Monday 13th July 2015 at 4.30 pm
Come and join us for the launch of Yeats and the West!
Kick off the Galway Arts Festival in style with our official opening.
Take a tour of the exhibition with wine in hand. The opening features a reception with refreshments, introductory talks, and readings from our special guest Moya Cannon.
Through original artworks, rare books, music, drama, video, and a wealth of exclusive material from archives at NUI Galway and around the world, Yeats & the West explores the crafts, collaborations, and landscapes that revolutionized modern Ireland.
The exhibition features Jack B. Yeats, J.M Synge, Lady Gregory, Antoine Ó Rafteirí, Thoor Ballylee, Coole Park, and material from Loughrea Cathedral, the National Library of Ireland, the Abbey Theatre, the Lyric Theatre Belfast, and the American West.