We're back once again for the next instalment of the Linenhall Film Club! This time we're offering Carmine Street Guitars, a ballad to Greenwich Village guitar-maker Rick Kelly, who builds his custom-made instruments from repurposed wood scavenged from historic New York City buildings.
“How to Make a Comic,” a series of four short videos with illustrator Melanie Whelan, is the latest online creative engagement offering from the Linenhall Arts Centre. Designed for children and young people the videos cover areas including character creation, world building, and story making.
Local artist Bryan Gerard Duffy will take on a new four-week visual arts residency in the Linenhall Arts Centre commencing on Mon 10 Aug. The residency will allow the artist to expand his practice while developing a site-specific artwork that will remain at the Linenhall indefinitely.
We're back once again for the next instalment of the Linenhall Film Club! This time we're offering Clemency, a 2019 American drama film written and directed by Chinonye Chukwu.
We're back once again for the next instalment of the Linenhall Film Club! This time we're offering Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache.
We're back once again for the next instalment of the Linenhall Film Club! This time we're offering Agnieszka Holland’s most recent film Mr Jones - Based on a true story that inspired George Orwell's 'Animal Farm'.
You can now enjoy the poems created by young people as part of our Poems of Resilience project right here in the one place. The project, led by poet Dani Gill, was part of the Linenhall Arts Centre’s Cruinniú na nÓg activities for 2020.
Fantastic addition to our latest episode of Splendid Isolation with Ultan O'Brien of Slow Moving Clouds!
It's Tuesday afternoon and that's means it's time for the next episode in our Splendid Isolation series!
The Linenhall Arts Centre presents the super talented Barceló Brothers, for a toe tapping set featuring a mix of Zydeco, rhythm and blues, soul and funk music, live on Facebook at 12 noon on Saturday 13 June to mark Cruinniú na nÓg.
Lots of young children have been really creative over the last couple of weeks! Through a series of four short videos artist and educator Paula Henihan working alongside the Linenhall Arts Centre encouraged young children to use the visual potential of objects around them at home and in their gardens to create their own art piece based on the broad theme “Wild and Wonderful Things”. It's all part of Cruinniú na nÓg 2020. The response has been amazing! Read more and see the images...
Welcome to the latest edition in our Splendid Isolation series and this week it's with Achill-based artist, Pauline McSorley!
We're back once again for the next instalment of the Linenhall Film Club with Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am - an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner.
Welcome to the latest edition in our Splendid Isolation series with Bosca Ceoil maestro, Fiachna Ó Mongáin.
Events in preparation for Cruinniú na nÓg have kicked off at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar.
We're back once again for the next instalment of the Linenhall Film Club with Styx - one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2019.
Final episode of ‘Music of Mayo’ online performances with the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar this Friday 29 May @ 6.00pm
The Traditional Music heritage of County Mayo is at the centre of series of four online performances commissioned by the Linenhall Arts Centre for their Youtube and Facebook platforms.
Hello there and welcome to the latest edition to our Splendid Isolation series, this time with Foxford musician, Stephen Doherty.
We recently published Splendid Isolation with Alice Maher, the latest in our series in which artists talk about their artistic practice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Linenhall Arts Centre is teaming up with Ceol Connected and seventeen partner venues to present The Far Field Sessions, an exciting series of 12 online music and puppetry sessions for children aged 3yrs+ and their families.
Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 takes place on Saturday 13 June, and this year it’s going online. As part of this national day of free creativity for children and young people the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, has exciting creative writing, visual art and music events in store.
The Linenhall’s latest online offerings turn their focus to music and dance.
Next up in the Linenhall Film Club is Irish film, When All Is Ruin Once Again
Welcome to our latest edition of Splendid Isolation which engages artists on how the current crisis has affected their arts practice!
We have some very exciting news this week as we unveil a brand new online series of traditional music performances titled, Music of Mayo, this Friday 8 May at 6pm.
We're back again for the next installment of the Linenhall Film Club with the German drama film, System Crasher.
We're delighted to have visual artist Mary Ronayne with us this afternoon for our series, 'Splendid Isolation'.
Today we're talking to comedian Chris Kent as part of our Splendid Isolation series!
Poetry Day Ireland 2020 is fast upon us!
Today we're chatting with actors Una Crawford and Bryan Murray as part of our Splendid Isolation series!
