LCGA Events

Culture Night 2010 at Istabraq Hall

Friday 1 October 2010, 5-10pm
LCGA - OFF SITE at Istabraq Hall, Limerick City Council, Merchants Quay, Limerick

Now is your chance to see all sorts as Limerick is throwing open the doors of its cultural venues to the public for free. The city is celebrating its rich arts and cultural life with a programme of events for Culture Night 2010.  What will you see?

Istabraq Hall events 5-10pm

The exhibition at Istabraq Hall is a selection of works from the National Collection of Contemporary Drawing and artists from the Creative Limerick initiative.  The Woods includes works by David Godbold, Patrick Hall, Seamus Heaney, Alan Keane, Paraic Leahy, Alice Maher, Eoin McHugh, Laura McMorrow, Mary Moloney, Clive Moloney and Garrett Phelan.

At 8pm, Karl Burke (Method C) will give an improvised sound performance with Russell Hart (economicthoughtprojects) in Istabraq Hall.  The performance follows their recent collaboration on the sound sculpture  'Compositions 1-36',  produced through sound files recorded and processed by the artists at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

Walking tour, 5pm and 7pm

LCGA will also organise a Medieval Quarter Art Trail taking in exhibitions from its Permanent Collection at The Hunt Museum and The Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum, and its contemporary Exhibitions Programme, The Woods and Method C, at Istabraq Hall and King John's Castle.  The trail begins at the Hunt Museum at 5pm and will be repeated at 7pm.

Admission is free.

Culture Night is an initiative co-ordinated by Temple Bar Cultural Trust and supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture & Sport in partnership with Limerick City Council.

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