Artist Event | ASKEATON CONTEMPORARY ARTS: WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OPEN DAY at Askeaton Civic Trust

 

Artist Event | ASKEATON CONTEMPORARY ARTS: WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OPEN DAY at Askeaton Civic Trust Date/Time
Date(s) - 25/06/2022
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location
Askeaton Civic Trust

Website
www.askeatonarts.com

Email
askeatonarts@yahoo.ie

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WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OPEN DAY

SATURDAY 25 JUNE: 3pm

beginning at ASKEATON CIVIC TRUST

 

Askeaton Contemporary Arts are hosting the 14th edition of WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD, curated by MICHELE HORRIGAN, where artists live and work in County Limerick throughout June 2022. An accompanying public programme culminates with a special OPEN DAY on SATURDAY 25 JUNE featuring new artistic encounters and artworks throughout Askeaton. A reception at Askeaton Civic Trust will be followed by a guided tour of Askeaton, encountering and celebrating the work of 2022 resident artists, ADRIAN DUNCAN, CHLOE BRENNAN and LAURIE ROBINS, and the launch of NOLLAIG MOLLOY’S new publication A Confection of Photographs.

 

All events are free and open to the public. Please check additional VAI listings and ASKEATONARTS.COM for more details on individual events as part of our full programme.

 

WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD PROGRAMME:

 

FRIDAY 17 JUNE: 10am -1pm

& SATURDAY 18 JUNE: 12 noon – 3pm

at ASKEATON CIVIC TRUST

STONE CARVING IN ASKEATON

 

FRIDAY 17 JUNE: 8pm (reception), exhibition ongoing to 25 June

at ASKEATON CIVIC TRUST

THE SCULPTURAL IMAGINATION OF SEANIE BARRON

 

SATURDAY 18 JUNE: 4pm

beginning at CORAL LEISURE

RIVER DEEL WALKING TOUR

 

MONDAY JUNE 20 at 11am

ASKEATON CIVIC TRUST LOCAL HERITAGE TOUR

 

TUESDAY JUNE 21: 8pm

at TOP OF THE TOWN (PUB), UPSTAIRS

ARTISTS’ PERFORMANCE with RUTH CLINTON and NIAMH MORIARTY

 

WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE: 3pm

beginning at ASKEATON CIVIC TRUST

FOLKLORE AND HERITAGE WALK

with folklorist EDDIE LENIHAN, artists MICHAEL HOLLY and DAVID BEATTIE and curator MICHELE HORRIGAN

 

WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE: 8pm

at TOP OF THE TOWN (PUB), UPSTAIRS

MEN WHO EAT RINGFORTS STORYTELLING & DISCUSSION

 

THURSDAY 23 JUNE: 8pm

at TOP OF THE TOWN (PUB), UPSTAIRS

ANALOGUE FILM PRESENTATION & ARTISTS’ TALK

with filmmakers MICHAEL HIGGINS and JUANA ROBLES

 

THROUGHOUT JUNE

24 hours a day

SUPERVALU

Originally commissioned in 2014, STEVE MAHER’S Sentences now reappears throughout the festival on Twohig Supervalu’s electric signage on Church Street. Placed at a busy petrol forecourt, quotes and poetry about life in Askeaton scroll across its screen intermingling with information about instore offers and social distancing. More public artworks by SEAN LYNCH and STEPHEN BRANDES can be seen in Askeaton’s East Square.

 

THROUGHOUT JUNE

ONLINE at www.askeatonarts.com

LOUISE MANIFOLD’S 2009 video Phantom dramatically revives accounts of spectral or phantom coaches, said to have haunted the old roads of Limerick.

 

THROUGHOUT JUNE

ONLINE at www.askeatonarts.com

RUTH CLINTON and NIAMH MORIARTY’S video Losing Track comprises a fanfiction account of American actor Kiefer Sutherland’s fateful visit to Askeaton in 1992.

 

THROUGHOUT JUNE

ONLINE at www.askeatonarts.com

In Imagine Being Here Now produced by MICHAEL HOLLY, join curator JO MELVIN in conversation with LUCY LIPPARD, American writer, art critic, activist and curator, and a provocative figure in the development of conceptual art throughout the world.

 

THROUGHOUT JUNE

ASKEATON CASTLE TOURS

10am / 11.30am / 1.30pm / 3pm daily

Following years of continuing restoration work, Askeaton’s mediaeval castle and fortress complex is now open. Encounter the colonial histories of the Desmond Rebellion, a Hellfire Club and mediaeval banqueting hall. Maximum six persons per tour.

 

EAT & DRINK

The Belfry, Church Street

Cagney’s Bar, East Square

Top of the Town, Main Street

Market at East Square every Friday morning

 

ACCOMMODATION

Coolrahnee House – reservations 061 398883

 

VISITING ASKEATON

CAR

25 minutes from Limerick City on N69

BUS

Bus Éireann route 314 from Limerick City

 

PLANE

40 minutes from Shannon Airport.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

FACEBOOK AskeatonContemporary

TWITTER @ACA_Askeaton

INSTAGRAM @askeatoncontemporary

 

SUPPORTED BY

Arts Council, Limerick City & County Council / Limerick Embrace, Cois Sionna

Desmond Credit Union, Askeaton Civic Trust, Twohigs Supervalu, Askeaton

Ballysteen Community Council, Irish Architectural Archive

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