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202020 | Group Exhibition at Sarah Walker Gallery, Castletownbere

31/07/2020 – 31/08/2020 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm – 20th Anniversary Exhibition Group show including Taffina Flood, Rachel Ballagh, Cathy Bacon and Sarah Walker Taffina Flood was born in Dublin and educated at The National College of Art and Design in Dublin. She received BA in Fine Art (Painting) in 1991 and an MA in Fine Art ( Painting and Printmaking) in 1998. She has […]

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Healing Paths | Sandra Johnston & Francis Fay at Galleri CC, Malmö, Sweden

07/08/2020 – 30/08/2020 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – For the exhibition Healing Paths at Galleri CC, Maria Norrman has invited two performance-based artists, Sandra Johnston from Northern Ireland and Francis Fay from the Republic of Ireland. Their work deals with the modern history of Ireland in a personal way. Norrman has visited Ireland twice, and became acquainted with the work of Johnston and Fay. […]

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On Show | IADT Graduate Show 2020 Online

31/07/2020 – 31/08/2020 @ – In our current Covid-19 world everything we know and value within practice-based education has been radically reworked and reconceived. On Show showcases and celebrates the unique and creative response of the class of 2020 – a graduate class like no other, one bound together by their resilience, imagination and determination to see their work and […]

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The Bloods | Amelia Stein at The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

07/08/2020 – 11/10/2020 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – In association with Kilkenny Arts Festival Working with members of the Defence Forces from the 3 Inf Bn, based in James Stephens Barracks, Kilkenny, the photographer Amelia Stein has produced a body of work that is both a visual inventory in the medium of traditional black and white photography, and a portrait in time, that seeks to represent […]

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23 Artists Receive Arts Council’s Next Generation Award

The Arts Council’s prestigious Next Generation bursary has been awarded to 23 artists practicing a wide range of disciplines including visual art, dance, film, theatre and literature. The awarded artists are from all over the country and include visual artists: Avril Corroon, Dorje De Burgh, Kevin Gaynor, Laura Ni Fhlaibhin, Eva Richardson Mccrea and Saoirse…

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The Unseen Shows Podcast – Episode 7: Róisín White ‘These Dark Shapes’

The Unseen Shows is a podcast series by Visual Artists Ireland, featuring interviews with artists whose exhibitions have been affected by the closure of galleries in mid-March, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Our final podcast in this series features an interview with Róisín White, whose solo exhibition, ‘These Dark Shapes’ was due to open…

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Arts Council Northern Ireland to Open Creative Support Fund

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has announced the Northern Ireland Creative Support Fund will reopen on 31 July with a £4m support package for the arts, creative industries and cultural sector. The Minister said: “I am announcing further details on the opening of a £4 million funding package designed to help bolster freelancers and performers…

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€500,000 Creative Ireland Investment in the new Creativity in Older Age Programme

Catherine Martin T.D. announced a new programme of creative activity for older people to be delivered by the Creative Ireland Programme through its strategic national partners and the local authorities. The Creativity in Older Age Programme has been designed to counteract the social side effects of the pandemic. It will begin immediately and will be…

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