Anseo, i bParthas – 29.05.2014

There are two exhibitions running in Sneem this summer, both opening this weekend:

Title:  Here in Paradise Contemporary Art Exhibition

Location:  North and South Squares, Sneem, Co. Kerry

Dates: 31st May – 18th September 2014

Website http://hereinparadise2014.com

For information, contact artexhibitions@me.com Tel. 087 926 1223

Description:  Here in Paradise is a contemporary art exhibition by renowned German artist Jochen Gerz with portraits by Peter Zoeller.  The exhibition will be located in the North and South Squares in Sneem village during summer 2014.  Forty inhabitants of Sneem participate and share their vision of their local environment, their life and also their wishes for the future of Ireland and for Europe. 

Here in Paradise is commissioned by Sneem Tidy Towns and supported by the Goethe-Institut, the embassies of France and the Federal Republic of Germany in Dublin and by Kerry County Council.

 

Exhibition: "Charles de Gaulle: A Quiet Holiday"

A Photographic Exhibition on Charles De Gaulle's visit to Ireland in 1969 is to open on Friday 30th May in the Kerry Geopark Information Centre in Sneem. The exhibition presents original photographs from the Kennelly Archive of De Gaulle's visit to Ireland after he left power in May 1969. Padraig and Joan Kennelly, founders of a small photographic studio in Tralee, followed the trail of this noted visitor and recorded the excitement caused among the inhabitants of Sneem, Co. Kerry. They called the collection "A Quiet Holiday".

30 May 2014 - 29 May 2015

Kerry Geopark Information Centre, South Square, Sneem, Co. Kerry

Opening hours: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

ADMISSION FREE

www.ambafrance.ie-org

www.kerrygeopark.ie

Info: scac@ambafrance-ie.org – 00353 (0)1 708 8308 or kerrygeopark@gmail.com - 00353 (0)87 1602240

 

Presented by the French Embassy in Ireland in association with Kerry Geopark

Curated by Isabelle Galy-Aché

With the support of: Irish Cultural Centre in Paris, Kennelly Archive, Fondation Charles de Gaulle, Ireland Fund of France

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email: info@kerrycoco.ie

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