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Belfast Exposed
Belfast Exposed Photography, The Exchange Place, 23 Donegall St, Belfast BT1 2FF, N. Ireland. T: 0044 (0)28 90230965;; Twitter: @BelfastExposed. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Catalyst Arts
Ground Floor, 5 College Court, Belfast, N. Ireland, BT1 6BS. T: 00 +44 028 90 313 303;;; @Catalyst_Arts. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Fenderesky Gallery
105 Royal Avenue Belfast, BT1 1FF. T: 028 (048 from ROI) 90235245;; Fri & Sat: 2pm-5pm or by appointment. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Metropolitan Arts Centre, Exchange Street, Belfast, B21 2NJ. T: Booking - +44 (0)28 (048 from ROI) 90235053 or administration - 028 90892960; Mon-Sun: 10am-7pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB. T: +44 0 28 90440000;; Twitter: @UlsterMuseum. See the museum's website for exhibition details.



Millennium Court Arts Centre
William St, Portadown, BT62 3NX, N. Ireland. T: +0044 (0)2838394415;;; Facebook: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



Visual Centre for Contemporary Art
Visual Centre for Contemporary Art and GB Shaw Theatre, Old Dublin Road, Carlow. T: 059 9172400;;; @VisualGBShaw. Tues-Sat: 11am-5.30pm; Sun: 2-5pm. Free adm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery
Wandesford Quay, Cork. T: 021-4335210;;; @WandesfordQuay; Gallery contact: Nicola Carragher. Open Wed-Sat: 10am-6pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place, Cork. T +353 (0)21 490 7852;;; @CrawfordArtGall. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm;
Late Thurs until 8pm. Free adm.

Until Apr 9 An Elegant Society: Adam Buck, Artist in the Age of Jane Austen

Until May 7 A Moment Twice Lived Martin Healy

Ongoing: Harry Clarke

Ongoing: The Eye of the Artist

Ongoing: W.B. Yeats – Family and Influences


James Barry Exhibition Centre
CIT Bishopstown Campus, Cork. T:021-4335344;;; @CITArtsOffice. Mon-Fri:10am-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Lewis Glucksman Gallery
UCC, Cork. T: 021 4901844;;; @glucksman. Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Free adm.

Ongoing: 2116: Forecast of the next century Amanda Coogan, Maud Cotter, Gary Coyle, Eleanor Duffin, Damien Flood, Siobhán Hapaska, Ramon Kassam, Sam Keogh, Ruth Lyons, Eoin McHugh, Ailbhe Ní Bhriain, Mairead O’hEocha, Niamh O’Malley, Darn Thorn, Lee Welch, and the Centre for Genomic Gastronomy.


Sirius Arts Centre
The Old Yacht Club, Cobh. T: (021) 481 3790;; Wed-Fri: 11am-1pm; 2-5pm; Sat-Sun: 2-5pm. Closed Mon-Tues. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre
Skibbereen. T: 028 22090; F: 028 23237;;; @WCAC_Uillinn; Facebook. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



Chester Beatty Library
Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: 4070750; fax: 4070760;;; @CBL_Dublin. Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm. Free adm. See the library's website for exhibition details.


Cross Gallery
59 Francis Street, Dublin 8. T: 353 1 473 8978;; Tues-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Sat: 11am-5pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Douglas Hyde Gallery
Trinity College Dublin 2. T: 353 1 8961116; F: 670 8330;;; @DHG_Dublin. Mon-Fri: 11am-6pm; Thurs: 11am-7pm; Sat: 11am-4.45pm.

Gallery 1: Until May 4 Bill Lynch | From May 20 Caoimhe Kilfeather

Gallery 2: Until May 4 Verne Dawson | From May 20 Central Asian Children's Clothes


Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane
Charlemont House, Parnell Sq. N. T: 353 1 2225550;;; @TheHughLane. Tues-Thurs: 10am-6pm; Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 11am-5pm. Closed Mon. Free admission.

Until Apr 10 Revisions Julie Merriman

Ongoing: No More Fun and Games Jesse Jones

Ongoing: Collection: The Artist as Witness

Ongoing: High Treason Roger Casement

Ongoing: Alan Phelan

From Apr 28 What’s What in a Mirror Liam Gillick

From May 11 Collection: The Best of Decades

Ongoing: Francis Bacon’s Studio; Sean Scully Gallery; Stained Glass Room


Farmleigh Gallery
Castleknock, Dublin 15. T: 353 1 8155900; Tues-Sun and bank hol:10am-5pm. Last admittance to the Farmleigh Estate is 5pm-gates close at 6pm. Free adm. OPW-managed heritage property.

