Surface: Maria Garry Official Opening: Saturday 2nd March, 8pm Surface exploration along the North Mayo coastline is a recurring theme in Maria Garry’s work. She sees herself as “the quiet observer and collector, revisiting areas and recording subtle changes, which Nature reveals over time”. Close examination of delicate textures and layers, which emerge, erode, invade and invite provide exciting starting points for a series of mixed media investigations. Runs until 3rd May. Free admission. All welcome.
transgress: Ian Wieczorek Official Opening: Thursday 7th March, 8pm Ian Wieczorek's latest show explores the phenomenon of borders, and reflects both current socio-political events and a continuing narrative: the border as a physical barrier, its implications and its porosity. Extending his previous investigations, this body of work comprises painting, video, print and other elements in response to the theme. Wieczorek has exhibited widely both in Ireland and internationally, including EVA International, RHA Annual Exhibition, Claremorris Open Exhibition and recent shows in Austria, Sweden and Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. Runs until 3rd May. Free admission. All welcome.
WELCOME TO THE STRANGER Written by Rua Breathnach Directed by REMI BEELPREZ Ballina Dramatic Society in association with Keepsake Theatre Thursday 11th, Friday 12th & Saturday 13th April, 8pm. Ballina Dramatic Society in association with Keepsake Theatre presents Welcome to the Stranger – a new play inspired by the eye-witness accounts of an extraordinary American woman, Asenath Nicholson, who travelled through Ireland during the Great Famine. For this unique production, playwright Rua Breathnach has teamed up with critically-acclaimed Belgian director, Rémi Beelprez. Using a cast of 16 non-professional actors, they have created an epic play that offers new perspectives on the most traumatic event in modern Irish history. "Rua Breathnach's epic ...
Easter Art Workshop for Children With Elsa O Reilly Saturday 13th April 11am - 1pm A fun-filled Easter arts workshop for children. Exploring a variety of crafts and as always a piece of art to take home. This workshop will be fun and will have an Easter theme. Tickets: €15 Booking essential for all workshops