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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.


Belfast Waterfront
2 Lanyon Place, Belfast, BT1 3WH. T: 00 44 (0)28 9033 4400;; 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 gallery'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 gallery's website for exhibition details.


Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB. T: +44 0 28 90440000;;
Twitter: @UlsterMuseum. See museum 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 admission.

From June 6 Éigse 2014 Open Submission Exhibition


Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place, Cork. T +353 (0)21 490 7852;;; @CrawfordArtGall. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm;
Late Thurs until 8pm. Free admission. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Lewis Glucksman Gallery
UCC, Cork. T: 021 4901844;;; @glucksman. Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Admission free. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


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 gallery's website for exhibition details.


West Cork Arts Centre
North St, Skibbereen. T: 028 22090; F: 028 23237;; Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm.


Casino at Marino
Cherrymount Crescent, Malahide Road, Dublin 3. An OPW heritage property. T: 01 8331618;;; Twitter: @TheCasinoMarino; Guided tours on the hour until Oct 31. Open Mar-May & Oct: 10am-5pm; Jun-Sept: 10am-6pm. Last adm: One hour before closing. Bus: 20b, 27, 27B, 42, 42A, 42B and 123; Dart to Clontarf–20 min walk up Malahide Rd. Free parking. Adm. prices: Adult €3; Senior/Group €2; Child/Student €1/Family €8. Dublin Pass and OPW Heritage Cards accepted. Free adm. on first Wed of each month.

Jun-Jul: Paradise Lost The Casino is all that remains of Lord Charlemont's vast 18th-century garden at Marino. The exhibition brings together evidence of the designed landscape of which the Casino was once an integral part. See

From Jul 13 Meditation on Plates: Inspired by Lord Charlemont's Casino Curated by Nuala Goodman, artist and designer.

Adm. free to both exhibitions. Adm. charges apply to guided tours.


Centre for Creative Practices
CFCP, 15 Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, T: 01 7995416;;; @CFCP. Mon-Fri: 12pm-7pm.

Jun 6-13 Materials David Ian Bickley. (Opening reception: June 6, 6-9pm) A landscape trilogy using filmmaking in a journey from dawn to dusk and from birth to death, with hypnotic electronic music by Bickley in collaboration with Tom Green (The Orb, Another Fine Day), Dare Mason (Noctorum) and Steve Bayfield. (cinematography). See

Jun 19-27 New Voices of Ireland Series: Landscape of the Soul Adam Kos and Andrzej Mazur. (Opening reception: June 19, 6-9pm) A collaborative show exploring the complexity of existence through paint. See

Jul 3-11 New Voices of Ireland Series: Presence Catherine Bourne and Nasrin Saadat. (Opening reception: July 3, 6-9pm) Iranian artist Nasrin Saadat has an MA degree in Visual Arts from University Malaya and a BA in Photography from the Azad University of Tehran. Her work reflects societies' oppressive views of women. Australian artist Catherine Bourne’s images and films reference classical portraiture, spirit and occult photography, depicting psychic or mental anguish through blurred, distorted physical forms.

Jul 17-31 Vanishing Portraits – a documentation Karol Józwiak. (Opening reception: July 17, 6-9pm). Photographic works reporting on a journey in which photos, found scraps of newspapers and diary entries are put together to tell a story.


Chester Beatty Library
Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: 4070750; fax: 4070760;;; @CBL_Dublin. Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm. Free admission. See the gallery'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.

Until July 30 Giorgio Griffa (b. 1936).

Until July 30 Corita Sister Mary Corita Kent (1918-1986).


The Blanchardstown Centre, Blanchardstown,
Dublin 15. T: 353 1 8098021; Box office: 8852622;
F: 8243434;;; @Draiocht_Blanch
Mon- Sat: 10am-6pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Dublin Castle, Coach House
Dubhlinn Gardens, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: 00 353 1 6458806. Mon-Sat: 9.45am-4.45pm; Sun & bank holidays: 12pm-4.45pm.

From June 19 (Free adm. to exhibition) Ulysses Cylinders Dale Chihuly and Seaver Leslie with Flora C. Mace and Joey Kirkpatrick. Vibrant, coloured-glass installations.

Dublin Castle, State Apartments
State Apartments, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: +353 (01) 6458813;;; Mon-Sat: 9.45am-4.45pm; Sun and bank hol: 12pm-4.45pm. Guided or self-guided tour: Adult: €4.50; Student/Senior €3.50; Child (over 7): €2. Dublin Castle is an OPW-managed heritage property.

From June 6 (Free adm. to this exhibition) Alec Cobbe: Designer, Collector, Connoisseur In association with the V&A London, the OPW presents an exhibition on the renowned collector, designer, artist and musician Alec Cobbe.


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. Admission free.

Ongoing: Eva Rothschild.

