Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen
July 18th at 18:00 and runs until August 7th 2019
Inspired by the poem “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen” by W B Yeats
The fifth invited artists exhibition thematically centered around Ireland’s Decade of Commemoration, using a major poem by W B Yeats as a catalyst. It features works by 130 visual artists working in Ireland.
Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen will be officially opened by Ireland’s Ambassador to the US Daniel Mulhall at a reception in the Hyde Bridge Gallery, August 1st at 1.00 pm.
The exhibition can be seen in two sections across two galleries, Hamilton Gallery and the Hyde Bridge Gallery from July 18th – August 7th, in conjunction with the 60th Yeats International Summer School and the 9th Tread Softly Festival.
This exhibition features 129 artworks, shown between two art galleries. Artworks are presented on a series of panels, ordered alphabetically. Artists with surnames beginning A-K are exhibited in the Hamilton Gallery. Artists with surnames commencing L-W are on exhibition in the Hyde Bridge Gallery.
Following these Sligo dates the exhibition will tour to the United States under the aegis of Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs.