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 Ballinglen Museum of Art 

Main Street, Ballycastle. T/F: 09643184; baf@iol.ie;
www.ballinglenartsfoundation.org; Twitter; Facebook. Mon-Fri: 12-5pm; weekends 
by appointment. Map

The Ballinglen Museum of Art at The Ballinglen Arts Foundation Opening: Apr 20, 4pm, by the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Norio Maruyama. Performance by Neil O'Connor: 6pm. A 20-minute
performance of YOKAI, a piece inspired by Lafcadio Hearn's work

 

Upstairs Gallery: Apr 18-May 24
Kwaidan | Encounters with Lafcadio Hearn - An exhibition
of prints by 20 Japanese and 20 Irish-based artists. A sumptuous visual interpretation of Kwaidan, the well-known book of ghost stories published in 1904
by Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), also known as Koizumi Yakumo. Artists from Ireland: Yoko Akino, Ailbhe Barrett, Nuala Clarke, Niamh Flanagan, Richard
Gorman, Richard Lawlor, Stephen Lawlor, Sharon Lee, Kate MacDonagh, Alice Maher, Eimearjean McCormack, James McCreary, Ed Miliano, Niall
Naessens, Kelvin Mann, David Quinn, Barbara Rae, Robert Russell, Amelia Stein, Dominic Turner. Artists from Japan: Kanami Hano, Yoko Hara, Jin
Hirosawa, Aya Ito, O Jun, Mayumi Kimura, Chie Matsui, Seiichiro Miida, Yuuka Miyajima, Shoji
Miyamoto, Junko Ogawa, Shoko Osugi, Yuki Saito, Michael
Schneider, Sudi, Azusa Takahashi, Yo Takahashi, Kanako Watanabe, Toshiya Watanabe, Katsutoshi
Yuasa

Downstairs Gallery: The Ballinglen Museum of Art
Permanent Collection Exhibition - You're on the Spectrum Now | Curated by Ballinglen Foróige Youth Arts Group. Young people from Ballycastle and the
surrounding area worked with Ballinglen to curate an
exhibition that reflects and expresses their relationship
with the collection, the artists, and the subject matter


The Ballinglen Arts Foundation Gallery Exhibition Opening Apr 20, 5.30pm. Apr 8-May 28: Cré –
Believing Earth - The exhibition examines human interaction
with the Irish boglands, focusing on the folklore, mythology, traditions and the materiality associated with the bogs. Exhibiting artists: Joanne Barry, performer: The National Folk Theatre of Ireland; Paddy Bushe, poet; Alex Boyd, photographer; Karen Hendy, painter; Jonathan Kelliher, artistic director, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland; Holger Lonze, sculptor; John Minihan, photographer; Anne O'Donnell, performer, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland; Tim O'Neill, calligrapher

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