Mayo County Council offers two bursary awards to artists born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Each bursary covers the costs for a two-week period, plus the use of a studio if relevant. There is a variety of artist work spaces available including studios, a music room for composers and musicians, a multi-media room, and a large rehearsal and performance space. This year the successful applicants are visual artist Joanna Hopkins and poet Michelle O’Sullivan.

Out & About in Mayo

Westport Festival of Chamber Music launched

Multi-media exhibition at Museum of Country Life

Folk Fiction - Translations in Material Cultures is a multimedia exhibition by visual artist Gareth Kennedy which is currently running in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co Mayo. The exhibition features film, photographs, and objects created over the past two years with the residents of Inís Oírr, on the Aran Islands, and Gneeveguilla, Co Kerry.

Emma Bourke glass exhibition opens tonight Castlebar

Opening this evening Friday, November 30 at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar is Flora lucid, a beautiful exhibition of glass sculptures by Mayo artist Emma Bourke. Emma is a visual artist working mainly in the medium of glass. Her artistic practice is inspired by the natural environment in the west of Ireland, and the wild flowers and plants that populate the countryside. Captivated by these enchanting plants, Emma creates collections of these wild flowers out of glass, eternally capturing their beauty.

Emma Bourke glass exhibition coming up in Castlebar

Opening on Friday, November 30 at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar is Flora lucid, a beautiful exhibition of glass sculptures by Mayo artist Emma Bourke. Emma is a visual artist working mainly in the medium of glass. Her artistic practice is inspired by the natural environment in the west of Ireland, and the wild flowers and plants that populate the countryside. Captivated by these enchanting plants, Emma creates collections of these wild flowers out of glass, eternally capturing their beauty.

Jim McKee to play Monroe’s Backstage Bar

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A VISUAL artist with an original and arresting style, a songwriter with a deep love of Irish folk and trad, County Tyrone’s Jim McKee is truly a renaissance man.

Jessica Casey and other adventures

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AWAY WITH Words - brainchild of Claude Madec of the Brothers of Charity Services - is an arts project which enables people with intellectual disabilities to explore creativity through writing.

 

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