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Construct / Deconstruct

Laois Arthouse Stradbally annual adult summer arts programme this year features a series of workshops titled Construct/Deconstruct by renowned artist Tom McLean in the beautiful surroundings of the Malthouse, Stradbally, Co Laois. Running from Tues 21 to Fri 24 June 2022 from 10.30am to 4pm. The  4-day workshop will focus […]


Series of Free Workshops available for Laois Bealtaine Festival

Thursday 5th, 12th   May Laois Arthouse Stradbally , 2pm-4pm – Join us for a fun introduction to Felt making with textile artist Maria McGarry. Learn the technique of laying fibers of merino wool to create felt using soapy water and gentle rolling. Participants will create their own designed stained glass […]


Platform 31 funding opportunity for Laois Artists

Closing Date coming up on 31st March Nationwide scheme by the 31 Local Authority Arts Offices in collaboration with the Arts Council opens for applications on March 3 2022 Following on from its successful pilot in 2020-21, the Association of Local Authority Arts Officers (ALAAO) is once more collaborating with […]


Panel discussion Till Something Moves on Sat 12th March

As part of the 10th anniversary celebration at the Laois Arthouse, a panel discussion entitled Till Something Moves…will take place on Saturday 12th March, 2pm – 5pm.  This event will explore how to create the optimum conditions for sustaining creative work as visual artists and writers, and what role do […]


Till Something Moves panel discussion event on Saturday 12th March

   As part of the 10th anniversary celebration at the Laois Arthouse, a panel discussion entitled Till Something Moves…will take place on Saturday 12th March, 2pm – 5pm.  This event will explore how to create the optimum conditions for sustaining creative work as visual artists and writers, and what role […]


Culture Night Conversations 2022 at the Dunamaise Arts Centre 7th March

Monday 7th March 11am -1pm – at the Dunamaise Arts Centre –  Ahead of Culture Night 2022 (Fri 23 September) the Arts Council will host a series of nationwide meetings to share and discuss the findings from its research report and post event analysis from 2021. The conversations will offer […]


Till Something Moves – Laois Arthouse

Laois Arts Office are proud to present this roundtable discussion to coincide with the Laois Arthouse 10th Anniversary exhibition, with over 60 artists, celebrating 10 years of artist hosting, residencies and exhibition making.  Join us if you can… Till Something Moves… Sat 12 March (14:00 – 17:00) at the Laois […]


Local Live Performance Support Scheme Round 3 Callout for Pantomime Groups

Now open for proposals for LLPSS funding, Pantomimes running up to the end of June 2022. Funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media, the scheme aims to support employment and wellbeing through the provision of live performances, engaging the services of professional artists, musicians, producers, […]


Arts Awards and Opportunities 2022

Laois County Council Arts Service invites applications for the following awards   and opportunities to individuals/groups and organisations in 2022  click the link  for application forms for Grants and Schemes  and more info on Arts Act Grants, the Tyrone Guthrie Residency Bursary, Artists in Schools and Culture Night expressions of […]


Laois Arthouse Gallery Christmas Opening Hours

In Trust. In Gratitude. In Hope. 10 Years at the Laois Arthouse, an exhibition featuring the work of over 60 artists who have been part of the Laois Arthouse programme since its establishment in 2011 by Laois County Council Arts Service. This 10th Anniversary exhibition is a unique opportunity for […]


Exciting new Exhibition coming to Laois Arthouse Stradbally

The Laois Arthouse, Stradbally, Co. Laois and Laois County Council cordially invite you to the opening reception of In Trust. In Gratitude. In Hope. An exhibition of over 60 artists, celebrating 10 Years at the Laois Arthouse.  Public Preview: Saturday 4th December 2021 (14:45-17:00)  The exhibition will be formally opened […]


Poetry Town 2021

  Poetry Town is an initiative of Poetry Ireland in partnership with Local Authority Arts Offices. This is a new all-island initiative, which will see more than a hundred free poetry-related activities take place in 20 towns across the island of Ireland between September 10th and 18th. Comhairle Chontae Laoise […]


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