Culture Night Events at The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

22 September, 6 to 9pm

Butler Gallery invites you to celebrate Culture Night 2017 with a special programme of after-hours events inspired by the exhibition The Way Things Go: An Homage, including talks, screenings, sonic experiences and creative activities for all ages.

All events are FREE of charge, but bookings are advised for certain events. More information here:

Exhibition: The Way Things Go: An Homage | 6 – 9pm

Activity: TWTG Challenge | 6 – 9pm
Our Culture Night Ambassadors dare you to complete their The Way Things Go Challenge. Explore the exhibition by solving cryptic clues and tackling brain-teasing games.

Activity Lab: Carefully Planned Chaos | 6 – 9pm
Artist Renata Pekowska invites you to play with light and shadow in her interactive installation deep in Kilkenny Castle’s Sallyport Cellar.

Film- Screening: Man Vs. Gut | 6pm – 7pm
Butler Gallery Director and Chief Curator Anna O’Sullivan will introduce the Irish premiere of Bompas + Parr‘s “Man Vs. Gut”, a short film exploring the relationship between human and hunger.

Talk: Meet the Artist Aideen Barry | 7 – 7.45pm
Artist Aideen Barry will share her thoughts on Fischli + Weiss’ The Way Things Go, as well as discussing her work ‘and so it goes’ during this Meet The Artist talk in Butler Gallery.

Performance: The Way Things Go – A Sonic Response | 8 – 8.45pm
Immerse yourself in atmospheric soundscapes, created by composer and multi-instrumental performer Rian Trench (Solar Bears) in response to Fischli and Weiss’ seminal film, The Way Things Go, with accompanying visuals by Double Edge. This event is free but bookings are advised.