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EXHIBITION – PRESSING ON // SHEELYNE BROWNE

Cornrue Bakery New Rd, The Demesne, Westport, Co. Mayo

LAUNCH: 26 OCT 17:30-19:00  LIVE: 27-31 OCT Daily 10:00 - 17:00 “Pressing On” is an exhibition of works from Westport based Artist Sheelyn Browne.  Produced as a result of ‘Lockdown with a printing press’, the images in this exhibition relate to the general state of mind at that time. Without realising it water became the […]

Free

EXHIBITION – HOME + AWAY // MIKE BERNARD + JOHN BRADY

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

Mike and John were involved in several community arts projects in Westport in the 1980s which lead to the establishment of the Customs House Gallery and Studios of which they were founding members. They then went on to pursue their own successful careers in the visual arts and, having previously exhibited together in 1996 and […]

Free

MCGINGS OPEN CALL // THE OTHER WAY

McGings Bar High Street Westport High Street, Westport

LAUNCH: 26 OCT 21:00 LIVE: 26 OCT - 19 NOV Westival invites you to submit work for the 14th annual McGings Exhibition   The theme this year is “The Other Way” Submissions are due by Friday 21st of October Exhibition dates 26th of October - 19th of November “The Other Way” welcomes small artworks of any […]

Free

EXHIBITION – GROWTH // SCOIL NAOMH BRÍD BALLYCASTLE + CAS MCCARTHY

O'Reilly Turpin 1 Bridge St, Cahernamart, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 T256, Westport

An installation of Lantern Lightboxes  by children from Scoil Naomh Bríd, Ballycastle, North Mayo in O'Reilly Turpin, Bridge Street. This exhibition will be launched by Dr Katie Sweeney, National Director for the Integration of the Arts and Creativity, Department of Education on Thursday 27th October. Due to venue restrictions, only a group of 50 children […]

Free

EXHIBITION – PRINT MATTERS // WEST INK

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

LAUNCH: 27 OCT 17:00-18:30 LIVE: 27-31 OCT 10:00 - 16:00 / 22:00 on show days ‘Print Matters’ is a collection of works by twelve Mayo based artists who make up the West Ink Society of Artist Printmakers.  The exhibition will be a dynamic showcase some of the wide variety of techniques (such as etching, drypoint, […]

Free

EXHIBITION – LOCKDOWN SERIES // WORKS ON PAPER // ELLIE DUNNE

LAUNCH: 27 OCT 18:30- 99:30 LIVE: 26 - 31 10:00-17:00 VENUE: TBA During 2020 and 2021, Ellie Dunne - like many other young people - was stuck at home in Dublin, with her college course online. She had always drawn and painted, but with extra time to be filled her creativity exploded. She turned a spare bedroom […]

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EXHIBITION – GENEVIEVE KING

Clew Bay Hotel James Street, Westport

LAUNCH: 27 OCT 20:00 LIVE: 8-31 OCT 09:00-23:00 This series of artworks is inspired by costal views and inland landscapes of Mayo and offshore Island Inishturk.  This work is mostly of mixed media textile. Her compositions have a painterly quality and are concerned with colour and texture, and light  in our rural landscape. The artwork […]

Free

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