Coming up in our gallery
Grace O’Leary, Yohann Walter, Colin O’ Connor, Sinéad O’Neill
an exhibition of prints, photographic images and video by
15th May – 10th June 2014
This exhibition is the result of looking at things through different eyes – things in the urban environment that we often don’t notice consciously (anymore). Some of the abstract looking images are based on photos Gevers took of the fountain on Grand Parade, a feature everyone knows, but many of us hardly notice any more; read more…
10th April – 4th May 2014
The exhibition explores ideas of shelter. Through the mediums of print, video, books and sculpture, Lynch investigates how we define and divide the spaces we inhabit.
Though seemingly secure, dwellings (both temporary and permanent) are relied on physically and read more…
Jacques Demy’s films
June – August 2014
This unique exhibition is part of AF Cork celebrations for the 25th edition of Cork French Film Festival (2nd-9th of March 2014), which featured a major Jacques Demy retrospective. read more…
By Marie-José O’Sullivan
In France, the 1st of May is a public holiday known as La Fête du Travail (May Day or Labour Day). To celebrate this day, it is traditional to offer loved ones a few sprigs of lily of the valley (du muguet), symbol of spring and of good luck.
This charming gesture dates from the 16th century, when the king of France Charles IX began offering lily of the valley to the ladies of the court on the 1st of May. The legend goes that if you get two or three sprigs with read more…
by Valérie David, Leaving Certificate Coordinator
Early tips to enhance your learning for the French Leaving Certificate examination and help you I.M.P.R.O.V.E read more…