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39th Annual Exhibition 2017

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2017

Wednesday 28th June to Sunday 2nd July

Opening Times

Wednesday to Saturday 2pm - 5pm & 7pm - 9pm
Sunday: 2-5pm

Demonstrations Times

Thursday - 7pm Liam Rainsford Oils

Friday - 7pm Leonard Gallagher Charcoal

Saturday - 2.30pm John Fitzpatrick Oils

Athy GAA Centre, Dublin Road, Athy

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Exhibition 2016

Last Updated: 05 Jul 2016

Our 2016 Exhibition began on Tuesday June 28th and was opened by Chairperson of Athy Arts Committee, Brid Brophy. The exhibition ran until Sunday 3rd July and was really well attended all week.

We had three demonstrations during the week, a charcoal demonstration by Leonard Gallagher, an oil painting demonstration by Liam Rainsford and a second oil painting demonstration by John Fitzpatrick.

The Athy Art Group would like to thank all the visitors and patrons of the exhibition and we will be back next year. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of Athy Art Group, please contact us. New members need to be a resident of Athy and surrounding area, and be over 18. Membership fees are €20 and €10 for OAPs/Students/unwaged.

 

AGM 2016

Last Updated: 10 May 2016

We had AGM on the 27th April. We had great attendance and we went through last years exhibition and our upcoming exhibition. We will be taking in the art on Sunday 26th June 2016 and our opening night is Tuesday 28th June 2016.

We elected a new committee, Ber Rowan is our new chairperson, Denis Smyth is our Vice-Chairperson, Liam Rainsford as Treasurer and John Rainsford as Secretary.

We are having three informal get-togethers in the lead up to our exhibition, in the Athy GAA Hall on Wednesday 18th May, Wednesday 1st June and Wednesday 15th June. All nights will be from 7.30pm to 9.30pm and will allow members and non-members to meet up in an informal setting. Feel free to bring your paints, or finished pieces to show other members.

Membership forms for 2016 will be produced soon.

36th Annual Exhibition

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2014

The Athy Art Group's 36th Annual Exhibition is opening tonight, Tuesday 24th June from 8pm.

The Official Opening is at 8.30pm by Mr Clem Ryan of KFM Radio. All are welcome.

The Exhibition will be open from 2-5pm and 7-9pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week.

The Exhibition will be also open from 2-5pm on Sunday. The Exhibition will be finished at 5pm on Sunday.  

AGM 2014

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2014

The Athy Art Group AGM was held on Tuesday 25th February 2014 at 8pm, in the Clanard Court Hotel, Athy. 

We had a strong turn out from members, and a new committee was elected. Denis Smyth is our new Chairperson, with Ber Rowan elected as Vice-Chairperson. John Rainsford took the role of Secretary and Liam Rainsford remained as Treasurer.

The Athy Art Group Annual Exhibition will open on Tuesday 24th June, 2014. More information will be posted soon.

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