Late Night Art - June 4
A selection of public galleries in Belfast open late on the first Thursday of every month with exciting exhibitions, artist talks and more
An Cultúrlann - The History of Irish Primer Part 1. Ivan Armstrong returns to Belfast to host the premiere exhibition of his latest folio ‘The Irish History Primer Part 1’. June 5 - July5. Gerard Dillon Gallery, 216 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6AH. Tel: 028 9096 4180.
Queen Street Studios - Artists Exhibition. Single works from across a range of disciplines featuring each of the studio's artists. Includes work from Emma Connoly, Dougal McKenzie and Gemma Anderson. June 4 - June 12. 37-39 Queen Street, Belfast BT1 6EA. Tel: 028 9024 3145.
Belfast Print Workshop, The Capture, Jenn Porreca. Prints from the San Franiciso-based artist influenced by 1990s European folklore, Latin/Asian culture, manga and typography. May 5 - June 6. Cotton Court, 30-42 Waring Street, Belfast BT1 2ED. Tel: 028 9023 1323.
Catalyst Arts, Nika Oblak and Primoz Novak - Absolutely Fabulous 2. The first solo show in the UK or Ireland for the internationally exhibited Slovenian artist cooperative of Nika Oblak and Primoz Novak. May 29-July 4. 5 College Court, 2nd floor, Belfast BT1 6BS. Tel: 028 9031 3303.
Ormeau Baths Gallery, Energy Class B, various artists. A showcase of work from Polish artists featuring installations, video work, performance and photography. Part of the Polish Season. May 7 - June 6. 18a Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, Bt2 8HS. Tel: 028 9032 1402.
P.L.A.C.E., Non-Iconic Mackintosh. Lesser-known work by ‘pioneer of modern design’, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. May 22-June 27. 40 Fountain Street, Belfast, BT1 5EE. Tel: 028 9023 2524.
Naughton Gallery at Queen's, Jeffrey Morgan: Paintings and other Portraits. Portraits and studies of poets including Seamus Heanye, Ciaran Carson and Michael Longley. An exhibition in collaboration with the Ava Gallery, Clandeboye. May 5 - June 20. Lanyon Building, Queen’s University, Belfast BT7 1NN. Tel: 028 9097 3580.
Golden Thread Gallery, This Might Work by Deirdre McKenna. Love, magic, and the power of the everyday are transformed into sculpture by Deirdre McKenna. June 4 - 21. Golden Thread Gallery, 84-94 Great Patrick Street, Belfast BT1 2LU. Tel: 028 9033 0920.
Craft NI, Alison Fitzgerald. Outstanding willow work from the artist Alison Fitzgerald, showcasing the natural qualities, grace and simplicity of willow in basketry. May 7 - July 7. Craft NI display space, Cotton Court, Belfast, BT1 2ED. Tel: 028 9032 3059.
Belfast Exposed, What You Can’t See, various artists. To launch the imminent construction of the gallery’s new archive wing, this exhibition brings together three enigmatic film works created around photography archives. May 7 - June 19. The Exchange Place, 23 Donegall Street, BELFAST, BT1 2FF. Tel: 028 9023 0965.
Ps2, City Supplements - an Alternative Urban Survey, various artists. Seven artists were invited to be home-tourists in Belfast and walk around the Cathedral Quarter without a map and without the usual ‘sites of interest’ in mind - equipped instead with curiosity and the compass of the imagination. May 22 - June 7. 18 Donegal Street, Belfast BT1 2GP. Tel: 028 9023 5912.
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