From June 19 A Modern Panarion: Glimpses of Occultism in Dublin Derek Jarman, Gunilla Klingberg, Bea McMahon, Richard Proffitt, and Garrett Phelan.

Ongoing: Francis Bacon’s Studio; Sean Scully Gallery; Stained Glass Room; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.


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. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Graphic Studio Gallery
Through the arch, off Cope St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 (behind Central Bank). T: + 353(0)1 6798021;;; Facebook:; Twitter: GraphicStudioG. Mon-Fri:10am-5:30pm;Sat: 11am-5pm. 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-Sat: 10am-5.30pm, except Wed 10.30am-5.30pm; Sun/bank holidays: Noon-5.30pm. Closed Mon. Last admission: 5.15pm. Free admission, except for special exhibitions.

From June 7 The Weakened Eye of Day Isabel Nolan.

Until June 8: Are jee be? Haroon Mirza.

Until June 22 Patrick Scott: Image Space Light Features Patrick Scott's early works from 1940 to 1969.

Until June 22 Open Eye Policy Sheela Gowda.

From July 19 Propositions Hélio Oiticica (1937-1980).

Until July 20 Big Silver and One Green Leaf Beverly Semmes.


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.


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 Library of Ireland
Kildare St, Dublin 2. T: 01 6030259 (Ask for the Education & Outreach department);;
Mon-Wed: 9.30am-7.45pm; Thurs & Fri: 9.30am-4.45pm; Sat: 9.30am-4.30pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm. See the museum'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.


NCAD Gallery
100 Thomas St, Dublin 8. T: 636 4390;;; @NCAD_Gallery. Mon-Fri: 1pm-5pm. Admission free. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Project Arts Centre
39 East Essex St., Temple Bar, D2. T: (01)8819613;;; Twitter: @ProjectVisArts; Mon-Sat: 11am-8pm (excluding bank holidays).

Until June 29 The French Diplomat’s Office Barbara Bloom (US). Site-specific installation of a key work by this significant American artist.

July 3-10 TV Museum: The Mini Series Part #2 Screening: General Idea, Blocking 1974. General Idea, Pilot, 1976. Lecture: Pilots and Pageants, July 9, 5:30pm-7pm. The second of a four-part lecture and screening programme by Maeve Connolly, structured around various characters, plot lines and situations from Connolly’s new book, TV Museum: Contemporary Art and the Age of Television. Free but booking essential.

From July 17 The Centre for Dying on Stage #1 Karl Burke (IE), Dina Danish (EG/FR), Dan Graham (US), Krõõt Juurak (EE), Christodoulos Panayiotou (CY), Meggy Rustamova (GR/BE) Curated by Kate Strain (IE). Ephemeral research body that commissions new artistic undertakings, related to ideas around death and the stage.


Rathfarnham Castle
Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. T: 353 1 4939462;; Free admission.Wed-Sun 10.30am-5pm (last adm: 4pm). Rathfarnham Castle is an OPW-managed heritage property. See the website for exhibition details.


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

Ongoing: RHA 184th Annual Exhibition Ireland’s largest open-submission exhibition. Painting, sculpture, print, photography, drawing and architectural models. See for details about artist-led tours and talks during the exhibition.


Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Military Road, Dublin 8. Tel; 01 6458806; Tues-Sun: 10am-5pm. Free adm. to exhibition.

June-July: Old Man’s House A history of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham and its pensioners. During the (nearly) 250 years that the Royal Hospital was open as a retirement home and infirmary, generations of military veterans lived and died there. The hospital’s legacy lives on through the Royal Hospital Chelsea, which was modelled on the Royal Hospital Kilmainham and is still home to British veterans today. Old Man’s House explores the stories of these soldiers alongside those of the hospital staff and its historic environs, from the earliest beginnings, through to its restoration and the founding of the Irish Museum of Modern Art.


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

Until June 14 ITT Media Degree Show.

Galleries 1 and 2: Jun 19-Jul 19 (previews June 18) Glitch Annual festival by leading media and technology artists, curators, researchers and artist groups. Exhibition: Cash Rules Everything Around Addie Wagenknecht (US), Breda Lynch (IE) and Fergal Brennan (IE). Curated by Nora O'Murchú. Themes of privacy, love, art production and aesthetics.


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;;; Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Free admission.

Until Jun 7 The mind was dreaming, the world was its dream Jonathas de Andrade, Edgardo Aragón, Gavin Murphy and Lisa Tan. Curated by Paula Naughton.

From June 20 this attentive place Caoimhe KIlfeather.


Fine Art & Collectibles Auctioneers & Valuers, 38 Molesworth Street Dublin 2. T: 00 3531 676 2888; F: 00 3531 676 2880;;;;;


Higher Bridges Gallery
Clinton Centre, Belmore St, Enniskillen. Contact: Arts Office, Fermanagh District Council; T: +0044 (0)28 66325050; Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 11am-3pm.

