The Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
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Exhibitions at the Lewis Glucksman Gallery
Events at Triskel Christchurch
Exhibitions at the Crawford Art Gallery
Art Galleries around Cork are well-known throughout the country for the unique artist displays, sculptures, and pictures amongst many more. Visit the unique galleries such as the Crawford Art Gallery which has over 2000 fabulous displays throughout the building each telling its own story.
Irish, European and International paintings and sculptures are can be seen up close, whereby you as a visitor can get a feel of what the galleries pieces meant to the artists. Triskel Art centre is another famous place which displays the true Cork pieces but is also known for the music, books, theatre, visual arts etc. The centre is a place which will always be helping to advance art around the city.
Visit the Lewis Glucksman Gallery which is known as ‘an important civic space in Cork City’. This gallery can be seen as a vital cultural and educational institution that promotes the research, creation of art throughout the city. Open yourself up to the true beauty of Cork art by visiting the National Sculpture Factory and see the day-to-day work which is performed to create the unique art sculptures within the city. Or maybe the Lavit Gallery is more interesting for you, so explore this side of cork and be adventurous by visiting the many other galleries throughout the city.
There are regular events at many of Cork city's art galleries and exhibition spaces. You can check out the individual galleries' websites below for details or take a look at events listed under "Art" in our events section on this website - click here
Colleges & Spaces
CIT Crawford College of Art & Design (CCAD) is a vibrant multi-campus College, which has been providing education in the arts for over 200 years.
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Cork is also home to the National Sculpture Factory, the Backwater Artists’ Studios, Cork Printmakers Workshops, and the Cork Artists’ Collective.
A number of emerging artist initiatives is also growing, including Cork Contemporary Projects, and Sample Studios. These creative centres, along with the working artists, designers and students of the CCAD, make the city a very vibrant artistic community.
Crawford graduates are among Ireland’s top artists, designers, media communicators, art therapists and art educationalists. Studying at the Crawford College is a challenging and rewarding experience, which we hope you will enjoy.