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Young Hearts Run Free Collective turns 10!

December 4, 2018 – 3:32 pm |

Young Hearts – turns 10 in December, and to celebrate the milestone there’s a mini-festival from 7th – 9th December at venues around Dublin city.
As ever, all the proceeds go to …

Make Haste, Slowly at the Return Gallery

November 16, 2018 – 5:25 pm |

Photo Credit: Louis Haugh
Make Haste, Slowly
Return Gallery Goethe-Institut Irland, 37 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.
A collectively curated, scripted, performed, and presented exercise in radical pedagogies by the MA Art in the Contemporary World: Jack Cole, Dominique …

Liam Gillick in conversation with the MA Art in the Contemporary World

November 12, 2018 – 1:53 pm |

ACW in conversation under Liam Gillick’s Discussion Island at the Return Gallery. Photo by: Louis Haugh
Goethe Institut Irland
37 Merrion Square
Dublin 2
21st November

On the occasion of Liam Gillick’s exhibition A Depicted Horse is not …


June 6, 2018 – 8:36 am |

Students graduating from the National College of Art and Design this year will exhibit their work at the College’s annual Graduate Exhibition, which will run from Saturday, 9th June until Sunday, 17th …

Sam Keogh in conversation with ACW

January 24, 2018 – 10:35 am |

Sam Keogh opens an exhibition at the Kerlin Gallery titled Kapton Cadaverine this Friday from 6-8 pm.
Keogh the will appear in conversation with ACW at Kerlin Gallery on Thursday 1 February, 5pm. This event is …

IMMA/NIVAL SEMINAR: ROSC 50 Artist Research Commissions

November 7, 2017 – 4:11 pm |

IMMA/NIVAL SEMINAR: ROSC 50 Artist Research Commissions
Saturday 11 November, 2.00 – 5.00pm, Johnston Suite, IMMA
Showcasing new ROSC50 Artist Research Commissions by Amanda Coogan, Emma Haugh, Christodoulos Makris, Nathan O’Donnell and Suzanne Walsh.
Nathan O’Donnel, an …


June 5, 2015 – 4:08 pm | Comments Off

Dust in the Air Suspended catalogue awarded a cert on The 100 Archive

The exhibition catalogue for Dust in the Air Suspended was recently awarded a cert on 100Archive Past:
Dust in the Air Suspended was an …

Morgan Quaintance

February 8, 2015 – 3:06 pm | Comments Off

We are delighted to welcome our new IMMA/ACW fellow Morgan Quaintance.
Morgan is a London-based writer, musician, broadcaster and curator. Born in South London in 1979, he is a regular contributor to …

State of Play

December 10, 2014 – 4:26 pm | Comments Off
Shirley Lackey - Humiliating Reason

State of Play – Review by Deirdre Kearney
EXHIBITION of Postgraduate Masters- Fine Art – Painting, Sculpture, Fine Print, Digital Media.
National College of Art and Design
5th – 11th December 2014
Emmet House, Thomas Street.

Dorothy Cross in conversation with Declan Long

November 3, 2014 – 10:29 am | Comments Off

Wednesday 5 November, 2014, at 5pm
In association with MA Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD
A public conversation will take place between artist Dorothy Cross and co-director of MA Art in the Contemporary World, Declan Long, …

Where is Art History Today?

October 30, 2014 – 10:58 pm | Comments Off

Friday 21 November, 09:30-17:30, at the Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland, Clare Street, Dublin.
Where is Art History Today? is a one-day symposium being held in conjunction with the publication for the Royal Irish Academy …

News: ACW alumni Laura Smith is the winner of Kinsale Arts Festival Now Wakes the Sea 2014

October 5, 2014 – 10:35 pm | Comments Off

Kinsale Arts Festival has announced the winner of Now Wakes the Sea 2014, the annual open submission exhibition, as visual artist Laura Smith. The emerging artist exhibition tookplace at Temperance Hall in the centre of …

Seminar | Art in the Contemporary Universe

September 16, 2014 – 7:39 pm | Comments Off

IMMA + MA Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD …

September 16, 2014 – 7:31 pm | Comments Off

19 September 2014
Eva Rothschild and Declan Long in conversation, begins at 5:00pm on Friday the 19th (Culture Night) and is followed by the launch of the exhibition catalogue published by Ridinghouse.
Admission free; early arrival is …

Open Call for Colony Magazine Submissions

September 16, 2014 – 7:23 pm | Comments Off

Call and Theme for Issue 3: Magic Visual Art Submissions Information
Online Experimental Literary Magazine
Colony is working with artist, writer and curator Tracy Hanna to develop a visual art section for its online magazine. This section …

Foaming at the Mouth #1

June 18, 2014 – 9:30 am | Comments Off

An evening of talks including Sinéad Hogan, David Fagan and Jim Ricks, the Stag’s Head, 8pm.

The Sky’s Dark Labyrinth

June 6, 2014 – 11:03 am | Comments Off

Lecture | Stuart Clark
Saturday 7 June, 1.00pm, Lecture Room
Award winning author and astronomer, Dr Stuart Clark tells the story of how single observations by astronomers have transformed our view of the universe and our place …


May 30, 2014 – 11:07 am | Comments Off

A new video installation by ACW alumni Lily Cahill & Rob Murphy
Open until Sunday 1st June | 12pm to 6pm
Accompaniment |
In 1827 the French Romantic composer Hector Berlioz purportedly watched Irish actress Harriet Smithson on …

See The Future

May 30, 2014 – 10:59 am | Comments Off

Masters in Fine Art and Masters in Art in the Digital World Exhibition.
Opening: Friday, June 13 at 5:00pm
The exhibition continues until Sunday 22nd of June.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 10am to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to …


May 22, 2014 – 1:05 pm | Comments Off

Kerlin Gallery is pleased to present Karen, an exhibition of new film, sculptural, photographic and print works by Mark Garry.
As a dialogue between the personal, the historical and the political, Karen marks a subtle, yet …