SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS ARE BACK IN AUGUST!

SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS ARE BACK IN AUGUST!

Our free Saturday art workshops for families are back from August! Workshops will take place in the gallery on the first and third Saturdays of every month, with new Covid-19 safety measures in place. As always it’s free to take part, and we’ll supply all...
The Bystander Effect: Alison Lowry

The Bystander Effect: Alison Lowry

5 August – 9 September 2021 Golden Thread Gallery are delighted to announce Alison Lowry’s upcoming exhibition in the Project Space, The Bystander Effect. The culmination of two years of research, The Bystander Effect examines the role that we, as a society, had...
GTG BLOG: Do you believe in life after…. lockdown?

GTG BLOG: Do you believe in life after…. lockdown?

VSB Intern Esther Andare writes about the gradual return of our arts and culture scene as the end of the pandemic – hopefully! – gets nearer. As everything is rapidly opening up, the city is reinvigorated with the hustle and bustle of people shopping and...
Artist Interview: ACES award-winner Paul Moore

Artist Interview: ACES award-winner Paul Moore

Watch artist Paul Moore in conversation with Golden Thread Gallery Director Peter Richards in this new interview, recorded in the gallery in May 2021. In 2019 Paul Moore received the ACNI Artist Career Enhancement Scheme award to work with Golden Thread Gallery...
SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS ARE BACK IN AUGUST!

Junior Gallery Newsletter: Borders Edition!

Our theme for this month’s Junior Newsletter is Borders, taking inspiration from our summer exhibition ‘Across and In-Between’ by Suzanne Lacy, which is being exhibited across the whole Gallery from June 12th until August 14th. The exhibition...
GTG shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award!

GTG shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award!

The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award, it was announced today. Charity Kids in Museums has run a prestigious annual award for the past 15 years, recognising the most family friendly heritage sites...
IRELAND AT VENICE 2022 : Niamh O’Malley’s Gather

IRELAND AT VENICE 2022 : Niamh O’Malley’s Gather

The Ireland at Venice 2022 Curatorial Team, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, will present Niamh O’Malley’s Gather at the Irish Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022. Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to be a partner gallery of this project, and will host Gather...
Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2021

Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2021

We are delighted to announce that the recipient of the Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2021 is Drydan Wilson. The award is presented to an University of Ulster School of Art Graduate based on their MFA work and show. The winner of the award will...
GTG SAYS #THANKSTOYOU FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY OPEN WEEK

GTG SAYS #THANKSTOYOU FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY OPEN WEEK

THIS NATIONAL LOTTERY OPEN WEEK, WE’RE SAYING #THANKSTOYOU WITH A FREE LIMITED EDITION PIECE OF POSTCARD ART! We’re celebrating National Lottery Open Week with an amazing art giveaway! From Tuesday 15th June the first 50 visitors who present any National Lottery...
GTG supports the Kids in Museums Manifesto!

GTG supports the Kids in Museums Manifesto!

We’re excited to share that we have signed up to the Kids in Museums Manifesto. It’s a set of simple guidelines for museums, heritage sites and cultural organisations that was created with children, young people and families. It sets out what they feel...