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‘For the Love of the Master’ exhibition opens
Conceived to commemorate the tercentenary of the birth of Piranesi in 2020, the Office of Public Works (OPW) finally presents ‘For the Love of the Master’, an international exhibition featuring work by 25 artists. The selected work celebrates the legacy of this versatile Roman artist in the 21st century. Between his birth near Venice in 1720 and his death in Rome in 1778, Giovanni Battista Piranesi became renowned as an…
Arthur Swallow Antiques & Home Show
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Arthur Swallow Antiques & Home Show
The Arthur Swallow Antiques & Home Show is a long-standing one-day showground event with avenues, shopping arcades and an indoor area hosting dealers from the UK and Europe. There are three upcoming dates this year, which make a great outing for one-offs and multiples and ideal for trade, home buyers, stylists, props buyers and those stocking retail outlets. Established in 1995, the Antiques & Home Show is regarded by some to be an…
A.S.H Auctions Antiques & Collectables
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A.S.H Auctions – General, Antiques & Collectables sale – 19/06
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Free guided art tours at the National Gallery
Looking for some fun free weekend art tours? The National Gallery of Ireland offers free guided art tours and everyone is welcome – no booking required!  Highlights tours: Saturdays at 12.30pm and 2.30pm, Sundays at 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Themed tours: Saturdays at 1.30pm. Family tours: Sundays at 12.30pm. New parents’ tours: the second Monday of the month at 2.30pm Tours for the hard of hearing: the first Thursday of every second…
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John Beattie exhibition at National Archives
The National Archives is hosting a unique exhibition of work in progress featuring new and original artwork from artist-in-residence John Beattie. The exhibition, ‘Reperforming State Memory – Work in Progress’, explores new perspectives on archival material relating to the 1921-1923 period. John Beattie’s art practice takes the form of still and moving-image staged productions. He examines and re-presents historical events and narratives using a range of imaging technologies in a…
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Celebrating 30 years of IMMA
The Narrow Gate of the Here-and-Now: Celebrating 30 years of IMMA is on at the Irish Museum of Modern Art until Sunday, 31 July, 2022 from 10am to 5.30pm. Entry is free to the exhibition, which showcases the IMMA Collection and the history of the Museum since 1991. This is a major exhibition presenting more than 200 artworks in four themed chapters in the IMMA Main Galleries. It also showcases…
Fergal Styles
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Fools and Dreamers’ x Fergal Styles art
Hang Tough Contemporary is delighted to announce ʻFools and Dreamersʼ, a stunning new body of work from Fergal Styles. Launch: 6pm, Thursday, 16 June, 2022 Until: 3 July, 2022 Location: Hang Tough Contemporary No. 4 Exchequer St. Dublin, D02 HX95 Fools and Dreamers is an imaginistʼs dialogue. Through a wide variety of media, the artist explores his own weird logic, naivety, cliché, sincerity, their own fear of looking stupid, as…
North Dublin Antiques, Art & Vintage Fair
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North Dublin Antiques, Art & Vintage Fair
The North Dublin Antiques, Art & Vintage Fair takes place at Clontarf Castle on 10 July, 2022 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. The castle is a longstanding venue, which features traders offering antique and vintage furniture, jewellery, decor, lighting, fine art, porcelain and glass, vintage memorabilia, books and prints, rare coins, postcards, curios, and much more. The organiser of the fair is Vintage Ireland. Contact them at +353 85 862 9007,…
antiques & collectors fair
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Browse the Dun Laoghaire Antiques & Collectors Fair
The next Dun Laoghaire Antiques & Collectors Fair is scheduled for 26 June, 2022. It will be hosted by Antique Fairs Ireland and held at the Fair Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire from 11am to 6pm.This is a regular antiques and collectors fair, featuring a wide range of trade stands selling antique furniture, retro decor, fine art, jewellery, vintage fashion, coins and collectables, and much more. The Fair…
National Gallery
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National Gallery artists’ deadline looms
The National Gallery of Ireland hosts an annual contemporary portraiture competition open to artists from across Ireland as well as Irish artists living abroad. The deadline for submission of entries for the Zurich Portrait Prize is Wednesday, 22 June, 2022, at midnight (IST). The winner of the National Gallery competition will receive a cash prize of €15,000 and will be commissioned to create a work for the National Portrait Collection, for which they…
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Zurich Young Portrait Prize entries close 22 June
Entries for the National Gallery of Ireland’s Zurich Young Portrait Prize, open to young people of all abilities across Ireland up to age 18, close on 22 June, 2022, at 10pm (IST). The annual inclusive art competition aims to foster and support creativity, originality, and self-expression in children and young people of all abilities. Twenty finalists in four categories (ages 6 and under, ages 7–11, ages 12–15, and ages 16–18), chosen…
IMMA Explorer Family Art Workshops
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Explorer Family Art Workshops
