Cork Art News
New Visual Arts Events, Exhibitions & Festivals in Munster, Ireland.


Cork Art News

See below for a list of cultural events in Cork City and County, in the area of visual and performing arts. Bookmark this page, as it changes regularly.

• For contact details, see Booking Information.
• For a look-back, see Cork: European Capital of Culture.
• For more about the city's culture, see Cork Art.
• For a list of Cork painters and sculptors, see Cork Artists.
• For more about 3-D works, see: National Sculpture Factory.
• For information about the best local art-group, see Maclise Art Society.
• For news of crafts, see West Cork Craft & Design Guild.


CORK CITY ARTS
For reviews of the city's leading
art galleries, see the following:
Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place, Cork City
Cork City's No 1 art venue
Lewis Glucksman Gallery
Munster's most modern art space
Fenton Gallery
Cork's contemporary art venue
Lavit Gallery
One of the City's oldest art galleries
Cork Vision Centre
Heritage, artistic centre and gallery
Buckley Fine Arts
Leading private art gallery

Visual Arts Program 2014
2015 details coming shortly

JANUARY

January 20
Everyman Palace Theatre: UCC goes dancing, all proceeds to Cork Penny Dinners.

January 24-26
Everyman Palace Theatre: Get Back: The Story of the Beatles.

Vangard Gallery
High quality Irish sculpture/prints
Sirius Arts Centre
Cobh
Doswell Gallery
Rosscarbery
Catherine Hammond Gallery
Glengarriff
Kinsale Art Gallery
Pier Head, Kinsale
Kinsale Pottery School
Gallery, Ceramic Courses and more!
Mill Cove Gallery
Castletownbere
West Cork Arts Centre
Skibbereen.

January 24
Cork Opera House: Jason Byrne - The People's Puppeteer

January 31
Cork Opera House: An evening with Julian Lloyd Webber on cello.

January 29 to February 9
Everyman Palace Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde's theatrical masterpiece.

Until February 23
Crawford Art Gallery: Into The Light. Series of exhibitions of works from the Arts Council Collection.

CORK PAINTERS & SCULPTORS
Atkinson, George Mounsey (1806-1884)
Marine Artist
Ballagh, Robert (b.1943)
Pop-Art pictures
Barry, James (1741-1806)
Neo-Classical History Painter
Barry, William Gerard (1864-1941)
Portraitist, Landscape painter
Beechey, Richard (1808–1895)
Marine Painter
Carver, Robert (c.1730–1791)
Landscape Painter
Cross, Dorothy (b.1956)
Contemporary Sculptor
Crozier, William (b.1930)
Abstract Landscapes
Fagan, Robert (c.1761–1816)
Portraiture

Grogan, Nathaniel (1740-1807)
Illustrator, Oil Painter

Hennessy, Patrick (1915-1980)
Still Life, Landscape
Hussey, Philip (c.1713-83)
Portrait Artist, Genre Painter
Kingerlee, John (b.1936)
Contemporary Landscape Artist
Lane, Hugh Percy (1875-1915)
Art dealer/philanthropist
MacDonald, Daniel (1821-1853)
Sketches, Portraits
Maclise, Daniel (1806–1870)
Portraitist, History Painter
Mahoney, James (1810-1879)
Watercolours, Illustrations
Murphy, Seamus (1907-75)
Eminent stone sculptor
Thaddeus, Henry Jones (1859–1929)
Realist and Portrait Painter

FEBRUARY

February 2
Cork Opera House: Tommy Fleming in concert with 9 piece band.

February 8-17
Cork Opera House: The Sound of Music.

February 11-13
Everyman Palace Theatre: Three short plays by Samuel Beckett: Eh Joe, The Old Tune and Footfalls.

February 14-16
Everyman Palace Theatre: Keith Barry - The Dark Side.

 

February 15-18
Spring Poetry Festival at Metropole Hotel, Cork.

February 17
Classical Music at Bantry House, West Cork: Danish Quartet playing works by Haydn, Nielsen and Mendelssohn.

February 18-23
Everyman Palace Theatre: Alone It Stands.

February 21-24
Cork Opera House: Tommy Tiernan, stand-up comedian.

February 25
Cork Opera House: John Prine, performer and songwriter.

February 25 to March 2
Everyman Palace Theatre: The Tailor of Inverness. Tells an extraordinary and moving story of survival in war-torn Europe.

MARCH

March 4-15
Everyman Palace Theatre: The Shakespeare Sessions. Macbeth, Merchant of Venice, Romeo & Juliet.

March 4-11
24th Cork French Film Festival 2013.

March 4-15
Everyman Palace Theatre: Re-enactment of the music from Martin Scorsese's documentary. 'The Last Waltz' with ten piece band.

March 16-18
St Patrick's Day Festival 2013: annual street festival Cork city.

March Date 18-24
10th Cork Lifelong Learning Festival.

March 24
West Cork Music, Bantry House: Cairde Quartet.

March 30
Everyman Palace Theatre: Jack L - The 27 Club.

APRIL

April 5-6
Cork Opera House: Bizet's opera Carmen.

April 14
Cork Opera House: La Sylphide ballet.

April 23-27
Cork World Book Festival. See: corkcity.ie/learningfestival

April 15-17
Everyman Palace Theatre: Man of Valour, with Paul Reid.

April 15-17
Everyman Palace Theatre: The Everyman Sunday Songbook.

April 15
Half Moon Theatre (tickets via Cork Opera House): Rachel Zeffira in concert

MAY

May 1-5
Cork International Choral Festival 2013: 59th Annual Festival.

May 2
Cork Opera House: The Real Group.

May 4
West Cork Music, Bantry House: The Songmen in association with the Cork International Choral Festival.

