South Stairwell and Link Galleries

West Cork Artist’s Winter Showcase
6 November 2019 to 25 January, 2020

A sense of the magic of West Cork is reflected in this West Cork Winter Showcase. From tactile textiles to textured landscapes the rugged and raw terrain of the West is echoed throughout the show. We get a sense of winter from the deep evergreens and the spectrum of reds. We are taken on an unexpected journey across the land seeing abstract atmospheres of colour to wonderful wide angled views. This Winter Showcase displays some of the wealth of talent and artistic perspectives from West Cork.


Arts for Health 2019
Keeping Visible 
Keeping Visible showcases a small selection of the many projects with older people that take place at the Centre and throughout the region, involving a team of professional artists each with distinctly difference practices, through both Arts for Health and Arts for an Active Mind programming. 
Arts for Health is a partnership programme based in West Cork implementing a managed arts programme for older people in healthcare settings. It takes place in five Community Hospitals, five Day Care Centres and Bantry General Hospital Care of the Elderly Unit. The partners are West Cork Arts Centre, Cork County Council, Cork Education & Training Board and the HSE. The HSE is represented through the Cork Arts + Health Programme, the Health Promotion Department, the Nursing Directors of Community Hospitals and the Day Care Centres, West Cork. For more information on Arts For Health West Cork see the website. 

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