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Invitation to Tender for an Independent External Evaluation

Áras Éanna is seeking tenders from suitably qualified individuals or organisations to carry out an independent external evaluation on the pilot programme: AIR on the Edge – Artist International Residency Programme. More info here: https://aras-eanna.ie/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/External-Evaluator-Call-out.docx  

October 5, 2023October 5, 2023
A dance of discovery for Julie and Zina

A dance of discovery for Julie and Zina

            By Ciaran Tierney For two dancers who had only ever worked together as part of a larger group in a studio in urban Germany, the prospect of spending a week on a remote Gaeltacht island in the West of Ireland was a completely different challenge. Julie McGovern (Mayo) and...

AIR on the Edge

AIR on the Edge

Open Call: AIR on the Edge is a one-month international artist residency exchange between Denmark, Finland, Ireland, The Netherlands and Serbia. It focuses on artists’ professional development, creating opportunities to engage with rural communities and connect with host organisations, communities, nature, heritage and cultural landscapes of a variety of rural places and cities. Creative professionals...

July 12, 2023July 12, 2023
Old Aran in Colour

Old Aran in Colour

After the success of this exhibition last summer we are delighted to show this wonderful colourised photographic exhibition of old photos of the Aran islands at the Áras Éanna courtyard. Based on the book ‘Old Ireland in Colour’ by Galway University academics John Buckley and Sarah-Anne Buckley.  June to September 2023

Preserving the Plassey

Preserving the Plassey

Philip Jacobsen spent some of his childhood living on Inis Oírr and has been a frequent visitor to the island since. Inis Oírr is one of the great loves of his life.  Philip has a deep respect for the island, it’s people and it’s unique landscape. The Plassey has been an important part of the...

Buoys

Buoys

After the great success of Áras Éanna’s ‘Curracha’ exhibition which saw 21 artists decorate 21 currachs displayed throughout the island during the Covid restrictions of the summer of 2021, Áras Éanna have plans to hold an outdoor exhibition on Inis Oírr on a bi-annual basis. The fishermen of Inis Oírr did a coastal clean up...

Clocha

Clocha

July and August 2023 ‘Cloch/Stone’ -an photographic exhibition by Cormac Coyne and Jacqui Reed and Mr. Hwan Jin Jo If stone could talk?.. because stone has left hints of a past that stirs our imagination. Since the dawn of civilisation stone has left clues to our ancestors through carvings, structures, walls and buildings. From burial...

‘Dabhach Bhríde  – by boat to Inis Oírr – Pilgrim Exhibition

‘Dabhach Bhríde – by boat to Inis Oírr – Pilgrim Exhibition

This exhibition by Frances Bermingham and Mary Fahy will be held in the gallery at Áras Éanna from 3 to 23 June 2023 There is a pilgrim connection by land and sea to St. Brigid’s well/ Dabhach Bhríde at Liscannor, Co Clare by the people of Oileáin Árann (Inis Oírr and Inis Meáin) who traditionally...

Workshop with Bernadette Divilly

Workshop with Bernadette Divilly

7.40pm 22/03/23 Áras Éanna Arts Centre Learn how to do Dance Dates for Peace – 9 minute practice divided into three components of meditation, movement and connection. See link for more details https://bernadettedivilly.com/presence-for-peace-daily-dance-dates/ 8.00pm 22/03/23 Áras Éanna Arts Centre The Decade of Commemorations Project Workshop – bringing the learnings from the past to the present day See...

March 21, 2023March 21, 2023
Jessie brings Aboriginal songs to the island

Jessie brings Aboriginal songs to the island

A musical and cultural treat is in store at Áras Éanna this Friday evening (November 18) when Aboriginal artist Jessie Lloyd brings the indigenous songs of Australia to our theatre (8pm). Jessie is a vocalist, guitarist, bassist, and ukulele player from the tropics of North Queensland, a cultural practitioner of indigenous music who is dedicated...

November 16, 2022November 17, 2022
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