Online Exhibitions & Events

Online Talk: Ella de Burca ‘Ethics of Blurred Boundary’ | Hugh Lane Gallery Online

29/10/2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Online Lecture Thursday 29 October 2020, 5pm Join Ella De Burca for this live online talk when she will be discussing her PhD research carried out on the ‘Ethics of Blurred Boundary’. This talk is presented in tandem with the exhibition’Worlds Without End: Stories Around Borders’. Free, although advanced booking is required via Eventbrite here.

aemi online | Sibyl Montague, Profit and Loss (2013-2016) I, II, III, IV with an interview by Morgan Quaintance

07/10/2020 – 03/11/2020 @ – aemi is delighted to present Profit and Loss (2013-2016) I, II, III, IV by artist Sibyl Montague as the third in its current series of online screenings. Sibyl Montague is a studio artist at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios and was one of the co-directors of PLASTIK Festival of Artist Moving Image. This is the […]

190th RHA Annual Exhibition Online

20/10/2020 – 13/12/2020 @ – For the first time in the RHA Annual’s history, you can now view all 455 works of art online from today! Enjoy viewing the exhibition in its entirety, with each individual work having been professionally photographed, discover prize winners, Academy Member-led tours and make purchases, all from the safety of your own home. Support the […]

John Behan: Migrants | Solomon Fine Art Online Exhibition

29/10/2020 – 21/11/2020 @ – In this exhibition of new work, celebrated Irish sculptor John Behan continues with themes of emigration and the displacement of people, and imagery which depicts the plight of current day immigrants and refugees. Over the past two years Behan has made frequent visits to Athens to volunteer at Camp Eleonas, a Greek state-run centre for […]

Signal Arts Society Member’s Exhibition 2020 | Online

12/10/2020 – 25/10/2020 @ – Signal Arts Centre is pleased to present the 20th Annual Exhibition of works by members of the Signal Arts Society. This exhibition is a showcase for members of the Signal Arts Society and, being a group show, includes a diverse range of content, a varied selection of mediums and always something to delight even the […]

Yoga Techniques for Artists and Writers

07/11/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 7:40 pm – Do you get tension and pain in your neck, shoulders and back?  Most of us experience similar issues.  Join arts practitioner and yoga teacher Kathryn Crowley for gentle movement ( targeted for specific muscle groups) and yoga breathing techniques.  Email through the website to book.  Before the workshop Kathryn will connect with everyone, so reserve […]

RAY DAY 7-RADIO WAVES | Crawford Gallery Online

26/11/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm – Free to attend but pre-booking is essential through Eventbrite. Artists Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, founders of The School of Looking, investigate the art and science of seeing in this series of lunchtime talks on their exhibition INVISIBLE LIGHT at the Crawford Art Gallery; funded by Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover Programme and developed with […]

RAY DAY 6 – MICROWAVES ONLINE | Crawford Art Gallery Online

19/11/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm – ‘RAY DAYS’ ONLINE LUNCHTIME TALK SERIES WITH THE SCHOOL OF LOOKING: INVISIBLE LIGHT Free to attend but pre-booking is essential through Eventbrite. Artists Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, founders of The School of Looking, investigate the art and science of seeing in this series of lunchtime talks on their exhibition INVISIBLE LIGHT at the Crawford […]

RAY DAY 5 – INFRARED | Crawford Gallery Online

05/11/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm – Free to attend but pre-booking is essential through Eventbrite. Celebrating Science Week 2020! Artists Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, founders of The School of Looking, investigate the art and science of seeing in this series of lunchtime talks on their exhibition INVISIBLE LIGHT at the Crawford Art Gallery; funded by Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover […]

RAY DAY 4 – VISIBLE LIGHT: The Animal Colour Debate | Crawford Gallery Online

29/10/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm – Free to attend but pre-booking is essential through Eventbrite. Artists Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, founders of The School of Looking, investigate the art and science of seeing in this series of lunchtime talks on their exhibition INVISIBLE LIGHT at the Crawford Art Gallery; funded by Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover Programme and developed with […]

RAY DAY 3 – ULTRAVIOLET: UV Tipi | Crawford Gallery Online

29/10/2020 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm – Free to attend but pre-booking is essential through Eventbrite. Artists Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, founders of The School of Looking, investigate the art and science of seeing in this series of lunchtime talks on their exhibition INVISIBLE LIGHT at the Crawford Art Gallery; funded by Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover Programme and developed with […]

Poet Tayve Neese + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

29/10/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – 29 Oct 2020: Poet Tayve neese followed by an open mic. Tayve Neese’s work has appeared in journals and anthologies around the United States and abroad. Blood to Fruit, her full-length collection of poems, was published in 2015. Locust, her second collection of poems, is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry in Ireland. She is a founder […]

N I N E | Launch of New Artist Collective

21/10/2020 – 31/12/2020 @ – N I N E is concerned with the physical and material process of making. The collective considers collaboration, curation and explores the intrinsic commonalities within our material practices. Formed in the Spring of 2020, the members of the group are located across the island of Ireland and meet weekly. The members of N I N […]

On the impossible histories of Art(ist) and Activism: A lecture/list | Pallas Projects/Studios Online

29/10/2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Register on Eventbrite for free tickets. Streamed live 4–5pm, Thursday, 29th October 2020 _____________ The Virtual Lectures by Frank Wasser — trace the ways that art has been conceived as a form of political activism since early 20th century Now, the urgency and need to address what it might mean to organise and how to […]

Unfolding Maps: A Celebration of Tim Robinson

28/10/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm – “While walking the land, I am the pen on the paper…” – Tim Robinson Please join ILFDublin for a very special celebration of the life and work of Tim Robinson, the English artist, writer, cartographer, mathematician and illustrator who spent more than 40 years chronicling the west of Ireland. Best known for his two-volume Stones of […]

Online Exhibition by Dave West – The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre

20/10/2020 – 30/11/2020 @ – Award-winning artist and tutor Dave West was born in 1972 in South Wales. In 1995 he moved to Ireland and has lived and has worked in Balbriggan, North County Dublin ever since. Dave studied illustration at the Carmarthenshire College of Art and Design and in 2013 gained a degree in History of Art through the […]

Patick Cashin | The Gallery Kinsale Online

16/10/2020 – 25/10/2020 @ – Patrick Cashin’s exhibition is available to view online now. Patrick’s words… “In terms of each painting’s development, every painting evolves somewhat differently, some emerging as being more descriptive of the sense of a place, its light or weather at a certain time of day, while other paintings tend to evolve into being more about a […]

A Hurry Through Which Known and Strange Things Pass* | Goethe Institut Irland Online Exhibition

15/10/2020 – 24/11/2020 @ – As part of “A Hurry Through Which Known and Strange Things Pass*” We exist between Telemorphosis and Security Zones. Our everyday, ordinary lives occupy virtual spatial constructions, modulated by screens, in flux between firewalls and passwords. This is the way we live. It also defines the spaces we inhabit. Technology is found in us and […]

Folly & Diction | Film by Alan Phelan

12/10/2020 – 30/11/2020 @ – While you cannot experience the current solo exhibition echoes are always more muted by Irish artist Alan Phelan in person, due to COVID restrictions, Void (Derry) thought they could bring a little bit of it to you. Void are publishing the full film Folly & Diction (2020), which forms part of the exhibition by Alan […]

Be a part of #RGBhyacinth

12/10/2020 – 30/11/2020 @ – While you cannot experience the current solo exhibition by Irish artist Alan Phelan in person, due to COVID restrictions, Void thought they could bring a little bit of it to you. As part of the exhibition echoes are always more muted a small hyacinth flower is enlarged via a mobile phone AR app. Since you […]

Shifting sands… a startling evolution | Kathrine Geoghegan at Kilcock Art Gallery

12/10/2020 – 31/10/2020 @ – “Shifting sands… a startling evolution” Kathrine Geoghegan, through her paintings, explores the habitats of the North Bull Island. Designated a UNESCO biosphere, the island is a unique treasure for plants and wildlife in Dublin Bay. Kathrine walked the island through all seasons following the life of mud flats, dune complexes, saltwater marshes, & grassland dunes. […]

IFI & aemi: Revenant Images | IFI@Home Online Screening

14/10/2020 – 31/10/2020 @ – IFI & aemi present Revenant Images curated by Patrick Hough. Film info: Doposole, dir. Anna Franceschini 2013, Italy, 2’ Shadowland, dir. John Skoog, 2014, Sweden, 15’ Vesuvius at Home, dir. Christin Turner, 2018, U.S.A./Italy, 14’ The Cast: Procession, dir. Clemens von Wedemeyer, 2013, Germany, 15’ And If In A Thousand Years, dir. Patrick Hough, 2017, […]

The God who hated women: Poet Elizabeth Power + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

22/10/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – East Cork writer and Galway based Elizabeth Power is a feminist activist, performance poet and fiction writer. She is a graduate of MA in Writing from NUIG and has won or being placed in fiction competitions such as Johnathon Swift Flash Fiction, Dromineer Flash Fiction, Maria Edgeward and June Fest Short Story. She been published […]

RTÉ Illuminations | Online Group Exhibition

09/10/2020 – 31/12/2020 @ – Visit the exhibition here There are, I imagine, many people for whom Now feels interminable. I want to believe that there is scope for all kinds of art to interrupt the perpetual uncertainty, and frankly the crapness of living through an ongoing catastrophe, with moments of beauty or captivating strangeness.” Isabel Nolan From spring to […]

Poet Frances Browner + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

15/10/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – ‘Not the time to be silent’, is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly guest Poetry reading + open mic event and a Facebook community group. The first event was on March 20 2020. NTTTBS was set up by Siobhan Potter, a Limerick based artist and writer whose practice […]

Ms Noir’s Seven Deadly Sins | Online Event

29/10/2020 @ 12:00 am – 11:00 pm – Welcome to Hotel Hell, where ‘Keeper of Keys’, the delectable demon Ms Noir alongside her demented companion ‘The Caretaker’, have been admitting the souls of the damned for centuries. Join her as she shares seven cautionary tales of the most deliciously diabolical offenders to sign her ledger. ‘Ms Noir’s Seven Deadly Sins’ is a fusion […]

Print a City At Home | National Print Museum Online

09/10/2020 @ 3:00 pm – 3:40 pm – As part of Open House Junior, The National Print Museum invites you to join us online for a workshop to ‘Print a City’ at home! We will show you how letterpress printing has been used to illustrate some beautiful buildings, all over the world. Then we will show you how to create some home-made stamps […]

Patterns of the Anthropocene: Exclusions and Inclusions in Contemporary Art

09/10/2020 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm – On Friday 9 October 2020, TU Dublin School of Creative Arts launches the MA Art and Environment in partnership with Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre and Sherkin Island Development Society. The MA Art and Environment is a unique Archipelagic Masters Programme located in the West Cork archipelago which aims to explore environmental art at a […]

Poetry Reading: John Pinschmidt + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

08/10/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent-is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly Poetry reading + open mic event and a community group. NTTTBS was set up by Siobhan Potter, a Limerick based artist and writer whose practice documents experience. Now more than ever we need to write and […]

The Long Minute | Online Video and In House Screenings at Centre for the Less Good Idea, Johannesburg

28/09/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – THE LONG MINUTE, curated by Bronwyn Lace is a series of online videos and in house screenings shared on the #lessgoodidea social media platforms. SERIES 1 was shared over the course of April, May and early June 2020 and SERIES 2 from August to October 2020. On the 28th, 29th and 30th of September the […]

Ways of Seeing | Latisha Reihill at Gallery 545, Blick Studios, Belfast

02/10/2020 – 31/10/2020 @ – Online – always open At Gallery 545, Blick Studios, 51 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RY Opening: Friday 2 October, 1pm-6pm Open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 11am-6pm ‘Ways of Seeing’ features award-winning emerging artist Latisha Reihill. It presents her new unique abstract paintings, a series of carefully balanced and textured multi-colour compositions. Inspired by the […]

Source Issue 102 – ‘The Unsayable – beyond words’ | Online Launch

08/10/2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm – Book here.  Join us to celebrate the launch of the latest issue of SOURCE Photographic Review: Issue 102 – ‘The Unsayable – beyond words’. Live interviews & Q&A with photographer Lorraine Tuck and Professor Edward Welch, hosted by SOURCE Editor Richard West. (Free to attend. Booking required.) Issue 102 – ‘The Unsayable – beyond words’ It is easy to assume […]

