Wednesday 2nd November

2016 VUE Contemporary Art exhibition at the RHA

Declan Long visited the RHA today where an exhibition of the artists shortlisted for the 2016 VUE Contemporary Art Prize and the galleries exhibiting at the VUE & Portfolio National Contemporary ...

“Mise Eire?: Shaping A Nation Through Design”, a conference at the National Museum of Ireland

Prof Luke Gibbons and Lisa Godson are speakers at “Mise Eire?: Shaping A Nation Through Design”, a conference at the National Museum of Ireland Collins Barracks this weekend, exploring the role ...

"ICC Speak" by the Irish Composers Collective

Chris Moriarty Pearson, Chairman of the Irish Composers Collective explains “ICC Speak”, eight art installations at the Irish Architectural Archives comprising of new works from composers with the aim of ...

Tuesday 1st November

Deborah Landau, judge at Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2016

American poet and essayist Deborah Landau who is judge for this year’s Moth literary magazine/Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize Full details:  www.themothmagazine.com/a1-page.asp?ID=2762& Official website:   www.deborahlandau.net 

Tuesday 25th October

RDS Visual Art Awards 2016

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to some of the participants in this year’s RDS Visual Art Awards Full details:  www.rds.ie 

Thursday 20th October

Essay: the work of photographer William Eggleston

Brian Dillon with an essay celebrating the work of American photographer William Eggleston (whose work is currently exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London) Exhibition details:   www.npg.org.uk 

Wednesday 19th October

Lucian Freud Project at IMMA

David Dawson, a long-term studio assistant to Lucian Freud and Christina Kennedy, IMMA Head of Collections give Sean a walkaround a major exhibition at IMMA – the Lucian Freud Project ...

Tuesday 18th October

Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016

A special with some of the artists who will be taking part in this weekend’s Lingo Spoken Word Festival - with Erin Fornoff, BeRn, rappers 5th Element, Sorcha Fox, Kalle Ryan, Karl ...

Monday 17th October

"Ashes" by Kerrie O'Brien

Kerrie O’Brien reads “Ashes” from her debut collection “Illuminate” (published by Salmon Poetry) Official website:   www.kerrieobrien.com 

Friday 14th October

"Design and Violence", an exhibition at the Science Gallery Trinity College

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator at MoMA (the Museum of Modern Art in New York) discusses their co-production with the Science Gallery in Trinity College on the exhibition "Design and Violence", which explores what happens ...



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