Art / Ealaín

28 April
Thursday / Déardaoin
4:00 pm
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre

Niamh Kennedy – Watercolour Paintings

A collection of paintings, telling stories of Greek Mythology, constellations, including the local area in its imagery, bringing together elements of nature and manufactured objects to illustrate a moment in time.

28 April
Thursday / Déardaoin
4:00 pm
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre

Lone Beiter: Deeper than words is The Rhythm

Exhibition of ceramic work celebrating the many aspects of patterns found in the sand ripples of Chorca Dhuibhne.The abstract rhythmical patterns are captured, dissected and shown in new ceramic forms.

28 April
Thursday / Déardaoin
4:00 pm
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre

Sew Social

Enjoy a variety of creations, sewn and quilted by Dingle crafters, including examples of items made at the Sew Social classes in the Dingle FET Centre.

28 April
Thursday / Déardaoin
4:00 pm
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre

Ukranian Humanitarian Aid Auction

A silent auction, with reserve, of a painting by Julie Beckett, of a mixed media sunflower.(16 x 19 inches) All proceeds of the sale will be donated to humanitarian aid for Ukrainian people.

28 April
Thursday / Déardaoin
6:00 pm
An Díseart
Liam Holden

Liam Holden – New Paintings

A collection of new work by artist Liam Holden. “I don’t consider my paintings to be ever finished, but rather ongoing expressions; the artists job is to always explore new possibilities and move on beyond the boundaries.”

28 April
Thursday / Déardaoin
7:30 pm
An Mhuirné, Daingean Uí Chúis

Clodagh Edwards – Hidden

Clodagh’s first solo exhibition. Working from her studio in Brandon, she has produced a body of work of figures of a different kind. Otherworldly, timeless, often masked. Hiding their physiology from the other crowd. The oil paintings explore figuration and abstraction in a search for the sweet spot.

29 April
Friday / Dé hAoine
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The District Courthouse / An Chúirt Dúiche

Artist’s Discussion: Hunger Desire Refuge

O C R A S is a Courthouse Studios Project led by Andrew Duggan in partnership with the Feile na Bealtaine, Digital Hub Dingle, HSC and Údarás na Gaeltachta. Funded by Ealain na Gaeltachta, Feile na Bealtaine and Kerry County Council 

29 April
Friday / Dé hAoine
8:00 pm
St James' Church/Séipéal Naomh Shéamuis

Hehir and Noonan – Brides

Brides is primarily a black and white photographic installation. The model confronts the viewer, her head and torso are hidden under a white shroud. Hands, hair, a bear glove, and mask are signifiers to her persona. The artists are influenced by Irish mythology and old Irish text which show the presence of the powerful Irish woman, an allegorical figure who in many senses represented the spirit of the Earth itself, the anima mundi.

30 April
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
10:30 am
Studio Baile Ristín

Lynn Parr and Ben Dearnley – Art in Nature

Walk the Ring of Ballyrishteen and experience its history, landscape and the art inspired by the stunning surroundings of this ancient area. Visit the studio of painter Lynn Parr and see sculptures in the landscape by Ben Dearnley and listen to local history and stories from Paudie Ahearne. Limited to 12 people. Saturday 10.30 am, Sunday 1.30 pm, Monday 1.30 pm

30 April
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
4:30 pm
Cill Mahol Céadair, pic Valerie O sullivan

Prof Roger Stalley

Former Professor of the History of Art, Trinity College, Roger Stalley will deliver a lecture on a number prominent sculptors who worked between approximately 900 and 1200AD. He will consider them as individual artists, with their own personalities, explaining how they set about their work and the practical problems they had to overcome, with a particularly interested in their displays of humour and fantasy. 

30 April
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
6:30 pm
The Carol Cronin Gallery

Carol Cronin: Seascapes

This exhibition launch marks the opening of the 2022 season of The Carol Cronin Gallery. Cronin’s seascape paintings are finding a large audience at home and abroad.

