Free Event

The International Contemporary Tapestry celebration at Claregalway Castle, Co. Galway, includes 3 Exhibitions | Tapestry 20/20, Interconnections and Timelines on the Edge and the online Symposium.

TAPESTRY 20/20 is an exhibition of work by top international tapestry artists, Anet Brusgaard – Denmark, Prof. Włodzimierz Cygan – Poland, Thoma Ewen – Canada, Valerie Kirk – Australia, Marie Thumette Brichard – France and Yasuko Fujino – Japan supported by EU Japan Fest and Line Dufour – Canada.

INTERCONNECTIONS is a biennial collaboration of contemporary tapestry artists (Scotland and Ireland).  The tapestries have been made over the past two years by the 8 participating professional tapestry artists, Ireland: Frances Crowe, Mary Cuthbert, Terry Dunne, Angela Forte and Scotland: Joan Baxter, John Brennan, Clare Coyle, Elizabeth Radcliffe.

TIMELINES on the Edge 10 Tapestry artists produced a collaborative Tapestry, 10 x 12 ft. The artists put together the collaborative design, set up the loom and completed the weft. Exhibiting Artists: Catherine Ryan, Frances Crowe, Frances Leach, Heather Underwood, Joan Baxter, Lorna Donlon, Muriel Beckett, Pascale De Coninck, Terry Dunne and Trish Canniffe.

The exhibitions run from 30 October – 20 November 2020, supported by the EU, Creative Ireland Programme, EU Japan Fest, NUI Galway,  Roscommon Arts Centre, LEO Roscommon, Galway City & County Council, Roscommon County Council, Weavers Bazaar, UK, Ceadogan Rugs, Wexford and Connemara based, The Dixon Carpet Company.

(All exhibitions subject to Covid restrictions) * Covid 19 Level 3 Restrictions apply until 11/11/2020. These events will be open to the public thereafter only if Covid 19 Restrictions are reduced to Level 2.

Venue: Claregalway Castle, Co. Galway

Date: 30/10 – 20/11, 2020.

Time: 11-5pm

All Exhibitions will be available online from 31/10/2020

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