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VISUAL ART

SOLSTICE GALLERY

Solstice Arts Centre has two gallery spaces and hosts an average of 2-3 exhibitions per season. These exhibitions display exceptional pieces from a range of international, national and local artists. 

Gallery Opening Times:

Level 3 Gallery: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm (The gallery closes for 30mins at lunchtime)

Foyer Gallery: Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 4pm

 

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The Yellow River - Gerard Smyth & Seán McSweeney

From: 28th January 2017
To: 23rd March 2017
​The Yellow River is a tributary of the Blackwater (Kells), which joins the Boyne at Navan, County Meath that unites the personal histories of poet Gerard Smyth and artist Seán McSweeney.


Changes Family Workshops

From: 25th February 2017
To: 25th February 2017
Artist Orla O’Grady will lead a series of workshops in response to The Yellow River by Gerard Smyth & Séan McSweeney, exploring the changes in the landscape and how we live our lives through the eyes of parents and children.


Poetry Reading with Gerard Smyth

From: 9th March 2017
To: 9th March 2017
Poet Gerard Smyth reads excerpts from his new book 'The Yellow River' in the Level 3 Gallery.


A Sense of Place Adult Workshops

From: 11th March 2017
To: 11th March 2017
During these daylong workshops participants are asked to explore a sense of place through text and memory using personal imagery and objects. Limited materials will be provided but participants are welcome to bring further materials of their choice.


NCAD MFA Fine Art Pop up Show

From: 1st April 2017
To: 5th April 2017
Linking to academic creative institutions, Solstice Arts Centre are delighted to be working in partnership with NCAD MFA Fine Art students on a pop-up exhibition of new work.


Night Falls - Dermot McNevin

From: 1st April 2017
To: 21st April 2017
Through the slow motion of gigantic waves crashing into a cave, or the sped up video of an island as night falls, Meath artist Dermot M. Nevin, explores a contemplative space which prompts the viewer to consider the passage of time.


A Name Unmade: Francis Ledwidge

From: 28th April 2017
To: 16th June 2017
A Name Unmade is a combined exhibition of archival material, as well as new & recent work by contemporary visual artists presented in response to the life and work of Meath poet Francis Ledwidge – naturalist, nationalist and soldier who was killed in action during preparations for the Third Battle of Ypres on 31 July 1917 at the height of the First World War.






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