01 May
Sunday / Domhnach
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Studio Baile Ristín

Lynn Parr and Ben Dearnley – Sunday

Walk the Ring of Ballyrishteen and experience its history, landscape and the art inspired by the stunning surroundings of this ancient area. Visit the studio of painter Lynn Parr and see sculptures in the landscape by Ben Dearnley and listen to local history and stories from Paudie Ahearne. Limited to 12 people. Saturday 10.30 am, Sunday 1.30 pm, Monday 1.30 pm

02 May
Monday / Dé Luain
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Studio Baile Ristín

Lynn Parr and Ben Dearnley – Monday

Walk the Ring of Ballyrishteen and experience its history, landscape and the art inspired by the stunning surroundings of this ancient area. Visit the studio of painter Lynn Parr and see sculptures in the landscape by Ben Dearnley and listen to local history and stories from Paudie Ahearne. Limited to 12 people. Saturday 10.30 am, Sunday 1.30 pm, Monday 1.30 pm

07 August
Sunday / Domhnach
1:00 pm
Dick Mack's Yard

Laura Barry – Céad Míle

Céad Míle ’’, the Irish for one hundred thousand usually associated with the word Fáilte ’ plays on the infamous theme for Laura ’s latest collection Our beloved Irish pubs.

07 August
Sunday / Domhnach
1:00 pm
Musaem Chorcha Dhuibhne

Dath an Dóchais

Ceiliúradh ar 40 bliain do shaibhreas físealaíona na Gaeltachta, faoi choimeádaíocht An Gailearaí i nGaoth Dóbhair, mar chuid de cheiliúradh 40 bliain d’Údarás na Gaeltachta. Tá Dath an Dóchais ar camchuairt ar fud na Gaeltachta agus tá luachair orainn go mbeidh sé ar thaispeáint i Mhúsaem Chorca Dhuibhne mar chuid don bhFéile. This exhibition celebrating the wealth and diversity of the visual arts in the Gaeltacht continues its tour in Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne in Baile an Fheirtéaraigh. Curated by An Gailearaí in Gaoth Dóbhair as part of Údarás na Gaeltachta’s 40-year celebrations. Le tacaíocht ó/Supported by: An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Ealaín na Gaeltachta, Féile na Bealtaine & Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne.

07 August
Sunday / Domhnach
2:45 pm
An Café Liteartha

Domhnal Ó Bric – Medea

Seo sraith íomhánna, cruthaithe ag Domhnal Ó Bric le péint, dúch, cailc, luaidhe agus gual ar pháipéar, bunaithe ar an ndráma tragóideach Ghréigeach Medea. This is a series of images, created by Domhnal Ó Bric with paint, ink, chalk, lead and coal on paper, based on the Greek tragedy Medea.

07 August
Sunday / Domhnach
4:00 pm
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre

Julie Beckett – Hot off the Press

Exhibition of paintings by Julie Beckett, a retrospective of Julie’s work and styles, including a silent auction, of a painting of a mixed media sunflower.(16 x 19 inches). All proceeds of the sale will be donated to humanitarian aid for Ukrainian people.

07 August
Sunday / Domhnach
6:00 pm
An Díseart

Deirdre Mc Kenna – Téarnamh (emergence)

Téarnamh (emergence) revisits the Ar Scáth a Chéile project with an installation of the full collection of flags, over 1,300 of them, that were made last year as a way to bring people together  when it was impossible to do so due to Covid restrictions.

07 August
Sunday / Domhnach
6:00 pm
An Díseart

Mick Davis – Pingíní

This exhibition of sculptures, by Mick Davis, is a celebration of these widely cherished  coins that were so familiar to generations of Irish society and added so much to our unique national identity. San taispeàintas dealbhdóireachta seo ag Mick Davis, déantar céiliúradh ar an gcionn agus lúcháir forleathan a mhéadaigh ó ghlúin go glúin àr muintir agus a chuir go mór le saibhreas agus lenar gcultúr uaillmhianach Éireannach. 

07 August
Sunday / Domhnach
8:00 pm
The District Courthouse / An Chúirt Dúiche

Ar an Imeall/On the Edge

‘Ar an Imeall’/ ‘On the Edge’ is Dingle Hub’s bilingual sound installation created for TG4 television series, Creative Company, which countered/pitted teams of non-artists from varied businesses around the country against each other, to create pieces of art.

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