To mark UN World Refugee Day 2022, from 20th June Golden Thread Gallery (GTG) in Belfast will distribute 350 free art packs to child refugees, asylum seekers and migrants here in Northern Ireland. With funding support from the VSB Foundation, GTG hopes the packs will...
The Golden Thread Gallery is pleased to announce that the recipient of the Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2023 is Charys Wilson.
We are Invisible We are Visible at the GTG: Disabled Artists take over museums and galleries to celebrate the anarchic joy of Dada!
Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to be the Belfast location for WAIWAV on 2nd July with an intervention by artist Porcelain Delaney in our Project Space.
2nd June to 30th July 2022. ‘An Object of Vision’ charts the exclusion of women from historical narratives through a series of still lives and collages constructed to position women in the picture.
Beauty is in the iBeholder… how the GTG is embracing new technology to build back our relationship with our audiences.
We want to really understand our visitors changed wants, needs and interests post-Covid, and to offer them a way to get a better understanding of us too. And that’s where thrive and iBeholder come in!
Applications are now open for the Golden Thread Gallery MFA Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2023, in association with University of Ulster School of Art. The award is open to a University of Ulster School of Art Graduate based on their MFA work and show. The winner...
Thanks to support from the Department for Communities via the Art Work Scheme administered by Future Screens NI, the Golden Thread Gallery is seeking applications for the role of Audience Development Assistant.
A BIGGER PICTURE – outstanding feminist and queer photographic artists from the Belfast School of Art
An exhibition of outstanding work by feminist and queer photographic artists from the Belfast School of Art, curated by Dr Clare Gallagher. Part of HOW DID WE GET TO: KNOW SO LITTLE?
THU 12 MAY – SAT 9 JULY, GOLDEN THREAD GALLERY An exhibition of artist moving image works in collaboration with Docs Ireland 2022, including the influential ‘Statues Also Die’, once banned in France for its criticism of colonialism, a co-curated photographic exhibition, a series of video installations, a programme of screenings and an array of activities.
Congratulations to Niamh O'Malley and the Ireland at Venice 2022 Curatorial Team Clíodhna Shaffrey & Michael Hill of Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, as they launch O’Malley’s Gather at the Irish Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale this week. Golden Thread...
ENDS 28th May GTG presents a solo exhibition by Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award winner Drydan Wilson, exploring skateboarding as a way of making art.
GTG is pleased to announce a new series of artist led workshops as part of HOW DID WE GET TO: WE ARE HERE? Free, open to all, materials supplied
Watch ‘Silence Heard Loud’ by Anna Konik, Opening Night Film of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to be a presenting partner of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival Opening Night Film #SilenceHeardLoud, directed by Anna Konik.
HOW DID WE GET TO: WE ARE HERE? A collaborative exhibition of Artists’ Moving Image from the British Council Collection and LUX
Golden Thread Gallery and Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda announce a collaborative exhibition partnership presenting WE ARE HERE, Artists’ Moving Image from the British Council Collection and LUX. 19th March – 30th April 2022 Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast | 5th March – 16th April 2022 Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
Golden Thread Gallery presents OXYgen, an exhibition of work by Aoife Shanahan confronting the global opioid addiction crisis. From 3 March – 16 April 2022 in the Project Space.
We're delighted to introduce the latest member of the GTG Team, our new Front of House assistant Zoe Meeks! One week in, Zoe has written this wonderful piece on our current exhibitions, and her experience of the Gallery so far. LIGHTHOUSE BY DONOVAN WYLIE (WITH CHRIS...
GTG is hosting three free Space Time workshops in January and February 2022, aimed specifically at older people and those with dementia and their carers, exploring the connections between ambient music and abstract art. During each workshop we will chat about abstract...
Our free Saturday art workshops for families this month take place on the 22nd and 29th of January! As always it’s free to take part, and we’ll supply all the art materials and light refreshments too.
Join our audience focus groups with Thrive and you could win £50!
All of us at the Golden Thread Gallery would like to thank our visitors, subscribers, followers and friends for their continued support over the past twelve months. It has not been an easy time for anyone, but we've been so heartened by the collective goodwill and...