Council art collection on display

As part of this year’s Culture Night, a selection of artworks from the Laois County Council art collection will be on display at County Hall from this Friday, September 19.

As part of this year’s Culture Night, a selection of artworks from the Laois County Council art collection will be on display at County Hall from this Friday, September 19.

Exhibits will include pieces by Nick Miller, Aisling Conroy, John Keating, Brendon Deacy, Cathy Carmen, Pat Fox, Jock Nichol and many more. The pieces will be displayed for the public to view in the council buildings for a short period of time.

Also on Culture Night, there’s a chance to join the Stradbally Arthouse resident artists as they conduct an hour of creative art workshops open to families or individuals of all ages.

Resident artist Lorraine Walshe’s workshops will include an exploration of light and shadow and artist Caroline Keane will use recycled materials to create fun pieces of art. All materials will be provided.

The Forum Hostel in Mountmellick will host an art workshop by Collette Dunne for adults on Culture Night. The workshop is designed to give the participant the opportunity to try their hand at painting and to create works of art.

More details are available on the Culture Night brochure and on the Laois Arts website.