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Summer ART School with artist Vicky Smith at Galway Arts Centre

Summer ART School with artist Vicky Smith at Galway Arts Centre. Each day starts with an new art, craft and design project. Each student will be guided by professional and registered teacher of art, craft and design, Vicky Smith, on how to develop drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramic and textile skills across a range of mediums […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Galway International Arts Festival & Róisin Dubh present LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO Wednesday 26th July Doors 8pm. €35. Unreserved seating. The joyous and uplifting musical voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, referred to by Nelson Mandela as ‘South Africa’s cultural ambassadors’ marry the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their Zulu traditions to the sounds and sentiments of […]

Adventures in Abstract Art

Cora Murphy will be hosting her ‘Adventures in Abstract Art’ Weekend Painting Workshop at Galway Arts Centre on 22-23 July. The work is a fun, informative way to tap into and develop your own intuitive painting style. The Early Bird Special Price of €225 (usually €265) expires Today! The fee includes: All materials including great […]

Can we ever really see each other By Nicola Gunwhy

‘Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place.’ Susan Sontag Can […]

The People Build

Volunteers will construct a life-sized cardboard building in Eyre Square. Start by attending one of the workshops held in Bailey Allen Hall in NUIG on July 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st. Sessions are from 9am – 1pm or 2pm – 6pm each day. Or you can show up on Build Day on July 22nd at […]

One Minute Film Festival at Galway Film Fleadh

Galway City of Film in partnership with Galway Film Centre and the Galway Film Fleadh are delighted to announce the 30 films for the One Minute Film Festival 2017! A Petite Drop – Emily Loughnane Adi – Jip Heijenga All The Right Buttons – Jamie Mills Bad Bitches – Ann-Marie O’Connor & Sarah Kinlen Ballpark […]

Golden Record

Golden Record Dorothy Cross | Laura de Búrca | Ed Devane | Jane Locke | Susan MacWilliam | Lucy McKenna | Suzanne Mooney | Lorraine Neeson | Paul Nugent | Niamh O’Malley | Richard Proffitt | Jennifer Walshe Curated by Maeve Mulrennan 17 – 30 July 2017 Galway International Arts Festival Opening: 2 pm, Sunday […]

Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead

Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead Galway Film Fleadh – Irish Premiere Screening “Drawing from an incredible trove of stills, film footage, audio recordings, and rare live tracks—much of which has never been seen or heard—Bar-Lev’s fresh, formally inventive approach paints the picture of a distinctly American band exploring visions of […]

Summer Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell

Summer Theatre workshop with NY Director John Farrell Commencing in mid-July the Galway Arts Centre will be hosting an Intermediate Theatre course for ages 18+. John Farrell is a well known theatre artist who has been teaching for many years including workshops under the auspices of New York’s Everyman Company as well as classes for […]