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IN REGARD OF THE DISREGARDED

October 25 – November 23 | 2018

Opening Reception | Thursday, October 25 | 6-8pm

Opening remarks by Frank Golden

 

IN REGARD OF THE DISREGARDED

A Dutch Perspective on Remainder, Scrap and Traces

Els Mikx | Ank Lauvenberg | Willem van Goor

 

In Regard of the Disregarded brings together the work of three Dutch artists Els Mikx, Ank Lauvenberg, and Willem van Goor – long-time residents in the West of Ireland, where the relatively isolated communities and environments in which they live have informed their collective work over the last twenty years.

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FOR HERE THERE IS NO PLACE

Recent drawings and paintings by

TIMOTHY EMLYN JONES

13th September to 19th October 2018

Opening Reception, 6 – 8pm Thursday 13th September 2018

The exhibition will be opened by the composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin

The opening will feature the premiere performance of For Here There Is No Place, a composition for sarode and electronics by Matthew Noone, inspired by a painting by Timothy Emlyn Jones.

Please note: The gallery will be open 14th September to 19th October 2018, 10am – 5pm, Monday – Friday, except 20th-21st September when the gallery will be closed to the public for a private seminar.

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Concert and Songwriting Masterclass with Joe Henry, Lisa Hannigan, and Glen Hansard

      EVENING CONCERT

Joe Henry, Lisa Hannigan and Glen Hansard

Saturday | October 13 | 8pm (doors 7:30pm)

The Gallery |Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare | Ireland

SOLD OUT

 

SONGWRITING  MASTERCLASS

Led by Joe Henry, Lisa Hannigan and Glen Hansard

Saturday, October 13 from 11am – 3pm

Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare | Ireland

Fee €120 (includes evening concert) – limit 25 places

SOLD OUT

 

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Burren Connection | Early Marks | Keith Payne

BURREN CONNECTION 

Early Marks | Keith Payne

July 26 – September 7, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: The Gallery will be closed from Mon 27/8 – Thurs 30/8 and reopening on Friday the 31 at 9:00am.

The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare 

OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, JULY 26, 6 – 8 PM

Opening remarks by Louise Janvier

 

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THIN PLACES – MFA/MA Graduate Exhibition 2018

THIN PLACES

MFA/MA Graduate Exhibition 2018

The Gallery, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
14th April – 27th April, 2018
Opening reception: Saturday, 14th April  6pm-8pm

Burren College of Art is pleased to host the 2018 MFA/MA graduate exhibition opening on Saturday, 14th  April at  6pm. In THIN PLACES, MFA Melissa Cayford explores how the external environment affects the body through her innovative, mixed-media studio practice. Additionally, the Post Baccalaureate, MFA 1 Exhibition and the end of year Undergraduate Exhibition will run concurrently with the Graduate Exhibition.

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NSK STATE RESERVE: CRISIS CURRENCY

May 17 – June 15, 2018

Opening Reception Thursday, May 17, 6.00 – 8.00 PM

The Gallery | Burren College of Art

Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

 

Burren College of Art is pleased to announce NSK State Reserve: Crisis Currency. The exhibition will feature works by NSK State Reserve (Charles Lewis & david K. Thompson), NSK citizens, and members of IRWIN, one of the founding groups of the Neue Slowenische Kunst collective.

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Burren Annual | The Celtic Image | Sir Sidney Nolan OM, RA

THE BURREN ANNUAL 2018

The Celtic Image | Sir Sidney Nolan OM, RA

June 21 – July 20, 2018
The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare 

OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 6 – 8 PM

 SYMPOSIUM: Friday, June 22
The Lecture Hall |Burren College of Art

9:30am-3:30pm

FREE and OPEN to ALL

Please RSVP to reserve your place: lisa@burrencollege.ie

 

The Burren Annual is supported by funding from Clare County Council.