Merlin James at OVR:2020 (Art Basel Online)

23/09/2020 – 26/09/2020 @ – VIP Preview: September 23 — 25, 11am GMT / 12pm CET Public Dates: September 25 — 26, 11pm GMT / 12am CET Kerlin Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Merlin James in OVR:2020, the upcoming edition of Art Basel’s Online Viewing Rooms. Merlin James’ intensively worked canvases encompass a wide variety of […]

Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival 2020 Online

16/10/2020 – 25/10/2020 @ – This year’s festival is moving online where we are creating a dedicated virtual space to share, celebrate, remember, explore, provoke and promote the arts for human rights. Join us as we bring together artists, activists, citizens, families, communities and all those interested in using the arts to celebrate and promote human rights and equality for […]

Poet Majella Haugh reading + open mic | Not the time to be silent

01/10/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is a online Arts response to social distancing,in the form of a weekly Poetry reading , open mic and community group. Events are weekly on Thursdays at 8pm Irish time, the Zoom door opens at 7.45pm for the open mic sign up. NTTTBS was set up in March 2020 […]

Festival at Home | Wexford Documentary Film Festival Online

25/09/2020 – 30/10/2020 @ – The “Festival at Home” programme is available to audiences living in County Wexford who can book films from our “Festival at Home” programme on our website and have them delivered free of charge to their doorstep by our team. Keoghs crisps have kindly donated some tasty gourmet popcorn treats which will be delivered with the […]

Poet Cathy Carson Reading + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

24/09/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly Poetry reading,open mic and a community group. Events are held Thursdays from 8pm to 9.15pm, the Zoom door opens at 7.45 to sign up for the open mic, access to events is through the Facebook […]

IFI Documentary Festival 2020 Online

21/09/2020 – 27/09/2020 @ – The IFI Documentary Festival 2020 takes place this year from September 21st – 27th, bringing seven days of the best in documentary filmmaking from around the world! This year, the festival is taking place online on IFI@Home. To see the full list of titles screening on IFI@Home, visit

Forgotten Places, Wild Swans Performance Art

18/09/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – From Culture Night and running until 30 September 2020, Regional Cultural Centre will be launching a Wild Swans Performance Art digital document online of 10 films and texts from 10 artist performances. During the initial 2020 lockdown, Wild Swans in conjunction with Bbeyond, invited artists to collaborate in the project ‘Forgotten Places’, a series of […]

Pause for Harmony: Art in Lockdown at The Gerard Byrne Artist Studio, Dublin

25/09/2020 – 25/10/2020 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm – This September, the Gerard Byrne Studio presents Gerard Byrne’s second major solo exhibition of 2020, ‘Pause for Harmony. Art in Lockdown’. Showcasing nearly 50 works painted by Gerard Byrne in Dublin city over the months of lockdown, the exhibition forms a visual diary of this momentous time in the city’s history. The exhibition will run […]

The Dublin Painting and Sketching Club 142nd Annual Exhibition 2020 – Online

18/09/2020 – 31/10/2020 @ – The Dublin Painting & Sketching Club Annual Exhibition returns for its 142nd edition for the first time ever in an online form. The annual exhibition will go live online in conjunction with Culture Night on the 18th of September. The 2020 exhibition has added significance due to two important landmarks. Tom Ryan, who has been […]

Kitsch & Cringe | Daithi Magner Online Exhibition

18/09/2020 – 19/09/2020 @ – An online Exhibition of new sculptures/Drawings by Daithi Magner for Culture Night 2020. View the exhibition here.

The Moon Is Right Over My Head | Marianne Keating at Black Tower Projects, London

24/09/2020 – 31/10/2020 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Marianne Keating : The Moon Is Right Over My Head at Black Tower Projects, London. The Moon Is Right Over My Head addresses Irish/Jamaican anti-colonial ties and the hidden histories of the Irish diaspora in Jamaica. The title is taken from the One Love Peace Concert at The National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica on April […]

Alan Phelan & Mary Cremin In Conversation at Void Gallery, Derry

14/09/2020 – 31/12/2020 @ – Join curator Mary Cremin as she is joined in conversation with artist Alan Phelan as they discuss Alan’s solo exhibition at Void echoes are always more muted. Due to COVID-19 this event will be pre-recorded and available online. The event will go live on Monday 14th September at 12 noon. Alan Phelan’s exhibition echoes are […]

GAZE 2020: Ireland’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival

30/09/2020 – 04/10/2020 @ – Lead sponsor is Accenture. Core funded by the Arts Council of Ireland / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Dublin City Council. Irish Film Institute, Lighthouse Cinema and Online: September 30 – October 4 | GAZE 2020: Ireland’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival returns with an exciting programme of in-cinema and online (at-home) experiences for the LGBTQ+ community […]

Materials Stressed: Online Workshop with Eimear Murphy | Kilkenny Arts Office Gallery

18/09/2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Culture Night, Friday 18 September, at the Kilkenny Arts Office. Eimear Murphy observes how we relate to materials and how this mirrors our emotional state. There are two types of knitters; loose and tight. The loose knitter will knit in ample stitches, lines begin to flow. The stressed knitter will knit tightly and get their […]

John W. Sexton + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

17/09/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing due to the Corona virus,in the form of a Facebook community and a weekly poetry reading & open mic.Now more than ever we need to write,gather and be heard.There is no charge to attend, and it is open to readers and […]

Haumea Online: Essential Ecoliteracy For Creatives & Art Professionals

15/09/2020 – 04/11/2020 @ – In this supportive, SELF-PACED in-depth online course – you can learn from home in your own time, over a 7-week period. Each week you will have access to video lessons, resources and opportunities to connect with myself, Cathy Fitzgerald– PhD in ecological art practice and my ecophilosopher colleague Nikos Patedakis, PhD, fellow participants and cover […]

The Long Way Round at The Other Side | White Page Gallery Online Exhibition

14/09/2020 – 14/10/2020 @ – The Other Side opens September 14th at the anonymous waves White Page Gallery. Curated by Bob Georgeson Featuring works by: Jacqueline Heeley & Philippe Faujas Visto Desde El Zaguán (Ireland) Jeremy Hight (USA) Eric Souther (USA) Mati Pirsztuk (Argentina) Angelina Voskopoulou, Artemis Skoulika & Vasiliki Nomidou (Greece) Anirban Dutta (India) Grau (USA) Timo Kahlen (Germany) […]

Water | Art Net DLR Online Exhibition

07/09/2020 – 31/12/2020 @ – ‘Water’ is the last in a series of four exhibitions based on the theme of the Four Elements. The exhibition has been curated by artist Sean Larkin. View the exhibition here.

Fiona Marron, ‘After Automation’ (2013), with introductory text by Jessica Foley | aemi online

02/09/2020 – 06/10/2020 @ – As the second work to screen on our online exhibition platform aemi are excited to present After Automation by Fiona Marron. After Automation was initially created as part of a solo exhibition called ‘Co-location’ at Rua Red in 2013, accompanied by a publication by Seán O’Sullivan. The film identifies a fascinating crossover between science-fiction and […]

The National Neighbourhood Online Project

23/09/2020 – 24/09/2020 @ – Would you like to explore culture and connect to people, artists, museums, libraries and creative places across Dublin city? The National Neighbourhood creates ways for people to see and make culture in their place with people they know. We build cultural projects with communities, connecting artists, groups, and villages with libraries, museums and creative places […]

Poet Maeve McKenna + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

10/09/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – 10 Sept 2020: 19.45-21.15.Poet Maeve McKenna + open mic. Not the time to be silent’ is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly guest Poetry reading + open mic event and a Facebook community group. The first event was on March 20 2020. NTTTBS was set up by Siobhan […]

Doreen Kennedy Online

23/08/2020 – 31/10/2020 @ – Irish photographer, artist and designer Doreen Kennedy has launched a new online platform for her works. The new online shop includes the option to buy photo grids and recent watercolour paintings. More photography will be added to the store soon. The artworks are A4 and A5 size, each piece is unique. Orders are posted from […]

Virtual Opening: so i have observed | Nuala Clarke

05/09/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm – ‘so i have observed- parts one to four’  is a series of short videos recounting colour experiments proposed and performed in the seventeenth century by Irish Alchemist Robert Boyle juxtaposed with several significant dreams of mine told in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and working from home. The fifth and final video ‘so i have observed – part five’ is available […]

Poet Peadar Badger O’Donoghue + open mic | Not the time to be silent

03/09/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly online poetry reading,open mic and facebook community group. Readings are weekly on Thursdays, the zoom door opens at 19.45 for the open mic sign up and the Poetry reading starts at 20.00, Irish time. All are […]

Narrating the New Normal | Online Group Exhibition

14/08/2020 – 14/09/2020 @ – “If you look at the great traumatising events of the past – world wars, global emergencies of different kinds – artists have always responded.” Frances Morris director of Tate Modern. There isn’t an aspect of life that has remained unaffected by the Covid 19 crisis and unfortunately the arts have been no exception. With access […]

Memory Portals | Experimental Heritage Online Exhibition

21/08/2020 – 30/11/2020 @ – Karum-Creevagh was invited to exhibit online with other archaeologists, artists and ecologists as part of Öland World Heritage Week, Sweden, starting in July 2020 and this online exhibition will continue until November. Experimental Heritage has been expanding cross disciplines and cross borders with many creative research processes evolving. Please see for our work to date.

Virtual Exhibition | West Cork Creates

21/08/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – West Cork Creates is a unique exhibition showing works of the highest standard by artists, craftspeople, photographers and designers who are based in the region. The exhibition is curated by Alison Ospina and organised by a small committee of dedicated volunteers. Each year we send out an Open Call for Cork-based artists and craftspeople to […]

Time and Space | John Fitzsimons at Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin

07/09/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to present Time and Space A solo exhibition of new paintings by gallery artist John Fitzsimons. Launch: Monday 7 September 2020, 11am – 8pm Olivier Cornet Gallery, 3 Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1. Please call us or email/text us to book a time that suits you. The show will […]

Emerging Artists 2020 | Group Exhibition at ArtisAnn Art Gallery, Belfast

01/09/2020 – 26/09/2020 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Future Stars of the Arts World to Exhibit at ArtisAnn Gallery in Belfast Emerging Artists 2020 A group exhibition featuring recent graduates: Saffron Monks-Smith Lauren O’Hara Irene Sweeney Tuesday 1st to Saturday 26th September 2020 Online and In the Gallery All Welcome and No Booking Necessary ArtisAnn is proud to provide the first professional group […]

Poet Ruth Quinlan + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

27/08/2020 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly Poetry reading and open mic event and a facebook community group. Now more than ever we need to write, gather and be heard. Thursdays weekly at 8pm Irish time, zoom door open at 7.45 pm […]

Talking Pictures for Children and Families at Crawford Art Gallery Online

20/08/2020 – 06/09/2020 @ – Talking Pictures is an online resource for children and families based on artwork from the Crawford Art Gallery Collection. We share prompts for happy talk and play every week, from songs and games to craft and colouring ideas.

