News Archive 2007-2015

James Fitzgerald (1899 to 1971)

May 20 – June 28 Major exhibition on the American artist James Fitzgerald. Focusing on his Donegal series of works (never exhibited before), in association with the Plattsburgh Museum, New York. James Fitzgerald was born in Milton, Massachusetts in 1899. He studied at the Massachusetts School of Art from 1919…...

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Diane Arbus

April 29 – June 28 Exhibition of Diane Arbus, one of the most influential documentary photographers of the post-war era. Arbus’s substantial body of work has had a lasting impact on photography, and her legacy – though fuelled in part by controversy – remains strong ever since her death in…...

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Faoi Bhláth

April 8 – June 21 This exhibition by Jane Talbot was an exquisite photographic display of flowers and plants from the West of Ireland. From the buttercup to the bog cotton, ‘Faoi Bhláth’ was an in-depth celebration of our surrounding nature. Jane, a Donegal native and long-term Galway resident, is…...

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Liam McCormack – North By Northwest

April 8 – August 30 Retrospective of the life and work of the Donegal born architect Liam McCormack. Considered one of the 20th Century’s greatest architects, this retrospective exhibition examined the vital role that McCormack played, both as an architect and a countryman at a pivotal point in Ireland’s history…...

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The Picture is Still

April 8 – June 21 The Picture is Still exhibition featured video works from the collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art and featured works by leading international artists including Ann Hamilton, Marie Jo-Lafontaine, Philippe Parreno, Gillian Wearing and Gerardo Suter. In association with IMMA’s National Programme.  ...

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Mandscape

March 4 – March 29 Mandscape was an exhibition of images of landscapes where man is present, or where man has left a trace on the landscape, and included urban images as well as rural landscapes. It featured work by ten leading contemporary artist from the visual arts collection of…...

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Unknown Bown

January 15 – April 25 Unknown Bown was comprised of largely unseen pictures by legendary Observer photographer Jane Bown. Jane started her career at The Observer in 1949 and this exhibition featured her non-portrait images from the 1940s, 50s and 60s, offering a unique perspective on social history. A book…...

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The House and The Tree

January 15 – February 23 For his solo show, ‘The House and The Tree’, Jerwood Prize nominee Eamon O’Kane investigated architecture and landscape in County Donegal, through monumental wall drawings, video installation and the reconstruction of a roof space that was demolished in the 1950’s at his parents’ house outside…...

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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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