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BODHRÁN @ Áras Éanna. Exhibition 2 July – 31 August

BODHRÁN @ Áras Éanna. Exhibition 2 July – 31 August

‘Craiceann’, Inis Oírr’s bodhrán summer school has celebrated its’ 21st birthday with its’ annual gathering which was held from the 24th – 28th June. Since its’ foundation Craiceann has been held at Áras Éanna Arts Centre on beautiful Inis Oírr. Bodhrán players, from beginners to advanced, participate in classes, workshops, concerts and events and of...

‘Lace on the Edge’ Corrib Lacemakers, 2nd – 20th June 2024

‘Lace on the Edge’ Corrib Lacemakers, 2nd – 20th June 2024

The first lace exhibition on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands. Also on display are two antique Irish Crochet Lace dresses on loan from the Traditional Lace Makers of Ireland. Step into a world where craftmanship meets centuries old tradition at this Exhibition of Irish lace. Each handmade piece draws its inspiration from the culture, heritage, landscape,...

This is us!

This is us!

Photographic Exhibition from the community on Inis Oírr. A call out was made to the community to send in one photo of any subject. Over 160 photographs depicting various aspects of Inis Oírr life taken by the people themselves. Showing in the Gallery at Áras Éanna till Tuesday 14th May.

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...

Dath an Dóchais exhibition

Dath an Dóchais exhibition

A very special exhibition which celebrates 40 years of support for visual arts in the Gaeltacht opens in the gallery at Áras Éanna Ionad Ealaíne, Inis Oirr, tomorrow (Friday, August 5, 8.30pm). Údaras na Gaeltachta, in partnership with Ealaín na Gaeltachta, is delighted to celebrate Gaeltacht visual artists by bringing ‘Dath an Dóchais’ to the...

Prodigal Son Mick returns to Inis Oirr

Prodigal Son Mick returns to Inis Oirr

By Ciaran Tierney Not many 70-year old Irish people wear purple suits. Then again, not many 70-year old Irish artists have staged major exhibitions as far afield as Africa, India, South Korea, and Australia during the course of their careers. For a man who has sampled the joys of indigenous cultures all across the world,...

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