RHA Friends Event

Architectural Tour: the RHA Building
20 Feb 2018
Time: 11 am

Architectural Tour, the RHA Building with Henry J Lyons Architects’ Project Manager, Finghin Curraoin

Join us on Tuesday 20 February at 11am to be led on a tour of the RHA building by project manager, Finghin Curraoin of Henry J Lyons Architects and learn about the building’s refurbishment in 2007. Housed at Ely Place since 1970, Henry J Lyons Architects was contracted to refurbish the building in 2007, bringing it to its current state. This project comprised of the renovation and re-organisation of the existing structure to provide clear routes and paths through the building while improving the quality of the gallery spaces. A continuous simple material palette throughout the building serves as a backdrop for the constantly changing exhibits of Irish and International art, while glazed walls are used as buffers on the ground floor pulling the café in from the street. A separate studio based educational facility, including a reference library as well as group and individual studio spaces, is situated above the atrium volume and rear galleries.

Contact Friends Co-ordinator, Róisín Bohan by email friends@rhagallery.ie or tel: 01 661 2558 to book or for more information. Places are limited so early booking is advised.

Image: Architectural tour of the RHA building during Open House Festival 2017.

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