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Culture Night 2016
Lines of Negotiation Exhibition
Lines of Negotiation Events
Announcement of Art Grants
Writing Successful Grant Applications
Glencullen Dundrum MDS information and open night
Visual Art Commisssion - Gallery Visit

Culture Night 2016

Friday 16 September, 5-9pm
dlr LexIcon
All events free.
No booking required

There’s plenty to thrill the senses in dlr LexIcon this Culture Night! With loads of activities all under one roof why not come and check out an exhibition, enjoy some music, listen to our storytellers, create your own story with our writer in residence or take part in our drop in printmaking workshop?
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For information of other Culture Night events on throughout dlr click HERE

Lines of Negotiation exhibition 

16 September – 5 November
Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon
This exhibition explores our relationship with the mountainous landscapes of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County through artworks, workshops, tours and other events. It is curated by Claire Behan with assistance from people who live in or are connected to the Glencullen/Tibradden area and includes work by Katherine Atkinson, Bernadette Beecher, Anne Cradden, Diana Caramaschi, Kathryn Maguire, Patricia McKenna, Ida Mitrani, Kiera O’Toole and Nicholas Ryan.
Photo credit:  Shearline 1, Patricia McKenna
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Lines of Negotiaton events

Mary Swanzy painting
Coming soon to the Gallery
We have a jam packed Gallery Learning Programme for Lines of Negotiation: Mapping the Land this coming September and October.
There will be lots of workshops for both adults and children, tours and talks in dlr LexIcon.
We are delighted that the Dublin Mountains Partnership have tailored some walks to coincide with the exhibition programme.
Image credit: John Connell
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Announcement of Art Grants

Closing Date: Monday 17 October 2016

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is now inviting applications for its annual grant scheme. Grants are available to provide financial assistance to individual artists, arts groups and arts organisations engaged in arts projects or events at local or county level and to support the professional development and arts practice of individual artists, arts groups and organisations.
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Writing Successful Grant Applications

Thursday 29 September, 7- 8.30pm
The Studio, dlr LexIcon

The event is free.
No booking required
Would you like advice on how to write a strong arts grant application? This session will give tips from the experts and will focus on the do’s and don’ts of writing a grant application.

Guest speakers on the night: Kenneth Redmond, dlr Arts Officer; David Parnell, The Arts Council; Aideen Barry, Visual Artist; Rowena Neville, Arts Consultant

Glencullen Dundrum MDS
Information and Open Night 

Wednesday 31 August, 7.30pm
dlr Mill Theatre

Glencullen Dundrum MDS is centred on its members and the community. They are having an open night in dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum for all members and anyone wishing to join. There is more to a drama group that just being on the stage. They have a wide variety of roles to keep you interested including; acting on stage, singing, dancing, working back stage, set design, set construction, front of house, PR and costumes to name but a few. If you want to try something new why not join them on the night?
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Visual Art Commission – Gallery Visit 

Thursday 22 September, 6.30pm
Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council wishes to commission two visual artists to create a new body of work which will culminate in an exhibition (by each artist) in the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon.
The Arts Office will host a site visit in the Gallery on Thursday 22nd of September at 6.30pm to introduce the space and answer any specific questions. To book a place for this, please email Carolyn Brown at
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