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. Now recruiting in Bagenalstown!

June - December 2021

Art & Ideas

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Materials Matter Summer Workshops

written by Clare Breen

An account of the Materials Matter Summer workshop series.

Interview with Deirdre O'Mahony

Deirdre O'Mahony talks 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.

Sibyl Montague SELF SOOTHERS

by Cristín Leach

Cristín Leach reviews Sibyl Montague's SELF SOOTHERS at VISUAL


VISUAL and Covid-19

Learn how we are ensuring your visit is safe as possible.

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.

SEVN Bursary Awarded

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