Lace Matrix - Headford lace sculpture causes ‘surprise and delight’

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

THE HERITAGE of bobbin lacemaking, unique to the Headford area, has been celebrated in a dramatic manner, through the creation of the impressive Lace Matrix sculpture in the north Galway town.

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Artwork by Young Travellers on display at Galway City Library

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

AN EXHIBITION by youths from the Traveller Community in Tuam is being shown alongside work by artist Martina Passman at the Galway City Library.

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An avian exhibition from Galway artists

Tue, Nov 16, 2021

GALWAY BASED artists Sacha Hutchinson and Ger O’Rourke are currently displaying their latest work, featuring coastal birds and geese, in the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

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Oileán - Pádraic Reaney’s journeys in Malta, Scotland, and Ireland

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

ONE ARTIST’S vision and interpretation of the islands of Ireland and Scotland, and of Malta, will combine to form a major new exhibition at The Kenny Gallery.

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Galway artist to join Bankey and Damien Hirst at major art fair

Thu, Nov 04, 2021

Galway-based artist, Jin Yong, known for his vivid, large scale wildlife paintings, will be in the national spotlight as Ireland’s premier art fair returns to the RDS from November 12 to 14.

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TULCA visual arts festival opens on Friday

Wed, Nov 03, 2021

FRIDAY SEES the return of Galway’s international visual arts festival, TULCA, with exhibitions in the An Post Gallery, Galway Arts Centre, Columban Hall, 126 Gallery, Nun’s Island Theatre, and Pálás Cinema.

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TULCA visual arts festival returns in November

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

THE 2021 TULCA Festival of Visual Arts takes place from November 5 to 21, under the theme of ‘there’s nothing here but flesh and bone, there’s nothing more’, and curated by Eoin Dara.

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John Soden exhibition

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

THE ARTIST John Soden will exhibit new works, depicting “everyday scenes I come across through the exploration of colour and its application onto the canvas”.

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Exhibition to explore psychological effects of social media

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

“MODERN TECHNOLOGY provides many benefits as well as potentially harmful results. There is a significant grey area to be found when approaching peoples' mental health and these handheld devices.”

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Have a 'LOOK' at Arja’s exhibition

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

'LOOK', AN exhibition reflecting the changing scenery, light, and seasons in Connemara, by the Finnish artist, Arja, is on display at the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

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Keepsakes - documenting a migrants journey

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

KEEPSAKES - CUIMHNEACHÁIN, a new exhibition at the Galway City Museum, will document the journey of 10 migrants to Ireland through the keepsakes they brought with them or the objects that helped them feel at home in Ireland.

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Artist decorated currachs on display at NUIG

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

TWENTY-ONE uniquely decorated currachs have journeyed from Inis Oírr to the NUI Galway campus - where they will be on display until next month - marking a new partnership between Áras Éanna and the university.

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Laura Vecchi Ford - The West is Awake

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

FOR MORE than 30 years, Laura Vecchi Ford taught Italian at NUI Galway, but for much longer than that she has been a visual artist.

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Paula Pohli - city, country, city

Thu, Sep 09, 2021

FOR THE artist Paula Pohli, farmers and visual artists share much in common: they love animals; watch the weather for changes that occur hourly; are interested in flora and fauna, and work long hours.

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Reflections on the lockdown experience

Thu, Sep 09, 2021

LONELINESS AND social isolation during the lockdowns, particularly for the elderly and vulnerable in rural communities, have inspired a new exhibition which opens in Kinvara.

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Solas Photography Club online exhibition

Thu, Sep 09, 2021

SOLAS PHOTOGRAPHY Club, based in Oranmore, is holding an online exhibition of its members' work, which will include a number of award winning photographs.

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A Reliquary of Beasts at 126 Gallery

Mon, Sep 06, 2021

ANIMALS - THEIR place in our lives, how they have been depicted in art, and divergences on cross-border practices on animal products caused by Brexit, are being examined in a new exhibition.

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What about the sea goddesses?

Tue, Aug 31, 2021

THINK OF the gods of the sea and there is really only one name - the Greek sea god, Poseidon, or Neptune if you are more familiar with his Roman name.

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Home thoughts from abroad

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

STRANGE LANDS, an exhibition of photographs by the Swedish artist Ingela Stenberg, is currently running at the Renzo Café, Eyre Street.

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Mirror Pavillion to be unveiled on Saturday

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

THE 2021 Galway International Arts Festival will open with the unveiling of the much-anticipated second part of John Gerrard’s Mirror Pavilion, Leaf Work, in Derrigimlagh Bog, Connemara.

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