August Craft Month – Craft NI Studio Interviews Online

19/08/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – Craft NI has commissioned four films of contemporary Northern Ireland makers at work in their studios. Derek Wilson Ceramicist Derek Wilson starts the series from his studio in Belfast. Derek Wilson lives and works in Northern Ireland and studied as an undergraduate and postgrad at Belfast School of Art. He now exhibits and sells widely […]

Guest MC Michael Durack & Poet Edward O’Dwyer | Not the time to be silent

20/08/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an online arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly Poetry reading, open mic and community group. Events are held weekly and access is through the facebook group. email: Our first invited guest mc is Michael Durack hosting Edward O’Dwyer. Michael Durack Michael Durack […]

Re-Root | E-Exhibition of Pakistani Artist’s Community in Ireland (in collaboration with Embassy of Pakistan, Dublin)

14/08/2020 – 31/08/2020 @ – Celebrating National Independence Day, Pakistani Artist’s Community in Ireland, is virtually launching an E-Exhibiting  titled “Re-Root” in collaboration with Embassy of Pakistan Dublin. The participating artists are Amna Walayat, Fowzia Ali Bajwa, Hina Khan, Maira Khan, Malaika Jamal, Samir Rana and Sobia Rasheed. The exhibition ” will continue from 14-31 August 2020. It can be […]

JournALL | Artists Featured Weekly by Curator Valeria Ceregini

31/03/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – JournALL came out to contrast with its virtual programme this isolation and to close the distances through Skype or Zoom artists conversations with the audience. This online art programme is now collecting the works and voices of nineteen artists to recall the Covid-19. All the artists involved are coming from different disciplines and at any […]

The Human Heart | Group Exhibiton at Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin

18/07/2020 – 22/08/2020 @ – For centuries,  philosophers, artists and writers have used the heart as a source of inspiration, frequently ascribed as the most important organ in the human body, it is the one most loaded with symbolism. The anatomy and function of the human heart is fascinating and extraordinary.  About 350 grams of muscle in the middle of […]

Arts and Disability Connect | Online Information Sessions

15/09/2020 – 24/09/2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Join Arts & Disability Ireland for four information sessions as we share insights about the New Work, Mentoring and Training awards available through the Arts and Disability Connect scheme. There will be a Q&A and we’ll leave plenty of time for people to ask questions. The Arts and Disability Connect information sessions are for artists […]

Poet Sandra Yannone + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

13/08/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Not the time to be silent is an Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly online poetry reading + an open mic. All are welcome to read and/or listen regardless of location. Access is through the facebook group. On Aug 13 2020 we have guest Poet Sandra Yannone. Sandra Yannone’s poems […]

Online Event: Live Painting and Q&A with the artist Trina Hobson | ArtisAnn Art Gallery Online

12/08/2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Head to the ArtisAnn Facebook page to join artist Trina Hobson and Gallery Owners Ann and Ken in conversation. Trina will be painting live in the exhibition space and answering questions put to her by members of the public.  Obviously, it’s Trina’s choice what to paint and what questions to answer, but the quirkier the […]

Stay With Me | Virtual Group Show

29/07/2020 @ – ‘Stay with Me’ virtual art show in honour of the Tuam Babies A new powerful virtual art exhibition called “Stay with Me” which was inspired by the story of the Tuam Babies, was screened on social media, Wednesday 29th July at 7:30pm. The group art show was filmed during the coronavirus lockdown to show solidarity […]

Frank Sweeney, ‘All I believe happened there was vision’ (2020) with introductory text by Rebecca O’Dwyer | aemi online

22/07/2020 – 01/09/2020 @ – Frank Sweeney’s film All I believe happened there was vision currently presented on ‘aemi online’ emerged from a period of research with the National Folklore Collection at UCD and incorporates both archival and shot material. Taking the form of a travelogue, the film seeks out a mythical Irish otherworld by way of the more overtly […]

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 […]

Poet Joe Healy Reading + Open Mic | Not the time to be silent Online

06/08/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Not the time to be silent is an Arts response to social distancing in the form of an online weekly poetry reading and open mic and a community group. All are welcome to read or listen regardless of location.Access is through the facebook group Joe Healy, as a boy in County Limerick, wondered what it […]

Pursuit Of Happiness | Rimi Yang at Sol Art Gallery Online

06/08/2020 – 01/09/2020 @ – Sol Art is delighted to launch Rimi Yang’s new online show ‘Pursuit of Happiness’ opening on Thursday 6th August. This will be Rimi’s fourth solo show with us in the gallery. Rimi’s work can be described as amalgamating the old with the new, following the 17th century artists who created elaborate large scale portraits. Her […]

Places We Love | Artlink Members Exhibition Online

03/08/2020 – 03/10/2020 @ – This year’s annual Artlink Members exhibition will be held at the VSG; a virtual replica of the Saldanha Gallery, an online experience of the space where we’ve hosted our members show since its inception in 2015. In considering a suitable theme that reflected the issues of current times we turned to poetry and to Ivan […]

Keeping Hope Alive | Charity Online Art and Photography Auction

30/07/2020 – 31/08/2020 @ – HOPE, established in 1999, is dedicated to promoting the protection of street-connected children, and slum dwelling communities in Kolkata, India. The children and families in HOPE’s care, are amongst some of the most vulnerable and underprivileged in our world. HOPE’s vision is of a world where it should never hurt to be a child, and […]

AIC Scheme Bursary 2020: Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity Online Information Session

05/08/2020 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – 2020 marks ten years since the Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme Bursary award was inaugurated. We are pleased to announce that this year, we will award two AIC Scheme bursary awards. The first will focus on the theme of Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity, and specifically aims to support an artist from a minority ethnic or migrant […]

Susan Millar DuMars + open mic | Not the time to be silent

30/07/2020 @ – Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly poetry reading + open mic and a community group Access to events is through the Facebook group 30 July Susan Millar DuMars +open mic Susan Millar DuMars is an American-born author living in Ireland. […]

Unfortunately, It Was Paradise | Online Screening and Panel Discussion Series

25/07/2020 – 01/08/2020 @ – Free online film screening + panel discussion series: Unfortunately, It Was Paradise positions place-making as a radical, collaborative yet unstable process measured against experiences of exile, social upheaval, and political rupture.⁠ The films of ALi Cherry, Jumana Mannam, Farah Saleh Larissa Sansour trace elusive narratives of home and belonging grounded in broad questions of freedom […]

Artists in Lockdown | A Series of Interviews with Irish and International Artists

24/07/2020 @ – A new project by David Archbold launching on 24th July 2020 on  Artists in Lockdown is a series of interviews with over 30 artists discussing how the ongoing global crisis and lockdown have impacted their artistic practice and life over the past few months.   Artists in Lockdown captures an intimate and, at times, profoundly personal insight into the lives of artists during […]

Someone Else’s Stories | Jane Hughes & Taru Kallio at Galleria Huuto, Helsinki

24/07/2020 – 16/08/2020 @ – The exhibition will consist of paintings and drawings installed as a gesamtkunstwerk. The works were created with the artists collaborating in two different countries Hughes is based in Finland and Kallio in Germany. Through a series of many conversations the works unfolded. The following is an excerpt: Taru: I would like to know more about […]

Poet Matt Mooney + Open Mic | not the time to be silent

23/07/2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly poetry reading + open mic and a community group. Access to the event is  through the Facebook group. Matt Mooney lives in Listowel, Co Kerry, Ireland. He was born in South Galway in 1943 and […]

Iyarkai (Nature) | Anushiya Sundaralingam at Gallery 545 Online

11/07/2020 – 16/08/2020 @ – ‘Iyarkai’ presents a new series of oil works on paper by award-winning artist Anushiya Sundaralingam. These exquisite pieces have been inspired by nature and the mirroring of natural and life cycles. They are also informed by the artist’s considerations on the connections we forge with natural environments as well as with people and places. The […]

Control, Alt, Delete —A lecture on the history and politics of Internet Art | Frank Wasser – Pallas Projects Online

23/07/2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – As part of our 2020 online programme Pallas Projects are pleased to present ‘Control, Alt, Delete – A lecture on the history and politics of Internet Art’ by artist, writer and art historian, Frank Wasser. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a proliferation of online viewing rooms/exhibitions (curated web pages of images and video), ‘live’ […]

Not the time to be silent: Poet Ruth Marshall + open mic

16/07/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly online poetry reading + open mic and a community group. On Thursday 16 July @ 8 we have Poet Ruth Marshall reading. Ruth Marshall is a Scottish poet and storyteller, living in rural Co. Clare, […]

Gormley’s Fine Art Online Auction

21/07/2020 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm – A rare work by celebrated international artist Andy Warhol will feature at the upcoming Gormleys Fine Art online auction on Tuesday, July 21 at 7.30pm. The featured piece by Warhol, called Cow (FS II.12A), is one of only approximately 100 signed copies of the 1979 screenprint, printed on wallpaper, and it will join the works […]

Water Colour | Online Exhibition and Artist Talk with Elis Taves

16/07/2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:10 pm – Water often alters our perspective as it displays the ever changing reflections of the world around us. Colour endeavours to re-ignite that inherently human sense of fascination for a world much larger than ourselves. Water Colour is primarily a photographic exhibition, composed from images of aspects of water taken in six different countries, the exhibition also […]

JournALL | Artists Featured Weekly by Curator Valeria Ceregini

02/07/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – JournALL is a spontaneous response to these unsettling times inviting artists to share their creative and alternative view and experience across all disciplines. Now times are changing and so is JournALL that is moving to the third phase of this challenging time. With the hope of a new recovered normality, JournALL wants to continue to […]

Homo Sapiens Project (200) | Experimental Film Society

01/07/2020 – 31/08/2020 @ – Homo Sapiens Project (200) (2000-2020) is now available for streaming on the Experimental Film Society video-on-demand platform, HERE Homo Sapiens Project (200) was completed in 2020 as part of the 20th anniversary of Experimental Film Society. This eight-hour experimental feature is constituted from short film experiments made between 2000 to 2010. These films have already […]

Impromptu | Limerick School of Art and Design Online Degree Show

15/07/2020 @ – My name is Clara McSweeney and I am a 4th Year Painting graduate from Limerick School of Art and Design. Myself and five others have created an online exhibition and degree show sale called Impromptu. This sale will be carried out from an instagram page @impromptu_show on the 15th of July. We are currently after launching […]

Galway Film Fleadh Online

07/07/2020 – 12/07/2020 @ – Galway Film Fleadh is a weeklong international film festival held each July in Galway, Ireland. Now in its 32nd year, the central goal of the Galway Film Fleadh remains unchanged: to be a platform for the boldest new films and to bring audiences and filmmakers from around the world together to share in the wonder […]

Not the time to be silent | Anne McDonald Poetry Reading + Open Mic

09/07/2020 @ 12:00 am – 9:15 pm – ‘Not the time to be silent’ is an Arts response to social distancing in the form of an online community group and weekly online poetry events.On Thursday 9 July we host Poet Anne McDonald.All are welcome regardless of location or desire to read.Access is through the facebook group, or email for details. Anne McDonald is […]

Glasshouse | Niamh O’Malley at John Hansard Gallery Online

01/07/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – John Hansard Gallery continues our online video commissions programme with Dublin-based artist Niamh O’Malley’s film, Glasshouse, available to stream via our website from today for the month of July. Glasshouse is an intimate study of landscape, light and glass that was originally created during a residency in Denmark, after O’Malley happened upon a row of old greenhouses. From […]

New Forms | Cathedral Studios Belfast Online Exhibition with Ards Arts Centre

01/07/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – New Forms | Cathedral Studios Belfast Online Exhibition with Ards Arts Centre Where: Ards Arts Centre’s Facebook Page When: Throughout July 2020 Cathedral Studios Belfast were due to be exhibiting in the Georgian Gallery of Ards Arts Centre with their group exhibition NEW FORMS. Unfortunately we are unable to host their exhibition this year but […]

[SHIFT] Biennale // SPACE | PLACE | MEANING [2020] | Online

30/06/2020 – 30/08/2020 @ – [SHIFT] The International Biennale of Performance, Collaborative and Participatory Arts The first [SHIFT:ibpcpa] Biennale takes place at the nomadic Wall Space Gallery in an innovative and fully live-streamed mode on Periscope @SHIFT_ibpcpa. Intermedia artist, Ayshia Taskin curates the Biennale show for [Place/Space/Meaning] and brings together an extraordinary array of twenty international performance artists working with […]

Passing-Time | Online Exhibition

22/06/2020 – 21/06/2021 @ – Passing-Time is an artist-driven experiment that has no commercial or institutional affiliation. artists are invited by fellow artists, writers and curators to submit work that reflects the conditions we find ourselves in and the new practices they may engender. the results as they exist on the passing-time platform function as both meta artwork, composite portrait and […]

Gib’s Junkyard Renaissance | Bí Urban, Dublin

09/06/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – Bí Urban was crushed to have to cancel our exhibition of  local artist Gib’s Junkyard Renaissance due to Covid lock-down. We were entranced by Gib’s dystopian robots, pieces forged from scrap metal into new life, from the moment we met them. The Robots come from an imaginary world, where the only available resources are recycled […]

