Opening this week 11- 17 May

The summer season is nearly upon us and art events are becoming more and more plentiful across Cork. There are three exhibition openings this week, a meet the maker event and lots of events happening for National Drawing Day this Saturday 16 May.

The Art of Food - Lavit Gallery

The Art of Food – Lavit Gallery

A preview of The Art of Food exhibition will take place at the Lavit Gallery on Tuesday May 12th from 5 – 7pm with wine and light refreshments (kindly sponsored by Farmgate Café, The English Market, Cork). Declan Ryan of Arbutus Bread will give a short talk on the subject of food at 6 pm. This exhibition will run from May 12th – 30th

The exhibition will feature both well known artists from the Irish art world and some more emerging names. The full list of participating artists is as follows: Katherine Boucher Beug, Christine Bowen, Cliona Doyle, Pauline Doyle, Joe Dunne, James English, Pat Harris, Dorothy Ledwith, Una Sealy, Blaise Smith, Brian Smyth and Caroline Ward. Painting, print and drawing will all be on show in what promises to be a feast for the eyes.

Femke Vandenberg, Figure 4, 2015, oil paint on gessoed board

Femke Vandenberg, Figure 4, 2015, oil paint on gessoed board

Meet the Maker, Femke Vandenberg at Sternview Gallery, Nash 19 this Thursday 14 May at 11am, where she will talk about her work and practice. A wonderful opportunity to gain insight to the beautiful works in Brass Tacks which concerns the networks of everyday images which surround us. The exhibition runs until 19 May.


Head to Head Vivienne Roche

Vivienne Roche RHA, Crawford College of Art And Design graduate, curates an exhibition of sculptures called Head to Head in the historic Sculpture Galleries at Crawford Art Gallery.

The exhibition opens Thursday 14th May at 6pm and will run until September 2015. Head to Head includes a series of heads commissioned by the Arts Council from artists Conor Fallon RHA, Kathy Prendergast and Brian Bourke.

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Jerry – Damian Drohan

The launch of Cork Creatives by Damian Drohan is this Friday 15th at 6pm in the Atrium, City Hall. A multimedia documentary project commissioned by the arts office celebrating the creative older person as part of Bealtaine Festival 2015. 

National Drawing Day Saturday May 16 2015

National Drawing Day is a nationwide event which is held in partnership with national, regional and local museums, libraries, cultural and arts centres. The success of Drawing Day reflects the increasing interest of visitors in engaging in practical art-making in museums and galleries.


Crawford Art Gallery

Lewis Glucksman Gallery

Lewis Glucksman Gallery

At the Lewis Glucksman Gallery there will be two supervised art sessions, they will have experienced faciliators on hand to advise and guide you on different ways to make a drawing. Be inspired by their award winning architecture, the artworks on display, your fellow visitors and beautiful lower grounds. Bring your own sketchbook and colouring pencils, and most importantly your ideas!
Adult art session 2-3pm Family session 3-4pm
Booking: + 353 21 4901844 /


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