Crawford Art Gallery acquires important Cork painting at auction

Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to announce that it has acquired a significant artwork for its collection at auction in Dublin. There was significant interest in the work from private collectors and international institutions. The painting in question by Cork artist Daniel MacDonald (1821-1853), The Village Funeral – An Irish Family by a Graveside during the Great…

Alice Maher’s ‘Vox Materia’ opening soon at the Crawford Art Gallery

Photo: Matt Gidney Vox Materia comprises a multi-part installation of sculpture and eight large works on paper at the Crawford Art Gallery. Stemming from Maher’s consideration of a twelfth century mermaid carving, this show meditates on voice, silence and materiality. The mermaid is a hybrid creature that transgresses boundaries between human and animal, and appeals to…

Details on the music to be played for Royal Visit at Cork City Hall and Crawford Art Gallery

Music at Cork City Hall: Music as guests gather in Concert Hall and as VIPs arrive Strung Strung are a contemporary Irish music ensemble comprising Maria Ryan (violin/vocals), Lucia Mac Partlin (violin), Séan Warren (cello) and Aonghus McCarthy (piano). While undergoing classical training at Cork School of Music, they maintained a participating interest in Irish…

€22 Million for Crawford Art Gallery, Ireland’s only National Cultural Institution based entirely outside of Dublin.

Project Ireland 2040 plan commits €22 million to the Crawford Art Gallery over the period 2018 to 2027. The Chair of the board of the Gallery, Rose McHugh warmly welcomed the Government’s announcement at the National Gallery today “Investment of this scale in the National Cultural Infrastructure demonstrates Governments commitment to the role of Culture…