Throughout April the Linenhall is working with three Mayo based artists to present workshops in drawing, painting and poetry. They are available to view on the Linenhall’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
Welcome to our new series, Splendid Isolation, where we interview various artists and performers looking at how they are surviving (or thriving!) during the COVID-19 crisis and how their artform has been affected. Each artist in the series has had a show/performance rescheduled at the Linenhall as a result of the current lockdown so we're chasing them down to see how they're staying productive while in isolation.
Online Cinema Screening - The Perfect Candidate (UC)
The Linenhall Arts Centre’s online drawing, painting and poetry workshops are set to continue over the coming weeks.
Announcing the Linenhall Arts Centre’s first ever online workshop offerings which kick off next week (6-10 April) with mix of visual art and writing for adults, children and young people.
Following directives issued by the Government the Linenhall Arts Centre and Coffee Shop will remain closed to the public until Monday 20 Tuesday 5 May at the earliest.
COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Following the measures announced by An Taoiseach yesterday, Thurs 12 March, Linenhall Arts Centre and Coffee Shop will be complying with the directive for cultural institutions to close from Thurs 12 March at 5pm until Mon 30 March at 10am.
The Linenhall Coffee Shop is an integral part of the Linenhall Arts Centre and we are always on the lookout for dynamic, enthusiastic people who will strengthen our team and help us improve the services we provide for the community.
Fourteen Mayo teenagers have been flexing their creative muscles at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, over the last couple of months as part of a project called “We are the Poets”. It culminates this coming Friday 15th November with a performance featuring the young poets alongside Laureate na nÓg Sarah Crossan, multi-award winning poet Colm Keegan and Mayo poet Alice Kinsella as MC.
Join the Linenhall Arts Centre as a member and immerse yourself in the very best of arts and culture in the West. In 2020 the Centre will launch a brand-new membership scheme with a range of benefits for all in the community.
Fighting Words, Mayo and the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar are running a Young Playwrights’ Programme from 5 October 2019 to 9 April 2020. The programme comprises a series of workshops (approximately one per month) during which participants will work towards creating a 10 minute play, gaining lots of tips and guidance on the play writing process from Fighting Words mentors along the way. During the programme there will be opportunities for the participants to attend a number of theatre shows at the Linenhall Arts Centre. The programme will culminate with a professional theatre director and a number of professional actors delivering a rehearsed reading of each play on stage at the Linenhall for an invited audience.
This year the Mayo Artists Show will take place over two venues, with Ballina Arts Centre joining forces with the Linenhall Arts Centre once again. Read all about the submission details here:
There are loads of fantastic events in store at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar for Autumn/Winter 2019. From music to theatre, film, literature, workshops and more. Something for everyone.
We are currently inviting submissions from visual artists of all disciplines for our 2020 exhibition programme - deadline Fri 19 July .
The Linenhall Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for a position on a Community Employment Scheme which supports the delivery of its arts service
A busy time here at the Linenhall yesterday afternoon (Tues 30 April) at the official opening of the colourful and engaging 'In The Making' exhibition, currently gracing our Foyer Gallery space.
The Linenhall Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for a number of positions on a Community Employment Scheme which supports the delivery of its arts service
The Linenhall Arts Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of Bernadette Greenan as Director
We’ve some exciting dance workshops for children and young people which start this Saturday (12th Jan 2019) at the Linenhall. They’ll be facilitated by Marianne Larose a fantastic professional dancer who has relocated from Canada to Mayo, and has developed her very own signature dance style that stands out for its attractive, youthful energy.
www.musicofmayo.ie is a website featuring traditional music associated with County Mayo. The website emerged from the Music of Mayo project, a three month artist residency programme at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar in the Autumn and Winter of 2017/18.
The Linenhall Arts Centre is currently recruiting a Director to imaginatively lead and manage the organisation and implement a strong artistic programme for this well-established multi-disciplinary arts venue.
The Linenhall Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for one position on a Community Employment Scheme which supports its Visual Art Programme for Schools.
The Linenhall Arts Centre Coffee Shop will close on Monday 27th August and possibly Tuesday 28th August due to building works.
The Strollers Touring Network (STN) production award encourages companies, producers etc. to make work with the cooperation and collaboration with the ten venues who are members of STN including the Linenhall Arts Centre. A total award of up to €10,000 will be offered to assist with the financing of one production. The awarded work will then tour to each of the venue partners in 2019.
