Silent Auction, Fundraiser


Engage Art Studios are having a Silent Art Auction Fundraiser. Original works of art created by our studio members will be auctioned to raise funds for the development of the Studios. To bid  please email your bid to or by commenting on our facebook post here.   Bidding will close at 8pm on Friday »

Culture Night at Engage

On Culture Night Engage Art Studio will once again open the doors of our studio in the old pro-cathedral, meet the artists, view their studios and discuss their practice. We are also delighted to welcome the public for the first time to our new studios at 7 St Francis St which were opened in June

In Real Time; Erin Hagan, Michael Hanna and Dave Loder, curated by Nuala Ní Fhlathúin

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Engage Art Studio and 126 Artist Run Gallery are please to present  In Real Time, an exhibition of work by Erin Hagan, Michael Hanna and Dave Loder, curated by Nuala Ní Fhlathúin at 126 Artist Run Gallery, Hidden Valley, Galway. This exhibition dwells deeply in time; work that draws on playful binaries and real time »

New Studios Opening

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Engage Art Studios is delighted to announce that we are expanding our operations. Due to the overwhelming demand for studio space, Engage has decided to open additional space in a second location on Francis Street in Galway City Centre. This will open for new members to work and produce art from May.       »

Shills, an Exhibition by Pádraig Spillane


Engage Art Studios is delighted to present “Shills” a solo exhibition by Pádraig Spillane in 126 Artist-run Gallery. Opening Friday the 8th of January 2016, 7pm.
This exhibition is part of an ongoing collaborative project between Engage Studios Galway and Sample Studios, Cork.

Part-time Studio Manager required (Maternity Cover)

Engage Art Studios are currently seeking to fill the position of Part-time Studio Manager (Maternity cover) Deadline: 5pm, 20th December 2015 Interviews:20th January 2016 (notice given by 14th January) Start Date: March 2016 (Training to be held in February) Duties & Responsibilities of Studio Manager include: Completing applications for public funding Promoting and marketing activities of Engage »



Engage Art Studios were delighted to once again take part in OSCAILTE, Galway’s open studios day. On Saturday 10th of May ’14 Artist Studios across Galway threw open our doors and allow members the public behind the scenes access to these wonderful creative spaces.

“Pace” Annual Members Exhibition

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Engage Art Studio are delighted to present their annual members exhibition. This year’s exhibition entitled “Pace” will be part of the Clifden Arts Festival 2013 and will run from the 19th-30th September. “Pace” will be curated by Engage board member Shelly McDonnell who has chosen the idea of time and perception of time as a »

Sarah Lundy “Habit” at the Linenhall Arts Centre


July5th-27th 2013 HABIT is a multi-media exhibition of works exploring the repeated action and recurring result. The exhibition looks through cumulative arrangement of quotidian elements at Lundy’s ongoing inquiry into individual autonomy and collective homogeneity, society and self; formally it explores the binary significance of the single and plural, presence and absence, positive and negative »

Maeve Curtis Shortlisted for the Thames and Hudson publication 100 Painters of Tomorrow.

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  Engage Art Studios member Maeve Curtis has been shortlisted for the Thames and Hudson publication 100 Painters of Tomorrow.   427 artists from 47 countries around the world have made it onto the short-list, from the total pool of more than 4300 entries worldwide. Over the summer the jury (Kurt Beers; Thames & Hudson editor »