Pamela Gray Exhibition at Clew Bay Hotel

Clew Bay Hotel James StreetWestport,

New Work by Pamela Gray at Clew Bay Hotel Westport October 2021 In honour of the state of connectedness and Animism appreciation.  Line drawings of a continuous and automatic nature produce a range of creatures and hybrids alongside more abstracted colorful geometric compositions.  Works are rendered in ink, acrylic, watercolour and gouache on paper, card […]

Free

The Aran Series – Cathy Hughes

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo

Cathy Hughes is an artist born and reared in Westport. Growing up Cathy spent many Summers on Old Head Beach with the majestic Croagh Patrick towering in the background. Cathy is intrinsically creative and has immersed herself in various art courses and colleges in Ireland and Italy. At Burren College of Art she trained with a renowned international German abstract […]

Free

Mc Gings Open Call

McGings Bar High Street, Westport, Mayo

Exhibition Launch 7pm Wednesday 20th Oct The McGings Open Exhibition is now in its 13th year. It is a much loved show, where small scale artworks adorn the walls of a charming public house. We invite you to submit work based on this years theme which is “Yield”.  “Yield” welcomes work of all mediums that respond […]

Free

When the Sun met the Moon – William Walsh

Westival Hub Old Dunnes Stores Building, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

Exhibition Launch 6pm Friday 22nd Oct Bio: William is a self-taught Irish-born artist based in Galway city. Starting from a very early age, painting has followed William throughout his life. Living in London for much of his early twenty’s before  stints living in Australia and Portugal, William’s style of painting has evolved with him. Taking […]

Free

Exulansis – Hannah King

Westival Hub Old Dunnes Stores Building, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

Exhibition Launch 6pm Friday 22nd Oct Exulansis presented by artist Hannah King. Exulansis – the tendency to give up trying to talk about things that people cannot relate to. The work endeavours to explore vulnerability, connection and radical honesty. In this collection of photographs, Hannah shares a part of her life story. She invites the […]

Free

Felix Zaska : Raw Art Mixed Media, Painting and Sculpture Exhibition

Westival Hub Old Dunnes Stores Building, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

Wednesday 20th Oct - Friday 29th Oct @12pm - 6pm Felix Zaska : Raw Art Mixed Media, Painting and Sculpture Exhibition   Cast onto the shores of Ireland from Bavaria at the age of 15, attended Boarding School and  graduated from TCD. Now living and working as an artist and art photographer in Westport on  Clew […]

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Recurring

Connected – Maya Bauer

Westival Hub Old Dunnes Stores Building, Castlebar Street, Westport, Co. Mayo

In her exhibit Connected, 23-year-old photographer Maya Bauer of Cleveland, Ohio explores turf cutting in Ireland. Her work celebrates country life, promotes conservation, and invites her audience to reflect on the tradition of turf cutting. Bauer welcomes dialogue between guests of all viewpoints and backgrounds in this space. Connected will run from October 20-25 in the Westival […]

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‘Contemplating the Ineluctable’

Custom House Studios Gallery The Quay, Cloonmonad, Westport Quay,, Westport, Co. Mayo

Brian Bourke with Tim Morris (New sculpture) 'Ineluctable Blue' Self in garden holding a rectangle of blue. No two blues are alike. A subconscious challenge to the viewer. 'The Beehive Garden' A small overgrown space of ancient apple trees which was once a very well kept apiary, and locally still goes by the name Beehive Garden. Brian Bourke […]

Free

“The War Room” Mick O’Dea

Custom House Studios Gallery The Quay, Cloonmonad, Westport Quay,, Westport, Co. Mayo

Mick O'Dea is a painter and sculptor living and working in Ireland. The War Room is based on work he has been doing over the past 10 years on the War of Independence. Past President of the Royal Hibernian Academy, a member of Aosdána, an Honorary Member of the Royal Scottish Academy, a Fellow of the […]

Free

WESTIVAL // COLLAGE AND HARVEST AT TEACH SCOILE

TEACH SCOILE by the happy tummy co. Unit 6, Shambles Lane, Bridge StreetWestport,

Teach Scoile’s opening event kicks things off with an evening of conversation, collage and cold beer.  Karen O’Donoghue will be showcasing the fresh harvest of ancient and heritage grain from around the country this October, getting noses stuck into freshly milled grain, explaining why these ancient seeds are what our bowels depend upon. Blended through […]

€50

Seasick

Westport Town Hall Theatre The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo

The ocean contains the switch of life. Not land, not the atmosphere. The ocean. And that switch can be turned off. Timed to coincide with COP26, Westival & Belfast International Arts Festival presents The Theatre Centre’s Sea Sick by Alanna Mitchell. Sea Sick is a critically acclaimed production about climate change, and the state of […]

The Willow Jacks @ McGings

McGings Bar High Street, Westport, Mayo

The Willow Jacks are a local, Westport group that play a broad range of folksy and alternative music. An eclectic and well-polished set performed by an experienced 4-piece band, featuring a sensational percussionist and excellent 3-part harmonies.

Free Event

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