Home Is Where The Art Is


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Home Is Where The Art Is

Rua Red Online

While we are away from Rua Red we are not far apart. We hope you will join us in the many get togethers, activities and discussions in the weeks ahead. Being part of Rua Red’s community is very special. It is where we connect, where we are together and where we find our joy. Stay tuned to our website and social media to find out how to get involved

Creative Explorers

Each Saturday and Wednesday we invite you to take part in our regular Creative Explorer workshops. Activities are for ages 3-7 and 8 -12. Creative Explorer facilitators Saoirse and Cliona will take you through simple, creative and fun that your kids can do at home. The first of these will be posted on Facebook Saturday 4th April. Artist Cliona Dowd will lead a fun, creative activity for 3 - 7 year olds. Join in and send through your artworks in the comments.

Magdalene Programme

This autumn Rua Red will launch the Magdalene Programme, a series of commissioned exhibitions featuring some of the leading female artists in Ireland. Throughout April and May, Rua Red Director and Curator Maolíosa Boyle will hold a series of conversations with the individual artists.

Life at Rua Red

Rua Red is home to many different organisations, groups and individuals. Over the coming weeks we be sharing stories of life at Rua Red; Sub Sounds, Tallaght Community Arts; Des Carty School; Alt Ents; Creative Connections; Dizzy Footwork; Doodlebox; Mothertongues and so much more. Check out our videos of the various initiatives that take place here every week #ruaredlife

Open Studio

Rua Red is home to artists who from their Rua Red studios they create artwork that is focussed on social and political issues and are some of the most internationally recognised artists in their field. Join us for a series of talks by Rua Red’s resident artists Sarah Browne, Jessie Jones, Sonia Sheils, Ella Bertilsson, Rachel Fallon and DoubleTake Studio. #ruaredlife

Coffee Mornings

Grab a cuppa and have a chat. We are here every Friday morning at 11am to talk through what’s concerning you right now. Our first coffee morning, (date to be announced), will focus on ‘The pressure to be productive through lockdown’. We’re all feeling it, so let’s talk it out.

Virtual Gallery Tours

Keep an eye on our Facebook page as we post 3D tours and talks from exhibitions from the past two years!