The Existence Of Flamethrowers In Your Street – Opening 24th April

PRIMARY RESOURCE #1: CATALYST ARTS   The Existence Of Flamethrowers In Your Street Martin Boyle | David Blandy | Anita Delaney | Iain Griffin | John Lawrence | John Macormac | Liliane Puthod | Atom Tick 24th April – 8th May 2015 Opening: Friday 24th April 2015 18: 00 – 19:30: Exhibition Opening at 126 […]



The Twelfth Night – Brendan Regan

We would like to invite you to the opening of The Twelfth Night, an installation by Brendan Regan, this Wednesday the 1st of April at 7pm in 126 Artist-Run Gallery. This fleeting exhibition will, like the ceremony it examines, last only for a single day. We hope you catch it while you can. The Twelfth Night is an […]

Cian McLysaght | VIBE

  14-28th March PREVIEW 13th March 7pm   There are 500 million tweets sent daily*. But what happens when these digital ephemera become sensorial manifestations in the physical world? In this installation Cian McLysaght creates an auditory link between our digital personae and the ‘real’ world. His custom-constructed Vibe machine mines Twitter’s Application Programming Interface […]


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No Time For Hysteria | 126 Members’ Show

5 – 28 March The Burren College of Art, Newtown Castle, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare PREVIEW | THURSDAY 5 MARCH 7PM No Time for Hysteria is a group show of 126 Members’ work. Curated by 126 Gallery and hosted by The Burren College of Art The works selected for this exhibition reveal a recurring engagement with […]

Open Call for New Directors at 126

  126 Artist-Run Gallery are accepting applications for new Directors for 2015/16. The Board of Directors are responsible for the overall programming, curation, production and administration of 126’s year-round programme of events and exhibitions. We are currently seeking Directors with skills and interests in one or more of the following areas: curation, archiving, research, web […]

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DemocraCity | Mark Clare

    PREVIEW | THURSDAY 5 FEBRUARY 7PM DemocraCity is a solo show by Mark Clare presented by 126 Artist-Run Gallery. The exhibition title comes from the animation produced using the 3D modeling program Google Sketchup and takes the contradictory ideologies of B.F. Skinner and Theodore John Kaczynski as its starting point and an edited […]

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 […]



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 […]



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 […]


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. Kerry Guinan is a Dublin based artist, recently graduated from the National College of Art and Design where she studied […]



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 […]