UPSTART supports opportunities for people with disabilities to develop arts projects in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the 3rd December. UPSTART 2018 will be launched by Gaynor Seville, Acting Arts Officer, Mayo County Council, on Wednesday 11th April at 11.00am at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar.
"White" a performance for 2-4 year olds will go ahead as planned at the Linenhall Arts Centre this morning Saturday 3rd March at 11.00am.
The Linenhall Arts Centre will close today Thursday 1st March at 4.30pm and will re-open tomorrow Friday 2nd March at 12.00pm weather permitting. We wish everyone a safe and warm evening.
The wonderful Russian pianist Anna Tysbuleva will perform a specially commissioned piece called "An Cailleach" by Irish composer Siobhán Cleary at the Linenhall Arts Centre on Wednesday March 7th. The piece commissioned by Music Network is being premiered on Tysbuleva's current tour of Ireland.
The Linenhall Arts Centre has made the short list for the IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year 2017. You can show your support by voting for us. Continue reading for more details...
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, is currently seeking applications for one Box Office/Clerical Officer position on a Community Employment Scheme.
The Linenhall Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for one position on a Community Employment Scheme which supports its Visual Art Programme for Schools.
Research has shown that regular engagement with the arts is enormously beneficial for enhancing wellbeing. With this in mind we have some suggestions for your New Years resolutions list.
The Linenhall Arts Centre is ready for Spring 2017 with an exciting programme of exhibitions, theatre, music, cinema, literature and workshops to keep audiences entertained, challenged and engaged.
The Captivated Eye is an ambitious and exciting project in which the children of 6th class at St Angela's Primary School in Castlebar have been given access to the art collection at Mayo County Council in order to create, or, in visual art terms, to curate an exhibition from the collection. The official opening takes place on Thursday 20th October at 1.00pm ALL WELCOME. Come and be captivated!
Vice President Joe Biden and Taoiseach Enda Kenny visited the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar today for a sampling of Ireland's rich arts landscape
In the lead up to "Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the Outside" the Linenhall Arts Centre's Visual Art Programme for Schools team worked with four primary school groups delivering workshops during which the children created portraits representing the Mayo Doctor. Their creations are now on show in the Linenhall Arts Centre foyer.
We are really excited and delighted to be part of the forthcoming visual art project Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the Outside, presented by Mayo Arts Collaborative in five venues around Mayo
The Linenhall Arts Centre has announced its sparkling January - April 2016 programme, and it’s definitely a goodie!
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar is delighted to present an Irish Sign Language interpreted performance by renowned Irish poet Paul Durcan on Thursday 3rd December 2015, marking International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar programmes high-quality arts events for all the community across a range of art forms. The Linenhall is currently seeking applications for a part-time Box Office Assistant (CE Scheme).
The Linenhall Arts Centre is delighted to welcome Galway based Moonfish Theatre to Castlebar on October 1st this year, with their theatre adaptation of Joseph O'Connor's "The Star of the Sea". As part of their national tour Moonfish are working with Foras na Gaeilge to promote the use of the Irish language in the venues on their tour, and the Linenhall has signed up as an "Ionad ag Foghlaim" (Learner Venue).
Call for Expressions of Interest 2016/ 1916 Centenary Exhibition - Kathleen Lynn; Insider on the Outside
Mayo Collaborative will hold a collaborative exhibition in response to the life and achievement of Kathleen Lynn, feminist, socialist, republican, medical doctor and Mayo woman to mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, in which she played a prominent part. The exhibition, curated by Catherine Marshall and supported by the Arts Council and Mayo County Council, will be made up of a number of solo and group exhibitions by artists gathered together through invitation and open submission.
Linenhall Board Member Alice Maher announced as recipient of first Visual Artists Ireland Members Award 2015
Congratulations to Linenhall Arts Centre board member Alice Maher on receiving the first ever 'Visual Artists Ireland Members Award' in recognition of the significant contribution she has made to the development of the visual arts in Ireland.
May belongs to the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age! Over 120,000 people now take part in Bealtaine nationwide. Bealtaine showcases the talents and creativity of both first-time and professional older artists, as well as giving a chance for the novice to discover a talent until then unseen.
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar programmes high-quality arts workshops for all the community across a range of art forms. The Linenhall is currently seeking applications for one position on a FÁS funded Community Employment Scheme which supports its Visual Art Programme for Schools.
