Friday, 14 June 2013

Too Many Dinner Parties at The Shed and 126 Artist-led Gallery June 27th to July 21st

Too Many Dinner Parties is a series of exhibitions and events involving three curatorial projects by PS² (Belfast), Economic Thought Projects (Galway) and Paul Hallahan (formely SOMA Contemporary, Waterford). These events and exhibitions take place over Summer and Autumn 2013 in The Shed, 126 Artist-led Gallery and various locations in Galway City. The work produced in this exhibition focuses specifically on participatory art and collaborative engagements. Engage studio members, national artists, disparate groups and people from different cities and communities were invited to respond to one-of-a-kind curatorial programme. Too Many Dinner Parties is an Engage Studios Project that has been generously funded by The Arts Council of Ireland through the Visual Art Project Award and is coordinated by Engage Studio members Shelly McDonnell, Carol Anne Connolly and Vicky Smith. It is is kindly facilitated by The Galway Harbour Company and Adapt Galway. Adapt Galway is a coalition of visual arts organizations working together to create a united vision for the arts in Galway.

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Adapt Fundraiser at The Harbour Hotel, June 6th at 9pm!

Come one Come all....

Adapt Galway Fundraiser | The Harbour Hotel | June 6th |9pm. Music by The Hardcore Priests of Yemen, My Fellow Sponges and DJ’s DELETIA and FEED ME WEIRD THINGS, admission only 5 yo yo’s on the door! Proceeds on the night will go toward Adapt Galway @ The Shed.

Adapt Galway took up residency at The Shed located on the Centre Pier of Galway Harbour in April 2012 with the generous support of The Galway Harbour Company. Over a year on and it is going from strength to strength. The organization has hosted four workspace projects and seven exhibitions with almost 5,000 visitors coming through its doors!

The Shed has ultimately become a site for experimentation – for making, exhibiting and performing. The programme consists of an almost non-stop, year-round schedule of events and has included the works of some truly innovative local, national and international artists and curators.

Adapt Galway @ The Shed is determined to continue supporting artists in this city and thrives to provide a unique platform for artists to showcase their talents at a local and national level, it is entirely run by unpaid volunteers, from local visual art organizations and does not receive any state or local funding, YET! This is why we would appreciate your continued support, so please come by to The Harbour Hotel on June 6th!

Prior to the fundraiser, opening @ The Shed, 7pm, the exhibition 22˚AT THE DOCKS presenting work by third year students from the Ceramic & Sculpture Departments at The Centre for Creative Arts & Media, GMIT. After Party @ The Harbour Hotel!