New Exhibition for Laois Bealtaine Festival to open at Laois Arthouse

Art Exhibition “Welcome to May”

In time for the Bealtaine Festival in Laois, the Stradbally Active Age Group will launch their art exhibition titled “Welcome to May” at the Laois Arthouse Gallery, Stradbally on Saturday 28th April at 1.30pm.  The exhibition will be officially launched by artist and art tutor Billy Dollard. “Welcome to May”  is made up of a variety of original paintings including still life, pet portraits, local landmarks and landscapes.   Some of the 21 individual pieces will be for sale at the launch and during the exhibition run.  Exhibiting artists include:  Phyllis Bennett, Ettie Kennedy, Mary Whelan, Vera Donohue, Chris Moran and Michael Mulhare  The Stradbally group has been established for four years.  It is an open and inclusive organisation who aim to support and empower retired and semi-retired individuals in their community through a wide range of activities and new members are welcome to join at any time.

Visitors are welcome to attend the opening on Saturday 28th April at 1.30pm or come to view the exhibition at the Laois Arthouse Gallery in Stradbally up until the closing date on Thursday 31st May.  A full list of events happening in Laois is available here 

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