We're celebrating 25 years at the Linenhall in 2015, and we've loads of fantastic events coming up. Gift vouchers or tickets to events are the perfect treat for your friends and loved ones.
Bid on local and national talent, including Painting, Prints and Sculptures from public and private collections. All in aid of the Geraldine Lavelle Trust
The Linenhall Arts Centre goes galloping into the Autumn Season with a lucky-bag crammed full of delights.
We're delighted to host Music Generation Mayo's exciting music summer workshop series for 5-7 year olds, with hugely experienced musician and teacher Deirdre Lynn-Rodgers.
We've two amazing theatre shows coming up in May and June for family audiences (7yrs+). Why not give your family a mid-week treat one of these long bright evenings.
We look forward to a fascinating day of insights into the making of the work for the FIND Art Project on Saturday 19th April at 2.00pm here at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar.
We've another packed programme of goodies lined up this coming season at the Linenhall
Mayo County Council Arts Office Public Art Programme in collaboration with the Linenhall Arts Centre present FIND: an exciting artistic venture presenting a series of temporary artworks/installations/events in and around the town of Castlebar, with the Linenhall Arts Centre acting as central focus for participating artists and audience alike.
The participants in Maeve Clancy's "Pop-Up Book Making Workshop" met last Saturday 15th March, to bind their book creations during the final instalment in what has been a really exciting workshop series. (For more and to see their work click on the title)
“A real feast of physical theatre” is in store for both old and young audiences with Theatre Lovett’s “Mr Foley, The Radio Operator” on Saturday March 22nd at the Linenhall Arts Centre
The Pick and Shuffle Mando Band will celebrate the mandolin family of instruments in the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, this Thursday 27th February.
The Irish Chamber Orchestra embarks on a nationwide tour visiting 8 venues including the Linenhall Arts Centre.
Saturday 8th February – The Metropolitan Opera’s RUSALKA
The Linenhall is currently seeking applications for one position on a FÁS funded Community Employment Scheme which supports its Visual Art Programme for Schools.
We've hung the decorations and the elves at the Linenhall are busy preparing a fantastic programme of events for 2014! Tickets for some of our 2014 performances are now available to purchase as Christmas gifts. Gift vouchers are also on sale online, and directly from our box office.
We're getting all excited about our bi-annual Mayo Artists Show which opens on Friday (29th Nov) at 7.30pm. All are welcome to attend.
We were delighted to hear the news of Eimear McBride's win yesterday. The Goldsmiths Prize was created by Goldsmiths, University of London in association with the New Statesman to recognise published fiction that opens up new possibilities for the novel form.
Congratulations to all the performers, and music facilitators who took part in our "Worlds of Music" performance which was the culmination of a month long intensive music project involving people with disabilities and others from the community.
A glittering music performance is in store this Friday here at the Linenhall Arts Centre
Don't miss your chance to see top class Irish theatre, in the Linenhall's intimate surrounds. A perfect way to add some colour to a winter evening.
RoolaBoola our fantastic annual children's arts festival takes place next weekend (the October Bank Holiday). Tickets are selling fast, grab them while you can.
We're excited to be opening our annual exhibition created with a young audience in mind, tomorrow night. It's an interactive show called "paint" by artist Lucy Hill.
We are delighted to announce that Dr John Mulloy will deliver a talk entitled "Talking about Paintings" on Wednesday 9th October at lunchtime (1.10pm-1.50pm)
The National Campaign for the Arts have published a pre-budget submission to government in support of arts, artists and arts audiences. We hope you'll watch it and share with anyone you think should hear our call
Fabulous workshop and performance opportunity for drumming enthusiasts. Click on the headline for further details on how to get involved.
Decadent Theatre’s production of Eugene O’Brien’s play is getting great reactions from it’s tour so far
We've a jam packed evening of exciting events in store for Culture Night on Friday 20th September here at the Linenhall Arts Centre. And it's all FREE!
On Saturday 14th September there will be a free bus tour of the five venues featuring the Niamh O'Malley exhibition, beginning at 10.45am at the Linenhall Arts Centre, and returning to Castlebar around 7.00pm. Click on heading above for link to full schedule.
VISUAL ART: Gallery 31st August - 30th Sept 2013
We're busy beavers behind the scenes here at the Linenhall putting the finishing touches to a jam packed programme of events for the Autumn.
FIND - a collaboration between the Public Art Programme and the Linenhall Arts Centre A series of commission opportuities for visual artists living in, or from, Co Mayo