Welcoming the Currachs

in partnership with NUI Galway and Áras Éanna

Venue: Emily Anderson Concert Hall

Date: 17 September 2021 at 11am

Price: FREE (booking required)

Culture Night starts early as usual for Galway Music Residency with a very special event to launch an exhibition of 21 decorated currachs at NUI Galway on 17 September at 11am in the Emily Anderson Concert Hall.

The exhibition, coordinated by Áras Éanna arts centre on Inis Oírr, includes works by John Behan, Jennifer Cunningham, Ger Sweeney and Áine Phillips. ConTempo Quartet will perform a specially selected suite of classical and contemporary music connected to the ocean, composed by Alec Roth, Claude Debussy and Katharina Baker. NUI Galway Drama students will also take part in the event, reciting a selection of poetry by Máirtín Ó Direáin.

Tickets are free but extremely limited. Book herePlease note, the venue does not have step-free access.

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