11th June - 20th June

Illuminate is a beautiful virtual space that exhibits the best of digital art, showcasing the very essence of artistic expression by some of Ireland’s newly emerging and established artists. Illuminate is part of Lasta 2021, an online multi-disciplinary festival by young people for young people, brought to you by the NASC Network.

The exhibition has been curated through an open submission process by Illustrator Barry Quinn. The virtual nature of the exhibition allows the viewer to fully embrace and celebrate types of art well suited to screen viewing while also showcasing it in a way that emulates the real-life experience of visiting an art gallery. The winner of the open submission will be announced on Thursday 17th June and will win an exhibition with the three host venues and a €400 cash prize.

It is brought to you by Siamsa Tíre, Tralee, An Grianán Theatre, Donegal and Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise.

Lasta is presented by the NASC network of venues as part of Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh, a nationwide, ten-day season of arts experiences brought to you by the Arts Council, funded by the Government of Ireland and produced by Schweppe Curtis Nunn.

Further information on the full nationwide programme of events and booking can be found on venue websites or here. For more information on Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh go to Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh is brought to you by the Arts Council.

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.

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The Arts Council Laois County Council

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