Kennys Bookshop and Art Gallery, celebrating 70 Years in 2010 - EVENTS
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|EXHIBITION - GENERATIONS – Group show, artistic families at The Kenny Gallery. Including works by Brian Ballard, Lisa Ballard, John Behan, Nessa Behan, Pauline Bewick, Holly Melia, Poppy Melia, Margaret Irwin, Katharine West, Thelma Mansfield, Michael Morris, Kenneth Webb and Susan Webb.||
From Saturday 23rd January 2010.
Official opening by John Concannon, Fáilte Ireland at 2.00pm.
Continues through February.
|PAINTING DEMONSTRATION - Kenneth Webb, in aid of Cancer Care West||Saturday 30th January, at 2.00pm|
|EXHIBITION – Barry Herniman, Watercolours||Saturday 6th March, at 2.00pm - continues for two weeks|
|PAINTING DEMONSTRATION - Marja van Kampen, in aid of Cancer Care West||Saturday 20th March, at 2.00pm|
|EXHIBITION – Seasons by Paul Guilfoyle||Opens Saturday 27th March, at 2.00pm. Continues for four weeks.|
|CONCERT – ConTempo Quartet, Galway’s Ensemble in Residence||Saturday 17th April, at 2.00pm|
|The Poet’s Colloquy: From Manuscript to Published Poem. The panel will consist of Pat Boran (Dedalus Press), Elaine Ní Chuilleanáin (Cyphers Magazine) and Caitriona O Reilly (Poetry Ireland Review). This will be an open discussion in the hope that there will be positive results in having work published. Contributors will be given the chance to read the work and all are welcome. It is hoped that this Poet’s Colloquy will be the first of many such editing workshops. During Cúirt Festival of Literature||Saturday 24th April, at 12 noon sharp.|
|EXHIBITION – Padraic Reaney, a major exhibition on the theme of the Famine||Opens Saturday 24th April, at 2.00pm. Continues for four weeks.|
|PAINTING DEMONSTRATION - Jerry Marjoram, in aid of Cancer Care West||Saturday 8th May, at 2.00pm|
|EXHIBITION - Manus Walsh||Saturday 22nd May, at 2.00pm, continues for four weeks|
|EXHIBITION – Jane Reeves and Mike Flannery||Opens Saturday 19th June, at 2.00pm. Continues for four weeks.|
|SEÓDA – a major group exhibition for Galway Arts Festival – Contemporary Irish Sculpture||Opens Saturday 10th July, at 2.00pm. Continues for four weeks. In association of James Adam, Fine Art & Auctioneers, Dublin|
|EXHIBITION – Irish Craft Portfolio 2010: Galway – Ireland’s finest Craftwork in association with the Crafts Council of Ireland||Opens Saturday 14th August, at 2.00pm. Continues for four weeks.|
|EXHIBITION – It Is About Time To Have A Good Time, Seventy works by Gertrude Degenhardt, in her 70th year as Kenny’s celebrate our 70th birthday.||Opens Saturday 11th September, at 2.00pm. Continues for four weeks.|
|Historians Round Table - Join LISA HYDE from Irish Academic Press, ANTHONY TIERNEY from Four Courts Press, MARY FEEHAN from Mercier Press, GERARD MORAN and RAYMOND GILLESPIE of Maynooth University to discuss how to develop the Manuscript or Thesis relating to Irish History into a published book. This event may be of considerable interest to the budding Historian...||Saturday 25th September, at 11.00am|
|PAINTING DEMONSTRATION – Jim McKee, in aid of Cancer Care West||Saturday 25th September, at 2.00pm|
|PAINTING DEMONSTRATION - Grace Cunningham, in aid of Cancer Care West||Saturday 16th October, at 2.00pm|
|Book Treasure Hunt - during Babóro Children's Festival - details to be announced||Sunday 10th October|
|"Human Writes" - Round table with Prof. William A. Schabas, Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway||Monday 18th October, from 10.00am|
|As Dublin's Blue Door Studio closes, an exhibiton at The Kenny Gallery celebrates their 35 years of inspirational teaching. Including the work of: Tim Allman, Clare Cryan, Margaret Halliden, Joan Keogh, Pat McGloughlin, Sara Sue McNeill, Pamela Pierce, Joan Webb, Kenneth Webb, Susan Webb and others...||From October 30th and continuing for four weeks|
|CONCERT – ConTempo Quartet, Galway’s Ensemble in Residence||Tuesday 16th November (time T.B.A.)|
|PAINTING DEMONSTRATION - Ben Maile, in aid of Cancer Care West||Saturday 20th November, at 2.00pm|
|The Big Bithday Bash… Kennys 70 today! A day of events to celebrate the old girl.||Saturday 27th November|
|EXHIBITION - New Paintings by Thelma Mansfield.
We are delighted to announce the addition of Thelma to our line-up in the run up to Christmas, with a selection of her beautiful and increasingly sought after oils.
|From Saturday 4th December, at 2.00pm|
|BOOK SIGNING - Galway Writers||Saturday 18th December, at 12.00 noon|
|CONCERT – ConTempo Quartet, Galway’s Ensemble in Residence||Saturday 18th December, at 2.00pm|