Friday September 19th from 6pm – late.
Culture Night is a night of entertainment, discovery and adventure in Waterford City and County and across all Cities and Counties in Ireland. “For one night only” Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy.
Culture Night is brought to you by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in parternship with Waterford City and County Council.
Venue: The Art Hand 18.00 – 21.00The Art Hand
A special spoken word event will take place at 6pm sharp by The Words Writers Group as part of the Comeragh Wild Festival. Please ring The Art Hand in advance for details of this event.
Bunmahon, County Waterford
T: 051 292919 E: W:

Bank StudiosVenue: Bank Studios 18.00 – 22.00
Bank Studios present ‘Cloachlú’, a collaborative art exhibition featuring work and documentation from an interactive art marathon undertaken by Bank artists exclusively for Culture Night 2014.
Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan.
T: 087 1351367. E: W:

Venue: Dungarvan Library 18.00 – 21.00
A special Culture Night talk by Muiris O’Keeffe – ‘John McCormack – The Early Years’, a musical talk that introduces the life and works of “the people’s tenor”.
In addition, the library remains open until 9pm for members of the public to drop in, browse and find out about a range of new services.
Dungarvan Central Library, Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
T: 058-41231 E:

Venue: Joan Clancy Gallery 18.00 – 21.00Joan Clancy Gallery
A celebration of work by Dave West, Blawnin Clancy, Damaris Lysaght, Lee Lucey, Rayleen Clancy and others. Wine reception, plus finger food accompanied by live music after 8pm.
Mweelahorna, Ring, Dungarvan, Co Waterford
E: M: 086 813 4597

Venue: Old Market House Arts Centre 19.30 – 21.00
Old Market House‘Different Voices, Different Rhythms’ an evening of poetry and music at 19.30
Performers include Clodagh Beresford Dunne, Virginia Brownlow, Lani O’ Hanlon & Dolores Ronayne with American poet Tess Barry. Musical interludes courtesy of guitarist, composer and rhythm artist Fergal O’ Connor. Exhibitions by Annabel Konig & Denise McAuliffe will open for Culture Night from 18.00 to 21.00
Old Market House Arts Centre, Lower Main Street, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Venue: Tramore Library 18.00 – 19.00Tramore Library
A performance of traditional music played on a variety of traditional instruments by Tramore Comhaltas Branch.
Tramore Branch Library, Market Street, Tramore, Co. Waterford.
T: 051-381479 E:

Venue: Aoife’s Café & Gallery 18.00 – 23.00
Café space: enjoy the pop-art inspired paintings of Orla Walsh.
Upstairs Gallery: “Being Here” an exhibition curated by Jane O’ Neill and organised by Sinead Boyle which explores a sense of place and identity.
33 The Mall, Waterford. T: 051 325988

Venue: Bailey’s New Street from 19.30 – 20.30 (weather permitting )
Barrack St. BandThe legendary Barrack Street Concert Band – in existence since 1870 – will perform a selection of pieces from its extensive library, including well know music from decades past.
Bailey’s New Street area

Venue: Central Arts 18.00 – 23.00Central Arts
‘Fight for Freedom-The Warsaw Uprising of 1944’. This very moving photographic exhibition will resonate with Polish and Irish communities alike. Later that night (from 21.00) sees live music from Duende Dogs, Beef Supreme and up and coming local band Crome Yellow.
Central Hall, 123a Parade Quay, Waterford M: 085 7428682

Venue: Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford 10.00 – 17.30Waterford City Library
2014 Pre Culture Night: Culture for kids. Bring an adult!
The Waterford Europe Direct Information Centre and the City’s Arts Office present a day long programme for Waterford’s tots to tweens with information and taster sessions on what Waterford has to offer its mini culture vultures. All events are free and take place in Central Library, Lady Lane. Booking is essential. Phone 051 849975.
10.00 – 11.00 Gymboree Play and Music Class: Age 0 – 3
Join us for a unique experience of Play and Music with Gymbo. There will be singing, dance, movement games, parachute and bubble times. Fun Guaranteed! Workshop with Audrey Hayes.
11.00-12noon Creative Dance Workshop: Age 2 – 4
Small children love to dance! Let them explore, create and imagine and have fun through dance guided by local dance artist Libby Seward.
3:30pm-4:30pm Be an Artist for an Hour: Age 5 – 7
Have you ever wanted to be an artist? No experience needed just fun and creativity. Use different materials to create your masterpiece. Led by artist Jill Bouchier.
3:30pm-4:30pm Get Creative through Dance: Age 5 – 7
Budding dancers can move freely to music using imagination and creativity and perhaps ignite a life-long passion for dance. Class led by local dance artist Libby Seward.
4:30pm-5:30pm Drawing Graphic novels Age 8 – 12
Spiderman, Batman or Naruto. Learn how to create your own character from your favourite graphic novel with artist Declan Pierce.
Lady Lane, Waterford E: T: 051 849975

Christ ChurchVenue: Christ Church Cathedral 18.30 – 20.30
Christ Church Cathedral will welcome visitors free of charge from 18.00. Dean Maria Jansson will give a short talk on the fascinating history of the building at 7.30pm.
Cathedral Square, Waterford T:051 858958

Venue: Garter Lane Arts Centre 18.00 – 21.00
Event 1: Front Of House Space, kindly sponsored by AIB, WaterfordGarter Lane
Artist Martin Fahy will give an informal talk on his current exhibition ’28’ followed by an all ages fun workshop where you will have the opportunity to create your own print! Time: 18.00 – 19.00
Event 2: “thirty” in Garter Lane Theatre Gallery
As part of Garter Lane Arts Centres 30th anniversary celebrations, ‘thirty’ features the work of 30 renowned artists and friends from Garter Lanes diverse and distinguished past exhibition programme. Open until 21.00
Event 3: Garter Lane Gallery and Studios, 5 O’Connell Street (beside Delaneys Florist)
Time: 19.00- 20.30pm
Garter Lane Studio artists Sharon Fleming, Denise McAuliffe, Mariana Shostak, Julie Dowling, Mailo Power and Marcella Meagher present a pop up exhibition and open studios. Drop in, chat with the artists, and see their working space.
5 and 22a O’Connell Street, Waterford T: 051-855038

Venue: Greyfriars Municipal Gallery 18.00 – 21.30
18.00 – 19.30: Argentine Tango taster classes for absolute beginners. Experience the magic of tango in this workshop conducted by Oksana and Rafal.