Apr 8-May 29 Nation The OPW's role in the acquisition of portraits on behalf of the nation


Graphic Studio Gallery
Through the arch, off Cope St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 (behind Central Bank). T: + 353(0)1 6798021;;; Facebook; Twitter: @GraphicStudioG. Tues-Fri:10am-5:30pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Closed Mon & Sun.
See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Hillsboro Fine Art
49 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1. T: (01) 8788242;;; Mon-Fri: 10.30am-6pm; Sat: 10.30am-3.30pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. T: 353 1 6129900; F: 6129999;; @IMMAIreland. Tues-Fri: 11.30am-5.30pm; Sat: 10am-5.30pm; Sun/bank holidays: Noon-5.30pm. Closed Mon. No entry to galleries after 5.15pm.

Until May 2 IMMA Collection – Approaches to Paper

Until May 2 IMMA Collection – Nick Miller and the Studio of Edward McGuire

Until May 2 Imma Collection – Les Levine: Using the Camera as a Club - Media Projects and Archive

From Apr 28 Remains Film by Willie Doherty

From May 20 The Humanizer Simon Fujiwara

Ongoing; The Passion According to Carol Rama

Ongoing: Patrick Hennessy: De Profundis


Kerlin Gallery
Anne's Lane, South Anne Street, Dublin 2. T: 6709093; F: 6709096;;; @KerlinGallery. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.45pm; Sat 11am-4.30pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Kevin Kavanagh Gallery
Chancery Lane, Dublin 8. T: 4759514;; Tues-Fri 10.30am-5.30pm; Sat: 11am-5pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Mother's Tankstation
41-43 Watling Street, Usher's Island, Dublin 8. T: 353 1 671 7654.; Thurs-Sat: 12-6pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


National Museum of Ireland
Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Three locations in Dublin: Archaeology, Kildare Street; Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks; and Natural History, Merrion Street. Free admission. T: +353 (0) 1 677 7444; F: +353 (0) 1 677 7450;;; Facebook; @NMIreland. Bookings (Tues-Fri, 10am-1pm): T: 01 6486453 F: 6791025; Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Closed Mon (including bank hol). See the museum's website for exhibition details.


Municipal Gallery, dlr Lexicon Library
dlr LexIcon, Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. dlr Arts Office – T: (01) 236 2759 or email Contact the library for exhibition details.


Rathfarnham Castle Arts
Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin 14. T: 353 1 4939462;; Wed-Sun: 10.30am-5pm (last adm: 4.15pm). Free admission to exhibition. Admission charge to visit the castle. Rathfarnham Castle is an OPW-managed heritage property.

April 1-29 Holger Hertwig Exhibition of works from this German Expressionist artist's Ireland series


Royal Hibernian Academy
Gallagher Gallery, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2. T: 6612558; F: 6610762;E:;; @rhagallery Adm. free. Mon-Sat: 11am-5pm.

RHA Atrium – Ongoing: 27th of April Last Academy House in 1916. Historical records, publications, photographs, correspondence and architectural plans

Ongoing: 186th RHA Annual Exhibition


Rua Red
South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin 24. T: 353 1 4515860;;; @RUARED. Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm.

Gallery 1 & 2: Until Apr 9 Carnage Visors Curated by Paul McAree (curator-in-residence). Neil Carroll, Martin Healy, Juntae T.J. Hwang, Nevan Lahart, Amanda Rice, Sonia Shiel, Marcel Vidal, Richard T. Walker


Taylor Galleries
16 Kildare St, Dublin 2. T: 353 1 6766055; F: 6766642;;; @TaylorGalleries. Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 11am-3pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
5-9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2. T: +353 (0)1 6710073;;; @TBGandS. Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Free admission.

From Apr 22 The Hopeless End of a Great Dream Declan Clarke



Higher Bridges Gallery
Clinton Centre, Belmore St, Enniskillen. Contact: c/o The Arts Office, Fermanagh & Omagh District Council, Town Hall, Enniskillen, BT74 7BA. T: 0300 3031777 | ext 21192; M: 07834046413;; Gallery website. Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 11am-3pm.

Apr 1-30 Coordinates Painting, print, sculpture, and installation by Leitrim-based artist Andy Roche.

May 6-28 South West College Annual Visual Art FE Student Exhibition.



