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Hope for Tomorrow by Chanelle Walshe

Hope for Tomorrow by Chanelle Walshe

Town Hall Theatre Gallery, daily 12 pm – 6 pm. Opening reception, Wednesday 24th at 4 pm Town Hall Theatre Chanelle Walshe’s paintings reflect ...
Open Mic and Poetry Competition

Open Mic and Poetry Competition

A stalwart of the festival, this Open Mic event draws poets and musicians from all over to perform their work at The Creel at Westport Quay. 
Free Market - Architectural Talk & Lunch with Orla Murphy

Free Market - Architectural Talk & Lunch with Orla Murphy

Small town marketplaces, once the economic and social hubs of rural Ireland, have undergone fundamental change and many have seen their function as places of exchange and congregation diminished. Free Market proposes to reclaim these places of interaction and community.
Matt Molloy 'Back to the Island' Album Launch

Matt Molloy 'Back to the Island' Album Launch

The hallowed venue of Holy Trinity Church is a fitting setting for what promises to be a truly heavenly occasion: The launch of Matt Molloy’s first solo album in over two decades. 
Portrait of a Local

Portrait of a Local

Taking on the same format as the nail-biting TV show Portrait Artist of the Year, join in the fun as we search for the best portrait artist in the west.

To enter yourself as a painter simply contact us along with a link to some of your current work. 

I Am - McGings Art Exhibition

I Am - McGings Art Exhibition

McGing’s BarLaunch, Wednesday 24th, 9.30pm Music by Graham Sweeney The much-loved ‘McGings exhibition’ returns with the theme ‘I Am’. This an...
Essential Iridescence - Jason Goodman

Essential Iridescence - Jason Goodman

‘Essential Iridescence’ showcases work by Jason Goodman, who incorporates a unique form of acrylic pigment called ‘Iridescence’ into his work. This allows for an unusual play of light, with the colours on the canvas changing and developing over the course of the day.
‘What Devil’s Work is This?’ - David Mach

‘What Devil’s Work is This?’ - David Mach

David Mach was undoubtedly one of the stars of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival. For this year’s Westival, he is bringing new versions of his sold-out collages to Westport.
Hy Brasil | Light Sculpture

Hy Brasil | Light Sculpture

This 3D light sculpture consists of a three-dimensional steel and LED field/array and stereo audio in which the audience can walk through and immerse themselves in the moving light and soundscape.
Island Life - Group Show

Island Life - Group Show

Dublin’s Kevin Kavanagh Gallery brings a selection of contemporary artworks to the Custom House Gallery for an unmissable, thought-provoking group show.
Identity - Group Show

Identity - Group Show

Exciting and varied, ‘Identity’ is an open call mixed exhibition featuring sculpture, painting, drawing and photography in The Westival Gallery. 
Ipseity - Group Show

Ipseity - Group Show

This intriguing show features selected work from acclaimed artists Alice Maher, Breda Burns, Emma Bourke, Janet Mullarney, Katherine Boucher Beug and Stevey Scullion.