RIANTA – Traces of Our Past | Online Exhibition

26/06/2020 – 30/08/2020 @ – OCAP (Oughterard Courthouse Arts Programme) is delighted to present RIANTA – Traces of our past which is the first Exhibition of our Summer Arts Programme for 2020 and features the work of uachtarARTS Community Art Group. The Exhibition had originally been planned as part of the SET IN STONE project which was selected for Galway […]

INCIDENT URBAIN | John Lalor Screening at Cinémathèque Française

02/07/2020 @ – John Lalor is delighted to announce his film INCIDENT URBAIN will be screened online for all to see at the Cinémathèque Française Thursday 2nd July in their ‘fourth’ imaginary salle de cinema uniquely entitled HENRI during COVID 19 lockdown. André S. Labarthe accepted to play alongside french iconic actor/director Jean Francois Stevenin after years of […]

On Community and Inclusivity | Nicola Anthony interviews Susan J Mumford

20/06/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – On Community and Inclusivity  is the new episode in artist Nicola Anthony’s video series. “This episode was supposed to cover strengthening our selves and our communities, post-lockdown. As I began editing it, the world was shocked by the murder of George Floyd. In the past few weeks we have all been reminded how easy it […]

Day Of The Straws | Marie Brett at Cork Midsummer Festival

21/06/2020 – 29/11/2020 @ – Day Of The Straws, a ‘cyber vault’ of knowledge, cultural lore, and wisdow is now live: June 1832, Charleville, County Cork. An epidemic has taken hold of Ireland, spreading from continental Europe. With it came panic, conspiracy theories and ‘otherworldly’ events. Sound familiar? Rumours, gossip and contemporary legend surrounding Covid-19 are the children of […]

No Title by Sarah Pierce | From the Studios – Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

18/06/2020 – 08/08/2020 @ – Temple Bar Gallery + Studios presents Sarah Pierce’s No Title, as the second release of From the Studios, a new online series of work by our studio artists. No Title (2016) is an expansive project by Sarah Pierce that considers the condition of dementia in relation to the protocols of art making. Anchored in a […]

Half Moon Festival Online Programme

26/06/2020 – 28/06/2020 @ – Half Moon Festival is a multi-disciplinary arts festival premiering online from Friday June 26th to Sunday June 28th 2020. The Festival takes its name from Cork’s Half Moon Street, a thoroughfare that provides access from Cork’s City Centre and Lavitt’s Quay to the cultural quarter housing both the Crawford Gallery and the Cork Opera House. […]

Haumea Online: Creativity as an Act of Love

16/07/2020 – 02/09/2020 @ – Cultivating the Mind of Beauty—Art as a path to eco-sensual awareness, spiritual insight, and the mutual healing of self and world A Haumea Online 7-week course with mentoring You will also learn the Creative Audience process so that you can give and receive better feedback on your artistic work. with eco philosopher Nikos Patedakis, PhD […]

PhotoIreland Festival 2020

08/07/2020 – 19/07/2020 @ – Full Programme and Schedule of Events can be seen and booked at Featuring: Acacia Johnson • Anna Ehrenstein • Becks Butler • Charlotta María Hauksdóttir • Ciril Jazbec • Conor McGarrigle • Eva Kreuger • Francesca Catastini • Garry Loughlin • Geraldine Juárez • Gregg Segal • Hashem Shakeri • Hiro Tanaka • Mario […]

Love is the Message, The Message is Death | Arthur Jafa Online Screening, Tate

26/06/2020 – 28/06/2020 @ – In collaboration with the artist, Tate is streaming Love is the Message, The Message is Death from the collection, acquired in 2018 and shown at Tate Liverpool in 2019. The video is also in the collection of several international museums who are streaming it at the same time. Jafa’s work is a seven-minute video made […]

CIFF Film Club: Sister + Object Interviews Part III + Q&A | Online Screenings

30/06/2020 – 01/07/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Tickets: €10 each Date: Tue, 30th Jun 2020 Time: 19:00 – 21:00 Duration: 103 mins + Q&A Director: Svetla Tsotsorkova Main Cast: Monika Naydenova, Svetlana Yancheva, Elena Zamyarkova, Assen Blatechky Language(s): Bulgarian (Subtitled) Link: CIFF Film Club We’ve teamed up with The Gate Cinemas to bring you a new home cinema Festival experience, the CIFF Film Club. As Ireland’s first and […]

Spread Issue Two | Online Release Party

26/06/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – A new forum for writers and artists, Spread launched at the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland Art Exhibition in December 2019 and received a warm welcome from the community. The first issue, of which 25 were printed, introduced Spread as an accessible space for critical conversations about music, sex and DIY culture in Ireland. Under the […]

Don’t Touch the Work | Online Group Exhibition

23/06/2020 – 23/07/2020 @ – Don’t touch the work is a collaborative digital exhibition between NCAD second year media students Leah Brown, Rachel Murphy and Holly Pickering. The exhibition itself reflects on the disjointed and often lonely nature of creating and exhibiting art during the coronavirus lockdown, as well as the uncanny sentiment that surrounds moving from physical to digital […]

People Watching | Stephen Forbes at Gormleys Fine Art, Dublin

22/06/2020 – 03/07/2020 @ – Gormleys Fine Art are delighted to present “People Watching”, an exhibition of works by renowned Irish painter Stephen Forbes this month. Stephen Forbes was born in Northern Ireland in 1973. He trained at the Royal Academy School in London and has enjoyed a very successful career since. Forbes’ work is held in public and private […]

Poet Tim Cunningham + open mic | not the time to be silent

02/07/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Not the time to be silent is an Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly online zoom Poetry reading + open mic. We kick off our July events in the 2nd at 8pm with Tim Cunningham — Tim is a Limerick-born Poet, recently returned to Ireland, and now lives in Westport, […]

Artlink Online

26/04/2020 – 31/12/2020 @ – Artlink continues to show new artwork and welcome visitors during ‘lockdown’ by taking an innovative approach to maintaining its exhibition schedule at the Saldanha Gallery, Fort Dunree, Donegal. Working with artist and animator Mark Cullen, Artlink have reproduced their gallery at Fort Dunree in virtual form. Now anyone who wants to visit can virtually ‘wander’ […]

Botanical Fusion: Singapore to Dublin | Gerard Byrne (Painter) Online Exhibition

19/06/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – Viewers can explore over 40 paintings from Gerard’s exhibition ‘Botanical Fusion. Singapore to Dublin’ from the comfort of their own home. At their own pace, viewers can also enjoy commentary from guest speaker Patrick Bourne, Ireland’s Ambassador to Singapore, as well as from the artist himself. Please follow the link below to view the tour and intro […]

Liturgía | Chris Hinojosa at A4 Sounds Online

25/06/2020 – 09/07/2020 @ – Liturgía is the culmination of work by artist in residence Chris Hinojosa as part of our We Only Want the Earth 2020 programme. The work takes its point of departure from the ever rising death toll of trans women of color worldwide. Statistics show that in 2019 there were around 400 reported murder cases in the US, Hinojosa’s […]

A Midsummer Night of Irish Art | Online Group Exhibition

19/06/2020 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – A Midsummer Night of Irish Art An online exhibition highlighting the work of several visual artists from Laois and across Ireland. The exhibition will feature painting, drawing, resin art and mixed media. The artists will be showing us their beautiful work from their homes, gardens, or studios. The exhibition will be livestreamed on YouTube at […]

The Morphing Feminine | 2020 Bloomsday Group Exhibition at Olivier Cornet Gallery

16/06/2020 – 20/07/2020 @ – The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to present The Morphing Feminine, a show featuring work by Aisling Conroy, Mary A. Fitzgerald, David Fox, Nickie Hayden, Miriam McConnon, Kelly Ratchford, Vicky Smith and Susanne Wawra. The show will launch online in our new 3D virtual space on Tuesday 16 June 2020, 7:00pm. The artists and the […]

Among School Children | Hamilton Gallery Online

13/06/2020 – 29/08/2020 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Hamilton Gallery is delighted that our Invited Artists exhibition for 2020 “Among School Children” is open, both in Hamilton Gallery, Sligo and onLine. It features original works by 115 artists using the iconic poem of the same title by W B Yeats as a catalyst. Gallery opening: Mon-Sat 10am to 5pm.

Threads | Online Group Exhibition

12/06/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service launches ‘Threads’, a new online exhibition by artists Helen Condon, Elena Koyovenko, and Carrigaline’s Mary Murphy. Recognizing the importance of the arts Cork County Council has responded to the current restrictions on movement and indoor gatherings by facilitating 3 online exhibitions. The artworks are available for purchase. Part […]

The Nearby | Group Exhibition at KAVA Online

18/06/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – ‘The Nearby’ is a group show that is bringing together the work of three artists whose paths have crossed over time, between London and County Clare, Jackie Askew, Judy O’Sullivan, and Sheila Vollmer. The notion of the “nearby” has been most pertinent in recent times as we have been confined to a more reduced sense […] | Niall de Buitlear

10/06/2020 – 31/03/2022 @ – Onym is a web-based, interactive audio-visual project produced by visual artist Niall de Buitlear during the Covid-19 pandemic. The title of the work comes from the suffix -onym, derived from the Greek word “onoma” meaning “name”, as found in the words “synonym” and “antonym”. The work is based around pairs of antonyms forming conventional binary […]

4 Weeks 4 Sketches | An Táin Arts Centre Online

07/06/2020 – 28/06/2020 @ – ‘4 Weeks 4 Sketches’ invites you to get inspired by the speed drawing animation by Uliunique,to draw your own version and perspective to share it with our community, offering the focus on creation as a way of coping with this extreme situation. Each week Uliunique focuses on another aspect of how current events affect our […]

Artists’ Film International: Sanzu Ding and Its Patterns: 1. A major archaeological discovery | Crawford Art Gallery Online

04/06/2020 – 11/06/2020 @ – Artists’ Film International is a collaborative project featuring film, video and animation from around the world. During 2020, works responding to the theme of language will unfold across all 20 partner organisations. While our venues’ doors may be shut, we will be screening this exciting international work online. Was the hammer-sickle motif an ancient symbol […]

Sinead McClure | not the time to be silent + open mic

18/06/2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Not the time to be silent, is a Arts response to social distancing in the form of a weekly online poetry reading followed by open mic. Access is through the Facebook group or by emailing Sinéad McClure is a writer, radio producer, and illustrator. She has written and co-produced 15 dramas which have aired […]

The Naked City | Eamonn Farrell Online Exhibition

01/06/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ – While cocooned with Coronavirus I have devised an outdoor exhibition in Dublin, using boarded up premises and advertising billboards as my canvas. I have named this show ‘ The Naked City ‘, as Dublin is now a sad, lonely and empty space. It is of course a ‘virtual exhibition’, which will be hosted on Vimeo, […]

JournALL | Artists Featured Weekly by Curator Valeria Ceregini

04/06/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – JournALL rises in response to these unsettling times inviting artists to share their creative and alternative view across all disciplines. A virtual closeness to contrast the social distance and to support international artists and their practice during the progressive worldwide lockdown and suspension or definitive cancellation of all art activities and events (e.g. exhibitions, fairs, […]

Fiona Clark Echlin | Not the time to be silent

11/06/2020 @ – Access through the not the time to be silent facebook group or Fiona Clark Echlin is a well-known figure in many capacities within the Arts network here in Ireland and further afield. Born in London, Fiona Clark Echlin lived and worked in London, New York and Istanbul before moving to Ireland over 20 years […]

Detonation | Karl Hagan Online Solo Exhibition

04/06/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – View the exhibition here ‘Detonation’ presents a new strong series of paintings by artist on the rise Karl Hagan, inspired by images of bomb tests, observations on the destructive power of explosions, and reflections upon past and present threats to societies. All these paintings depict nuclear explosions, and when brought together they can form a […]

ForM Sculpture Exhibition: Online

01/06/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – ForM Sculpture Exhibition Online Daily posts at 12noon ForM Sculpture Exhibition is always one of the highlights of Ards Arts Centre’s (Ards and North Down Borough Council) annual exhibition programme. This exhibition features fantastic sculptures by artists from across the North and South of Ireland, giving visitors the unique opportunity to experience art in […]

West Cork Arts Centre Members and Friends Exhibition 2020

30/05/2020 – 20/07/2020 @ – West Cork Arts Centre’s Members and Friends Exhibition 2020. The exhibition is available to see in full here The Members Exhibition has been running at West Cork Arts Centre for 35 years, displaying the work of its artist membership, and has taken various formats in that time, from ‘Celebration’ shows located in venues from […]

Transcending 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 @ & have this technicolour dream come right to your doorstep. This insightful, evocative 4D installation is presented by Fingal County Council Public Art Programme, […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

Endless | Willie Doherty Kerlin Online Viewing Room

27/05/2020 – 16/06/2020 @ – In collaboration with Alexander and Bonin, NY and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich, Kerlin Gallery presents ENDLESS, a new film by Willie Doherty. ENDLESS features the actor Christopher Eccleston in the role of a solitary, unnamed man, dressed in the plainest of plain clothes, encountered in the most basic of architectural environments, an empty building with […]

Stars and Mud | Roisin Ní Neachtain Online Solo Exhibition

30/06/2020 – 30/07/2020 @ 12:00 am – Presenting a new body of paintings by emerging Irish artist and poet, Roisin Ní Neachtain. Why: As more and more galleries turn to online viewing rooms, in a time of uncertainty and cancellations, the self-taught, disabled artist saw this as an ideal opportunity to put on her first solo exhibition. What: Abstract expressionist paintings through […]

Artist Breakfast Club | The Model Online

03/06/2020 – 10/06/2020 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – The Model: Artists’ Breakfast Club  Nic Flanagan, Connection in Crisis Wed 3 Jun., 11.30 am – Artist Talk, Zoom Wed 10 Jun., 11.30 am  – Performance, Zoom For this collaborative online event, artist Nic Flanagan has written a letter inviting artists to connect with her during a time of crisis. Through the conversations and connections made over the coming […]

New Faces | Online Portrait Exhibition

29/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – A New Online Portrait Exhibition at the ArtisAnn Gallery at Introduce some New Faces to your home – without breaking the social distancing guidelines! You can enjoy art at home with our new online exhibition at the ArtisAnn Gallery Online. ‘New Faces’ is a selection of the portraits from our gallery. The exhibition features […]

Goldfish Bowl Residency | Hugh O’Donnell Live Performance

28/05/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Hugh O’Donnell Live on Facebook Goldfish Bowl is an experimental residency developed by the University of Atypical in response to the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite you to follow a process-driven residency by artist Hugh O’Donnell, as he delves into the concept of isolation. Over the coming months the artist […]

ALL IN! | Catalyst Arts Virtual Members Show 2020

22/05/2020 – 12/06/2020 @ – 22 May – 12 June Initially when Catalyst Arts released the concept for this year’s Members Show, we had no idea of its relevance to our current situation. Lockdown has confined, trapped, protected us to prescribed spaces. All lived experience is limited to the architecture of where we found ourselves on that given day. These […]

Drawn From Borders | 3D Virtual Gallery

22/05/2020 – 31/08/2020 @ – The exhibition is the culmination of a nine-month project, reflecting on the centenary of the partition of Ireland and the border.  Over 20 artists from across the island of Ireland came together, to participate in a creative programme of presentations, discussions, visits and workshops, to inform their creative response. The exhibition had been scheduled to […]

Relaxing Air | Clemen Prosen Virtual Exhibition

22/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Do you miss going for a walk in the outdoors, in a gallery, a museum? Taking some fresh air? Clemen Prosen has created a virtual art exhibition to bring you some relaxing air while you are staying at home! Go to touch of nature makes the whole world kin… | Bernadette Kiely at Taylor Galleries Online

28/05/2020 – 20/06/2020 @ – The line “one touch of nature makes the whole world kin” is taken from Ulysses’ famous speech in William Shakespeare’s play Troilus and Cressida. It is often used to refer to fellow feeling and comradeship in the face of calamitous events. Continuing with Bernadette Kiely’s theme of mapping the changing landscape and the passage of […]

Quiet | Online Group Exhibition at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

11/05/2020 – 31/08/2020 @ – An online exhibition on the theme of Quiet, featuring the work of 23 creative artists associated with the Causeway Coast and Glens area. Like our first exhibition theme of Space, exhibiting artists reflect on our current lives affected by the global pandemic. A certain quietness has fallen temporarily across our neighbourhoods, communities, towns and cities, […]

Anne Walsh Donnelly @ Not the Time to be Silent

28/05/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – 28 May 2020 Guest reader Anne Walsh Donnelly with open mic afterward. Anne Walsh Donnelly lives in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. She writes poetry, prose and plays. She was nominated for the Hennessy Literary Award and selected for Poetry Ireland Introductions in 2019. She is the author of the poetry chapbook, “The Woman With An Owl […]

Artist Talk with Lorenzo Pezzani (Forensic Oceanography) | The Model Online

22/05/2020 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Forensic Oceanography is a project initiated within the Forensic Architecture agency by Charles Heller and Lorenzo Pezzani, in the wake of the Arab uprisings of 2011. It seeks to critically investigate the militarised border regime imposed by European states across the EU’s maritime frontier, analysing the political, spatial and aesthetic conditions that have turned the […]

Lockdown Life Drawing | Dunamaise Arts Centre Online

21/05/2020 – 11/06/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Dunamaise Arts Centre presents: Lockdown Life Drawing Thursdays 7pm – 9pm 21st May – 11th June Donations based – pay what you can! As an alternative to our real-life sessions, Rebecca Deegan – Artist will be running a series of online sessions with live models via Zoom. For this 4-week block, we will have a […]

Artlink Members | Drawn from Borders | A Guided Virtual Tour

21/05/2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Drawn from Borders is an exhibition created by artists through a programme of professional development for Artlink Members in response to ‘borders’, including Brexit and the centenary of the Partition of Ireland. Artists: Anna Marie Savage, Anne Loveday, Bernadette Bradley, Brenda McPherson, Caroline Kuyper, Clare Toland, Jacqui Devenney Reed, Janet Hoy, Katrina Tracuama, Marian O’Donnell, […]

To Our Friends and Patrons with artist Michael McLoughlin at The Model Online

20/05/2020 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – In partnership with Age & Opportunity Bealtaine at Home 2020, The Model is hosting a unique online event on Wednesday, 20th May at 11.30 am. Artist Michael McLoughlin will facilitate a participatory discussion, celebrating the Showband era in Sligo and the surrounding counties. This reminiscence discussion is part of a participative social project, which the […]

Field Test | Online Fine Art Student Screenings

19/05/2020 – 20/05/2020 @ – ..perhaps we shall never see each other again; perhaps we shall meet again but fail to recognise each other: our exposure to different seas and suns has changed us. – Roland Barthes On Tuesday 19th of May and Wednesday 20th of May 2020 from a foothill in the Silvermines Mountains, we present “Field Test” from […]

Remote Joy | Online and Gallery Exhibition at Green On Red Gallery

14/05/2020 – 28/06/2020 @ – Green On Red Gallery invite you to visit our debut online/gallery exhibition, Remote Joy, which will launch on their website at 6 pm, May 14th, 2020. See new work by Kirstin Arndt, Alan Butler, Constant Dullaart, Damien Flood, John Graham, Mark Joyce, Caroline McCarthy, Ronan McCrea, Fergus Martin & Aoife Shanahan. To view the show, […]

Video Series with Artist Nicola Anthony

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – In a search for creative ways to problem solve during this time, Nicola Anthony has decided to share with you her learnings and mistakes, along with words from her own creative mentors. “This photo was me in Jan, working on a project in Bangkok before rushing home to self isolate. Looking back to the very […]

Excerpt of Swinguerra | Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca

07/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Temple Bar Gallery + Studios is delighted to share an excerpt of Swinguerra by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca, on the occasion of its original planned opening date, 7 May. TBG+S are rescheduling this exhibition to open in August, and look forward to sharing confirmed details of these plans with you soon. Bárbara Wagner […]

COVIDecameron | Online Group Exhibition, MOMENTUM

12/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – 19 Artists from the MOMENTUM Collection Online Exhibition Starting 12 May 2020. On the occasion of MOMENTUM’s 10th Anniversary Shaarbek Amankul, Stefano Cagol, Nezaket Ekici, Thomas Eller, Theo Eshetu, Doug Fishbone, Mariana Hahn, Gülsün Karamustafa, David Krippendorff, Janet Laurence, Map Office, Kate McMillan, Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg, Anxiong Qiu, Nina E. Schönefeld, Varvara Shavrova, […]

The Group Photo.2017 | Maria Kapajeva at Gallery of Photography Ireland

12/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Gallery of Photography Ireland is delighted to premiere a new video by Maria Kapajeva, The Group Photo.2017, especially commissioned for the online presentation of her project Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear. The video centres on the making of a group portrait of the former mill employees in front of the factory’s main gates, once a […]

JournALL | Artists Featured Weekly by Curator Valeria Ceregini

11/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – JournALL rises in response to these unsettling times inviting artists to share their creative and alternative view across all disciplines. A virtual closeness to contrast the social distance and to support international artists and their practice during the progressive worldwide lockdown and suspension or definitive cancellation of all art activities and events (e.g. exhibitions, fairs, […]

Launch of RUA Archive Website

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts is using the latest 3D virtual techniques to share its entire 2019 Annual Exhibition online in support of artists and to share in the joy of art at this difficult time. President Betty Brown writes: “May usually signals our ‘Open Call for Entries’ as artists from all over the […]

Bassam Al-Sabah | Gallery 3: The Artist’s Eye at Douglas Hyde Gallery

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Douglas Hyde Gallery are delighted to present the first iteration of Gallery 3: The Artist’s Eye with a virtual interaction by Bassam Al-Sabah. As part of Gallery 3: the Artist’s Eye, they asks artists to share their current thoughts, the things they are taking note of, things that help them get through these difficult days, […]

Red Lines by Evan Roth

01/05/2020 – 10/09/2020 @ – Red Lines is a network containing infrared videos of coastal landscapes that can be streamed to a smartphone, tablet, or computer by anyone, anywhere. By setting a device in your home or workplace to display this artwork, you share a synchronized viewing experience with people around the world. Filmed in infrared, the spectrum by which […]

Cinema Quarantine

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Cinema Quarantine is a space dedicated to video art for the sake of reflection and enjoyment. Through its featured works, Cinema Quarantine hopes it can offer a moment of reminiscence while the present feels like a bad dream. Including: Korakrit Arunanondchai, Painting with history in a room filled with people with funny names 3 (2015) […]

Aposiopesis | Madeleine Shinnick at KAVA Online

20/05/2020 – 01/06/2020 @ 12:00 am – Madeleine Shinnick is a KAVA Member, a fine artist, and an illustrator.  She has completed an MA in Creative Practice at the Centre for Creative Arts and Media, Galway. “The theme in my work represents the silent, invisible, but definite ties that I see between the life cycle of the seed in the botanic world […]

Phantom Perspectives | Fringe Arts Bath Online

22/05/2020 – 07/06/2020 @ – A series of still and moving images selected from David Bickley’s audio visual works displayed in a virtual gallery setting. View here:

Styrofoam Printing Workshop with Karen Cassidy | Void Gallery Online

17/05/2020 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am – Join Karen Cassidy on Saturday 17th for a workshop on Styrofoam Printing. This is a relatively simple printing technique but one which can produce high quality-finished work. See below for the list materials needed. Suitable for adults, young adults and older children. What you will need: Styrofoam sheet (pizza base/ meat container) Acrylic sheet/plate for […]

Experimental Drawing with Homemade Drawing Tools with Void Gallery Online

16/05/2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Flex your creativity and create unique drawings with tools of your own making. Be inspired to make your own drawing implements with ordinary objects and experiment with drawing techniques for National Drawing Day. The materials needed are totally up to your imagination. View video on the Void Derry Facebook page:

Cultivate Presents: (Far from the) Turmoil

14/05/2020 – 14/06/2020 @ – David Bickley’s audio visual works are featured as part of ORGAN THING’s new online group show. View online here:

COGS | David Bickley at Bibart Biennale Restart Project, Greece

14/05/2020 – 12/09/2020 @ – David Bickley’s film artwork COGS from his Arts Council funded series MACHINES is part of the Bibart Biennale Restart Project between Italy and Greece. From 5 to 12 September (COVID-19 situation permitting) the Bibart Biennale exhibition will be projected at the Church of Santa Teresa dei Maschi – Bari, Italy. This is a collaborative project between […]