Jun 12-Jul 12 Hung by the Hawthorn Miriam de Burca. Using text with the images, de Burca examines how landscape and animals have come to absorb responsibility for personal, historical or socio-political conflict.

From July 30 Enniskillen International Beckett Festival See visual art programme at


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

June: Gemma Billington Work inspired by the “deathlessness and the timelessness” of flowers in nature.

July: Midsummer Mieke Vanmecheien. Non-traditional landscapes, altered space, figurative wildlife and botanical imagery


Castletown House
Celbridge, Co. Kildare. T: 01 6288252; Cafe: 01 6279498;;;; Twitter: opwcastletown. Open Mar 15-Oct 31, 10am-6pm. Tours on the hour. Last adm: 5pm. Adults: €4.50; Seniors: €3.50; Students/children over-5: €3.50 Family (two adults and two children) €12.50. Free adm. on first Wed of month. Dublin pass accepted. OPW Heritage Cards accepted and for sale. Self-guided tours and audio tours on Sun. Landscape tours on Sat. Free parking: Exit 6, off N4. 67 bus from Merrion Sq; 10 min walk to house. Accessible parking beside Courtyard Cafe.

June-July: The Berkeley 18th Century Costume & Toy Collection Exquisite collection of 18th and 19th century costumes, toys and dolls assembled by an Irish artist and collector, Countess Ann Griffin Bernstorff, over 20 years ago from her family trunks, auctions and donations.


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.

Until July 9 Beauty is the First Test The exhibition examines the mathematical concepts underlying craft techniques, such as in textile construction, and in the process shows that art and mathematics complement one another in contemporary artistic and craft practices.

For further details about upcoming Education and Outreach Events, see Gallery tours are available to groups on request. To book, email


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

Jun 12-Aug 1 Visual Narratives Sean Lynch (IE), Vanessa Donoso Lopez (ESP) and Tadhg McSweeney (IE). Also includes works by a selection of Kevin Kavanagh Gallery artists: Nevan Lahart, Paul McKinley, Margaret Corcoran, Oliver Comerford, Mick O'Dea, Diana Copperwhite, Elaine Byrne, Robert Armstrong, Geraldine O'Neill, Dermot Seymour, Sinead Ni Mhaonaigh and Mark Swords. The exhibition is organised by Kevin Kavanagh to mark the 15th Anniversary of Dunamaise Arts Centre. Official Opening Thurs, June 12, 7pm.


The Dock
St. George's Terrace, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. T: 0719650828.;; @thedockarts; Facebook. Tues-Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat: 10am-5pm. Closed: Sun & Mon. Free admission. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Bourn Vincent Gallery
Foundation Building, University of Limerick, Limerick. T: 061213052; F: 061330316; Contact the gallery for exhibition details.


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. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Thurs: Until 8.30pm; Sun: 12-5pm. T: 061310633;; Twitter: @limerickgallery. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


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. Donations encouraged. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Ballinglen Gallery
The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle. T/F: 09643184;;;

Jun 27-Jul 16 County Mayo Philadelphia artist Jeffrey Reed. Official opening Sat, June 28th at 7:30pm.


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

June 5-29 The Cillini Project Sheena Graham

Jun 5-Jul 27 End of Year Exhibition Art Westport College of Further Education

July 7-27 Daniel Greaney


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.


Íontas Arts Centre
Íontas Arts Centre is currently seeking submissions from artists for an exhibition in its Foyer Gallery, for work to be exhibited from January 2015 to June 2016.

Exhibition duration: 6-8 weeks
Deadline for applications: September 5th, 2014
Please supply the following:
- Cover letter
- Updated CV (art-related)
- Artist statement
- Proposal for exhibition
- 10 high-resolution jpeg images of works

Applications to: Gina Martin, Arts Promotions Officer, Íontas Arts Centre, Conabury, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Further details:


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

From Jun 5 Hurrah for the Flowers of Spring James McCreary

From Jun 5 Confluence: a Merging Janet Pierce

From June 14 A Natural Selection Graphic Studio artists.


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

Until June 29 Things Go Dark Includes work by Fiona Burke, Michael Canning, David Godbold, Conor Kelly, Elizabeth Magill, Eoin McHugh, Stephen McKenna, Jennifer Trouton.


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

Jun 5-Jul 24 Main Gallery: Evoke – Things I do be thinking Selected pieces by Waterford Young Arts Critics from the Waterford Municipal Art Collection.

Jun 5-Jul 24 FOH Space: Briar Patch Born and Bred Laura Gramzow. Sculptural shacks with images, colours and text painted on them


Luan Gallery
Grace Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. T: 090 6442154;; Tues-Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 12-5pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


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

Jun 12-Jul 12 Live Load Frank Abruzzese.

From July 21 Being Without Finish Anne Hendrick.