Tango in Greyfriars

18.00 – 20.30: Waterford Art Fair (First floor gallery). Drop in and chat with various Waterford City and County arts organisations who will have information about events and opportunities for the following 12 months. Its a chance to catch-up the latest plans for the region as a whole.
Greyfriars Municipal Gallery, Greyfriars Street, Waterford
19.30 – 21.30: “Painted City”: Curated by Ben Hennessy, this spectacular exhibition of 35 artworks from the Waterford Municipal Art Collection charts the changing image of Waterford over four centuries.
T: 051 849983 E:

Hive GalleryVenue: Hive Gallery & Studios 18.00 – 23.00
To celebrate five years involvement in Culture Night, Hive Gallery & Studios will host a wine reception, an exhibition, screenings, studio tours, workshops, music, and much more.
25 Michael Street, Waterford W: T: 0894432975 / 0877986642

Venue: Little Design Shop and Studios 18.00 – 20.00Little Design Shop
The Little Design Shop will open its artist’s studios on Culture Night. Visitors can see how specialised Irish hand-made crafts are designed and made on the premises.
114a The Quay, Waterford Viking Triangle Tel: 086 8210434 E:

Venue: New Street Gardens 18.00 – 23.00
New Street Gardens18.00-19.30: The Wobbly Circus-Street Theatre Performance.
18.00: Outdoor photographic light-box exhibition.
20.00 – 23.00: Images of the garden projected on to buildings surrounding the New Street Gardens. Designed and installed by Aoife Banville.
18.00 – 23.00: Live Bands and DJ’s.
New Street Gardens, New Street, Waterford

Venue: Blackfriars Church 18.00 – 22.00RePublik
Dance music specialists RePublik Music in partnership with Waterford City and County Council host a pre- party featuring the best in local producer and DJ talent.
Blackfriars church, Conduit Lane, Waterford
Skapari GalleryVenue: Skapari Art Gallery 19.30 – midnight
Cultivation of The Soul: An exhibition of selected mixed media including sculpture, video, performance, 2D and 3D installations by resident artists at Skapari studios. Wine reception.
15a Bailey’s New Street, Waterford

Venue: Soma Contemporary Gallery 18.00 – 22.00
Exhibition: [ ( being ) DIGITAL REVERIE] by Anthony Hayes explores how contemporary technology pervades our existence on a daily basis, and how we interface with digital media. Painting and prints.
6 Lombard Street, Waterford T: 087 1505625 E:

Venue: Soma Contemporary Gallery Studio Artists 18.00 – 20.00Aoifes%20Cafe
SCG Studio Artists open their space to the public on Culture Night 2014. Drop in and see what the SCG artists are working on, discuss their work, etc.
Further info: Christine O’Brien Shanahan Visual Artist | Arts Facilitator M: 086 819 7378
6 & 19 Lombard Street, Waterford

Venue: South East Makerspace (SEMS) 18.00 – 21.00
South%20East%20MakerspaceA community of individuals with backgrounds in art, technology, multimedia, electronics, engineering and science, South East Makerspace (SEMS) will open their doors from 6-9pm. Come meet the makers, view some finished projects and works in progress.
4 Thomas Hill, Waterford

Venue: Southpaw Studios 21.00 – 23.00Southpaw Studio
The Mono Lisa Project. Screen printing event with artist Martin Fahy. Just call in, pull a screen print and add it to the collection on the main wall. No previous experience necessary. More details to be revealed on Culture Night!
18a Lombard Street, Waterford E:

Venue: Waterford Healing Arts Trust 18.00 – 20.00
Waterford Healing Arts TrustW.H.A.T. will host a special behind the scenes tour by the University Hospital Waterford Tapestry Group of their unique tapestry exhibition Waterford in Stitches. This will be followed at 7pm by a live performance by The Carty Sisters, a new folk/trad group from New Ross
The foyer, University Hospital Waterford, Dunmore Road, Waterford. T: (051) 842 664

Venue: Waterford Treasures 18.00 – 22.00Waterford Healing Arts Trust
Waterford Treasures three visitor attractions in the Viking Triangle will stay open late on Culture Night: The Medieval Museum, Reginalds Tower , and the Bishop’s Palace Georgian Museum.
Viking Triangle, Waterford (Cathedral Square / The Mall / The Quay) T: (353)51 304500 / 849650

Waterford Youth ArtsVenue: Waterford Youth Arts 18.30 – 20.30
ARTS SQUAD with WATERFORD YOUTH ARTS for 9 – 12 year olds. Drama, Dance, Creative Writing all in one session at Waterford Youth Arts. A window into the world of youth theatre and Waterford Youth Arts. Capacity for 20 participants aged 9 – 12 years from 4.30 pm
Waterford Youth Arts Ltd. The Arch, Old Military Barracks, Barrack Street, Waterford
T. 051 879 377 F. 051 879 374 E.

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