11th May 2012 (Fri) - 15th Jun 2012 (Fri) from 11:00 - 16:00
Open Shutters Iraq involves a series of photographic essays and texts by women from Baghdad, Basra, Falluja, Kirkuk and Mosul. It presents a view of everyday life experienced through conflict and behind news headlines.
11h00-16h00 daily. Closed Sundays and Mondays. More
12th May 2012 (Sat) - 7th Jul 2012 (Sat)
Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane
Drawing classes for adults coming to drawing for the first time, and for those with previous drawing experience.
New Persepectives Through Drawing will see participants engage with modern and contemporary art through an experimental approach to drawing in a format which will both emphasise innovation and provide a technical basis for beginners.
Life Drawing is for those with previous drawing experience. These classes explore drawing techniques entirely through life drawing from the clothed figure.
Aspects of Drawing will explore traditional drawing techniques through experimental observation. These explorations will be manifested through life drawing from the clothed figure and through the artworks in the Gallery's collection. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends September 30 2012)
Lismore Castle Arts
Lismore Castle Artis is delighted to present a solo show by Hans Josephsohn. Staged in collaboration with Hauser & Wirth and Kesselhaus Josephsohn, the exhibition features works dating from 1950 to 2011, specially selected for Lismore including pieces
in the gallery and the historic Castle Gardens. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to enjoy key works from an internationally important artist. More
14th May 2012 (Mon) - 2nd Jun 2012 (Sat) from 20:00 - 22:00
The New Theatre
Following their sold out production of Brian Friel's Lovers in 2011, Room To Move Theatre Company are back. More
16th May 2012 (Wed) - 11th Jun 2012 (Mon) from 10:00 - 17:00
The Copper House Gallery
Pho20graphy is a selection of works from the Pho20graphy book, a 20 year retrospective, that Barry McCall photographed in aid of the ISPCC. It showcases Barry's innovative style, illuminating the best of fashion and celebrity, by pushing the boundaries of technique and vision to create unique works of art. Saoirse Ronan will open Pho20graphy by Barry McCall at the launch to be held on Tuesday 15th May 2012 6.30pm - 8.30pm at The Copper House Gallery.
All of the exhibition works, together with editioned prints, will be available for sale with a percentage of the proceeds designated for the ISPCC, the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. More
16th May 2012 (Wed) - 27th May 2012 (Sun) from 11:00 - 18:00
Gallery of Photography
General Practice highlights the vital role of GPs in contemporary Irish society, providing a glimpse into the usually private interactions between GP and patient. In colour and black-and-white photographs, the photographer Fionn McCann captures the trials, tribulations and sometimes humour of these encounters.
This exhibition marks the closing event of the tercentenary celebrations of the Medical School of Trinity College Dublin. It is the inspiration of the Professor of General Practice, Tom O'Dowd who commissioned Fionn McCann More
16th May 2012 (Wed) - 2nd Jun 2012 (Sat) at 20:00
Cork Arts Theatre
Cork Rep presents
The 'SHAKERS' girls set to raise Cork's spirits!
from the of 'Bouncers', John Godber with Jane Thornton.
Starring: Claire Loy, Marie O'Donovan, Rachel O'Connell and Jan O'Sullivan
Directed by James Horgan
16th May - 2nd June
Opening week Wed 16th May - Sat 19th May only €10
Tickets €15 /€12 €10 group
Bookings 021 4505624 More
Ongoing Event - (Ends December 31 2014)
Hill of Tara
Be amazed! Experience Tara for yourself -- the stories and legends, rituals and monuments. Downloadable audio tour to take at your own pace, when you want. Family pack includes puzzles, colouring & things to do on the hill. More
17th May 2012 (Thu) - 7th Jun 2012 (Thu) from 20:00 - 17:30
Limerick Printmakers Studio and Gallery
LANDED, Michelle Murillo, 17th May - 7th June 2012
Limerick Printmakers Studio and Gallery are delighted to present a Printmaking Installation exhibition by American artist Michelle Murillo.The exhibition will officially be opened by Helen Carey
Director/Curator of LCGA on Thursday 17th May at 8pm.There will also be an Artist Talk Friday 18th May at 1pm to accompany the show. More
18th May 2012 (Fri) - 9th Jun 2012 (Sat) from 10:00 - 17:00
The collection contains a wide variation of images containing social, archaeological and historical witness to the late 19th and early 20th century. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends August 12 2012)
Limerick City Gallery of Art
eva International (formerly ev+a) is an artist-centred biennial of visual art that works with acclaimed guest curators to present innovative exhibitions across the city of Limerick, Ireland. entitled "After the Future" eva 2012 is curated by Annie Fletcher who has selected over 40 Irish and international artist projects from over 2,000 proposals submitted from 76 countries.
