Editor & Graphic Designer Wanted for 126 Quarterly Magazine 2015

The 126 Quarterly Magazine is an ambitious project in which 126 will coordinate and produce a four part visual art publication that will highlight the activities of 126 and its members in 2015, provide a platform for interaction with new nationally relevant research, review cultural events in the western region and reflect on and celebrate […]

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126 Membership Opportunity at the Burren Gallery

As part of our continued commitment to support our membership, 126 is pleased to announce that one of our members shows for 2015 will be taking place off site at The BCA Gallery, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare in March. 126 is grateful for the financial and moral support of its members and each year offers various […]


SYNERGY – ITSA Collective

126 Artist-Run Gallery and ITSA Collective invite you to the opening of the 126 internship exhibition Synergy this Friday the 5th of December at 7pm. ITSA Collective are Jackie Burke, Jason Dunne, Phil Foley, Martin Reid and Peter Sherry. Synergy is the creation of a whole, which is greater than the sum of its parts. Synergy embodies the working process of ITSA Collective. Having graduated from […]

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The Project Twins @ 126

OPENING – Thursday 13 November @ 7pm TULCA, Galway City’s international festival of visual art, returns for its 12th year from Friday November 7 to Sunday 23, and this year’s title is Neutral. 126 is delighted to have The Project Twins from Cork in the gallery right now as part of the festival programme. Their […]


SOUND OUT: Discussing European Capital of Culture Legacies

  1.00 pm – 5.00 pm at The View, Áras na Mac Léinn, NUI Galway. SOUND OUT: Discussing European Capital of Culture Legacies, devised by 126 Artist-Run Gallery in partnership with European Capital of Culture Galway (ECoC) 2020 Bid Team, TULCA Festival of Visual Arts 2014 and Adapt Galway, is an open, public discussion for […]

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Termination of Sponsorship Agreement with Kerry Guinan

.               .      Currently:          “126 Artist-Run Gallery © Kerry Guinan” Amendment:     “126 Artist-Run Gallery” Effective as of:   Thursday 6th November 2014 We wish to inform our members and supporters, As of Thursday the 6th of November 2014, the current sponsorship agreement […]


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Visual Artists for Gaza Fundraiser at 126 © Kerry Guinan

  Art Exhibition & Sale Opening night: Friday, 12 September, 7PM Sale runs through Sunday, 14 September In response to Gaza’s emergency situation, established and emerging artists from Ireland and beyond have generously contributed artwork for a benefit exhibition, to open Friday, September 12, at 7PM. The public is invited to view and collect work […]


Imminent Change to 126 Gallery Name

126 CHANGE OF NAME Currently: “126 Artist-Run Gallery” Amendment: “126 Artist-Run Gallery © Kerry Guinan” Effective as of: Monday 8th September 2014.   To our members and supporters, 126 are excited to announce that its official name, currently “126 Artist-Run Gallery” is changing to “126 Artist-Run Gallery © Kerry Guinan”, effective this coming Monday, the […]

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Summer Residency – SHOW & TELL

  This coming weekend (6 & 7 Sept.), there will be two events focused on the summer residencies at both the Centre for Creative Art & Media (GMIT) SUMMER RESIDENCY PROGRAMME and the 126 ARTFarm RESIDENCY (Galway County). The events will take place on Saturday 6th with an exhibition at 126 Gallery and Sunday 7th […]


126 Gallery Residency – Kerry Guinan

We’re delighted to have Kerry Guinan on residency in the 126 Gallery space. This residency was awarded as part of Restless: 7th Annual 126 Members Show and is ongoing through the month of August. http://cargocollective.com/kerryguinan Kerry Guinan is a Dublin based artist, recently graduated from the National College of Art and Design where she studied […]

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Paul Fahy to launch 126 Gallery publication of RESTLESS

126 would like to invite you to the launch of a limited edition publication documenting the exhibition Restless: 7th Annual 126 Members Show. The publication will be launched by the Artistic Director of Galway International Arts Festival, Paul Fahy and will take place in 126 Artist-Run Gallery, Flood Street, Galway on Thursday the 24th of […]


RESTLESS: 7th Annual 126 Members Show

Curated by Paul McAree 14th of July- 29th of July Opening Reception Tuesday 15th of July at 7.30PM 126 are delighted to present the 7th Annual Members Exhibition “Restless” as part of this years Galway International Arts Festival. The exhibition will feature work by Amanda Rice (IRL), Aneta Nowicka (PL), Breda Lynch (IRL), Emer Ní Chíobháin (IRL), Gianna […]

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GMIT’s CCAM & 126 Launch a programme of new cultural initiatives

  6.30pm | Friday 4 July 2014   GMIT is delighted to announce a series of exciting new initiatives supporting artists and film makers in Galway City and the region. Including six artists, a Galway based Film production , Galway City Curator in Residence , Photographer in residence , International artists collective, Expanded Draught and […]


Toward A New Paradigm

Curated by Malcolm McClay & Chicory Miles Participating Artists: Lala Rascic, Dan Tague, Generic Art Solutions, Malcolm McClay, Christopher Saucedo, Chicory Miles, Center for Tactical Magic, Jeff Becker 14 – 29 June 2014 PREVIEW | FRIDAY 13 APRIL | 7pm 126 Gallery, Flood St, Galway   Toward a New Paradigm  ” In Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure […]

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ARTFarm Residency | Open Call

126 are pleased to announce: OPEN CALL ARTFarm RESIDENCY, Co. Galway 21st July – 4th August & 11th – 25th August 2014Closing Date for Submissions by email, 4pm, 27th June 2014   As part of our continued commitment to support our members, 126 is delighted to announce an open call out for the 2nd annual ARTFarm Residency […]

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OPEN CALL | 7th Annual 126 Members Show

CURATED BY Paul McAree Closing Date for Submissions by email, June 6th, 2014 at 4pm       As part of our continued commitment to support our membership, 126 is delighted to announce a call out for its 7th Annual Members’ Show. 126 is grateful for the financial and moral support of its members and […]


BURREN COLLEGE OF ART@126 | MFA GRADUATES SHOW

May 16th – June 1st  2014   126 is delighted to present work by Collette Egan and Mollie Douthit, Burren College of Art MFA Graduates 2014.Egan’s practice is founded on the act of drawing, in its instinctive and immediate nature, which serves to capture the essence of being-in-the-world. She investigates how this process might act to facilitate […]

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