Visit our What's On page for a list of upcoming Talks & Events.
Talk Series: Cartoon Saloon - My Father's Dragon
December 2022 - January 2023
A series of online talks to coincide with Cartoon Saloon - My Father's Dragon: The Exhibition at Butler Gallery Nov 19 - Jan 29, providing a unique insight into animated movie making.
Details, dates and registration here.
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Archive of past talks at Butler Gallery:
A Reflection on Light: A discussion with Grace Weir and Anna O'Sullivan
December 16, 2021
Artist Grace Weir, and Butler Gallery Director and Chief Curator, Anna O'Sullivan for an online discussion about A Reflection on Light (2015), Weir's filmic practice, and her research into the work of Mainie Jellett, with particular emphasis on scientific theories of light, refraction and time that were present in Jellett's paintings.
The Meaning of Culture - Traveller Pride Week 2021
Thursday September 30th, 2021
Drawing on the personal reflections and observations of three women from the Traveller community this event assesses notions of culture in Irish society, past and present.
Talk Series: Pride in Kilkenny 2021
Speakers from Ireland's LGBT+ communities discuss diversity and representation in Ireland's contemporary arts sector.
Eamon O'Kane Artist Talk
Artist Talk from Eamon O'Kane's exhibition 'Does all the beauty of the world cease when you die?' at Butler Gallery, May 6 - Jun 11, 2017
November 10, 2012
Re:Collecting took place on Saturday 10th November 2012 when a group of like minded people with an interest in the heritage and history of Kilkenny came together for an afternoon and evening of exploration and recollection. Re:Collecting recorded a moment of pause and reflection at Evan’s Home, between past and future inhabitation following a period of collaboration between Butler Gallery and Commonage.