VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

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An evening of music and theatre by Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training.

Thursday March 30th 2023


The High Kings - 15th Anniversary Tour

Thursday 1st June 2023

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Fiona Hallinan - We Turn Towards an Ending and Pay Attention

04 Feb - 14 May 2023

Richard Proffitt still from May the moon rise and the sun set revisited 2 2023

Richard Proffitt - Shadow the Solar Trail

04 Feb - 14 May 2023

Emma Martin MAJESTY SHRINE resized

Emma Martin - KING | SHRINE

04 Feb - 14 May 2023

Margaret Walker Friary House water based oils on canvas 100cm X75cm 2016

Margaret Walker - The Town That I Loved So Well

04 Feb - 14 May 2023

Art & Ideas

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Flashes of Light, Echoes of Drumbeats

Rosa Abbott

A response to Clíodhna Timoney’s exhibition Flashes of Light, taking the form of a series of letters to the late writer Mark Fisher

The pause

Jo Burns

Award-winning poet Jo Burns responds to Elizabeth Cope's 2020 painting Sybil with Underground Map / Venus Has Left the Building (Diptych) with a specially commissioned poem

Tech News: The future is Lipreading?

Louise Hickman

A fictional news report written in response to the exhibition Speech Sounds


VACANCY - Marketing and Communications Manager Part Time

VISUAL Carlow seeks an experienced candidate for the position of Marketing and Communications Manager. This person will work as part of an excellent team of arts professionals to communicate and present VISUAL Carlow’s dynamic programme of activities and events to local, national and international audiences.

VISUAL New Season Launch - February 4th 2023