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GTG shortlisted for Aisling Culture & Arts Award!

GTG shortlisted for Aisling Culture & Arts Award!

Golden Thread Gallery are delighted that we have been shortlisted in the Arts & Culture Rebuilder category, sponsored by Movie House Cinemas. The award seeks to recognise those who have sustained the Arts sector, which was one of the hardest hit by the pandemic.

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FREE FAMILY WORKSHOPS IN NOVEMBER!

FREE FAMILY WORKSHOPS IN NOVEMBER!

Our free Saturday art workshops for families this month take place on the 13th and 20th November. As always it’s free to take part, and we’ll supply all the art materials and light refreshments! We have our new Covid-19 safety measures in place too. For safety...

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GTG at the Family Friendly Museum Awards 2021!

GTG at the Family Friendly Museum Awards 2021!

On Monday 11th October the GTG team attended the virtual Family Friendly Museum Awards 2021, where Golden Thread Gallery was nominated for Best Small Museum! The prestigious awards were created by Kids in Museums in 2004, and have been growing every year, with a new...

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Farewell from Esther Andare!

Farewell from Esther Andare!

We're very sad to be saying goodbye to Esther Andare, our wonderful Community Foundation NI and VSB intern. She's off to finish her Masters degree, and we have no doubt she will do so brilliantly! GTG has gained so much from our time working with Esther; from learning...

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GTG is going the extra mile for refugees this month!

GTG is going the extra mile for refugees this month!

This month the GTG team is going to be making every mile we go count for refugees - we're taking part in the British Red Cross Miles for Refugees fundraising event! We will be walking, running, rowing, cycling and swimming a target distance of 72 miles - that's the...

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FREE FAMILY WORKSHOPS IN SEPTEMBER!

FREE FAMILY WORKSHOPS IN SEPTEMBER!

Our free Saturday art workshops for families this month take place on the 11th and 18th of September! As always it’s free to take part, and we’ll supply all the art materials and light refreshments! We have our new Covid-19 safety measures in place too. For safety...

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

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

Golden Thread Gallery presents ‘Seen as it’s made = Made as it’s seen’, a solo exhibition by Lennon, ‘one of the most important Irish painters currently working in the field of non-objective art’. The exhibition in Gallery One and Gallery Two includes a new appearance of Folded/Unfolded, a work with a fifty-year legacy, which will be made in the gallery space itself in August 2021.

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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 art...

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The Bystander Effect: Alison Lowry

The Bystander Effect: Alison Lowry

Golden Thread Gallery are delighted to share Alison Lowry’s new exhibition The Bystander Effect in the Project Space. The culmination of two years of research, The Bystander Effect examines the role that we, as a society, had in allowing an ‘architecture of containment’ to develop in Northern Ireland; the physical infrastructure and systems used to incarcerate women and children in eighteenth and nineteenth century Ireland, including Industrial Schools, Children’s Homes, Mother and Baby Institutions and Magdalene Laundries.

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Junior Gallery Newsletter: Borders Edition!

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 explores the border...

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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 in the UK. It is the only museum award to be judged by families.

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