2010

Locky Morris Retrospective

October 5 – November 13 First retrospective exhibition of Derry artist Locky Morris. Locky’s work has been exhibited widely – ‘Directions Out’ was shown at the Douglas Hyde Gallery in Dublin 1987, the British Art Show toured Britain in 1990, while ‘New North’ (1990) and ‘Strongholds’ (1991) both exhibited at…...

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Annual Súil na nÓg

October – November This exhibition celebrates work created by Junior Certificate students.It is organised in conjunction with the Art Teachers Association and includes paintings, drawings, print, preparatory work and 3D....

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Borderland

July 5 – July 30 Borderland was a cross-border participatory public art project that explored the cultural and social complexities of the Donegal/Derry Border by reflecting on the memories, lived experiences and current realities of communities living in an evolving post-conflict society.The exhibition consisted of photographs and film created by…...

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Millar-World

July 3 – September 25 Screenwriter & Film Maker Mark Millar (X Men) joined forces with the RCC to curate a major series of exhibitions examining contemporary graphic works & films. From Joss Whedon (Sugar Shock), My Chemical Romance’s front man Gerard Way (The Umbrella Academy), Mike Mignola (Hell Boy)…...

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Seminal Sixties – Richard Hamilton

July 5 – September 25 British artist Richard Hamilton (1922) is one of the most important figures in post-war art.A founding member of the Pop art movement in the 1950s, his practice encompasses painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, collage and installation.The exhibition showcased some of his seminal works from 1960–1970, presented…...

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ID – Imaging Donegal

July 5 – July 30 Over the previous year, the RCC had commissioned local, national and international artists to document particular aspects of the county. Each one was invited to produce a thematic series of images in one of Donegal’s five County Council electoral areas – Richard Wayman (UK) in…...

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Noughties but Nice: 21st Century Irish Art

February 2 – March 20 ‘Noughties but Nice: 21st Century Irish Art’, surveyed the extensive terrain of art made in Ireland during the first decade of this millennium. This exhibition selected some of the most exciting contemporary master-works of the Noughties, including seminal works by leading Irish artists including Tom…...

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