Previous Exhibitions

Annual Art/Craft/Design Exhibition

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Students of QQI level 5 & 6 courses present work in a variety of disciplines including ceramics, textiles, drawing, print and painting.

Work explores concepts of memory, childhood objects, identity, gender, landscape and the feminine. An exciting blend of contemporary art from emerging artists working and living locally.

See @acdabbeyleix on Instagram for insight on all art courses.
Official Opening Thursday 9 May, 7pm | Exhibition runs until 22 June

Textured Flow

Dance Artist: Erica Pessanha Borges | Photography: Terry Conroy |Visual Arts: Caroline Conway |Videography: Marco Pessanha


A story about movement, illustrated through various media, cultivating an awareness of the tones and textures in the body expressed through dance. This artwork encourages the audience to notice, discover and experience dance movement, by focusing attention on the flow, following the body into the movement born from thoughts and emotions, which compel the body to dance.


11 April - 4 May | Exhibition Reception on Thursday 11 April, 8pm.
All Welcome!

Textured Flow  

Dance Artist: Erica Pessanha Borges | Photography: Terry Conroy | Visual Arts: Caroline Conway | Videography: Marco Pessanha

A story about movement, illustrated through various media, cultivating an awareness of the tones and textures in the body expressed through dance. This artwork encourages the audience to notice, discover and experience dance movement, by focusing attention on the flow, following the body into the movement born from thoughts and emotions, which compel the body to dance.

11 April - 4 May | Exhibition Reception on Thursday 11 April, 7pm. All Welcome.

 

Whisper and Beyond

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An Exhibition by Sinead Dinneen

A series of work relating to personal perceptions and experience of living with Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer is presented. A series of related public events, co‑ordinated by artist Pat Wallis, will be hosted for people dealing with death directly and indirectly, with healthcare staff and artists, concerning the lived experience of terminal illness and grief. The positive effects of arts and health engagement aims to deepen our knowledge and sensitivity to the needs of people experiencing terminal illness.

Official Opening Reception

on Thursday 21 February at 7pm
Complimentary refreshments will be served on the evening.

Associated workshops will be run throughout the course of the exhibition with clients of The Cuisle Centre (Cancer support centre, Portlaoise) by the 'Kicking the Bucket' team; Sinead Dinneen, Katie Verling & Pat Wallis. These workshops will use the arts to share stories and experiences of illness in a compassionate and understanding way, to help support a stronger sense of control, identity and change. 

Exhibition open 21 February - 31 March 2019

PLATE, PAPER, PRINT

10 Printmakers from Graphic Studio Dublin

11 January - 17 February 2019

Exhibition Reception on Thursday 17 January, 7pm

All welcome!


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This celebration of printmaking invites you to experience the best of contemporary printmaking from Ireland’s oldest print workshop. Each artist showcases their individual vision in a series of small exhibitions within the larger exhibition. Fine art printmaking techniques are highlighted, such as etching, lithography, photo etching and screen printing.

***Take Part! See Workshops for information on Printmaking Classes!


Funded by

The Arts Council

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Dunamaise Arts Centre

Church Street Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland.

Contact The Dunamaise Arts Centre

Box Office Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm.
One hour prior to curtain on the evening of a performance.
Box office 00353 57 866 3355.

General Enquiries: info@dunamaise.ie

Our Sponsors

The Arts Council Laois County Council

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