Saturday 12 August
Following many years developing a proposal to deliver a dedicated visual art space for the Irish north-east region, Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery, Drogheda, opened for cultural business on October 4, 2006.
As part of the gallery’s programme of exciting events to celebrate its 10th birthday, it has teamed up with Culture Vultures, a multi-strand contemporary salon-style event curated/presented by Irish Times arts writer/critic, Tony Clayton-Lea to present a very special evening at the magnificent Beaulieu House, Drogheda, Co Louth.
Take a look at the three artists in action, beginning with Alice Maher’s video animation The Music of Things (The Double) from 2009, followed by poet, Colm Keegan performance at the Glór Sessions, and ending with Marlene Enright’s Alchemy from 2016.
Highlanes Gallery ‘Summer Holiday’ Culture Vultures line-up, hosted by Tony Clayton-Lea, features acclaimed spoken word poet, Colm Keegan, West Cork born singer-songwriter, Marlene Enright, and a special public interview one of Ireland’s most respected and influential artists, Alice Maher.
Tickets: €25 (including glass of wine and return bus*) from Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda to Beaulieu House.
Booking is open here: www.eventbrite.ie/e/culture-vultures-highlanes-gallery
Artist Talk | Alice Maher at Beaulieu House, Drogheda