May 10
West Cork Music, Bantry House: Cremona Quartet: A evening of Beethoven's three Razumovsky quartets.

May 11
Cork Opera House: Milkshake! with a Channel 5 and Premier Stage Production.

31 May to 3 June
Cork Decades Festival, fancy dress across various venues, Cork.

May Date TBC
2013 Ballydehob Jazz Festival, West Cork.

May Date TBC
Corona 2013 Fastnet Short Film Festival, West Cork.

JUNE

May 31 - June 2
Bandon Music Festival 2013.

June 3
Cork City Marathon.

June 21-30
Midsummer Arts Festival 2013.

June 23
Live at the Marquee: Elton John.

June 26
Live at the Marquee: Elvis Costello and the Imposters.

June 27
Live at the Marquee: ZZ Top.

June 29
Live at the Marquee: The Coronas.

June 28-July 6
West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2013.

June 30
Steam Rally Vintage and Threshing Festival, Castletownroche.

June Date TBC
Clonakilty Agricultural Show 2013.

JULY

July 5-14
Kinsale Art Week.

July 6
Live at the Marquee: Christy Moore.

July 8-14
West Cork Literary Festival, Bantry.

July 20 and 21
Street Performance World Championship: Annual event, Fitzgerald Park, Cork.

July Date TBC
11th Annual Cork Gay Pride Parade & Festival.

AUGUST

August 14-18
Masters of Tradition Festival, Bantry: celebrating traditional music in its purest form.

SEPT

September 7
Midleton Food & Drink Festival, Midleton, Co. Cork.

September 9-15
Taste of West Cork Food Festival, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

September 20
West Cork Music, Bantry House: Dublin Guitar Quartet, Works by Part, Nyman, Glass and Reich's minimalist classic Electric Counterpoint.

September Date TBC
Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival.

September Date TBC
Bartlemy Horse Fair and Show: Includes gymkhana & dog show.

OCTOBER

October 3-6
Cork Folk Festival: Annual program of folk music throughout city, with pipe bands, fiddlers and mandolin players.

October 19
West Cork Music, Bantry House: Catherine Leonard on violin and Hugh Tinney on piano.

October 25-28
Cork Jazz Festival 2013.

October Date TBC
East Cork Early Music Festival, Midleton: Focuses on baroque and medieval music in historic locations with international performers.

NOVEMBER

November Date TBC
Cork International Film Festival 2013.

November 24
West Cork Music, Bantry House: Arcadia Quartet: winners of 2012 London String Quartet Competition in a programme of Beethoven, Janácek and Debussy.

 

Contact & Booking Details 2014

Art Trail
YMCA Building
11-12 Marlboro Street
Cork City
Website: arttrail.ie
Phone: 021-427-0409
Email: arttrail.cork@gmail.com

Ballydehob Jazz Festival
West Cork
Website: ballydehobjazzfestival.org

Castletownroche Steam Rally Vintage and Threshing Festival
Mallow Road
Castletownroche
Cork
Phone: 022-26422

Celtfest
University College Cork
The Student Centre
Cork
Website: studentcentre.ucc.ie
Tel: 021-490-3790

Cork International Film Festival
Emmet House
Emmet Place
Cork
Website: corkfilmfest.org
Tel: 021-427-1711
Email: info@corkfilmfest.org

Cork Folk Festival
Website: corkfolkfestival.com

Cork International Choral Festival
Civic Trust House
50 Pope's Quay
Cork
Website: corkchoral.ie
Tel: 021-421-5125
Email: info@corkchoral.ie

Cork Midsummer Festival
Civic Trust House
50 Pope's Quay
Cork
Website: corkmidsummer.com
Tel: 021-421-5131
Email: info@corkmidsummer.com

Cork Opera House
Emmet Place
Cork City
Website: corkoperahouse.ie
Tel: 021-427-0022

Cork Singers Club Festival
An Spailpín Fánach
South Main Street
Cork
Tel: 021-427-7949

Cork Spring Poetry Festival
Metropole Hotel, Cork
Website: corkpoetryfest.net
Email: info@munsterlit.ie

Cork Vision Centre
St. Peter's
North Main Street
Cork
Website: corkvisioncentre.com
Tel: 021-427-9925
Email: visioncentre@eircom.net

East Cork Early Music Festival
15 Brookville
Riverstown
Glanmire
Co. Cork
Website: eastcorkearlymusic.ie
Tel: 021-482-3950

Everyman Palace Theatre
15 MacCurtain Street
Cork
Website: everymanpalace.com
Tel: 021-450-1673
Email: info@everymanpalace.com

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival
80 Haddington Road
Ballsbridge
Dublin
Website: guinnessjazzfestival.com
Tel: 01-637-5221
Email: jazz@questcom.iol.ie

Kinsale Art Week
Friars Lodge,
Kinsale
Co Cork
Website: kinsaleartsweek.com
Tel: 021-470-0010 or 086-822-7588
Email: info@kinsaleartsweek.com

Kinsale Pottery & Arts School/Centre
Website: kinsaleceramics.com
Tel: 021-477-7758

Midleton Food Festival
Website: midletonfoodfestival.ie
Email: info@midletonfoodfestival.ie
Tel: 021-461-3483

St Patrick's Day Festival
Website: corkstpatricksfestival.ie
Tel: 021-492-4780
Email: stpatricksfestival@corkcity.ie

A Taste Of West Cork
Website: atasteofwestcork.com
Email: chair@atasteofwestcork.com

West Cork Music Festival
13 Glengarriff Road
Bantry
Co. Cork
Website: westcorkmusic.ie
Tel: 027 52788
Email: info@westcorkmusic.ie

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