VIRTUALLY THERE: A new exhibition by artists, children and teachers
VIRTUALLY THERE: A new exhibition by artists, children and teachersVIRTUALLY THERE
A new exhibition by artists, children and teachers created through online residencies will be launched on Saturday 9 August at Highlanes Gallery.


The exhibition stems from the Virtually There project by Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership, the only long-term professional arts programme running in Northern Irish schools.


Demonstrating the use of virtual technology to connect studio and classroom, the exhibition showcases work created by artists Ann Donnelly, Julie Forrester, Ann Henderson, Sharon Kelly and Andrew Livingstone with primary school children from all over Northern Ireland.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a programme of events for children, parents, teachers and artists.

VIRTUALLY THERE will continue at Highlanes Gallery for three weeks only, until Monday 25 August.
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McCloskey’s Bakery and Highlanes Gallery shortlisted for Allianz Business to Arts Award
McCloskey’s Bakery and Highlanes Gallery shortlisted for Allianz Business to Arts AwardMcCloskey'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.

With Bread is an exhibition of photographs, sculpture and video curated by Aoife Ruane, Director of Highlanes Gallery, which had a record breaking season at Highlanes last autumn, before it began its national tour, to The Dock in Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim in spring of this year, and to Limerick City Gallery of Art in January 2015.

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.

The winners of the 2014 Allianz Business to Arts Awards will be announced on 9 September at the National Concert Hall. The Awards will be presented by Honorary Patron of Business to Arts, the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins.
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Re Framing the Domestic in Irish Art
Re Framing the Domestic in Irish ArtThere are many kinds of spaces, both physical and metaphysical, that artists play with in their work, and many spaces that we, as humans inhabit. However, perhaps the most familiar space, the one that has been the stimulus for much artistic enquiry, be it visual or otherwise, has been the domestic, or home space, as that is where our earliest and most formative experiences are shaped.

The exhibition takes as its root the domestic in all its simple complexities and contradictions, to ask what facts and fictions the domestic suggests to the artist and viewer today.
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Children's Summer Workshops
ChildrenSummer Workshops for Children| July & August 2014
Domestic Bliss - Child’s Play
Workshops using the current exhibition Re Framing the Domestic in Irish art

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 24 July|Create a Collograph with Lynn McGrane
Tuesday 29 July |Textured Tiles with Maureen Finn
Wednesday 30 July|Circus of Crazies with Kieran McNulty

Kids' Own Special Exhibition Workshop:
Wednesday 6 August|Clay Figures Here today–gone tomorrow? with Andrew Livingstone
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Relish Cafe and Foodhall
Relish Cafe and FoodhallRelish 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.

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