Bealtaine Festival, Dublin City Public Libraries

Explore creativity

Explore your creative side in Dublin this May! The Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age, runs throughout the month at libraries, galleries and arts centres around the city. TheInternational Literature Festival Dublin 2016 will take place from 21 to 29 May. Some events taking…

READ ARTICLE > May 23rd 2016
Engraving of Charlemont House, 1779, now home to Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. Image courtesy of Dublin City Library and Archive

Art Now Art Then

Art has permeated Parnell Square from its eighteenth century beginnings, as the streets surrounding the Gardens of Bartholomew Mosse’s Lying-In Hospital then took shape. Now Parnell Square’s art collections inspire new audiences with works by artists such as Sean Scully, Dorothy Cross, Louis Le Brocquy,…

READ ARTICLE > February 24th 2015
Image courtesy of Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane: A Christmas Village – Community Integration Installation Project with The Central Model Infant School, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 and artist Elaine Leader, curated by Síle McNulty-Goodwin Education Curator.

Season’s Greetings

Happy Christmas! It has been a busy year for the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter project in 2014 and we look forward to exciting developments in 2015. Since this project was announced in April 2013, it has advanced through detailed brief and design contract award phases…

READ ARTICLE > December 17th 2014
Still image from music video for SlowPlaceLikeHome's There Go The Lights Again, featuring Julian Opie's 'Suzanne walking in Leather Skirt' (2006) outside Dublin City Gallery, the Hugh Lane on Parnell Square

Suzanne walking…

Follow an irresistible journey from Parnell Square to the sea featuring Julian Opie’s ‘Suzanne walking in Leather Skirt’ (2006). This video was shot by Jules Hackett, a multimedia artist/video editor based in Dublin, for the title track of SlowPlaceLikeHome’s EP ‘There Go The Lights Again’.…

READ ARTICLE > February 20th 2014
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