VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & the George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (February – May 2022)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in June 2021. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (June – September 2021) I admit, it was so long time ago. So in April I popped up there to see what`s on. Currently you can see five exhibitions which are […]

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Carlow Attractions
Street Arts

Street art in Carlow Town (2)

As I meentioned in my post Walk with Carlow Fringe Festival art trail map, 16th of June appeared the newest mural in Carlow Town. It’s located on the junction of Old Dublin Road and College Street, next to The Irishman Pub and close to VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and The George Bernard Shaw Theatre. […]

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Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (June – September 2021)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in December 2021. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (December – February 2021) Then VISUAL was closed for 5 months because of lockdown. It has reopened his door for the public on Friday 4 June for Summer Season. So in […]

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Carlow Attractions

11 Must visit places in County Carlow

Carlow is a beautiful county, it has amazing gardens, unique historical castles, picturesque heritage villages, stunning natural sites, the heaviest in Europe dolmen and the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art. Today is the seventh anniversary of my blog and as a summary I would like to remind you about the places in County […]

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Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (December – February 2021)

Last time I`ve been in VISUAL in September 2020. You can see it in this post: What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (July – October 2020) Now, since December 2020 at VISUAL begun new season. Inspired by the Main Gallery exhibition, The Soil Becomes Scandinavian, VISUAL beautiful light box building has been decorated […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Winter illuminating scenes at VISUAL

`Bringing some light to the dark winter months, the VISUAL building has transformed into a shadow theatre. Inspired by Main Gallery exhibition, The Soil Becomes Scandinavian, beautiful light box building has been decorated with winter wonderland scenes. Illuminating winter forest scenes of reindeer, trees and the magic of the Northern lights. This Christmas, visit VISUAL […]

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Carlow Culture

What’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (July – October 2020)

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art is one of must visit places in County Carlow. It is the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art on a global scale. Currently you can see five exhibitions which are available since 23th July until 18th October. The admission is free but you have to book your visit on-line […]

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Carlow Attractions
Towns and Village

Top 10 Attractions of Carlow Town

Carlow (irish Ceatharlach) is the county town of County Carlow, in the south-east of Ireland, 84 km from Dublin. The M9 motorway means Carlow is about an hour’s drive from Dublin. From where comes name of Carlow? The name is an anglicisation of the Irish Ceatharlach. Historically, it was anglicised as Caherlagh, Caterlagh and Catherlagh, […]

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Must visit place in Carlow
Top 10 of Carlow Town

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre is the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art in County Carlow. It covers an area of 3130 m². There are four main galleries, theatre, restaurant, bar, bookstore and workshop rooms. The centre is located in the heart of Carlow, next to Carlow College […]

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Carlow Culture

Exhibition: The life and legacy of Stephen McKenna

What`s on VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art Carlow ? VISUAL are delighted to present an important exhibition of works celebrating the life and legacy of artist Stephen McKenna (1939-2017). In 2016 the artist was invited by VISUAL to create a retrospective for the galleries at VISUAL. VISUAL is one of Ireland’s leading contemporary art spaces […]

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