Poet Mary Ellen Fean Live Online Reading, Followed by Open Mic | Not the time to be silent

21/05/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent via zoom on 21 May 2020,our guest reader is Mary Ellen Fean followed by open mic. MARY ELLEN FEAN, was born in Galway, and now liv in Galway City. Her work is published in Cyphers, The Clare Champion, Revival, The Galway Review and The SHOp among others. She has […]

TikKlok Mass Isolation 36 Views | Laura Burke Online Exhibition

11/05/2020 – 05/06/2020 @ – TikKlok Mass Isolation 36 Views is a photo essay that addresses isolation, loneliness and the slow passage of time in the time of the Covid-19 Mass Isolation. Images taken at my home in Poulnagun, Co Clare, Ireland have a nod to  Hokusai in format whilst the title acknowledges the social media platform’s energising influence  during […]

STILL | Group Show of Artlink Studio Artists Online

01/05/2020 – 29/05/2020 @ – Artlink continues to show new artwork and welcome gallery visitors during ‘lockdown’ by taking an innovative approach to maintaining its exhibition schedule at the Saldanha Gallery. Working with artist and animator Mark Cullen, Artlink have reproduced their gallery at Fort Dunree in virtual form. Now anyone who wants to visit can virtually ‘wander’ through the […]

The Loopline Collection Volume 2 on the IFI Player

13/05/2020 @ – Following the huge success of last year’s release of The Loopline Collection Vol. 1, which featured rare footage of U2 playing an early gig in Dublin, the Irish Film Institute (IFI) is delighted to release the second volume of the collection. Founded in 1992 by filmmaker Sé Merry Doyle, the pioneering Loopline Film specialised in […]

Sitzfleisch | Susanne Wawra at Olivier Cornett Gallery Online

18/05/2020 – 12/06/2020 @ – The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to present SITZFLEISCH, a solo show by Susanne Wawra, a member of our AGA group.   The show will launch online in our new virtual space on   Monday 18 May 2020, 6:30pm (Irish Standard Time). It will run until the 12 of June 2020. A link will be […]

Creative Cocooning with Crawford Art Gallery Online

06/05/2020 – 20/07/2020 @ – Introducing CREATIVE COCOONING with Crawford Art Gallery! For our first instalment in this content series, artist Gillian Cussen joins us from her home in rural Cork say hello to some of our regular visitors who are cocooning, as well as welcoming people who may enjoy a creative activity with no expectations. Gillian facilitates our Lonradh […]

Markys Doodle Dandy | Mark Cullen at Artlink Online

26/04/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Our inaugural show in our new virtual replica of the Saldanha Galleries at Artlink Fort Dunree. Mark Cullen, artist and animator presents an online exhibition of doodles that are “a bit up themselves”. Cullen is a prolific doodler, constantly drawing characters and ideas; often comic, frequently political and sometimes heartbreakingly beautiful. Artlink are delighted to […]

Virtual Thursday Club with Crawford Art Gallery Online

22/04/2020 – 20/07/2020 @ – The Thursday Club is an art programme for older adults, that usually meets on a weekly basis, in the Crawford Art Gallery. Whether you prefer to look and enjoy, listen or create we invite you to join Thursday Club online. Facilitated by artist Julie Forrester. Develop your existing skills or dip into something completely new. […]

Online Creative Resources for Teens | Crawford Art Gallery Online

25/03/2020 – 20/07/2020 @ – Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to present a regularly updated range of online resources for teenagers. Whether you’re studying Art as a subject in school or just want to take some time to be creative, our Learn & Explore Team will be adding helpful videos, step-by-step instructions and downloadable guides to our website regularly to […]

Sunday Homelife Workshop | Crawford Gallery Online

25/03/2020 – 20/07/2020 @ – Because you can’t come to our Sunday art workshop we’re bringing it to you! Join us for our new HOME LIFE feature and make a sketchbook of your very own! Think of it as Sundays at Crawford Art Gallery ONLINE. It will be a space to play, creatively respond to home life and invent ways […]

Talking Pictures for Children and Families | Crawford Gallery Online

24/03/2020 – 20/07/2020 @ – ‘Talking Pictures’ is an online resource for children and their adults based on artwork from the Crawford Art Gallery Collection, devised by the Learn & Explore team. Starting from today, every Wednesday we will share creative prompts for happy talk and play at home! And don’t forget, you can share your creations with us using #crawfordartgalleryhomelife! […]

MAKING SPACE Online Residency

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – MAKING SPACE have been thinking about how people are spending their time in isolation, what they have been eating, bulk buying tinned food as it lasts longer, it is cheap, everyone will have access to a tin in their cupboard. MAKING SPACE Online Residency invites artists to take over the MAKING SPACE Instagram to promote […]

National Drawing Day 2020: Slow Looking with Kiera O’Toole

16/05/2020 @ – For National Drawing Day this year on Saturday 16 May 2020, CCA Derry~Londonderry hosts artist Kiera O’Toole’s activity Slow Looking. Kiera invites you to draw with her. Chalk will be available to pick up on 16 May from the front door of the gallery at 10–12 Artillery Street, Derry~Londonderry from 10am until stocks run out […]

Maria Kapajeva: Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear | Online Book Launch Event

07/05/2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Maria Kapajeva : Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear May 7th – Thursday, 6.30pm online book launch party invitation. Dear friends, While we are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gallery of Photography Ireland will be presenting previously scheduled events online, beginning with Maria Kapajeva’s project Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear. This exhibition and book launch was organised as […]

Goldfish Bowl | Hugh O’Donnell Online Live Performance

07/05/2020 @ – Hugh O’Donnell May/June 2020 Live Streaming on Facebook Thursday 7th May 7pm – part of Late Night Art Belfast Goldfish Bowl is an experimental residency developed by the University of Atypical in response to the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite you to follow a process-driven residency by artist Hugh O’Donnell, as […]

Online Life Drawing Classes

06/05/2020 @ – NOTE: We open up the class at about 6PM so that people can get a place, and we ask everyone to turn off their cameras (except the model) while we are drawing. However you can turn your camera back on and show off your work at the end- we leave the zoom meeting running for […]

Making Art Printing Online Gallery | Graphic Studio Dublin

05/05/2020 – 30/09/2020 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Making Art Printing Online Gallery – Graphic Studio Dublin Support Our Artists + Buy A Print Draíocht’s forthcoming exhibition ‘MAKing Art: PRINTing’, curated by Sharon Murphy, will open later this Season once we’re back in action. For now though, you can preview all the work from Graphic Studio Dublin in our Online Gallery, complete with […]

Quaranzine | Ormston House Online Zine

04/05/2020 – 04/09/2020 @ – Quaranzine was borne out of our love of making things together and with friends. After the lockdown was called, we became unable to meet together, and with others, to make art – the very thing that keeps us going in our often disillusioning and dilapidating post-capitalist world. With our lack of face-to-face connection, and dwindling collage […]

Kinvara Sounds | Online Group Exhibition

04/05/2020 – 18/05/2020 @ – The idea of this theme was originally to be open to the artist’s interpretation of the sounds that they associate with the Kinvara area.  Now, it seems that it is a celebration of all the things we perhaps were taking for granted before the lockdown, or things we have come to appreciate because of such.  Our […]

NIGHT GLOW | Ciaran Magill Online Exhibition

01/05/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – NIGHT GLOW – online exhibition by Ciaran Magill, Ards Arts Centre, May 2020 Ards Arts Centre were due to host a solo exhibition of paintings by Ciaran Magill in the Georgian Gallery in May 2020 which has now been postponed to March 2021. However, we are pleased to showcase a selection of his paintings throughout […]

A Place to Escape | Patricia Spokes Online Exhibition

06/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – With the Covid-19 outbreak changing the way everyone in the world is working and living their daily lives, artists are learning to adapt as exhibitions, workshops, residencies and events are in suspension. During this period Patricia Spokes, project co-ordinator at Artlink, has been making good use of her time. She has used her art practice […]

Realising Form | Online Group Exhibition

25/03/2020 – 29/08/2020 @ – ‘Realising Form’ invites a dialogue between six makers from across the British Isles and Ireland, each who share a rigorous and intuitive approach to unearthing objects and vessels, handcrafted in clay, iron, concrete, glass and Jesmonite. The online exhibition explores material possibilities from individual locations and attests to the maker’s personal methodology, demonstrating an expressive […]

Covid Chronicles: Aideen Barry | Portrait of an Artist in a time of plague

23/04/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Aideen Barry is a visual artist with an interdisciplinary practice. She is currently self-isolating with her family in her home in Tipperary. Many artists have lived through times of great plague. The impact on their practices has been significant. In this essay Aideen Barry reflects on her current practice framed in the context of the […]

Virtual Studio Visit with Atsushi Kaga recipient of the Tony O’Malley Residency 2019 / 2020

01/05/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – Artist Atsushi Kaga has invited the RHA Friends and public for an exclusive virtual look at his work in progress in his studio, the Tony O’Malley residential studio in Callan which is administered by the RHA every year.  Represented by Mother’s Tankstation, Kaga will discuss his current body of work for an upcoming exhibition there […]

Quarantined of the World | A virtual photography project by Valentina Gaia Lops

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Quarantined of the World is a photo series documenting people’s experience of quarantine around the globe during Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. The project was born as a creative outlet inspired by the experience of confinement of the artist who interviews and virtually photographs her subjects via video-communication. All portraits include glimpses into the life of […]

Graphic Studio Gallery Artists at London Original Print Fair Online

04/05/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Now in its 35th year, London Original Print Fair is London’s longest running art fair. Although this years edition of the fair cannot go ahead at the Royal Academy, the fair is currently being presented online. Graphic Studio Gallery are pleased to show a selection of original prints made at Graphic Studio Dublin, by members […]

Home from Home: Irish artists respond to the COVID-19 restrictions, The Glucksman

17/04/2020 – 30/08/2020 @ – Artists: Sara Baume, Tinka Bechert, Martin Boyle, Brian Duggan, James L. Hayes, Kerry Guinan, Eileen Hutton, Julie Merriman, Doireann Ní Ghrioghair, Treasa O’Brien, Julia Pallone, Amanda Rice, Ciara Roche, Kathy Tynan, Mieke Vanmechelen Curated by Chris Clarke and Fiona Kearney Home from Home is a new online initiative from the Glucksman. It is intended as […]

Explore IMMA from Home

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – IMMA Collection, art activities, talks, videos, articles and lots more for you to engage with at home. IMMA hope that you and your family are keeping well during this time. While they are closed IMMA will continue to share with you online. They have lots of materials and activities for you to do and access […]

Memorare | Exhibition by Mary Nagle

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Following a recent solo exhibition in LSAD Gallery, Limerick School of Art & Design a video of this poignant exhibition is available online for the public to watch, as well as some beautiful installation shots from the exhibition. Watch Here:

One-to-One Sessions with Alastair MacLennan

01/05/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Alastair MacLennan has very kindly offered his experiences and services in the promotion of Art in general and particularly Performance Art and has proposed One-to-One Sessions with those wishing to partake. These sessions are open to all artists but preferences will be given to Bbeyond members. The One-to-One Sessions can be directly or indirectly about […]

Equinox Performance | Performance Monthly Bbeyond Zoom Meeting

16/05/2020 @ – The next Performance Monthly meeting will be a Zoom session and will take place on Sat 16 May, 12noon. This PM meeting will be a virtual get together on this platform. Again, these performances are generally open to anyone who wishes to participate but we need to exercise some scope to best direct its potential […]

In Transit | Virtual Exhibition Tour at Crawford Art Gallery

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – In Transit is now available as a virtual exhibition tour on the homepage of the Crawford Art Gallery website. A great way for audiences to share this timely and thought-provoking exhibition with friends and family around the world, as well. In Transit is an exhibition of photography and filmmaking with artists George Awde (US/LBN), Daniel […]

Sculpture Secrets Blog, Crawford Art Gallery

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – In this new 8-part series, Crawford Gallery explore the stories of their Sculpture Galleries and uncover curious things that usually only curators get to see! Discover sculptors’ secrets and makers’ marks, focus on flashlines and fig leaves, and seek missing arms – and even extra feet – as Abbey Ellis traces the tales of the […]

