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Fergus Hogan | Not the time to be silent

04/06/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – Thursday 4 June 2020 @8pm on zoom: Access here https://www.facebook.com/groups/NotTheTimeToBeSilent/ Fergus Hogan lives and works in Waterford where he lectures full time in systemic family therapy and narrative and storytelling therapy at Waterford Institute of Technology. His main research and publications are in the area of men’s lives and fatherhood. His first novel The Wisdom […]


Sanctuary/Wastelands by Alanna O’Kelly | IMMA Screen

26/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – A new online screening series showcasing film and video works from the IMMA Collection. IMMA are delighted to present IMMA Screen, a new series which celebrates film and video works from the IMMA Collection. Previously only shown in an exhibition space, this is the first time these works will be shown online. The screenings are […]


Trancending Time by Aoife Dunne | Public Art Commission by Fingal County Council

08/06/2020 – 10/06/2020 @ – A pioneering, innovative and contemporary handling of a uniquely universal issue, digital installation artist Aoife Dunne, conjures the absurd and fantastic into a fully travelling otherworld. Enter your address @ transcendingtime.ie & have this technicolour dream come right to your doorstep. This insightful, evocative 4D installation is presented by Fingal County Council Public Art Programme, […]


In Confinement, Mokuhanga | Graphic Print Studio Dublin Online

26/05/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – Graphic Print Studio asked some of their artists to make new work in the confines of their homes, using the traditional printmaking process known as Mokuhanga, which is Japanese for Woodblock Printing. Mokuhanga differs from western Woodblock printing, mainly because it utilises waterbased inks instead of oils, without a printing press. Yoko Akino, Cliona Doyle, […]

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Get Together Recordings | Sustaining Your Practice – Mary A. Kelly, Geraldine O’Reilly, Nick Miller and Susan MacWilliam

Get Together 2020 has been postponed due to Covid-19 and we hope to reschedule the event in Spring 2021. In the meantime you might enjoy listening to some recordings of talks from previous events. In this panel discussion, chaired by Mary A. Kelly, established Irish artists Geraldine O’Reilly, Nick Miller and Susan MacWilliam discuss the…


Theatre Forum publish “Re-opening Arts Centres – Guidelines”

Theatre Forum have published useful Guidelines on the Re-opening of Arts Centres. These will assist arts centres throughout the country to consider how they might prepare to re-open under radically changed circumstances. The Government’s Phased Reopening plan provides a road map for organisations, including those supported by the Arts Council, to reopen their workplaces, cafés,…

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ONLINE: Visual Artists Café, Tuesday 2 June

At our weekly Visual Artists Café on Tuesday the 2nd of June, 3pm our special guests will be artists Ursula Burke and Helen Gaynor. Another guest will also be joining us, TBC! Ursula Burke is an Irish artist who works within the discipline of Sculpture. She uses a variety of media including porcelain sculpture, embroidery…

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‘The Unseen Shows’ Podcast Series by VAI – Episode Two: Neil Carroll

‘The Unseen Shows’, a new podcast series by Visual Artists Ireland. This podcast series features interviews with artists whose exhibitions are currently sealed behind closed doors, due to the closure of all cultural venues in mid-March, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The second podcast in this series features an interview with Neil Carroll, whose…

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