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Family Tour and workshop of Terra Incognita Exhibition
Final weeks of Damien Flood: Terra Incognita Exhibition
Reminder Childrens Curator call out
Chambers Ireland Award Nomination
Music in Monkstown

Family Tour and workshop of Terra Incognita Exhibition

Saturday 20 August, 11.00am-12.15pm
Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon

Take the time to explore the current exhibition Terra Incognita with artist Claire Halpin.  Claire will bring your family on a quick gallery tour and follow with a workshop that responds to the artworks on show.

Image credit: Playground 2016, Courtesy of the Artist and Green on Red Gallery

Free event but booking is required

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Final Weeks of Damien Flood: Terra Incognita

Finishes on Saturday 27 August 
Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon

Don’t miss your last chance to see Terra Incognita!
Abstract painter, Damien Flood has created a series of paintings that explore geographical elements of Dún Laoghaire and investigate the cultural histories of the landscape.  Make sure you come and see it as Irish Times Visual Art Critic, Aidan Dunne said "it is an engaging show".

Image credit: Kish, 2016, Courtesy of the Artist and Green on Red Gallery
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Final Call for Children's Curator 

Mary Swanzy painting
The deadline for the Children’s Curator closes at 12 noon this Thursday 18 August.
We are seeking expressions of interest from curators who are interested in working with primary school children,
school based creative practitioners and teachers to collaboratively curate an exhibition programme for the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire, May 2017.
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Chambers Ireland Award Nomination

Chambers Ireland have announced the shortlist for the Excellence in Local Government Awards 2016 with a total of twenty three local authorities shortlisted over sixteen categories  We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Sustaining the Arts category for the dlr Performing Arts Awards.
In 2015 Jonathan Reynolds, Ciarán Taylor and the trio of Niamh Lawlor, Carol Walsh and Alicia Falvey were commissioned through the awards to develop new work that builds in accessibility for the audience from the beginning. The awards were designed to respond to the need for better access to cultural activities at local level for people with disabilities.
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Music in Monkstown

9 - 11 September
Monkstown Parish Church

After two incredibly successful years Music in Monkstown is back from the 9 - 11 September for its third festival. The aim of the festival is to offer the people of Monkstown and the surrounding area chamber music of the highest international standard. This year is no exception with five fantastic concerts.
Friday 9 Sept, 7.30pm
John O'Conor, piano

Saturday 10 Sept, 3.30pm 
Mairead Buicke, soprano & Anthony Byrne, piano

Saturday 10 Sept, 7.30pm 
Navarra String Quartet with John Finucane, clarinet

Sunday 11 Sept, 3.30pm
“A Journey across Renaissance Europe” “Instrumental and Vocal music from 16th/17th Centuries.” Featuring Conor Hastings, baroque cornetto

Sunday 11 Sept 7.30pm 
Navarra Quartet, featuring Michael McHale, piano, and Malachy Robinson, double bass
Music in Monkstown Festival is supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
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