Lecture

Lunchtime Talk
By: Aoife Ruane, Director of the Highlanes Gallery
9 Nov 2017
Time: 1pm
Venue: Dr. Tony Ryan Gallery

Join Aoife Ruane, Director of the Highlanes Gallery, for a walk through of the current exhibition at the RHA of the Drogheda Municipal Collection. She will be discussing the formation of the Collection, and will be reflecting on a number of highlights including Bea Orpen, Mary Swanzy, Nano Reid, Anthony Haughey and Jessica Foley.

The talk will be followed at 1.30pm with the playing of Jessica Foley’s work Elsie’s Counter, a ‘found-object’ installation combined with a short ‘radio-play’ which weaves a fictional narrative between two libraries.

Image: Mary Swanzy HRHA, Oil Painting Á La Mode d’André Lhote, Oil on canvas, 56 x 48 cm, Drogheda Municipal Art Collection, Provenance: Bequest of Dr. Richard Irvine Best, 1959, Image © The Estate of Mary Swanzy, Courtesy, Highlanes Gallery.

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