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This month our theme is Community, taking inspiration from the exhibition currently showing in Gallery 1 &2, 'not only the earth we share' by Sol Archer. Sol worked with Household Belfast and the community of Sailortown in North Belfast to develop this work. We...
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, which will...
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.
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 in Belfast in 2023 as part of the Ireland at Venice 2022 National Tour.
Art & Learning
In response to our Outburst Arts exhibition our Gallery Assistant Katharine created a fun drawing workshop.
Our workshop for UN Fly the Flag inspired by artist and activist Keith Haring.
How to make your own miniature chest of drawers out of a cardboard box.