Events & Workshops

Upcoming Events

  • Visual Arts Reading Group Online
  • Visual Arts Reading Group Online

    • 27th April -
      31st August, 2020
  • Some places have opened up on our online weekly visual arts inspired Reading Round! Led by Brian McAvera, celebrated playwright, art historian, critic and curator, within this themed reading round the primary emphasis will be on texts on the visual...
  • New GTG Workshop: Make Your Own Nightlight
  • New GTG Workshop: Make Your Own Nightlight

    • 22nd May -
      31st July, 2020
  • In this week’s online workshop, Sophie Daly has a fantastic project for young people aged 12 and up! Sophie was inspired by the the striking neon artwork Sign*Age (2019) by artist Liliane Puthod, which is part of our current exhibition Dissolving Histories: An Unreliable Presence. You...
  • GTG Workshops: Salt dough modelling clay with Simon Mills
  • GTG Workshops: Salt dough modelling clay with Simon Mills

    • 29th May -
      31st July, 2020
  • We have a wonderful workshop for all ages today, by artist and photographer Simon Mills, and his very special guest artist! Learn how to make brilliant, durable salt dough modelling clay using simple household ingredients here. GTG Workshops are funded...
  • GTG Artists Present: Ian Cumberland
  • GTG Artists Present: Ian Cumberland

    • 2nd June -
      31st July, 2020
  • Watch a new film created by acclaimed Northern Ireland artist Ian Cumberland, looking back at a common fiction, his 2018 exhibition at the GTG. Watch here or on our GTG YouTube channel. Please note: the film has no sound. Funded...
  • GTG Curators Discuss - Episode 6
  • GTG Curators Discuss - Episode 6

    • 4th June -
      31st July, 2020
  • It's Episode 6 today! Watch our Director Peter Richards and Exhibitions Officer Mary Stevens in conversation about exhibition making and working with artists on GTG Vimeo here  or for a subtitled version on our GTG YouTube channel here! Don't forget...
  • GTG Workshops - Easy Weaving with Simon Mills
  • GTG Workshops - Easy Weaving with Simon Mills

    • 5th June -
      31st July, 2020
  • In today's art workshop online, Simon Mills shows you how to use paper to learn the basic technique of weaving, and how you can create your own brilliant baskets and more! Watch the video here! GTG Workshops are funded by...
  • GTG Curators Discuss Episode 8
  • GTG Curators Discuss Episode 8

    • 18th June -
      31st July, 2020
  • This week's episode is the final in our current series! Golden Thread Gallery Director Peter Richards, Deputy Director Sarah McAvera and Exhibitions Officer Mary Stevens discuss different curatorial styles and career paths, and some of their favourite successful and standout...
  • GTG Workshop: Creative Coding with Robin Price
  • GTG Workshop: Creative Coding with Robin Price

    • 20th June -
      31st August, 2020
  • Today's workshop with artist, composer and technology superstar Robin Price is all about learning to use computer coding to create incredible art! Join in here.   GTG Workshops are supported by Community Foundation NI.  
  • GTG Workshop: Open Processing with Robin Price
  • GTG Workshop: Open Processing with Robin Price

    • 4th July -
      30th September, 2020
  • In part 2 of his workshops on using computer coding to get creative, Robin Price takes us through how open processing works. Once you have the basics of this down, the potential for making all kids of new art is...
  • GTG Curators Season 2!
  • GTG Curators Season 2!

    • 9th July -
      30th September, 2020
  • Welcome to the new season of GTG Curators! What began as a crucial face-time reaction to the global pandemic of Covid-19 has evolved into something we’re now very proud to continue. With fantastic questions and engagement sent in from our...