Summer exhibitions at Belfast Waterfront and The Ulster Hall
12 July 2012
From Catalyst Arts’ exhibition showcasing new emerging talent to A R Hogg’s vivid photographic portrayal of 1911 Belfast, the exhibitions on display at Belfast Waterfront and The Ulster Hall are well worth exploring this summer. Printer friendly version
Monday 16 - Saturday 28 July
Our Voices is the culmination of a Northern Ireland-wide art initiative supporting older people with mental illness through mental health charity, MindWise. Guided by artist, Beverly Healy, participants used a variety of media, including watercolour painting, tile mosaic, glass and silk painting to create their own artwork for this exhibition, giving them the opportunity to have their voice heard through art.
By Catalyst Arts
Friday 3 - Thursday 30 August
This exhibition features works by Catalyst Arts members.
Catalyst Arts is an artist-led organisation situated in the heart of Belfast, supporting young and emerging local talent, often showcasing new names alongside established and international artists.
Ulster Hall exhibitions:
Skyway Club: Who’s been framed?
By Carrie Davenport
Monday 2 - Monday 30 July
Step back in time to the 1920s with this exhibition of unique portraits, shot in the Culloden Hotel by local photographer Carrie Davenport. The Skyway Club is a vibrant and creative group of adults with learning disabilities. The photographs feature members of the Skyway Club in a murder mystery with clues hidden in the photos to find out who dunnit.
A R Hogg: Belfast Regeneration 1911
Tuesday 31 July - Friday 17 August
Alex Hogg’s photographs represent a unique record of many working class areas in Belfast, including the years before World War I when social services were provided officially for the first time - in 1911 Belfast Corporation embarked on a major redevelopment programme to improve the city’s housing. Hogg photographed the people as well as the buildings, to demonstrate the hardship and deprivation of the time.
Gael Linn record sleeve exhibition
in association with Féile An Droichead
Tuesday 21 - Wednesday 29 August
A unique opportunity to see a fantastic selection of record sleeve designs from the legendary Gael Linn traditional music label. Founded in 1957 with the issuing of six old style heavy 10 inch Bakelite records, Gael Linn became the foremost producer of Irish traditional records for over 30 years.
Please note that as the Waterfront and Ulster Hall exhibition spaces are in working buildings there may be times when the galleries are closed to the public. If you are visiting us specifically to view the art work we would recommend that you call in advance to check opening hours. Tel: 028 9033 4400
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