Siamsa Tíre
National Folk Theatre & Arts Centre, Town Park, Tralee, Co Kerry. T: 00 353 (66) 7186191; Box office & general enquiries: T: 00 353 (0)66 7123055;;; @siamsatire; Facebook. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


St. John's Theatre and Arts Centre
The Square, Listowel. T: 068 22566;; Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm; 7pm-11pm on show nights. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



Castletown House
Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Just 20km from Dublin City centre. Parking: Exit 6, M4, Celbridge West or on Main Street, Celbridge, and a 10-15 minute walk through the parklands.;; Twitter @opwcastletown; Facebook: castletownhouse; Facebook: heritageireland. T: +353 1 6288252. 10am-5pm.

Stable Wing, Events and Conference Centre (Free adm): Ongoing – Vanishing Ireland Since 2001, photographer James Fennell and historian Turtle Bunbury have interviewed and photographed over 300 people aged between 70 and 108.

Apr 9-10 (Sat-Sun) Irish Antique Dealers Association Antique Fair 10am-5pm. Free adm. Meet over 20 IADA members. Art, prints, books, furniture, clocks, glassware, jewellery, silverware, objets d'art, collectables and more

From May 29 CASA Richard Gorman. Works on view in the museum rooms of the main house during visitor tours.



National Craft Gallery
Castle Yard, Kilkenny. 056 7796147.;; Facebook. Tues-Sat: 10am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5.30pm.; Mon: Closed (except bank holidays: 11am-5:30pm). Free adm. For free events, activities and tours, see

From Apr 8 Liminal – Irish Design at the Threshold



Dunamaise Arts Centre
Church Street, Portlaoise. T: 057 8663355;;;; Twitter: @dunamaise. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm.

Until Apr 30 A Slanting Sun Patrick Fitzpatrick

From May 5 Abbeyleix Further Education Centre Annual Graduate Show 2016



The Dock
St. George's Terrace, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. T: 0719650828.;; @thedockarts; Facebook; Blog. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Sat: 10am-5pm. Free adm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



Bourn Vincent Gallery
Foundation Building, University of Limerick, Limerick. T: 061213052; F: 061330316; Mon-Fri: 12pm-5pm.

Until Jun 3 Patrons, Prizes. Paradigms The O’Malley Awards from the Irish American Cultural Institute, 1989-2016. Tony O'Malley, Brian Maguire, Dorothy Cross, Carolyn Mulholland, Brian Bourke, Charles Brady, Camille Souter, Alanna O'Kelly, Barrie Cooke, Patrick Scott, Janet Mullarney, Kathy Prendergast, Charles Tyrell, Cecily Brennan, Paul Mosse, Alice Maher, and Fergus Martin


EVA International 2016 – Ireland's Biennial
EVA International 2016 Edition at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Cleeve’s Condensed Milk Factory, The Hunt Museum, King John’s Castle, The Sailor’s Home, and Mother Macs.;; Twitter: @eva_Limerick; Facebook:; Instagram: evainternational.

From Apr 16 Still (the) Barbarians Curated by Koyo Kouoh. Featuring Pio Abad, Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, Philip Aguirre y Otegui, Kader Attia, Kostas Bassanos, Eric Baudelaire, Hera Büyüktascıyan, Tiffany Chung, Criodhna Costello, Jonathan Cummins, Godfried Donkor, Samuel Erenberg, Theo Eshetu, Mary Evans, Tom Flanagan and Megs Morley, Liam Gillick, Yong Sun Gullach, Carsten Höller, Dorothy Hunter, Jeremy Hutchison, Joanna Hutton, Alfredo Jaar, Michael Joo, Journal Rappé, Kapwani Kiwanga, Abdoulaye Konaté, Syowia Kyambi, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Leung Chi Wo, Charles Lim Yi Yong, Alice Maher, Bradley McCallum, Naeem Mohaiemen, Pádraic E. Moore, Otobong Nkanga, Uriel Orlow, Ulrike Ottinger, Alan Phelan, Johannes Phokela, Sarah Pierce, Deirdre Power and Softday, Public Studio, Ican Ramageli, Amanda Rice, Willem de Rooij, Tracey Rose, Catarina Simão, Mona Vatamanu and Florin Tudor, Vo Tran Chau, John Waid.


Hunt Museum
The Custom House, Rutland Street, Limerick. T: 061 312833;;; @HuntMuseum. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm: Historic Collection: Charges apply. Free admission to other exhibitions. See the museum's website for exhibition details.


