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Exhibition Launch: ACROSS AND IN-BETWEEN Suzanne Lacy

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

Saturday 12th June 11am to 4pm Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to invite you to the launch of Suzanne Lacy’s Across and In-Between presented in association with IWM Imperial War Museum, The Whitworth and Ulster University. Co-commissioned and presented as a work-in-progress for the closing season of 14-18 NOW and the Belfast International Arts Festival; […]

Seen as it’s made = Made as it’s seen: Lennon

28th August - 23rd September 2021 Launch Event Saturday 28th August 12pm to 4pm Golden Thread Gallery presents Seen as it’s made = Made as it’s seen, a solo exhibition by Lennon in Gallery One and Gallery Two. Seen as it’s made = Made as it’s seen marks the second solo exhibition by the artist […]

Portrait of Northern Ireland Centenary exhibition

12 October - 4 November 2021 Secretary of State Brandon Lewis has announced a major art exhibition to showcase Northern Ireland’s creative talent as part of the Northern Ireland Office’s Centenary programme. The Portrait of Northern Ireland: Neither an Elegy nor a Manifesto exhibition will feature over 100 artists who have explored perspectives of Northern Ireland’s […]

Portrait of Northern Ireland Curator Talk: 100 Years of Queer Art in Northern Ireland

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

Saturday 16th October 11.00 - 12.00 Queer heritage practitioner Kristopher Reid takes a closer look at the artists and artworks which have challenged conventions of gender and sexuality in the last century. 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 […]

Portrait of Northern Ireland Curator Talk: Artists’ Initiatives

Saturday 23rd October 11am-12pm, free admission Artist and curator Peter Richards reflects on the significance of artist-run and artist-led initiatives in the region. 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 […]

Portrait of Northern Ireland Curator Talk: Factory and Fantasy

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

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 […]

Portrait of Northern Ireland Curator Talk: Neither an elegy nor a manifesto

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

Saturday 30th October 11am-12pm, free admission Join curator Shan McAnena as she discusses her approach to documenting 100 years of art from Northern Ireland. 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 […]

Factotum: Launch of the Vacuum NI 100 Commemorative Edition

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

Thursday 4th November 6pm, free admission A special edition of the satirical newspaper, The Vacuum, is being launched as part of the Portrait of Northern Ireland exhibition. Join us for the launch on the exhibition closing event, taking place as part Late Night Art Belfast for November. Free admission, booking not required. We’re operating under […]

Lighthouse: Donovan Wylie

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

Saturday 27th November 2021 to Saturday 12th February 2022 Launch Event: Saturday 27th November 1pm-3pm Golden Thread Gallery are delighted to announce our upcoming exhibition by photographer Donovan Wylie, with Chris Klatell. The exhibition will explore Wylie’s Lighthouse series, 2016 - 2021. This photographic series explores the subject of borders in the wake of Brexit. […]

Day Without Art 2021: ENDURING CARE

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

Wednesday 1st December Golden Thread Gallery is proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2021 by presenting ENDURING CARE, a program of seven new videos highlighting community care within the ongoing HIV crisis. Across the whole day, we'll be showing seven short videos highlighting strategies of community care within the ongoing HIV […]

HOW DID WE GET TO: WE ARE HERE?

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

19th March – 30th April 2022 Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast | 5th March – 16th April 2022 Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda A COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITION OF ARTISTS' MOVING IMAGE FROM THE BRITISH COUNCIL AND LUX FILMS BY JOHN AKOMFRAH | REHANA ZAMAN | AYO AKINGBADE | SUSAN HILLER | DUNCAN CAMPBELL Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast and Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda announce a […]

TIME TO TAKE YOUR TIME: SLOW ART DAY 2022

Golden Thread Gallery Belfast

Slow Art Day - Saturday April 2nd 2022  SLOW DOWN... THE MORE YOU LOOK THE MORE YOU SEE... Life moves fast. Visitors to art galleries usually spend just 15 to 30 seconds looking at a piece of art - that's less time than we spend looking at a page on the internet! But what would […]