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dlr Arts Office Opportunities

dlr Arts Office are now inviting applications for two funding opportunities, the Local Live Performance Fund and dlr First Frames Scheme 2021/22.

More information can be found HERE.


Tangled - Exhibition now open in the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon

Tangled is an exhibition featuring the work of Ursula Burke, John Byrne, Alice Maher, Breda Mayock, John Power, Dermot Seymour and Michael Fortune. The exhibition has been curated by Michael Fortune who worked in collaboration with staff and participants from the Southside Travellers Action Group (STAG) in 2019 and 2020. More details

Emerging Musician in Residence awarded

Traditional flute player Iarlaith Mac Gabhann has been awarded the Emerging Musician-in-Residence 2021. Over the six-week Residency beginning on Wednesday 19th May, audiences will be offered insights into the creative process through regular online updates from Iarlaith on dlr’s and Music Network’s social media channels. More info

Gallery Summer Learning Programme - Online

Our online Gallery Learning Programme is available to make sure that everyone can still have lots of opportunities to get creative at home. The programme is jam packed full of live talks, conversations, demonstrations and art making workshops. The emphasis is on learning together as we all try out new things this Summer. Give it a go, no experience necessary. Keep an eye on this page and our social media for updates!

Meet the Artist in the Studio: John Burke

Friday 9 July, 11am - 12.15pm, free but booking required.

Artist John Byrne will discuss his work Misneach in the exhibition 'Tangled'', currently on show in the Gallery, dlr LexIcon in Dún Laoghaire. He will talk about his art practice, themes and concerns in his work. Including examples from previous and current public art commissions.

Followed by Q&A moderated by artist Claire Halpin.

Book here





Writer in Residence - Sara Keating

Sara Keating is the current new writer in residence, based in dlr LexIcon.  As part of her residency, Sara has made a series of interviews with authors about places in the County.

Check out more details & listen to the interviews HERE


Keeping in touch

During this challenging time the Council is providing continuous advice via social media channels. You can follow Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council on Twitter and Facebook.

We have also had to change the way we work; you can find out more about accessing Council services here.

While the Arts Office, Grainstore and dlr LexIcon are currently closed to the public we are continuing to provide arts opportunities and activities online, so do follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.