Events – Belfast

09/07/2018 - 11/08/2018 - All Day
Golden Thread Gallery Pop-Up Space, Castlecourt Shopping Centre, Belfast
It is six years since Ambulatorio Belfast was unveiled at the Flax Street / Crumlin Road Interface. This public art installation by Oscar Muñoz was commissioned by Golden Thread Gallery on behalf of Draw Down the Walls, as part of the London 2012 Festival. This current exhibition provides an opportunity to reflect on the legacy of the project and view the powerful visual record that remains. Draw Down the Walls is a collaboration between North Belfast Interface Network, Lower Shankill Community Association and Golden Thread Gallery which was designed to create the conditions to imagine a city without barriers. The...

Six Years On – Ambulatorio Belfast at Golden Thread Gallery ...

05/07/2018 - 20/07/2018 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Crescent Gallery, 2-4 University Road, Belfast
This July, The Crescent presents a showcase of work created by students who attend courses and workshops here at The Crescent An annual event for The Crescent, this is a chance for students to showcase their creativity and talent and the exhibition is a variety of stunning pieces. The work on display ranges from portraits and landscapes to abstract art,  mixing techniques from watercolour to collage, to oil and acrylic. Join The Crescent to view to the incredible work that has been created here at The Crescent by talented students under the guidance of their tutors.

The Crescent’s Student Exhibition at The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

24 May A public lecture by Juliet Jacques, presented in conjunction with Curatorial Directions 2017. Juliet Jacques is a writer, critic and filmmaker. In this public talk, held as part of our Curatorial Directions programme, Juliet will discuss her approach to writing in relation to art, culture and the self. […]

Curatorial Directions Public Lecture | Juliet Jacques at The MAC

Late Night Art Belfast happens on the first Thursday of every month with over a dozen galleries opening their doors for an evening celebration of the vibrant visual arts scene in Belfast.

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Fully guided bus tour departs from outside the front of the Linenhall Library at 6.30pm and finishes approx. 9.15pm. Join this tour by booking through paypal on or by ringing the Townhouse on 028 90311798. £10 per person.


Or make your way around the galleries at your own pace. Here are just some of the highlights of this Late Night Art:


Living in Belfast presents…
An exhibition of new work by Eamon Quinn and Caroline McCusker, commissioned by PLACE and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Opening on 6th April 6pm – 8pm
Exhibition from 7th April – 19th May
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, 5, Commercial Court, Belfast


The Naughton Gallery at Queen’s
Robert Crumb / Michael DeForge / Brian Finke / Riikka Hyvönen / Lilian Martinez (BFGF) / Dougal McKenzie / Sean O’Connor / Paul Pfeiffer / Jody Rogac / Tom of Finland / Keenan Wells

06.04.17 – 21.05.17
Opening Night – music from GIRL DJs from 5.30pm
The Naughton Gallery
Queens University Belfast
T:+44 28 9024 5133


QSS Artists’ Studios & Gallery

Amanda Coogan | Catherine Davison | Sinead McKeever
Gail Ritchie | Jennifer Trouton

Opening evening: Thursday 6th April 2017 6.00-9.00pm (wine reception)
Exhibition continues: Thursday 4th May 2017
Queen Street Gallery and Studios
31-33 Bedford Street, Belfast City Centre
Phone: +44 28 90 24 31 45


Goose Lane Gallery @ Tivoli Barbers
Exquisite Corpse

Opening Thursday 6th April 6pm-9pm
Exhibition open 6th April – 27th April
15 Lower North Street,


Platform Arts Gallery
“Th’ whole worl’ is in a terrible state o’ chassis”
Dervla Baker | Andrew McSweeney | David Mathuna | Kevin O’Shea | Niamh Cooney
Curated by Emily O’Flynn

Opening Thurs 6 April, 6-9pm
Gallery 1 & 2
Exhibition continues until 22nd April

Platform Arts, 1 Queen Street, Belfast, BT1 6EA
T: 028 9031 1301


Artcetera studio
“Excerpts from Extraordinary Journeys”
Martin Nangle

Opening Thurs 6 April
The exhibition will run till 22nd April
43 Rosemary St, Belfast


Golden Thread Gallery
And Europe Will Be Stunned
Yael Bartana

23 March to 13 May
Golden Thread Gallery, 84-94 Great Patrick St, Belfast BT1 2LU
T: +44 28 9033 0920


Belfast Exposed
Victor Sloan

3 March to 15 April 2017
Belfast Exposed Photography
The Exchange Place, 23 Donegall Street, Belfast
T: +44 (0)28 9023 0965


Belfast Exposed Futures
Robert Ellis

3 March to 15 April
3 March to 15 April 2017
Belfast Exposed Photography
The Exchange Place, 23 Donegall Street, Belfast
T: +44 (0)28 9023 0965



Real Sketchy
The Green Room @ The Black Box

When Late Night Art just isn’t late enough, Real Sketchy is here for you. (I mean 9pm isn’t really that late is it but ‘Early Night, Tucked Up in Bed with an Ovaltine by Nine Art’ doesn’t really scan does it)

InkMonkey Art Supplies provide the pens and paper, Black Box serve up the booze & pizza and we scan the hell out of everything while playing you the finest tunage.

You’d be surprised the amount of fun you can have with a pencil, a scanner and a premium Spotify account.

Oh and it’s free in like!

Late Night Art Belfast | Thursday 6 April