|Parallel Visions: Sculpture and Installation from the IMMA Collection|
|Exhibition Opening: Friday 12 September at 7.30pm|
Due to unforeseen circumstances Fionna Barber, Principal Lecturer for Contextual Studies will be unable to officiate at the opening.
The opening remarks will be made by Johanne Mullan, National Programmer, Irish Museum of Modern Art.
The work of Stephan Balkenhol, Lynda Benglis, Louise Bourgeois, John Burke, Christo, Michael Craig-Martin, Marcel Duchamp, Rebecca Horn, Brian King, Alice Maher, Frank Morris, Vik Muniz, Liam O’Callaghan, Brian O’Doherty, Vivienne Roche, Beverly Semmes, Kiki Smith and Richard Wentworth all feature in Parallel Visions: Sculpture and Installation from the IMMA Collection.
The exhibition presented in partnership with IMMA’s National Programme and the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge, where, in parallel, the exhibition continues concurrently including the work of Richard Long, Dorothy Cross, Eva Rothschild and many others.
|60th Texaco Children's Art Exhibition|
|Senior Irish artist Janet Mullarney will be the guest of honour at the official opening of an exhibition of winning paintings from this year’s 60th Texaco Children’s Art competition at the gallery on Tuesday 16 September.|
No stranger to the competition, Janet was the overall Texaco Children's Art winner back in 1967, at age 15, when the company was known as Caltex.
The ceremony, to which this year's winning artists have been invited, will take place from 11.00am to 12noon, and following this, the exhibition will remain open to the public each day from Monday to Saturday from 10.30am to 5.00pm until Saturday 1 November next. Admission is free.
Amongst the 127 exhibits on view will be work by seven Co. Louth students who took top prizes in the competition.
|McCloskey’s Bakery and Highlanes Gallery shortlisted for Allianz Business to Arts Award|
|McCloskey's Traditional and Artisan Bakery’s sponsorship of the major solo exhibition by artist Abigail O'Brien organised by Highlanes Gallery has been shortlisted for an Allianz Business to Arts Award. |
The Allianz Business to Arts Awards recognise businesses, artists and arts organisations that develop creative partnerships, bringing the arts and artists into mutually beneficial relationships across society.
|What is_Sculpture? What is_Installation Art? Talks Series|
|Join us this Saturday for the first of two talks which introduce key concepts and themes within contemporary art for a general audience.|
Saturday 13 September: What Is_ Sculpture?
Presented by Dr Sinead Hogan
Advance booking is required as places are limited.
Telephone the gallery on T.(0)41 9803311
|Culture Night 2014 Friday 19 September|
|Catch the Culture Night buzz at the gallery on Friday 19 September with a free, drop in workshop session for children and families exploring the exhibition Parallel Visions: Sculpture and Installation from the IMMA Collection.|
Open until 9.00pm, the Drogheda Municipal Art Collection and 6oth Texaco Children's Art Exhibition will also be on view.
The Drogheda based Bluegrass trio The Watery Hill Boys, perform at Relish Cafe and Foodhall where a special Culture Night Menu has been developed for all the family.
Across the road, a newly formed group - Drogheda Arts Collective present their first exhibition 53Minus6 at Laurence Town Centre.
|Relish Cafe and Foodhall|
|Relish Cafe and Foodhall is a fresh vibrant continental style cafe, using quality local produce to create home cooked food in a stylish and sophisticated setting.|
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm.
Relish is also open on Sundays from 11.30am to 5.30pm.