Partner Event | Moving Artworks and Creative Goods to and From GB & NI

Following on from the VAI Having an Exhibition or moving artwork post Brexit event back in March, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland have commissioned training for artists and creatives operating under the NI Protocol post EU exit. Delivered by the Trader Support Service, this event targets artists moving artwork and cultural goods out of or…

Latest research shows 900 older people in NI care homes benefitted from art during the pandemic

From the Arts Council Northern Ireland: A research report published today (9 March 2022) by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland reveals findings from an independent evaluation of Round V of the Arts Council’s pioneering Arts and Older People Programme (AOPP). The report covers the time period January – October 2021 and shows that 900 older people…

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Root and Branch | Catherine and Simon McWilliams at Golden Thread Gallery

20/08/2022 – 15/10/2022 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Catherine and Simon McWilliams, mother and son artists, present work together in the Golden Thread Gallery’s Project Space. Taking Betty McCord’s sculpture ‘Rook’ as a starting point, the exhibition is a conversation about the processes of making artwork with familial connections. Both Simon and Catherine are interested in the natural environment, with the rook appearing in both of their […]

Room Without a View | Ailbhe Greaney at Golden Thread Gallery

30/07/2022 – 10/09/2022 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to present Room Without a View, a major solo exhibition by Ailbhe Greaney. Using photography, text, video and installation, Greaney’s work challenges our unique perspectives and views of life today. Focusing on the physical view from a garden window, the exhibition uses this as a starting point to explore our […]

Artist Talk | Audrey Gillespie at Belfast Exposed

01/09/2022 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – To coincide with our latest Streetview exhibition, Audrey Gillespie will be giving an exclusive artist talk about her work This Hurts at Belfast Exposed on Thursday 1st September. Gillespie’s work explores obsession, release and fantasy, and documents the lived experiences of queer youth in Northern Ireland. A deeply personal piece of work, This Hurts also engages […]

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Root and Branch | Catherine and Simon McWilliams at Golden Thread Gallery

20/08/2022 – 15/10/2022 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Catherine and Simon McWilliams, mother and son artists, present work together in the Golden Thread Gallery’s Project Space. Taking Betty McCord’s sculpture ‘Rook’ as a starting point, the exhibition is a conversation about the processes of making artwork with familial connections. Both Simon and Catherine are interested in the natural environment, with the rook appearing in both of their […]

Online Screening | Eshk Wa Dosti (love and friendship) – In conversation and screening

18/08/2022 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Presented as part of Void’s Public Programme for current exhibition Above Us the Milky Way (25.06-27.08.22) featuring the work by artists Orna Kazimi, Kubra Khademi, Mario García Torres and Erkan Özgen. This event is free but booking is essential – book here. ~~~ Screening of clips from one of the oldest archival films Eshk Wa […]

Room Without a View | Ailbhe Greaney at Golden Thread Gallery

30/07/2022 – 10/09/2022 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to present Room Without a View, a major solo exhibition by Ailbhe Greaney. Using photography, text, video and installation, Greaney’s work challenges our unique perspectives and views of life today. Focusing on the physical view from a garden window, the exhibition uses this as a starting point to explore our […]

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