ollowing a phenomenally successful inaugural year, Dublin Gallery Weekend is set to return even bigger in 2016 with more galleries taking part. The visual arts festival will be taking place in Dublin from Friday 25 to Sunday 27 November 2016. Over one weekend, 36 art galleries across the city will throw open their doors and invite visitors old and new to exerience the exciting and inspiring art on offer in Dublin art galleries. A series of special events, including exhibition openings, artist and curator talks, walking tours, late openings and workshops will take place over the weekend, and almost everything will be free of charge.
The wide range of events and exhibitions for all ages will be taking place across Dublin city in galleries such as IMMA, MART Gallery, Douglas Hyde, RHA, Project Arts Centre, NCAD, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and many more featuring a range of Irish and international artists. Walking tours will showcase the cultural delights of area such as Trinity, Parnell Square, Monto, The Coombe, Merrion Square, St. Stephens Green and Temple Bar.
Highlights include the exhibition opening of a new film work by Irish born artist and Turner Prize 2014 winner Duncan Campbell at IMMA, Family Club at The Lab with artists’ Bethan Parkes and Natalie Anderson, and an Artist Talk featuring Mary Cremin in conversation with Barbara Knezevic in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios. Music fans can look forward to Hennessy Lost Friday at RHA, and for print enthusiasts, the Halftone Print Fair runs all weekend at The Library Project As well as this a host of workshops, open studios, exhibiton launches and artists talks are taking place at galleries throughout the city.
To navigate around the diverse and exciting range of participating galleries and exhibitions and to find out what events are on offer, pick up a copy of the Dublin Gallery Map in November in one of over 50 locations throughout the city or log on to www.dublingalleryweekend.ie
Dublin Gallery Weekedn is kindly supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Failte Ireland and Dublin City Council.
3 days, 36 galleries, 55 events, one weekend to discover great art in Dublin galleries with Dublin Gallery Weekend.
Dublin Gallery Weekend: When: Friday 25th, Saturday 26t,h and Sunday 27h November 2016 Where: 36 Galleries across Dublin