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 The Laois Arthouse 

The Laois Arthouse and Library, Stradbally. T: 0578664109 / 8664033;;; Facebook: thearthouseandlibrary; Twitter: @ArthouseLibrary. Tue-Fri: 1pm-5pm and by arrangement.


Until Jun 21: Quercu - Alan Meredith. New body of work by Meredith and his first solo exhibition in Co. Laois. June 5, 7pm: Laois Arthouse – A conversation about the Quercu exhibition between Alan Meredith and Roger Bennett, a world-renowned woodturner who is originally from Knockaroo, Co Laois


Jul 5-26: Staidéar Neamhbheo Still Life - Works by Paddy Critchley and selected work by the participants in the Staidéar
Neamhbheo Still Life – Adult Summer Art Programme at the Malthouse, Stradbally

The Malthouse
Main Street, Stradbally. Jul 2-5 (10.30am-4pm): Staidéar Neamhbheo Still Life - Adult Summer Art
Programme with Paddy Critchley at the Malthouse, Stradbally. In conjunction with Laois County Council Arts Office and Laois Arthouse, Stradbally. Over the four days of the art programme, Critchley shares his work methods and experience to assist and guide the students. This four-day programme focuses on drawing and painting from life. This will
primarily be a series of still life workshops in which the students draw from still life compositions curated by Critchley, and progress to making acrylic paintings. An exhibition of selected works opens at the Laois Arthouse, Stradbally, on July 5.
There are limited spaces on the programme. Booking is essential. The course fee is 120. Concession of 70 is available for students and the unemployed. Contact Laois County Council Cash Office – 05786
74308 to pay. Please quote: Masterclasses Paddy Critchley. Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 9.30am-3.30pm. Send the completed booking form to Laois Arts Office. The booking form and further details can be found on or contact the Arts Office:; T: 057 8664109.

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