Visit the IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) on Sunday afternoon from 12 to 26 June, 2022, at 2pm and enjoy some creative time with the family. Based on artworks from IMMA’s exhibitions, families can discover their inner artist while having fun and creating amazing masterpieces. Children and grown-ups can explore selected artworks in the museum and make artworks together. This is an ideal opportunity to experience the historic building and…
young gainsborough
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Young Gainsborough drawings at National Gallery
For the first time in Ireland, 25 recently discovered landscape drawings by English artist Thomas Gainsborough go on display in ‘Young Gainsborough: Rediscovered Landscape Drawings’. The exhibition has been organised in collaboration with Royal Collection Trust, York Museums Trust, National Gallery of Ireland, and Nottingham Castle. Produced in the late 1740s, when Gainsborough was in his early 20s, the drawings offer an intimate glimpse into the early career of the influential…
Art & Antiques for Everyone Birmingham
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Loads of exhibitors at Art & Antiques for Everyone
Art & Antiques for Everyone will be staged at the NEC in Birmingham from 24 to 27 November, 2022. This year the showcase will feature specialist dealers offering a huge variety of desirable, rare and quirky items at prices from £10 to £100,000. All of which are vetted by a team of experts for quality, date and condition – allowing you to buy with confidence. The fair aims to live…
south dublin
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Diarise the South Dublin Antiques, Vintage & More Fair
Vintage Ireland will host the South Dublin Antiques, Vintage & More Fair at the Royal Marine Hotel on 26 June, 2022 from 11am to 6pm. “This is one of our most popular venues, usually hosting between 30 and 40 traders per fair,” say the organisers. “It features antique and vintage furniture and interior decor, fine art, vintage kitchen and tableware, collectors’ items including rare books and vintage memorabilia, antique and vintage jewellery,…
antiques and fine art
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Antiques and fine art fairs – weekend dates to diarise
What better way to while away the time on a weekend than by browsing through antiques, fine art and collectables to see what treasures you can find. Event: The Lismore Opera Festival Antiques & Fine Art Fair Organiser: Hibernian Antique Fairs Venue: The Community Centre, Lismore, Co.Waterford Date: Saturday, 4 June to Sunday, 5 June, 2022 Time: 11am to 6pm Admission: €3.50, or €2.50 for adults with presentation of this…
Art & Antiques Fair Olympia London 2022
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Eclectic pieces at Art & Antiques Fair Olympia
The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia returns for its 49th edition after a two-year break. The dates for this year’s event are 23 to 26 June, 2022, with a preview on 22 June. The showcase  will be hosted at Olympia Grand, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX. The fair will feature an eclectic mix of pieces drawn from antiquity to the present day, and with prices ranging from £100 to £1 million. There…
IMMA Outdoors 2022
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IMMA Outdoors 2022 turns the museum inside out
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is hosting IMMA Outdoors 2022, a vibrant artistic programme that turns the museum inside out and activates the site through artist commissions, performances, music, talks, workshops, and tours. IMMA Outdoors 2022 explores the environment “and what it means to be radically public” by creating an inclusive space for audiences of all ages to enjoy. Highlights include a new immersive sonic installation by Em’kal Eyongakpa in…
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Harrogate antiques and fine art fair opens summer calendar
The Pavilions of Harrogate Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair opens Cooper Events’ summer calendar at the Great Yorkshire Showground from 10 to 12 June, 2022. It is the second of three editions this year. The prestigious Harrogate venue, which has been described as the antiques capital of the north, will host the fair in two large suites, fully carpeted and with in-house catering from Fodders. The well-known Yorkshire caterers have a good…
IMMA art online talks and podcasts
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Arty IMMA online talks and podcasts  
IMMA is known for conserving and sharing its Irish National Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art. It aims to  connect audiences and art, providing a space where contemporary life and contemporary art connect. A range of podcasts and playlist feature material from IMMA’s live talks series and audio archive. This comprises the voices of many artists, curators and educators who discuss the ever-evolving contexts in which art is made. IMMA…
Tribal Art London 2022
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Tribal Art London highlights ethnographic culture
Tribal Art London (TAL) returns from 15 to 18 September 2022 to Mall Galleries, London SW1. The fair opens the doors to its first live event post-Covid with its 15th edition. The UK’s premier showcase in the field of ethnographic culture and tribal art brings together more than 20 exhibitors, internationally-reputable specialists in fine and original tribal works of art drawn from all corners of the globe – Oceania, Africa, Asia,…
British Art Fair 2022 takes place at Saatchi Gallery
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Modern and contemporary works at The British Art Fair
The British Art Fair will take place at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York Square, King’s Road, London SW3 4RY from 29 September to 2 October, 2022. News is that Ramsay Fairs has purchased British Art Fair from Robert and Johnny Sandelson, and this event now joins their art show portfolio. In keeping with the tradition of the fair, it will feature some of the best modern and contemporary British art. Each year, 50 leading dealers…