What's on in Connaught

Galway: Family Affair 

Galway: Family Affair 

Sculptor Liam Butler shows at the Kenny Gallery. Inspired by the natural world, Butler displays his distinctive welded sculptures of currachs, fishermen and bird life made in steel, copper and bronze. Also on view is the work of the next generation of Butler sculptors, his children Ronan, Davin and Lisa, all working in welded copper on limestone. Image: Lisa Butler
Liam Butler and Family: New Sculpture: 12 August – 13 September

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Leitrim: Separate Shores 

Leitrim: Separate Shores 

Eileen Ferguson and Neal Greig exhibit together in ‘Separate Shores’ at the Solas Art Gallery. Grieg’s land and seascape paintings feature ‘wild’ places, while Ferguson shows a series of works drawn from her observation of life in Palestine that depict the lives of farmers around Bethlehem and elsewhere in the occupied territories. Image:Neil Greig
Eileen Ferguson and Neal Greig: 28 August – 17 September

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Sligo: Model State

Sligo: Model State

Over 100 artworks from the Niland collection are on display at The Model. The exhibition, ‘Century’, explores Irish social and political life since the birth of the Irish state and shows works from the collection and an array of new and previously unexhibited works, all hung ‘salon style’ across the galleries. Featured artists include Robert Ballagh, Rita Duffy, Mary Kelly and John Butler Yeats. Image: John Butler Yeats
Century: until 31 December

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Sligo: Yeats inspired

Sligo: Yeats inspired

The Hamilton Gallery presents the work of artists responding to Yeats’ poem ‘Lapus Lazuli’. Featured artists are: Daniel Chester, Tom Climent, Gerry Davis, Diarmuid Delargy, Susan Dubsky, Joe Dunne, Graham Gingles, Bríd Higgins Ní Chinnéide, Brian McDonagh, Nick Miller, Sorca O’Farrell, Geraldine O’Reilly, Janet Pierce, Sarah Quick, Emma Stroude and Tracy Sweeney. Image: Sarah Quick
Lapus Lazuli, until 25 June; and 4 August – 24 September

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