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Free Guided Tours Conflicting Visions in a Turbulent Age 1900–1916 Saturday 23 July 2–3pm Saturday 6 August 2–3pm
Free Guided Tours:
Conflicting Visions in a Turbulent Age 1900–1916

Saturday 20 August, 12–1pm
with
Dr. Éimear O' Connor

Meeting place is the lower gallery.
FREE - No Booking Required.


This exhibition is a 1916 commemorative event presenting a public space within which to consider our personal histories, many of which contain our own conflicting visions. 

An exhibition touchstone is the People’s Exhibition, a digitised display of historical items belonging to the people of Cork. The gallery seeks to respectfully honour a multitude of contradictory personal histories, within the wider sweep of social and political themes: the First World War, the Cork International Exhibition (1902); artistic responses to the Easter Rising 1916; the cultural lives of Cork-born Terence McSwiney and Sir Hugh Lane; the consecration of the Honan Chapel (1915), the Cork International Exhibition (1902-03); and the rise of the Irish Agricultural Co-Operative Movement, Cork-born R.A. Anderson, and artist and cultural commentator, George Russell (AE). 

The exhibition contains a curated selection of drawings, paintings, print, sculpture, archival film footage, photographs, posters and personal items drawn from both public and private lenders. 

Entry to the gallery is always free and all are welcome.