Balbriggan celebrates the art of Harry Clarke

0 August 18, 2016

Balbriggan is very fortunate to be the location of two magnificent stained glass windows created by the acclaimed Irish artist Harry Clarke, The Visitation and The Widow’s Son. As part of this year’s Heritage Week, Balbriggan Tourism has commissioned two large-scale storyboards to celebrate (more…)


Artists Rest Workshop Open Submission Competition 2016

0 August 8, 2016

The Artists Rest Workshop is proud to present our Open Submission Competition 2016. Open to all Artists to submit two dimensional works in their chosen media (Oil, Watercolour, Pastel, Charcoal, pencil etc.) Artists may submit a maximum of three works for consideration at a cost of €8 (more…)


Face of Fingal Art Exhibition

0 May 28, 2016

The official opening of the 2nd Annual FACE of Fingal (Fingal Artists Creative Expo) took place on Friday 27th May at Skerries Rugby Club.  The exhibition will run until Sunday 29th May 2016 and features seventeen Artists from the Fingal area who will display their work over the three days. (more…)


A Musical Masterclass at Balbriggan Autumn Jazz 2015

0 October 19, 2015

Now in its 5th year,  Balbriggan Autumn Jazz rang loud as top class acts performed at a number of venues throughout the town.  The line up consisted of Cormac Kenevey, Greg Felton, 3DB featuring Edel Murray, Pat Collins,  The Hot House Big Band and the Phil War Trio. Guests were treated to top (more…)


Call for Artists to submit works!

0 October 1, 2015

The Artists Rest Workshop is calling for Artists to submit works for its Open submission competition 2015. Artists may submit a maximum of three two Dimensional works only in their chosen media (Oil, water colour, pastel, charcoal, pencil etc.) at a cost of €8 per submission. Successful Artists (more…)


Paper Art to Decorate Balbriggan Tourist Office

0 August 27, 2015

Art develops a willingness to explore what has not existed before. Art teaches risk taking, learning from one’s mistakes, and being open to other possibilities and this is certainly the case at the paper cut workshop which took place in Flemington Community Centre.  Graphic designer (more…)