VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre


SING SYNC and Guests

Join us for an evening of harmony and community as SING SYNC takes to the stage at VISUAL Carlow.

Thursday 30 May


Behind the Curtain - VISUAL Summer Camp 2024

An action packed drama and art summer camp for young people aged 8-16 years.

Monday 8th July - Friday 12th July 2024

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Goitse presented by Music Generation Carlow

Music Generation Carlow (MGC) is delighted to present a special concert featuring world renowned quintet Goitse, a celebrated name in traditional Irish music.

Sunday 19th May 2024

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Rebecca O’Connor as Tina Turner: Simply The Best

Irelands own International success story, Rebecca O’Connor, is the only artist in the world personally endorsed by Tina herself and she is taking to the stage at the George Bernard Shaw Theatre in May 2024!

Friday May 31st 2024


Carlow Little Theatre presents The Odd Couple

Carlow Little Theatre Society are delighted to be returning to the stage of the George Bernard Shaw Theatre this coming May, with their production of Neil Simon’s classic comedy 'The Odd Couple’.

Thurs 23rd to Sun 26th May 2024

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Tom Moran Is A Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar

Have you ever told a lie? How bad was it? And how far would you go to keep it a secret? Tom Moran brings his critically acclaimed show to the George Bernard Shaw Theatre in association with the Abbey Theatre Dublin.

Tues 18th & Weds 19th June 2024

Art & Ideas

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Wendy Erskine

Author Wendy Erskine responds to VISUAL’s Spring Visual Arts Programme. Using a subjective and fragmented approach, Erskine fuses her insights on the artists' work with memories and anecdotes on different places and spaces

What I see when I see Eyes Skinned (1988, 4 minutes, 4 seconds)

Chitra Ramaswamy

A response to Mona Hatoum's video works by the award-winning non-fiction writer Chitra Ramaswamy

The Geometry of Failure

Sheila Armstrong

In nature, chaos reigns – or does it? Author Sheila Armstrong looks at the wonders of geometry, geology and fractals that can be found across the natural world and in Sonia Shiel's exhibition Medusa In Pieces


Open Call: South East Venue Network Artist Bursary Award 2024

The South-East Venue Network (SEVN) is delighted to announce details of its’ Arts Council-funded Artist Bursary award for 2024-25, which includes €14,000 in financial support awarded to an artist living and working in the South-East region

Open Call for Volunteers

VISUAL Carlow seeks enthusiastic volunteers to join its team!

€1,125 raised for UNICEF Gaza Emergency Appeal

€1,125 raised from THE BIG CHRISTMAS SING and the film screening of Gaza at VISUAL Carlow has been donated to UNICEF Gaza Emergency Appeal.