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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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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. Ledwidge, a naturalist, nationalist and soldier was killed in action during preparations for the Third Battle of Ypres on 31 July 1917 at the height of the First World War..


Francis Ledwidge, Ireland's Soldier Poet

From: 28th April 2017
To: 16th June 2017
Francis Ledwidge, Ireland’s Soldier Poet is a graphic novel of the life of Francis Ledwidge. The work opens with quotes from Seamus Heaney’s poem dedicated to Ledwidge, In Memoriam Francis Ledwidge (1979), and illustrates a biographical account of Ledwidge’s life in graphic form.


Surveyor 2017

From: 1st July 2017
To: 9th August 2017
The sixth annual SURVEYOR exhibition presents a selection of current contemporary visual arts throughout County Meath. Solstice invites artists living in or from the county of Meath to submit works of all disciplines for inclusion in SURVEYOR.


Meath Youth Arts Group Exhibition

From: 12th August 2017
To: 19th August 2017
Meath Youth Arts Group welcomes audiences to a showcase of their work from the past year. Works include visual art, literature, music and theatre spectacle pieces.


Cliona Harmey, Seán Molloy, David Quinn

From: 24th August 2017
To: 13th October 2017
The second part of Solstice Arts Centre’s 2017 visual art programme organised by Curator in Residence Sabina Mac Mahon sees three separate solo shows by three very different artists taking place simultaneously across the gallery’s three exhibition spaces. While there is no set unifying thematic aside from some allusion to Meath’s history, heritage or landscape, when viewed collectively the three shows look, in a general way, at the various ways in which artists adopt methods of abstraction in their work and how abstraction – of information, images and materials – relates to their individual processes of making.






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