Stuff to do & see in Dublin and beyond – much of it free! I have switched most of this bit to facebook – http://www.facebook.com/IrishEtchings .. but in the meantime..
Dublin Contemporary – open now !!! – till 31st October
Definitly to be seen – http://www.dublincontemporary.com/home – GO SEE!!
Chester Beatty Library Until 26 September 2011
Matisse prints for Books http://www.cbl.ie/Exhibitions/Temporary-Exhibitions.aspx
Dublin Contemporary 2011 – details now posted
http://www.dublincontemporary.ie/index.php/home/news/full_programme_announcement on from September 6th to October 31st
DRAW THE LINE
Exhibition of contemporary printmaking and drawing. Monstertuck Gallery Temple Bar from 18-29 January
IMMA Last chance to see the Moderns at IMMA – runs until February 13th 2011. http://www.imma.ie/en/page_212249.htm , and Post-War American Art until February 27th 2011. http://www.imma.ie/en/page_212248.htm
The Big One – the Dublin Contemporary planned for September – October 2011, and then every five years. See http://www.dublincontemporary.com/
Also the Chinese New Year Festival February 1st and The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival February Febrary 17th – 27th
Christmas Markets all over the place – Dublin Docklands, Chritschurch Cathedral, Fitzwilliam Sq and Farmleigh House with free Carol Concert.
Orla Kaminska at Christmas – works and classes
At 15 Serpentine Avenue, Sandycove, Dublin see http://www.orlakaminska.com/ for more information
On Now! Innovation Dublin 2010 – “The festival celebrates innovation in all its forms. Whether it’s business, the arts, education, science, sports, the environment – whatever your field! – the festival is about promoting your creative thinking and new ideas”. www.innovationdublin.ie
Architecture: Open House Dublin October 7-10 Open House Dublin will be returning from . http://architecturefoundation.ie/openhouse/ Some venues require pre-booking.
Irelands largest architectural festival is looking for volunteers to join our enthusiastic team. Volunteers will be required to be free for a minimum of 4 hours throughout the weekend. It is a great way to make new friends and discover the architecture of Dublin. For more information please contact Niamh at firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug 31st
Pyjama Girls the Documentary on now for preview see – http://video.ireland.com/video/iLyROoafvhyn.html
The Theatre Festivals September / October
CMC Present an Outdoor Music Trial in Dublin’s historic Quarter 21st august – 1st September http://cmcireland.wordpress.com/2010/07/28/cmc-presents-an-outdoor-music-trail-and-event-programme-during-august/
Opera in the Open Every Thursday in August at 1pm Free! Civic Offices Amphitheatre http://www.dublin.ie/calendar_details.aspx?eventid=2349
Dublin Slow Food Convivium doing a Bring Your Own Picnic in Iveagh Gardens Aug 22 http://www.slowfoodireland.com/index.php/local/ulsterleinster/dublin.html
The Chester Beatty Library has a great exhibition of Mogul Empire Miniatures – one of the best collections in the world (despite a few being nicked some years ago) Until October 3rd.
The RHA Summer Exhibition is on till July 31st ; There’s a free concert upcoming in Marley Park weekend of July 30th ‘the Slovak Festival Orchestra’; There’s foodie events too – Bilberry picking this Sunday the Sugarloaf Slow Food Convivium http://slowfoodsugarloafclub.wordpress.com/ If you have a few spare bob there’s a Table Quiz for Onefamily on Tuesday 27th at the Odessa Club and a great movie ‘The Colony’ in the IFI. The only problem is how to fit it all in…
Yvonne is running more Poetry Readings in Sweenys soon – see http://www.facebook.com/pages/Yvonne-Cullens-Writing-Train/102278509826901?ref=ts (ongoing)
July 23rd -This weekend is the Dunlaoghaire Festival of World Cultures, Saturday afternoon on Newtownsmith green looks good in particular; Also you can hear the Festival Online Radio here – http://www.festivalofworldcultures.com/wp-content/themes/fowc/radio-popup.html
Illustrative talk by the National Gallery of Ireland in the Polish House Sunday 18th July an illustrative talk by the National Gallery of Ireland in the Polish House; 20 Fitzwilliam Place. Talk on The National Art Gallery collection given by Gallery Staff Information on Irish Polish Society Website
Blessing of the Boats – Bulloch Harbour Sunday 18th July
Summer Sensations – Temple Bar July 8-11
http://www.templebar.ie/home_nav_2_t_14.html – Art events & free classes