Arts Office

22 March 2023
Announcing the 2023 Westmeath Film Award

Continuing from the success of the 2022 Westmeath Film Award, the Westmeath Arts Office has announced that the Award will take place once again in 2023. The Westmeath Film Award offers a local filmmaker €10,000 towards the creation of a short 10-12 minute film or documentary. This award is funded by Westmeath County Council Arts […]

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21 March 2023
Mullingar Camera Club launches Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann photographic exhibition

Mullingar Camera Club are set to launch a photographic of the recent Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2022 which held in Mullingar during last August.  The exhibition launches in the Atrium, County Buildings, Mullingar on Tuesday 21 March from 6pm – 7.45pm. The photos on display will highlight the collective talent of Mullingar Camera Club members. […]

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8 March 2023
Have Your Say: Westmeath Crinniu na nÓg 2023

Crinniú na nÓg is a day of free creativity for children and young people in Ireland. In Westmeath, we want to connect local youth with some of the thriving culture in the county. Let us know what you would like to see for Crinniú na nÓg 2023 by filling out the survey below. If you […]

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7 March 2023
Athlone Atrium Exhibitions: Artist Open Call

Athlone Atrium Exhibition Artist Open Call. The Westmeath Arts Office is inviting artists to hold their own exhibition at the Atrium space in the Civic Offices, Athlone. Atrium exhibitions offer artists the chance to host their own solo or joint show, with a professional launch event and promotion. The Atrium is available for artists for […]

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16 February 2023
Artist Teresa Doyle to launch The Living Fabric Exhibition

The Living Fabric, an exhibition of work by artist Teresa Doyle, opens Tuesday 21st February at 6pm in The Atrium, Westmeath County Council Buildings, Mullingar. The exhibition will be opened be by writer and broadcaster, Manchán Magan. The exhibition runs until the 3rd of March. The work for Teresa Doyle’s long-awaited exhibition, The Living Fabric, […]

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9 February 2023
Announcing our Westmeath Creative Ireland Grants 2023

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for our 2023 Westmeath Creative Ireland Grants.  About Creative Ireland The Creative Ireland Programme is an all-of-Government initiative to place creativity at the centre of public policy. It is guided by a vision that every person in Ireland will have the opportunity to realise their […]

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7 February 2023
Luan Gallery to launch Clare Langan's At the Gates of Silent Memory

At The Gates of Silent MemorySolo Exhibition by Clare Langan; curated by Eamonn MaxwellA major exhibition of rarely seen photographs by one of Ireland’s most important artists.Saturday 18th February– Thursday 20th April Luan Gallery is pleased to present At The Gates of Silent Memory; a solo exhibition of photography by internationally acclaimed Irish artist Clare […]

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7 February 2023
Local artist Cathal Gallagher launches second solo show ‘Atlantic Windows’ at the Atrium, Mullingar

Westmeath Arts Office is delighted to present a solo exhibition Atlantic Windows from artist Cathal Gallagher in the Atrium from 7th February until 17th February. The exhibition will showcase over twenty works in oil, mixed media and acrylic paint. Each work is a framed window out to the stunning Wild Atlantic Way, and the eternal […]

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1 February 2023
Local Westmeath writers wanted for IWC National Mentoring Programme

The Westmeath Arts Office invites local writers to apply for the Irish Writers Centre National Mentoring Programme 2023. The National Mentoring Programme is an opportunity for selected writers across the island of Ireland to receive sustained creative and professional mentoring from an established Irish writer of their choice. One Westmeath mentoring relationship is now on […]

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24 January 2023
Olena Karpenko's 'Reflections' Exhibition in the Atrium, Mullingar

Update: Olena Karpenko will be donating the proceeds of the exhibition to Come Back Alive, the charity providing support to the Ukrainian army. Those who wish to purchase pieces can do so by contacting Olena and donating here. Large pieces: €200 Small pieces: €100 Artist and recent Westmeath Artists’ Awards overall winner Olena Karpenko will […]

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