Fire Station Open Day – Nov 28th

Front of Fire Station

A fascinating day is in store at the Fire Station, Dublin on Thursday the 28th of November. You can find the full details here, or explore below. There’s a series of interviews with artists, workshops/ demonstrations and other events, and all for free! Get on down and explore.

Fire Station Artists’ Studios, 9-11 Lower Buckingham Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

The live-in studios, which have been home to over 80 artists including Sean Hillen, Corban Walker, Alice Maher, Jesse Jones and Patrick Graham – will be open to the public for demonstrations in the sculpture workshop, performance and installations of work by resident artists. There will also be a number of public conversations, which will feature Sarah Browne, Mark Garry, Martin Healy, Jesse Jones, Patrick Graham, Roisin Hogan, Brian Connolly and Amanda Coogan. You’ll get the day’s programme of events below and here.

Programme of Events for Open Day Celebration:

Artists Conversations (3pm – 6pm)

Sarah Browne in conversation with Mark Garry in the Engine Room

Martin Healy in conversation with Jesse Jones in Studio 8

Paddy Graham in conversation with Roisin Hogan in Studio 4

Brian Connolly in conversation with Amanda Coogan

Workshop Demonstrations (3:30pm – 5:30pm)

John Carrick demonstrating in metalwork

Veronica Forsgren demonstrating in ceramics

Suzannah Vaughan demonstrating in glass

Open Studios (3pm – 6pm)

A number of Fire Station’s artists’ residential studios will be open to visit, with an opportunity to view the artists’ work.

Performance Art Event (4pm – 6pm) – The Performance Collective will be performing in Studio 6

Launch at 6pm – Food and beverages will be served throughout the event.

Cockatrice (2007) Charcoal on Arches paper, 152.2 x 102cmÊ (200

Categories: Art, Free, Things to do

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