VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

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Speech Sounds

Curated by Iarlaith Ni Fhearois

09 Jun - 21 Aug 2022

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Future Light from Distant Stars

David Beattie

09 Jun 2022 - 31 Dec 2023

Materials Mattter Workshop

Materials Matter Summer School

Workshops Making Sustainable Art Materials

04 Jul - 07 Jul 2022


Plant Clinic : A Drawing and Collage Workshop

with artist Ida Mitrani

23 July 2022

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The Drew House Band - Remembering Ronnie with Phelim Drew

Saturday 23rd July 2022

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An Evening with Rory's Stories and Special Guests

Thursday 15th September 2022

Art & Ideas

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The Stream Will Rise

Michaële Cutaya

Writer/researcher Michaële Cutaya responds to Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burcá's exhibition One Hundred Steps

Am I the last person on earth?

David Toop

In response to Christopher Steenson's exhibition Soft Rains Will Come, David Toop reflects on sound, memory, and the long-distance connections forged by shortwave radio

Handful of Earth

A poem by Róisín Kelly, written in response to Ursula Burke’s exhibition Supplicants

Writer and poet Róisín Kelly looks towards Ursula Burke’s work at VISUAL Carlow to reflect on ideas of community, survival and the loss of sharing collective emotion in this specially commissioned poem 'Handful of Earth'.


South East Venue Network Bursary 2022 awarded to Waterford dance theatre artist.

Dance theatre artist Rachel Brennan has been awarded the South East Venue Network (SEVN)’s Arts Council-funded Artist Bursary for 2022.

Cruinniú na nÓg

A day of 17 FREE creative activities for under 18’s as part of Creative Ireland Programme initiative supported by Carlow County Council Arts Service and RTÉ.