Thursday Club with Crawford Art Gallery

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ 12:00 am – Julie Forrester shares a walking meditation as part of Crawford Art Gallery’s Thursday Club – online. The Thursday Club is an art programme for older adults, that usually meets on a weekly basis, in the Crawford Art Gallery. Whether you prefer to look and enjoy, listen or create Crawford invite you to join Thursday Club […]

Atsushi Kaga and Noel McKenna | mother’s tankstation, Taipei Connections

30/04/2020 – 05/05/2020 @ – mother’s tankstation will be exhibiting new paintings by Atsushi Kaga and Noel McKenna for their participation in Taipei Connections, a viewing room platform hosted by Ocula and launched by the artfair Taipei Dangdai in Taiwan. VIP preview days will run from 4PM Taipei time (GMT + 8 hrs) on Thursday 30 April and public access […]

Samuel Laurence Cunnane at Kerlin Gallery Online Viewing Room

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Kerlin Gallery presents its first online viewing room with new work by Samuel Laurence Cunnane. This body of work is accompanied by an e-book which includes a new essay, ‘Ambiguities’ by Brian Dillon, Professor of Creative Writing at Queen Mary University of London. The book also includes a conversation between Samuel Laurence Cunnane and fellow […]

The Empty Vessel | Film by Mark St.John Ellis

29/04/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – The Empty Vessel Soundscape is a sound piece that was to be installed in Cavan Cathedral on a loop and an extended version to be in the grounds of St Mary’s Abbey, Cavan during the 2020 Cavan Arts Festival scheduled for May and cancelled due to Covid 19. Cavan County Council Arts Office, Cavan Arts […]

Reset | Richard Hearns Online Exhibition

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – What has the COVID-19 pandemic meant for creators? In this unique moment in our collective history, artist Richard Hearns creates a response which allows us to reflect on our collective societal experience. Richard Hearns was born in Beirut and raised in Dublin. He lives and works from his studio in the heart of the Burren […]

Neal Greig and Simon McWilliams at Gormleys Fine Art

01/05/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Works from award-winning artists Neal Greig and Simon McWilliams will feature in the May Gormleys Fine Art monthly online exhibition on Belfast native Neal Greig is known for closely observed landscapes which hold an energetic atmosphere. “Exploring the language of paint and investigating creativity of the moment are fundamental aspects on my journey of […]

Golden Thread Gallery Curators Q&A

01/05/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Golden Thread Gallery know this is a really difficult time for artists, art students and early career art professionals in Northern Ireland. With everything on pause, it’s hard to make career development plans, or even to feel inspired in artistic practice. So, over the next few weeks the Golden Thread Gallery curatorial team, Director Peter […]

Visual Arts Reading Group with Golden Thread Gallery

01/05/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – Golden Thread Gallery (Belfast) are delighted to introduce a brand new online weekly visual arts inspired Reading Round led by Brian McAvera, celebrated playwright, art historian, critic and curator. Within this themed reading round the primary emphasis will be on texts on the visual arts. This will include essays, reviews and excerpts from books and […]

Sydenham Artist Trail | David Bickley Online Exhibition

27/06/2020 – 28/06/2020 @ – Video works Cities, Green Flow, Threads, Well and World Riddle — themes reside in mythic and folklore motif using landscape as a form to reflect and process these ideas. View here.

Mel White Poetry Performance, Followed by Open Mic @ Not the time to be silent

07/05/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an online Arts response to social distancing. We have a weekly guest Poet and open mic on Thursdays on Zoom at 8pm Irish time. Join Not the time to be silent FB group for access details. There is no charge to attend and all are welcome to read […]

Goldfish Bowl Residency | Hugh O’Donnell at University of Atypical Online

07/05/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Hugh O’Donnell May/June 2020 Goldfish Bowl is an experimental residency developed by the University of Atypical in response to the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite you to follow a process-driven residency by artist Hugh O’Donnell, as he delves into the concept of isolation. Over the coming months the artist will explore […]

The Bigger Picture | ArtisAnn Art Gallery Online Group Exhibition

01/05/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – A New Online Exhibition at the ArtisAnn Gallery at You can enjoy art at home with our new online exhibition at the ArtisAnn Gallery Online. The show features art by well known and loved artists, such as Brian Ballard and Neil Shawcross, alongside young exciting talents such as Trina Hobson and Charlie Scott. These […]

Psychasthenia | David Bickley Online Exhibition

01/05/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – David Bickley’s immersive audio visual monomyth is part of Psychasthenia, an online exhibition that looks at mental states while we are in quarantine. Psychasthenia is an outdated term for a pyschological disorder marked by fear, anxiety, phobias, obsessions, etc. Instagram Exhibition and E-Book

Pearse’s Footprints | Travelling Exhibition Presentation

26/04/2020 – 31/07/2020 @ – This is an online presentation of a travelling exhibition called Pearse’s Footprints by Bernie Joyce with a series of paintings based on Patrick Pearse’s short stories. Joyce shows paintings based on Pearse’s short stories and gives a brief history of his stay in Connemara, and the people and places that inspired him. She also gives […]

Mary Duffy – Art Waffle via Zoom

24/04/2020 – 26/04/2020 @ – I’ll be venturing into unknown territory this Sunday evening, when I open a Zoom meeting to talk about pictures . . . It’s an experiment . . . How will it work? I am going to give it a try . . . Join me if you can. To be emailed a link to join […]

Olivier Cornet Gallery Online

20/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – A selection of films and videos about Olivier Cornet Gallery shows, artists, talks and other exhibition-related events. Based at 3 Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1, the Olivier Cornet Gallery first opened its doors at The Wooden Building in Temple Bar in January 2012 when the independent curator, fine art consultant and artists’ agent French-born Olivier […]

Golden Thread Gallery Online | Group Show ‘Dissolving Histories: An Unreliable Presence’ and ‘More Bad News’ by Dougal McKenzie

13/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Unfortunately Golden Thread Gallery had to close early on in our exhibitions in both the main galleries and the Project Space. But thanks to the superb photography of Simon Mills, they can offer you an up-close look at both group show ‘Dissolving Histories: An Unreliable Presence’ and ‘More Bad News’ by Dougal McKenzie on the […]

A Work that Moves Me | Abigail O’Brien on Mary A. Kelly’s painting, Snow falling

20/04/2020 – 27/04/2020 @ – Drogheda Municipal Art Collection have a collection of over 100 works at the Highlanes Gallery and have invited artists, curators and academics to consider a work or an artist that has a special connection for them, and share the texts and the image of the work with you. We look forward to sharing the real […]

Everyday Drawing for Mindfulness with Void Gallery

24/04/2020 – 03/05/2020 @ – Stephaine Gaumond returns with her second online drawing session. This time, she will focus on everyday objects for inspiration, using doodling as a mindfulness tool. There has been extensive research into how drawing can support health and wellbeing and in recent years we have seen an increase in people engaging in the activity, from adult […]

Gallery 545: Contemporary Art of Northern Ireland #2 | Online Exhibition

03/05/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ –  ‘Contemporary Art of Northern Ireland #2’, is an annual major group exhibition curated by Gallery 545 and presenting over twenty emerging and more established artists based in Northern Ireland. Due to COVID-19 this year it is running online at between 3 – 31 May. This exhibition celebrates the wealth of talent is this region […]

Belfast Exposed Photography Projects During Isolation

01/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Belfast Exposed hopes you are keeping safe and well. Whilst the galleries remain closed, Belfast Exposed are still working to full capacity to bring you the best photographic experience we possibly can. Belfast Exposed  promise to keep you up-to-date with the wide variety of projects they are delivering daily for audiences and participants designed to […]

ISSUE 96 – PRIVACY: Picturing Our Inner Selves | Digital Edition of SOURCE Magazine

01/04/2020 – 30/04/2020 @ – In light of the ongoing crisis SOURCE has decided to provide free access to the Digital Edition of ‘ISSUE 96 – PRIVACY: Picturing Our Inner Selves’ until the end of April. It features portfolios from Rachel Glass, Maurice Hobson and Gillian Wearing, fashion and marketplace columns, reviews, and interviews. Accessible here:… A magazine about […]

​​​#GRASPTHEARTS “Show of Hands” Participation Project

11/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – During the COVID-19 pandemic, Irish artists, musicians, theatre producers, writers and all other creative and culture producers, including vital behind the scenes supporting professions, are having more asked of them with less support than ever before. ​ ​​​#GRASPTHEARTS is asking for participation in a “show of hands” from within the sector, to highlight the importance […]

30 Day Art Sharing with Engage Art Studios

03/04/2020 – 30/05/2020 @ – Some of the members of Engage Art Studios have decided to do a 30 day sharing, to inspire a bit of craic and creativity as they self isolate. Each day artists will post works related to one word theme, some days it may be a 2 min sketch other times a finished piece. Artists are […]

You’re Not Dreaming Anymore | Temple Bar Gallery + Studios presents Richard Proffitt online

14/04/2020 – 30/05/2020 @ – Temple Bar Gallery + Studios presents Richard Proffitt’s You’re Not Dreaming Anymore, as the first release of From the Studios, a new online series of work by studio artists. From the Studios features new and existing artwork, alongside opportunities for experimentation and testing ideas as online projects. TBG+S present a glimpse into artists’ studio practice […]

Backing Creativity by 126 Artist-Run Gallery

20/04/2020 – 17/05/2020 @ – 126 Artist-Run Gallery is pleased to present a 4-week programme of dispensing visual art online and supporting artists and creativity during the COVID 19 pandemic. 126 will run this programme over social media platforms, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. How it will work is, on a weekly basis, Monday to Sunday, 126 will take submissions on […]

#massIsolationproject by the Gallery of Photography Ireland

20/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Inspired by the 1937 Mass Observation project, the Gallery of Photography Ireland has initiated a project inviting you to share your experience of this global pandemic and contribute towards the creation of an important visual archive of an extraordinary time in our history. To join on instagram search @mass_isolation_project. To share or view images use […]

Art In Lockdown | Online Exhibition

11/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Art in Lockdown Exhibition is a daily exhibition on Facebook for the duration of the current Covid-19 crisis. While people are urged to stay at home, a group of 20 artists have come together to give people a way to have their daily art and cultural fix from the safety of their own homes. A […]

JournALL | Artists Featured Weekly by Curator Valeria Ceregini

16/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – JournALL rises in response to these unsettling times inviting artists to share their creative and alternative view across all disciplines. A virtual closeness to contrast the social distance and to support international artists and their practice during the progressive worldwide lockdown and suspension or definitive cancellation of all art activities and events (e.g. exhibitions, fairs, […]

Poetry Day Ireland Event: D’or Seifer | Not the time to be silent Online

30/04/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – On Poetry Day Ireland: April 30 we have D’or Seifer as guest reader. D’or moved to Limerick from California in September. Though she is originally from Tel-Aviv, Israel, most of her poetry is in English. D’or is a regular contributor to Filí an Tí Bháin, On The Nail and Not the Time to be Silent […]

Reading with Rosie | The Model Online Reading Group

29/04/2020 – 27/05/2020 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Texts released Wed. 29 April. Zoom discussions Wed 13 May & Wed 27 May, 11.30 am The Model is delighted to present a pop-up reading group led by artist Rosie O’Reilly in response to our major exhibition, The Sea Around Us. Rosie invites the group to read three chosen texts which will range from Donna Haraway to the poetry of Etal Adnan. These texts will […]

Dizzying Feeling of Touch: Performative Reading Group with artists Ofri Cnaani and Georgia Perkins

27/04/2020 – 25/05/2020 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – How does touch manifest in a contactless world, in an age of hyper-connectivity? How do the physical, emotional and political aspect of touch meet across networks? What are the new measures of closeness? Artists Ofri Cnaani and Georgia Perkins use Karen Barad’s 2012 essay ‘On Touching – The Inhuman That Therefore I Am’ to question […]

Online Smartphone Photography Workshop in Aid of the ISPCC

25/04/2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Online Smartphone Photography Workshop in Aid of the ISPCC, 4pm Saturday April 25th. Dear friends & smartphone photographers, Gallery of Photography Ireland are delighted to offer you the opportunity to learn new smartphone photography skills while supporting the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, ISPCC. As a non profit organisation the Gallery […]

