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The Art of Inclusion

13 September–26 October 2013

The Art of Inclusion is an exhibition that will showcase the artwork of over 50 truly unique artists working in supported studio settings.The exhibition is a groundbreaking collaborative project aiming to promote real dialogue around ideas of creativity and ability.

We invite you to get involved in an exciting outreach programme in the Crawford Art Gallery, which will accompany the exhibition. This multi-faceted programme is free of charge and is open to groups and individuals - from school children and teens, to older adults.

The Art of Inclusion is the outcome of a partnership between Cork City Council, Crawford Art Gallery, CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Mayfield Arts Centre/Newbury House. The exhibition will spread over three venues across Cork City from mid-September until the end of October this year; Crawford Art Gallery located in the heart of the city, the Atrium of the City Hall and CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery.

Artists from Creativity Explored in San Francisco, HAI of New York, KunstwerkplaatsfromAmsterdam,  Rocket Artists (Brighton) as well as Kcat (Kilkenny), St Raphaels (Youghal), Glasheen Artists Studio Programme (Cork) and Cùig (Mayfield, Cork) will showcase an international selection of art by artists with disabilities working in supported studios.

Please find information on how you can get involved below:

Culture Night
Friday 20 September / 5pm – 9pm
Interactive activities hosted by artists from Mayfield Arts Centre, Glasheen Artists’ Studio Programme, alongside special guests from Kunstwerkplaasts, Holland, and Rocket Artists, Brighton. Family Quiz kindly sponsored by Cork Art Supplies.

Workshops for School Groups
This exciting series of themed workshops will explore the world of animals, nature, portraiture and places. Booking is essential.  Workshops are with Mayfield Arts artists/facilitators, as well as artists from the CUIG supported arts studio programme. Please take time time to meet the artists at Artists from Glasheen Arts Studio Programme will also facilitate workshops. 

Booking is essential/ all workshops are free of charge.

(Theme: Nature) Tuesday 8 October
(Primary Schools)
10.00am – 11.30am
11.45am – 1.15pm
1.30pm – 3pm

(Theme: Portraits) Wednesday 9 October

(Primary & Secondary Schools)
10.00am – 11.30am           
11.45am – 1.15pm                           
1.30pm- 3pm

(Theme: Places) Friday 11 October     
(Primary & Secondary Schools)   
10.00am – 11.30am                       
11.45am – 1.15pm
1.30pm – 3pm

Open Studios
Join us in the stimulating exhibition environment to create some of your own artwork. Art tutors and artists from Mayfield’s Open Studio Programme will support you. This is a drop-in workshop with a limited number of spaces.

Thursday 26 September
10am – 12.30pm
Thursday 3 October
10am – 12.30pm
Thursday 10 October
10am – 12.30pm
Thursday 17 October
10am – 12.30pm
Thursday 24 October
10am – 12.30pm

Workshops for Community Groups
Workshops are with Mayfield Arts artists/facilitators, as well as artists from the CUIG supported arts studio programme. Please take time to meet the artists at Booking is essential.These will introduce artwork from the exhibition, sharing creative tips and techniques. Community Groups are invited to book the following time slots. Booking is essential.

Tuesday 1 October 
Tuesday 15 October 
Tuesday 22 October 

Meet the Artist
This is an opportunity to meet some of the artists and explore how they approach their creative work. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and gain insight into their life and work as artists.

Saturday 28 September 
Saturday 5 October
Saturday 12 October                       
Saturday 19 October                       
Saturday 26 October           


Tel: 021 4907862

Outside In Sponsors

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T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042

Christmas Opening Hours

24 December 2022 Christmas Eve
31 December 2022 New Year’s Eve

10am -5pm
27 December 2022

Gallery Closed
25 December 2022 Christmas Day
26 December 2022 Stephens Day
1 January 2023 New Year’s Day


Opening Hours
N.B. Last entry is 15 minutes before closing

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm*
Thursday until 8.00pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays
11.00 am4.00pm

*Second floor closes 15 minutes before closing
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