2007

Sweet Dreams – Redmoon Theatre Group

December 6 – January 31 Redmoon Theatre Company from Chicago were commissioned to conduct a 7-week residency at the RCC working with 3 local primary schools. The project was inspired by the history, workings and aesthetic of the Oatfield Sweet Factory. Developed throughpoetry, image making, music and performance, the project…...

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Centrefold – Ana Heinreich & Leon Palmer

December 16 – December 20 Centrefold was a special commission by UK based Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer. This large-scale projection event transformed the exterior facade of the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny into architectural origami. This project was specially commissioned by the Centre in partnership with Donegal County Council’s Public…...

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Suile na nOg Exhibition

October 13 – September 26 This exhibition celebrates the work of Junior Certificate art students from around County Donegal and is organised by the Donegal Art Teachers Association....

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The Great Southern Art Collection – Irish Art 1947 – 1974

October 16 – December 23 An exhibition of over 90 works from leading Irish artists of the past 60 years. It featured many of Ireland’s leading 20th Century artists including: George Campbell, Norah McGuinness, Cecil King, Patrick Collins, Nano Reid, Patrick Scott and Gerard Dillon.Artists such as Anne Madden, Camille…...

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Declan Doherty Photographs

July 9 – July 28 Exhibition by award winning local photographer....

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MacGabhann Architects

July 9 – July 28 Award winning architects in Letterkenny showcase of models and drawings of the Regional Cultural Centre....

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Open EV+A Open Award Winners

July 9 – July 28 OPEN e v+ a 2007is Ireland’s pre-eminent annual exhibition of contemporary art. Its program of events integrates local, national, and international audiences in a communal celebration of contemporary art and culture. Selected this year by New York-based independent curator Klaus Ottmann, this exhibition showcases the…...

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Deirdre Brennan – Deoraí

July 9 – July 28 Deoraí (exiles), is a collection of photographs by New York Times photographer Deirdre Brennan, exploring notions of assimilation, class, identity, escape, memory and loss amongst the Irish diaspora in New York. As the Irish no longer need to migrate for economic reasons, Brennan questions why…...

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Derek O’Connor – Faraway So Close

July 9 – July 28 Faraway So Close examined the lives of Irish men, women and children living in America. Thanks to technological advances, immigrants can now maintain contact with their homeland in a manner that would be considered unfathomable to previous generations ­ the geographical gulf remains, however. Created…...

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Wild Geese – The Irish In America

July 9 – July 28 ‘Wild Geese: The Irish in America’ was an exhibition that celebrated the creativity of immigrant sons and daughters, as well as those who have left their native shore in recent years.The exhibition looked at the contribution that the artists are making the contemporary craft world.Their…...

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