OPENING HOURS: 10am – 4pm | Tuesday – Saturday
At the Basement Gallery we curate over 6 exhibitions annually from both local and national artists. In addition we also run a Visual Artist in Residence programme and can arrange Gallery visits. Upcoming exhibitions are listed in our programme and in the link below.
Artist in Residence Open Studio
3rd – 29th September 2018
Sean McGuill will host an open studio in September, displaying some work in progress and artwork made during his Summer residency. Sean McGuill is a visual artist from Bellurgan who recently graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design with a degree in Printmaking abd Contemporary Practice. His work has been exhibited in a number of locations across Ireland as well as internationally. He has been selected for various awards including the John Shinnors Selection at the 2017 LSAD Drawing Awards and was shortlisted for the 2017 Hennessy Portrait Prize. His practice is based on themes relating to visual culture and mass media, working with a variety of processes including printmaking, painting, drawing and collage.
WORKSHOPS & TALKS
Sept 8th | 1pm | Drawing Workshop
Sean will give a demonstration going through the process of how he makes a drawing and gives some practical tips that can be easily applied to your own artwork. Suitable for ages 12 – 16 years. BOOKING HERE
Sept 21st | 6pm – 8pm | Live interactive drawing (Culture Night)
Part of An Táin Arts Centre’s Culture Night celebrations, a large scale drawing experience suitable for the entire family.
Sept 21st | 8pm | Late night open studio and reception (Culture Night)
Sean McGuill hosts an open studio and drinks reception, with music, projections, and exploration into the artist’s work in progress.