Beechmount Art Studio
Beechmount Art Studio cater for all ages from 5 year olds to teens and adults in a wide range of disciplines. There are a number of different courses to chose from for Adults, Teens or younger artists. All course are tailored to suit your needs, so whether your a beginner or move advanced, there is something for everyone.
126 Artist-Run Gallery
126 Artist-Run Gallery is an artist led organisation integral to the visual arts culture in Galway. The gallery provides an arts space including a contemporary exhibition programme, talks & workshops, residencies and research projects in order to support emerging contemporary practices & partnerships.
The Whitethorn Art Gallery is dedicated to promoting the work of local, national and international artists, from the very well established artists to the newly emerging talents. The gallery presents a diverse group of painters and sculptors that cater to the most eclectic tastes, from the gaunt and incredible windswept tree sculptures of Glenn Gibson to the lithe, swaying, bronze touched figures of Robert Jayet.
Kenny’s Art Gallery
Kenny’s Art Gallery have been selling original works of art for over 70 years. The gallery specialise’s in Contemporary Irish Art, exhibits the work of 19th and 20th century artists, and frequently hosts exhibitions by visiting artists from Europe and the United States. In addition, the gallery organise’s a number solo and group exhibitions each year, including retrospectives, along with actively promoting emerging talent.
Vanda Art Gallery
Vanda Art Gallery is a unique space where Galway born artist Vanda Luddy exhibits and sells original and fine art prints of her work. Vanda’s work includes landscapes, seascapes, street scenes, portraits, animals portraits, flowers and fauna.
Lavelle Art Gallery
The Lavelle Art Gallery has been representing artists in Connemara since opening in 1988. The gallery houses an eclectic and vibrant collection of Irish and International artists, who are drawn to work in this region of outstanding natural beauty and heritage. In addition, the gallery supports emerging new talents in the art world.
Joyce’s Craft Shop and Art Gallery
Joyce’s Craft Shop and Art Gallery is one of the best craft shops in Ireland, as well as being the home of the famous Connemara green marble. There is a wide selection of knitwear, rare books, antiques, hand-made jewellery and original local art to be seen.
Spiddal Craft Village
An Ceardlann Craft and Design Studios is an Irish handcrafts haven where ten in-house artisans design, create and sell their unique wares. In the village, you can browse the artist’s workshops where basket weaving, acrylic painting, stained glass, pottery, screen printing, weaving and Celtic jewellery are created.
Roundstone Ceramics proud themselves in making unique porcelain and stoneware and have been doing so since 1981. It’s a family run business where the porcelain is thrown by Rosemarie’s husband Séamus. Rosemarie also makes an extensive range of porcelain jewellery and her art on paper is available framed & unframed.
Galway Crafts & Collectables
Galway Crafts & Collectables have the best collection of collectables and curios in Galway. The store also provides a platform in which local designers and makers can showcase and sell their wares.
Artspace Studios provides studio spaces for artists to exhibition their work along with supporting emerging artists. The studios also play host to a series of workshops, talks & open days.
Galway Print Studio
Galway Print Studio is a collective printmaking workspace which brings together a number of artists who share a passion for print. The studio hosts numerous activities that may include regular classes, demonstrations, group workshops or individual project work.
Engage Art Studio
Engage Art Studios is an artist-run studio space in Galway city which supports contemporary artists in a professional environment. The studio is a centre showcasing visual artists work while also engaging with artists to help to promote their work via feedback, an information network, exhibitions, publicity and involvement with other Galway arts organisations.
Caimileon Studios is a stained glass studio which showcases glass designs in various techniques and freely designed glass art pieces. The studio also provides workshops allowing you to learn how to make your own glass art.
Galway Art School
Galway Art School is a purpose built art studio which offers art classes in painting for adults, as well as art activities for children and teens, all with a special emphasis on confidence building through the mastery of art skills, in a fun environment.
Lorraine Fletcher Art Studio
Lorraine Fletcher is an artist who provides unique combination of bright colours, quirky compositions and the inspiring stories behind the paintings result in her distinctive style. She also teaches art workshops to groups throughout Galway.
Cruthu Studio offers art classes and a variety of craft classes for both adults and children. The classes are relaxed and let people work at their own pace with small class sizes to ensure more individual tuition.
The Paint Box
The Paint Box is the largest private art school in Ireland, offering both art classes to Adults and Children. All paint box tutors are fully qualified and practicing artists which will support you in reaching your full abilities.
An Áit Eile
An Áit Eile provides studio space for musicians and artists to develop their talents in Galway. The space aims to become a cultural resource for Galway which will provide a social space with coffee, food and local crafts vendors, an independent record store, a recording studio, rehearsal rooms, educational space, classrooms, artists’ studios, an art exhibition space and a unique bookstore.
Reborn Art is a wood-art studio run by Marcin Calka and his wife, Renata. The couple create art inspired by the beauty of the Irish West coast and bring their designs together in a spirit of minimalism and playfulness. Rebornart’s signature product is their ‘Balancing Boat’, inspired by the iconic Galway Hookers, once so prominent on Galway Bay.
Groundworks Studios provides a platform for emerging Ceramic & Textile Artists/Designers and also Fine Artists in a collective environment, creating a contemporary, innovative and vibrant setting in Galway and West of Ireland.