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Midsummer’s Eve Bonfire Festival

Midsummer’s Eve Bonfire Festival

 

Saturday | June 23 | 2017 

8pm-Midnight

 

Burren College of Art

Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

 

Admission: €12 in advance, €15 at the door. Children under 12 FREE

Purchase tickets online HERE

PLEASE NOTE: ADVANCED TICKETS WILL NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE AFTER 5PM ON JUNE 23, BUT WE WILL HAVE TICKETS ON THE DOOR FOR €15.

Food and beverage available for purchase.

Costume and Summery dress encouraged!

 

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Breath and Blood | Alastair MacLennan and Sandra Corrigan Breathnach

The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

LIVE PERFORMANCE: THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 6 – 8 PM

EXHIBITION/INSTALLATION: MARCH 1 – 29, 2018

 

Burren College of Art is pleased to host a live art performance and installation, ‘Breath and Blood’, by Irish artists, Alastair MacLennan and Sandra Corrigan Breathnach.  The performance will take place in the Gallery from 6pm onward on Thursday, March 1 and the installation will continue in the Gallery and Newtown Castle from March 1-29.

‘Breath and Blood’ is an exhibition/installation of drawings, video, sound and live art performance, looking at the cyclical nature of life and regeneration that occurs within it.  The audience is invited to view this as a possible aspect of mind, where nurturing growth and new energies can allow one to expand and renew one’s awareness of being.

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Barnacle | 4th Emerging Irish Artist Residency Award Exhibition

February 1 – February 23, 2018
The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, February 1, 6 – 8 PM

Burren College of Art is pleased to host Barnacle– a joint exhibition between the Burren College of Art and Gallery 126 featuring work by recipients of the Emerging Irish Artist Residency Award in September of 2017.

The exhibition will be opened by Clare-based writer and artist, David Donohue.

Barnacle features the work of the four recipients of the Award: Ciarán Doyle, Laura McMorrow, Helena Gouveia Monteiro and Sarah Wren Wilson. Last October, these four artists took up a month’s residence in the Burren College of Art and the village of Ballyvaughan.

 

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Interfaces | PhD/MFA Interim Exhibition

December 9, 2017 – January 23, 2018

OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY | DECEMBER 9, 2017 | 6-8pm

The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

 

 

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Hats in the Belfry

September 28 – October 27 | 2017

The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, September 28, 6 – 8 PM

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Shadows of the Earth

Shadows of the Earth
Paintings and Drawings by Patsy Connolly

November 2 – December 1, 2017
The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, November 2, 6 – 8 PM

Mira Cantor
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On Edge – Paintings and Drawings by Mira Cantor

August 10 – September 30, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, August 10 | 6-8pm

FREE and open to ALL

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Susan Giles Interiors | Jeff Carter occupier_castle

June 22 – July 28, 2017
The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

OPENING RECEPTION THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 6 – 8 PM

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Midsummer’s Eve Bonfire Festival

23rd June 2017 | 8pm – Midnight

Admission: €10

Blazing bonfires, food, wine, song, story, and more await you in the courtyard of Newtown Castle to celebrate St John’s Eve bonfire night!

Steven Stapleton
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Steven Stapleton | Exibition & Sleep Concert

DOING WHAT WE ARE TOLD MAKES US FREE
MAY 4 – JUNE 16, 2017

The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

OPENING RECEPTION THURSDAY, MAY 4, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Angel Cray
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CO-LATERAL: MFA/MA Graduate Exhibition 2017

April 15 – 28, 2017

The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle | Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare

OPENING RECEPTION April 15, 6-8pm

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Burren Annual | The 2nd NSK Folk Art Biennale | Folk Art Rising 1916-2016

The Burren Annual

The 2nd NSK State Folk Art Biennale: Folk Art Rising 1916-2016

June 30 – August 5

Burren College of Art

Opening Reception & Performances Thursday, June 30, 6.00 – 9.00 PM

Symposium Friday, July 1, 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM

Terrain (En) Actions Saturday, July 2, 10.00 AM

Burren College of Art is pleased to announce The 2nd NSK State Folk Art Biennale as this year’s Burren Annual exhibition. The 2nd NSK State Folk Art Biennale will bring together over 30 international artists and collectives including special guests and NSK founding members, IRWIN.

 

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