VISUAL Centre of Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

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Woman in the Machine

Co-created with Carlow Arts Festival, Woman in the Machine continues to unfold at VISUAL and online

04 Jun - 12 Sept 2021

Photo Credit Old Carlow Photos Susan Reid 940 390 90 s c1

The Braun Archive

Documenting the social and architectural history of the Braun Factory as part of Woman in the Machine

04 Jun - 12 Sept 2021

Wet Signal Voice Garden 620 400 s c1

Wet Signal Voice Gardens

An online landscape by Kari Robertson in the Lobby Gallery

04 Jun - 12 Sept 2021

Materials Mattter Workshop

Materials Matter

Workshop series at VISUAL exploring sustainable art materials

Summer 2021

Skyfold at VISUAL Carlow

Sky Fold

A project on the exterior of VISUAL by architects Emmett Scanlon, Jeffrey Bolhuis and Laurence Lord (AP+E)

10 May - 30 Sept 2021

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Doorstep Dances

Free dance workshops in person or online for over 65's in Carlow

June - December 2021

Art & Ideas

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Interview with Deirdre O'Mahony

Deirdre O'Mahony talk with Dee Sewell about PLOT, part of Sustainment Experiments, a new project that considers what actions can be taken in the face of ecological and climate crises.

Engaging with Architecture

A project exploring the former Braun building by Emma Geoghegan and 4th year students from TU Dublin School of Architecture.

72 Hour Lost Weekend

72 Hour Lost Weekend formed the centrepiece of the weekend of performances at the former Braun factory from 11-13 June 2021.


SEVN Bursary Awarded

Wexford-based violist Beth McNinch has been awarded the South East Venue Network (SEVN)’s new Arts Council-funded Artist Bursary.

Summer at VISUAL

We reopen our doors to the public on Friday 4 June at 1pm with a playful, subversive, thought-provoking, boundary-dissolving Summer Season.