A Date With Dublin – enjoy cultural gems in Dublin this Valentine’s Day!
This month, Temple Bar Cultural Trust are planning a different way to celebrate St Valentine’s Night: why not swap dinners and diamonds for cultural gems! We have unveiled a new programme of events called ‘A Date With Dublin’ to celebrate Valentine’s Day. From 12 noon until 12 midnight on February 14th, cultural organisations across the city will light up with love, offering lovers and friends an adventure to the cultural heart of the city. TBCT and our cultural partners have arranged a programme of affordable and free events that promise discovery, beauty, fun and great value!
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Magical Movies on Meeting House Square!
As part of ‘A Date with Dublin’ we are screening three movies on Valentine’s Day at Meeting House Square! At 6.30pm, join us for the classic love story ‘Casablanca’, followed by ‘Once’ at 9pm. Then, at 11pm, we shall be screening a film picked by you. Voting is now open online (vote here) to pick between The Princess Bride, The Graduate, Dirty Dancing, Titanic, Gone With the Wind or Walk The Line! This is a great value night out with tickets at €5 per movie or €10 for all three (includes free food with ‘Casablanca’)!
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Designer Mart is back on Cow’s Lane this Saturday!
Some of Ireland’s most creative and exciting craftspeople return to Dublin’s best outdoor market for design on Saturday Feb 4th. Every Saturday, 10 – 5pm, this outdoor craft market takes to the streets of Cow’s Lane in the Old City, Temple Bar alongside the Queen of Tarts, Gutterbookshop, Cow’s Lane Designer Studio, Debbie Paul Jewellery, The Exchange, Retrospect and Find. Designer Mart features 25 Irish and Irish-based designers of fashion, jewellery, furnishings, crafts and visual arts. Since it’s rebranding from Temple Bar’s Fashion Market to Designer Mart in 2008, this outdoor market has become the ‘go-to’ source for those seeking a range of innovative and unique designs at affordable prices.
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First Thursdays Dublin – a late night of culture, tonight!
On the First Thursday of every month a selection of gallery and creative spaces across Dublin city are opening their doors after hours offering you an extra chance to see art, culture and events in a number of venues between 6–8pm. This month, we are delighted to be joined by the Talbot Gallery, James Joyce Centre , Powerscourt Townhouse Gallery, PrettyvacanT Dublin and The Douglas Hyde Gallery.
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No Grants Gallery hosts ‘Your Photos, Your World, Shared’ Instagram Exhibition
During the month of January 2012, Temple Bar Cultural Trust put a call out through the iPhone application ‘Instagram’ for users to submit their images of daily life, from their personal perspectives, for a public exhibition ‘Your Photos, Your World Shared’. Over twelve hundred images were submitted over three weeks, with sixty images finally chosen for the exhibition. The pool of images submitted to the exhibition can be viewed online here: instagrid.me/tag/instatbct/ . The exhibition opens tonight Thursday February 2nd, at 6pm as part of First Thursdays Dublin.
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The Olivier Cornet Gallery opening soon at 1 Wooden Building, Exchequer Street, Temple Bar
Former Assistant Director of the Metatron Art Gallery, Enniskerry (Co. Wicklow, Ireland), Olivier Cornet established Olliart in July 2004. Olliart’s services include selling Irish and international art (paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics) directly to businesses and private collectors as well as during art festivals or in specific venues. Other services include curation as well as artist representation and promotion. We are delighted to announce that The Olivier Cornet Gallery will open in mid February at 1 Wooden Building, Exchequer Street, Temple Bar.
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Dublintellectual open on Scarlet Row, Temple Bar.
Dublintellectual is a cultural organisation that has recently opened its office at Scarlet Row, here in Temple Bar. It is an exciting and innovative project with a focus on the Arts and Humanities that seeks to connect the university and the city. Affiliated with Trinity College Dublin, they host a number of eclectic events across the city with their Conversations on Culture series now going into its second year. Next month, they plan to launch an Urban Programme that will bring together scholars and cultural practitioners to discuss issues affecting the city today. Their Uprising series will kick off this month showcasing the work of postgraduate students and young ermerging artists and cultural figures.
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TBCT seeks an intern for Front Of House/ Reception position – closing date 3.2.12
TBCT is recruiting an intern to join our Communications Department to work on front-of-house and online projects for a nine-month period in 2012. Our front-of-house function includes our digital and online presence, so to get the most from this internship with us you will need to be very familiar and comfortable with social media and online communities. For full details please visit http://www.jobbridge.ie
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Projects Manager sought for Arts Audiences – closing date 9.2.2012
Arts Audiences is seeking a Projects Manager, for one year initially, to manage programmes and events for its activities. If you know a good arts event manager and administrator, please let them know about it. This is an exciting opportunity for a person to develop their skills on a broad canvas, as well as contributing to the building of significant capacity across the arts.
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CURE (Creative Urban Regeneration in north-west Europe) project now online
CURE is an Interreg Project involving seven cities in five EU member states: three in Germany, two in the UK, and one each in Belgium, Holland and France. The group includes local authorities, private sector commercial development, and not-for-profit organisations. In 2011, Temple Bar Cultural Trust were invited to participate in a European project that’s all about creative urban regeneration. Temple Bar is one of two cultural quarters in Europe that were invited to take part in this project because we bring over twenty years’ experience on culture-led regeneration to the table. To find out more, log on to http://www.cure-web.eu.
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Irish film ‘Dollhouse’ to be screened at SXSW, Berlin Film Festival and Dublin
We are delighted to share news that Irish film ‘Dollhouse’, produced by The Factory, has been selected for screening at SXSW, the annual music, film, and interactive conference in Austin, Texas this March. Directed by Kirsten Sheridan and produced by John Wallace, who is based here in Temple Bar, the film has also been selected for screening at the Berlin Film Festival next week and the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival later this month.
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