Art Venues in Cork
Review of Art Galleries in City: Exhibitions, Group/Solo Shows, Exhibiting Artists, Opening Hours.

Irish Art Exhibitions

For reviews of major museums
of arts in Ireland, see:
- National Gallery of Ireland
- National Museum of Ireland
- Irish Museum of Modern Art
- Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin
- Chester Beatty Library
- Trinity College Dublin Library
- National Self-Portrait Collection
- The Hunt Museum (Limerick)
- Ulster Museum.

Art Galleries in Cork

As the second city in the Republic of Ireland, the largest urban area in Munster and a former European Capital of Culture, Cork boasts a wide variety of arts venues displaying the best of Irish visual arts, encompassing drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics as well as the more avant-garde art forms of conceptual, installation and video art.

Top Galleries

Cork's top municipal art spaces include: the Crawford Art Gallery and the Lewis Glucksman Gallery at University College Cork (UCC); while independent display venues include: Buckley Fine Art, the Fenton Gallery, the Lavit Gallery, the Vangard Gallery and the Cork Vision Centre.


Other Galleries

Triskel Arts Centre
Tobin Street
Phone: 021-427-2022

Following its major refurbishment, Triskel has expanded and strengthened its reputation as an innovative platform for the arts encompassing Irish art, as well as performing arts like music, and theatre. Accomodates a ground and first floor gallery, education Workshop and two artists studios. Triskel collaborates with a wide range of Cork-based arts organizations, including: Cork Artists Collective; Boomerang, Meridian and Graffiti Theatre companies, Cork Film Festival, Backwater Artists Group, Munster Literature Centre, Tigh Fili, Sirius Arts Centre, West Cork Arts Centre, and Cork Community Art Link.

Gallery 9, Tigh Fili
MacCurtain Street
Phone: 021-450-1989

Established in 1990, Gallery 9 is a multi-use arena presenting a diverse range of visual artworks by artists from Ireland and overseas. Also caters for poetry readings, children's art workshops and other cultural events.

Art Galleries Around the World

For the top venues, see: Best Art Museums.

• For details of other Munster fine art exhibitions and collections, see: Irish Art Galleries.
• For details of the world's best galleries, see: Homepage.
• For more about Cork arts events, see: Irish Art Guide.

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