With LCGA as a starting point, the exhibition will take place in both gallery and non-gallery spaces across the city, with a complimentary programme of talks, workshops and events accompanies the exhibition. The artists chosen for eva International 2012 work in a host of mediums including film and video, sculpture, painting and installation and admission is FREE More
20th May 2012 (Sun) - 27th May 2012 (Sun) from 15:30 - 15:00
Tinakilly Country House
Ellen McDermott is one of the Directors of an artist run Gallery in Wicklow Town & is presently represented by Clic Gallery, Soho, New York City, where she will be holding an exhibition of her work later in 2012. She has been a finalist in the PhotoIreland Festival 2010 & has exhibited her art work extensively, both internationally & in Ireland. More
22nd May 2012 (Tue) - 3rd Jun 2012 (Sun) from 10:00 - 17:00
Signal Arts Centre
An Exhibition by St. Fergal's Art Group
From Tuesday 22nd May to Sunday 3rd June
Signal Arts Centre is delighted to host an exhibition by St. Fergal's Resource Centre Art Group. St Fergal's is a group of ten ladies who live in the Bray area. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends January 31 2015)
There are plenty of original and unique gift ideas to be found at the Lavit Gallery that will suit all budgets. We stock are large selection of work by regular exhibitors and we are always delighted to introduce some newer names to the gallery as well. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends December 31 2012)
Contemporary handmade jewellery.Silver worked with 18ct. yellow gold and set with beautiful gem stones. All work handmade by Niamh Utsch in her workshop on Green Street, Dingle, Co.Kerry. More
22nd May 2012 (Tue) - 2nd Jun 2012 (Sat) at 20:15
Project Arts Centre
Have you ever tried to build shelves only to have them collapse and smash the wedding crystal? Or opened another bill when your account is in the red? What's your breaking point?
Pigeon is about that final straw, the story of an ordinary man caught in the crossfire. Tony has done the same job for twenty years, and then things change… He goes into DIY overdrive. Fixing things and sifting through his belongings, he can't decide what to keep and what to throw away. Is he losing his job, his home, his wife or his mind?
A wonderfully wordless production filled with fascinating character masks performed to an upbeat soundtrack by Jack Cawley and Steve Wickham (The Waterboys). More
23rd May 2012 (Wed) - 6th Jun 2012 (Wed) from 19:00 - 19:00
Ranelagh Arts Centre
A soulful exhibition of abstract and figurative works from two artists attuned to their surroundings. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends October 21 2012)
Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane
2012 is the centenary of the introduction of the third Home Rule Bill to the British Parliament. Although passed, Home Rule was never implemented due to the outbreak of World War I. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is marking this historic milestone with the exhibition, Revolutionary States: Home Rule and Modern Ireland, which explores the political and cultural context. The Gallery is uniquely placed to tell the visual story of this turbulent and complex period in Irish history. More
24th May 2012 (Thu) - 2nd Jun 2012 (Sat) from 13:00 - 17:00
Opening Event Wednesday 23rd May at 7pm
Flotsam and Jetsam, curated by Kirstie North, focuses on the found object, scrap and ephemera and the use of everyday objects and materials.
Paul Chisholm // Simon English // Swaantje Güntzel // James L Hayes // Barry W. Hughes // Joanna Hopkins // Fiona Reilly // Anne Marie Taggart // Sam Walkerdine. More
24th May 2012 (Thu) - 29th May 2012 (Tue) from 18:00 - 00:00
National Sculpture Factory
Nowhere / now here
An Installation by Laura Mangan
24th May - 29th May. (12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Nowhere / now here is an off-site Installation by artist, Laura Mangan, the culmination of a 6 month graduate bursary, awarded by the National Sculpture Factory.
Her installation examines the phenomenon of the constructed environment and the psycho-pathologies of topography. The work evokes a spatial vernacular of urbanity, using the materials and processes of construction within the site.
The installation will examine our link to space through signs, text and spatial constructs that engage the individual with social spatial behaviour. The link becomes the sole More