Athlone - Westmeath

Luan Gallery

OVER NATURE Touring group exhibition curated by Valeria Ceregini


Over Nature offers a new optical experience, greater ecological awareness and responsibility towards landscape and environment which surround us.

The exhibition consists of a series of multimedia artworks and paintings from Shane Finan, an innovative and interactive approach from Beata Piekarska-Daly to move towards painting, an abstract method of landscape representation with paintings and printings from Mary O’Connor, an in-depth analysis by videos and photographs of the botanical and environmental condition of the Irish landscapes from Louis Haugh, photographic installations and drawings from Guillaume Combal, and a multidisciplinary installation approach from Kathy Herbert. This variety of methodologies allows us to understand how our different histories and experiences position us in relation to each other: Who you are, where you come from, what your commitments are, what your experiences have been.

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12pm-7pm Valeria Ceregini, curator of our upcoming exhibition OVER NATURE, will be hosting an Instagram take over on Luan Gallery’s account. Here Valeria will give insight into her motivations for the exhibition as well as answering some questions from our followers.


Time: 3pm - 7pm

Genres: Visual Art

Features: Family friendly


Phone: ‪(090) 644 2154‬

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Crowded Thresholds at Luan Gallery


The exhibition was presented at Farmleigh Gallery in partnership with the Office of Public Works (OPW) and will run until September 2020 in partnership with the Luan Gallery. Luan Gallery is located in the heart of the midlands and is Athlone’s contemporary visual art gallery. The Gallery is dedicated to promoting a dynamic contemporary visual art programme and features work of both established and emerging artists from the midlands and beyond. Luan Gallery features an exhibitions programme of both contemporary and traditional art.


Crowded Thresholds is an exhibition which presents thought-provoking pieces across applied art, design and visual art. Curated by Fiona Mulholland, the exhibition coincides with the centenary of Freud’s essay, The Uncanny, and explores ‘emotional geography’, generating a fascinating visual interplay between authentic storytelling and artistic expression.

On September 18th our opening hours will be extended to 7pm, visitors can be assured that we will remain operating at a limited capacity with our usual social distancing regulations firmly in place. Visitors may also decide to take in our incredible current exhibition CROWDED THRESHOLDS virtually as a specially commissioned walkthrough will be available via our website

Time: 4pm - 7pm

Genres: Visual Art

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: Grace Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath


Phone: 090-6442154

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