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 Exhibitions Friday 6.30-7.30pm & Saturday 4.30 - 6.00pm 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 […]

Free

‘Atlantis II’ Raw Art, Painting and Sculpture Exhibition by Felix Zaska

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

Felix Zaska : 'Atlantis' Raw Art, 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 Bay, having moved from the Irish Sea to the Wild Atlantic. […]

Free

An Image A Day To Brighten Your Day Exhibition

Westport Town Library St Marys Crescent, Westport, Mayo

I started the Image a Day to Brighten your Day Facebook group on January 1st 2021 with the idea of sharing my daily Westport photography and inviting other members to do the same.  At this time we were in lockdown and I felt that sharing images would help people feel connected and it definitely wasn’t […]

Free Event
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 […]

Free

‘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

Memorywebs – Sorcha O’Higgins

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

Exhibitions Friday 22nd 2pm-6pm / Saturday 23rd 12pm-4pm In Memorywebs, participants will be invited to engage with each other by making a collage artwork of someone else's memory, before leaving their own to be created by another. These memories, now artworks, will be placed within a growing web that starts at the beginning of the […]

Free

Motion In Flight – Thomas Moran

Old Breheneys Garage next door to Westival offices (old Dunnes) Castlebar Road opposite Castlecourt Hotel. Castlebar StreetWestport,

Shows - Sat 5.30pm-9pm / Sun 6.30-9.30pm / Mon 5.30pm-9pm. "Get a small taste of a new and exciting form of digital media art while chilling out and relaxing in a family friendly digital space. The art installation uses a combination of tech such as projection mapping, motion sensing, and 3d design in order to […]

Free

Michael McLaughlin Photography Workshop

Meeting point at The Octagon Multi-award-winning photographer Michael McLaughlin shares his boundless knowledge of photography in this intensive and comprehensive workshop.  McLaughlin’s work encompasses many different genres and crosses the worlds of both commercial and fine art photography. During his 20-year career, his photographs have been published worldwide and have also featured on the front […]

€150

Jimmy Lawlor – Painting Workshop

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

Artist Jimmy Lawlor hosts a workshop in focusing on various painting techniques, including composition, color and texture. He will be demonstrating in acrylic paint. Jimmy Lawlor lives in Westport and has been exhibiting for over 20 years. His much-loved, widely praised work has been likened to the works of the surrealists, with surreal or dreamlike […]

€20

Memorywebs – Sorcha O’Higgins

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

In Memorywebs, participants will be invited to engage with each other by making a collage artwork of someone else's memory, before leaving their own to be created by another. These memories, now artworks, will be placed within a growing web that starts at the beginning of the weekend and ends at the conclusion of the […]

Free

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