Limerick City Gallery of Art
Carnegie Building, Pery Square, Limerick. T: 061310633; F: 061 310228;;; Twitter: @limerickgallery. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Thurs: 10am-8pm; Sat: 10am-5.30pm; Sun: 12pm-5.30pm. Closed on public & bank holidays. Free adm. Celebrating 30 years, 1985-2015.

Until Jul 17 EVA International 2016 – Ireland's Biennial



Droichead Arts Gallery
Stockwell St, Drogheda T: 041 9833946;;; Twitter: @DroicheadArtz. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Adm free. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery
Laurence Street, Drogheda. T: +353 (0) 419803311; F: 041 9803313;;; @Highlanes. Mon-Sat: 10.30am-5pm; Closed Sun. Adm: Free. Visit our award-winning Relish Café and Foodhall.

Until Apr 9 The Swing of the Sixties: Trinity's College Gallery Key Irish and international works by Josef Albers, Karel Appel, Patrick Collins, Barrie Cooke, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Micheal Farrell, John Hoyland, Robert Indiana, Cecil King, Roy Lichtenstein, Nano Reid, Patrick Scott, William Scott, Peter Sedgley, Camille Souter, and Victor Vasarely



Ballinglen Gallery
The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle. T/F: 09643184;;; Facebook: BallinglenArtsFoundation; Twitter: @BallinglenArtsF.

Until Apr 30 Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the OutsiderMayo Arts Collaborative

Sat, April 2 at 2pm – Discussion with Dr Maureen Langan-Egan: Out of History – Kathleen Lynn & Mayo's Forgotten 'Strong' Women

The exhibition is running concurrently in the Custom House Studios. A few places remain on some of the foundation's workshops & master classes. See


Custom House Studios
The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo. T: 098 28735;;
Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun (Bank hol): 1pm-4.30pm.

Until Apr 29 Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the Outside Running concurrently in five visual arts venues in Mayo. The life and work of Kathleen Lynn by 13 contemporary Irish artists. Curated by Catherine Marshall.

May 5-29 Major John McBride 1916

May 5-29 Michael McLaughlin Photographs


National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. T: +353 (0) 94 9031755; F: +353 (0) 94 9031628;;; Facebook; @NMIreland. Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Closed Mon (including bank holidays). Bookings (Tues-Fri, 10am-1pm): T: 094 9031751 F: 094 9031498; See the museum's website for exhibition details.



Solstice Arts Centre
Railway Street, Navan. T: 0469092335; info@solstice; Tues-Sat: 11am-4pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



Hamilton Gallery
4 Castle Street, Sligo. T: 353 71 91 43686; F: +353 7191 0365;; @HamiltonSligo; Facebook. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm.

Apr 7-30 Suburban Narrative Mary Burke

Apr 7-30 Four Eyes Minus Two Annie Harrison

May 5-28 Glow Emma Stroude


The Model
The Mall, Sligo. T: 071 9141405;;; @modelsligo; Facebook. Tues-Sat: 11am-5:30pm; Thurs: open late till 8pm; Sun 12-5pm.

From Apr 9 Ireland at Venice – Adventure: Capital – The Irish Tour Sean Lynch



Garter Lane Arts Centre
5 O'Connell Street, Waterford. T: 051 877153;;; @garterlane; Facebook. Tues-Sat: 11am-5.30pm and during performances.
Free adm.

Until Apr 9 Cloudlands Helium Arts



Luan Gallery
Grace Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. T: 090 6442154;; Tues-Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 12-5pm.



Wexford Arts Centre
Cornmarket, Wexford. T: 053 9123764; F: 053 9121765; E:;; @wexfordarts. Tues-Sat: 10am-5.30pm.

Apr 16-May 7 Living Arts Project An artist-in-residence programme runs in four primary schools in Co. Wexford during the academic year: John Busher with Wexford Educate Together NS, Wexford Town; Els Dietvorst with Gusserane NS, New Ross; Rosie O’Gorman with Rathnure NS, Enniscorthy; Caoimhe Dunn with Glynn NS, Enniscorthy.

May 20-Jun 4 B.A. Fine Art Undergraduates 2016 Wexford Campus School of Art and Design (IT Carlow) Exhibition of final-year B.A. Fine Art work. Painting, photography, and multimedia installations.



Mermaid Arts Centre
Main Street, Bray. T: 012724030;;; Twitter: @mermaidarts; Facebook. Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm; On performance evenings: 10am-8pm. Free adm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.