VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & the George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Carlow Attractions

Must-visit places in County Carlow

Today is the seventh anniversary of my blog and as a summary, I would like to remind you about the places in County Carlow which are, in my opinion, the must-visit places. These are places that I already described on the blog. Carlow is a beautiful county, it has amazing gardens, unique historical castles, picturesque […]

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Carlow Culture

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (February – May 2022)

The last time I`ve been to the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art was in June 2021. You can see it in this post: 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 was on. Currently, you can […]

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Carlow Attractions
Street Arts

Maser Art mural in Carlow Town

As I mentioned in my post Walk with Carlow Fringe Festival art trail map, 16th of June appeared the newest Maser Art 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 the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and The George […]

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Carlow Culture

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (June – September 2021)

The last time I`ve been to the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art was 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 the lockdown. It reopened its door for the public on Friday […]

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Carlow Attractions
Towns and Village

Top 10 Attractions of Carlow Town

The Top 10 Attractions of Carlow Town included some hidden gems. Carlow (Irish Ceatharlach) is the county town of County Carlow, in the southeast of Ireland, 84 km from Dublin. The M9 motorway means Carlow is about an hour’s drive from Dublin. From where comes the name of Carlow? So, the name is an anglicization […]

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Carlow Culture

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (December – February 2021)

The last time I went to VISUAL was 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 VISUAL has begun a new season. Inspired by the Main Gallery exhibition, The Soil Becomes Scandinavian, VISUAL beautiful lightbox building has […]

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Carlow Culture
Winter`s events

Winter illuminating scenes at VISUAL

Winter illuminating scenes at VISUAL have been inspired by the Main Gallery exhibition: The Soil Becomes Scandinavian and the beautiful light box building has been decorated with winter wonderland scenes. The Soil Became Scandinavian is a film/sculptural installation by Adrian Duncan and Feargal Ward. It traces the steps of Irish forester Dermot Mangan who was sent […]

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Carlow Attractions
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 most significant exhibition space for contemporary visual art in County Carlow. It covers an area of 3130 m². There are four main galleries, a theatre, a restaurant, a bar, a bookstore, and workshop rooms. The center is located in the heart of […]

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Carlow Culture

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

I went to see what’s on at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art. VISUAL is one of the must-visit places in County Carlow. And the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art on a global scale. Currently, you can see five exhibitions which are available from 23rd July until 18th October. The admission is free but […]

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Carlow Culture

Exhibition: The life and legacy of Stephen McKenna at VISUAL Carlow

I went to see the exhibition: The life and legacy of Stephen McKenna at VISUAL Carlow. What`s on VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art Carlow? VISUAL presents an important exhibition of works celebrating the life and legacy of artist Stephen McKenna (1939-2017). Therefore, In 2016 VISUAL invited the artist to create a retrospective for the galleries […]

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