Portrait of Northern Ireland Curator Talk: Factory and Fantasy

Saturday 23rd October 2pm-3pm, free admission

Curator and art historian Dickon Hall explores the influence that industry had on the development of art in Northern Ireland from the 1920s to early 1950s. This talk will take place in the exhibition space and will highlight works by John Luke, Romeo Toogood and Colin Middleton to name but a few.

Free admission, booking not required. We’re operating under current Covid-19 safety guidelines, as follows:

    • Maximum capacity is 50 visitors at one time. We may ask you to wait outside for a short time if we are at capacity.
    • Please go to reception first, so we can take your contact details for track & trace.
    • All visitors are requested to wear a mask / face-covering at all times, unless you have a medical exemption.
    • Please sanitise your hands upon entry and when leaving the gallery.
    • Only one toilet is available for visitor use at this time.
    • If you (or any member of your party) have been feeling unwell, or displaying any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter.

    Our other safety measures include hand sanitisers throughout the gallery with signage to guide you through the exhibitions. Disposable masks are available from our front desk for a donation of £1.

    We will have one accessible bathroom available to visitors only. If you have any other accessibility needs, please let us know in advance and we will do our utmost to facilitate you.

    If you have any questions or concerns, or need help, please ask one of the team! We want to make your visit to the gallery as enjoyable and safe as we can!

    Image credit: ‘Kilkeel Shipyard’ by Nevill Johnson. From the Collection of Down County Museum, © the artist’s estate

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