Through RTÉ Supporting the Arts, RTÉ is privileged to be part of the effort to showcase the wealth of talent, diversity and artistic expression here in Ireland.
What's on in January? Highlights include:
CORK: Stones, Slabs & Seascapes: George Victor du Noyer’s Images of Ireland
An artist imbued with a keen appreciation of the sciences—particularly geology, botany and zoology, George Victor Du Noyer is also remarkable for his devotion to recording the antiquarian and archaeological sites that are such a characteristic feature of the Irish landscape. In celebration of Du Noyer’s extraordinary achievements, and to commemorate the bi-centenary of his birth, the Crawford Art Gallery will host a major survey exhibition, featuring over one hundred and fifty watercolours and drawings.
Where? Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, until 24th February - details here.
DUBLIN: Tradfest 2018
Tradfest is Ireland’s largest festival of trad, folk and world music; this year's stellar line-up includes Martha Wainwright, Big Country, Judy Collins, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny, The Fureys, Stocktons Wing, The Waterboys’ Steve Wickham, Wallis Bird, The 4 of Us, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, This Is How We Fly and sold-out shows by Brian Kennedy and Moya Brennan.
Where? Various venues across Dublin, from 24th - 28th Jan - more details here.
SLIGO: Turbulence at The Model
Turbulence is a major exhibition that explores the way in which contemporary artists are responding to the refugee crisis today. Turbulence, which takes key works by Jack Butler Yeats as it’s point of departure, considers the movement of people in today’s world, against the backdrop of shifting contemporary perspectives on post-colonialism, socio-politics, hospitality and humanity.
Where? The Model, Sligo, until 22nd April - more details here.
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