Safe-Hold | Christine Mackey Online Viewing Room

24/04/2020 – 30/05/2020 @ – In association with Wexford County Council SAFE-HOLD, an exhibition by Christine Mackey, is one outcome of a public art commission under Wexford County Council’s Per Cent for Art – M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy PPP Scheme (2019), whereby a number of sites with pollinator-friendly plants were sown in Gorey. Mackey worked with local communities to actively engage in solutions for […]

Duality | Margo McNulty Online Exhibition

21/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Duality is an exhibition of work by artist Margo McNulty, complemented by text from writer Shauna Gilligan. It is part of a body of work created from a common interest in the concept of shrinking buildings, belonging, collective and individual land memory and the materiality of The Curragh, County Kildare.  The exhibition is also accompanied by a publication (Redfoxpress […]

TRANSMISSIONS Online, Season 1

23/04/2020 – 22/05/2020 @ – TRANSMISSIONS is an online platform that commissions artists to share their work within a classic DIY TV show format. It is initiated by Anne Duffau, Tai Shani and Hana Noorali and supported by a number of UK art institutions and commercially stable artists. Our collective isolation highlights that all forms of community are now more […]

Jessie Homer French | mother’s tankstation in Platform: London hosted by David Zwirner Online

17/04/2020 – 15/05/2020 @ – mother’s tankstation will be exhibiting Jessie Homer French for their participation in Platform: London, a viewing room hosted by David Zwirner Online, that invites twelve London-based galleries to present works by an artist in their programme. Jessie Homer French, born in New York in 1940, moved to Los Angeles in the late 1950s. She has […]

Graphic Studio Gallery Online

06/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Graphic Studio Gallery is now online. Although Graphic Studio Gallery artists are unable to make new prints at the studio right now, they are creating some thematic categories with original prints available for online purchase. You can check them out here. In the short period that has passed since they paused physical access to the […]

Solomon Fine Art Spring Group Exhibition Online

06/04/2020 – 25/04/2020 @ – Solomon Fine Art is delighted to launch its annual Spring Group Exhibition online. Due to the current COVID-19 situation the gallery remains closed, so they are giving you the chance to preview the exhibition first via a new and exclusive Viewing Room website feature. Here collectors and visitors can browse over 50 paintings, prints & […]

Living Arts Project Exhibition | Online Viewing Room

13/04/2020 – 09/05/2020 @ – Living Arts Project Exhibition 2019-20 – ONLINE VIEWING ROOM In association with the Arts Department of Wexford County Council, the Arts Council and the Creative Ireland Programme. ​In 2013, the Living Arts Project was established as an artist-in-residency scheme in primary schools, supporting the existing partnership between the Arts Department of Wexford County Council and […]

Online Event: Michael Durack | Not the time to be silent

23/04/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an Artists response to social distancing due to the Corona Virus. We have an open FB group and weekly events, its open to writers and audience regardless of location. There is no charge tot attend.This week we have Michael Durack as our guest Poet, followed by an open […]

Going Green | KAVA Member’s Online Exhibition

18/04/2020 – 02/05/2020 @ – “Going Green” was originally to be held in the Merriman hotel as the KAVA member’s spring show.  The theme of Going Green is open to a wide interpretation of green living, the green of spring, or basically just a celebration of green colour.  It certainly feels like a celebratory colour now, as we can appreciate […]

MATERIALS | David Bickley Online Screening

13/04/2020 – 30/04/2020 @ – This is a full showing of David Bickley’s 2013 piece MATERIALS, made with the help of the Art Council of Ireland. Originally shown in galleries around the world as one complete immersive film it is here shown in its six constituent parts. View Here:

Alien Days | John Jennings Online Exhibition

11/04/2020 – 30/06/2020 @ – In the absence of any open galleries or art spaces, local animator John Jennings has decided to release an entire exhibition online. Normally, John draws very cute Manga characters, however, in a break from the norm, John has decided to dedicate his new exhibition to a more supernatural theme, i.e. Space Aliens (But, still, very […]

Bloomers Digital Collection

04/04/2020 – 04/05/2020 @ – Download Bloomers Digital Collection! Engage with work made by some of the most exciting emerging female visual artists based in Ireland. Each curated, theme specific issue contains visual art, reviews, interviews, poetry and creative responses from innovative Irish writers. Every issue is available to download in PDF form in this incredible bundle. Purchase this bundle […]

A Place to Escape | Online Exhibition by Patricia Spokes

06/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – With the Covid-19 outbreak changing the way everyone in the world is working and living their daily lives, artists are learning to adapt as exhibitions, workshops, residencies and events are in suspension. During this period Patricia Spokes, project co-ordinator at Artlink, has been making good use of her time, using her art practice to fill […]

Online Easter Making Workshops with Sinead Crumlish and Karen Cassidy, Void Gallery

08/04/2020 – 11/04/2020 @ – Wednesday 8th April, 11am Void family activities continue with an Easter Rabbit workshop by Sinead Crumlish – tune in to Facebook I Instagram IGTV and our YouTube channel where the video will be published. Complete in your own time! On 11th of April  at 11am tune in to Facebook, Instagram IGTV and YouTube channel with Sinead […]

Online Talks from the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

01/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Talks and discussions held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, during the period 1982-1993, featuring leading writers, artists and filmmakers. The subject range is very broad, including literary studies, film studies, fashion, art and photography, gender studies, new technology, and cultural studies generally. Artists, filmmakers, designers and others featured include: cartoonist Steve Bell; performance […]

Archipelagic Imaginaries | A world-centred art education at the end of the world

24/04/2020 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Create are pleased to announce the first of their online events with leading thinkers, practitioners and writers, in keeping with their strategic aim to benefit artists and communities across boundaries by harnessing digital technologies and virtual practices to enrich and disseminate collaborative arts work. Archipelagic Imaginaries A world-centred art education at the end of the […]

From the Franciscans to Highlanes Gallery

02/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Highlanes Gallery present their first video-tour as Brendan Matthews traces the history of the Franciscans in Drogheda, to now the home of Highlanes Gallery. From their medieval foundations on the banks of the Boyne in the year 1240 to the beginning of a new millennium in the year 2000, the Franciscan Order had become part […]

The Beholder | Film by Conor Horgan featuring James Hanley, Mick O’Dea and Brian Maguire

01/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Conor Horgan has put together a selection of his films for people to watch during the confinement which includes Arts Council funded film The Beholder, now viewable online for the first time. It’s about portraiture and features James Hanley, Mick O’Dea and Brian Maguire. The making of a portrait is an intimate experience, one which […]

lightly touching the earth back by Eilis O’Connell

01/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – “Lightly touching the earth back” is an exhibition by Eilis O’Connell at Gallery Pangolin, Chalford, England. O’Connell’s inspirations are drawn from a wide range of sources natural or man-made, including archaeology, architecture, plants and things she collects while travelling or hill walking by the sea near her home. ‘lightly touching the earth back’ showcases O’Connell’s […]

CCA Supports: Crit Group

17/04/2020 – 24/04/2020 @ – Fridays 17 and 24 April 2020, 2–4pm CCA Derry~Londonderry is hosting a two-part online Crit Group for artists and creatives at any stage of their career who are trying something new. Across the two sessions, ten artists will share a piece of their work with the rest of the group facilitated by CCA Public Programmes […]

Artist Social Media Takeovers | CCA Derry~Londonderry

01/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Over the coming weeks CCA Derry~Londonderry are hosting social media takeovers from their Reciprocal Residency artists Niamh Seana Meehan and Ginte Regina, and CCA’s 2020 Research Associates; Renèe Helèna Browne, Alessia Cargnelli, Ciarán Ó Dochartaigh, Borbála Soós and Katharina Stadler. To keep up to date with CCA and find out about the takeovers, follow CCA […]

Digital Programme from Belfast Exposed

04/04/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Belfast Exposed’s digital programme includes a range of writings, images, video pieces and audio recordings to encourage creativity and critical thinking, and to expand your ability and understanding of photography. In the near future, you will be able to access online photography training courses, including topics such as photobooks, portfolio reviews, and much more. The […]

Artist Voices Then and Now | Creative Arts Showcases with Smashing Times

17/04/2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Performances by artists today to celebrate the work of artists in the past and present who promote human rights followed by a Discussion Forum Theme: a celebration of human rights Special Guest Artists: Theatre and performing artists Raymond Keane and Geraldine McAlinden; singer and songwriter Farah Elle and theatre and film maker Mary Moynihan. Smashing […]

Home Truths | Group Exhibition Online, Engage Art Studios

07/03/2020 – 30/04/2020 @ – Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, Galway Domestic Violence Response and Engage Art Studios are delighted to present Home Truths. Home Truths, as part of Galway 2020’s Small Towns Big Ideas programme, looks at women’s experience of and engagement with the Irish courts and legal system in dealing with domestic violence and abuse. Artists Blaise […]

Online Exhibition | Sophie Aghajanian and James Allen at ArtisAnn Art Gallery, Belfast

02/04/2020 – 30/05/2020 @ – Sophie Aghajanian and James Allen A New Online Exhibition at the ArtisAnn Gallery One of Belfast’s most famous artistic couples, James Allen and Sophie Aghajamian, have an exciting new online exhibition at—now-on.html ArtisAnn Gallery’s co-owner Dr Ann McVeigh says “With most of us having to stay at home, the ArtisAnn Gallery are making all […]

Faces of Frida | Online Collection of Works by Frida Kahlo

23/03/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Explore 33 different museums at the same time, and enjoy Frida Kahlo’s amazing works—without ever leaving your sofa! Google Art & Culture’s online exhibit, “Faces of Frida,” features more than 800 pieces by (and of) the artist. Google Arts & Culture has partnered with museums and other art institutions across 7 countries to bring us […]

Not the time to be silent | weekly online poetry reading & open mic on Skype

02/04/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – ‘Not the time to be silent‘  is an Limerick Arts online poetry reading & open mic response to social distancing due to the Corona virus. Now more than ever we need to write and gather and be heard. We meet weekly on Thursdays at 8 pm Irish time.It’s open to everybody regardless of location, the only […]

The Shake Of The Tin | Leoni Hill Virtual Exhibition at Catalyst Arts

26/03/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Graduate Award Winner, Leoni Hill’s solo exhibition, March 2020. The rattle, as bird feeder hits off the sides of the tin. Bringing the pigeons home for the day, alerting the birds of their supper. Humour in “The Shake of the Tin” is used as a coping mechanism to disrupt internalized feelings towards the deteriorating, yet […]

Online Collection | Guggenheim Museum, New York

23/03/2020 – 30/04/2020 @ – See online exhibitions like But a Storm Is Blowing From Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa and The Little-Known Glass Works of Josef Albers here and virtually tour the building here (you’d save yourself $25). Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily […]

Inside Out | Online Programme from The Model

24/03/2020 – 31/05/2020 @ – Inside Out is a new alternative online programme from The Model, where people of all ages can learn more about art and artists from their homes. They are especially excited to announce that a digital version of The Sea Around Us is currently being developed and we look forward to sharing this with you soon. […]

KAVA After Dark Online Exhibition

24/03/2020 – 04/04/2020 @ – After Dark is a KAVA Member’s exhibition of artwork exploring the theme of what happens when the sun goes down.  It is featured on our website, as well as all our social media platforms (instagram: @kavacourthouse  twitter: @KavaKinvara and facebook:,  which will have 4 featured artworks from the exhibition daily, so that every […]

Not the time to be silent | Weekly online poetry reading & open mic on Skype

26/03/2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm – Not the time to be silent is an Irish artists online poetry reading & open mic response to social distancing due to the Coronavirus. Now more than ever we need to write and gather and be heard. Open to writers and audience. Online events will be weekly on Thursday’s at 8pm via Skype starting 19 […]

IMMA Collection, Talks and Catalogues Online

23/03/2020 – 30/04/2020 @ – IMMA produces introductory videos for most of the exhibitions which you can watch online on the IMMA Youtube channel. You will also find videos on the individual exhibition pages of the website Follow this link to see all the videos from 2019:… In this playlist there are videos on ‘Acts of Mourning’, a […]

Creativity At Home: Art Activities Online | The Glucksman

17/03/2020 – 31/03/2020 @ – The Glucksman building may be closed but the Glucksman team will be online during gallery opening hours to help you to get creative at home. Every day, they will share new art activities on their website, and on their facebook, instagram and twitter accounts. They will also have video tutorials on their YouTube channel. Share […]

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