Ceramics Ireland is delighted to present Land/Marks the fourth in its triennial exhibition series. Continuing the ethos of celebrating the diverse range and breadth of contemporary ceramic work being created by makers of and from Ireland. Land/Marks will feature works that explore and challenge the material clay, investigating its malleability and pushing its boundaries.
This will be evident through a variety of sculptural forms, functional vessels and installation-based works. The independent expert panel of three selected 42 makers for this edition of the triennial series, which will celebrate the craftsmanship and skills of these contemporary practitioners. The selected group includes new makers some at the beginning of their creative journeys – Antonio J. Lopez, Simon Kidd, Sarah Roseingrave alongside more established makers – Sara Flynn, Mark Campden and Isobel Egan.
15 August – 31 October 2020
Opening Hours: Tues – Sun: 10am -1pm, 2pm – 5pm
Dublin Book Festival is taking place online this year and we at Farmleigh are delighted to be hosting. The Dublin Book Festival was established in 2006 by Publishing Ireland to celebrate all that is best in Irish writing and publishing.
Taking place in November, the festival programmes events in venues throughout the city of Dublin, including Dublin City Libraries, National Library of Ireland, Irish Writers Centre, The Gutter Bookshop, Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin Port, EPIC – The Irish Emigration Museum, Fighting Words and many more locations. The diverse programme covers everything from poetry to science, history to poetry, comedy, literary fiction and a full family and schools’ programme.
There is a programme of over 40 online events for you to choose from. The 2020 Programme of Events features a DBF Autumn series, a selection of events which will be streamed on a weekly basis ahead of the festival season. The Main Programme and Children’s & Family Programme will begin on 27th November. Most events are free but require registration. Keep an eye out for Farmleigh’s exquisite interiors and some special guests.