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"Painting the Parish"

Time: May 7, 2016 to May 8, 2016
Location: St. Kevin's Parish Church Hall,
Street: Harrington Street,
City/Town: Dublin 8
Website or Map:…
Phone: 0863784729
Event Type: paint-out, &, exhibition
Organized By: Inez Nordell
Latest Activity: May 12, 2016

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Event Description

Paint a picture within the historic parish boundary of St Kevin’s  on Saturday 7th  (Locations include - Portobello, Camden St, South Circular Road)

Exhibition to be opened by Tom Ryan RHA Sunday 8th.

Sponsored prizes for best painting and peoples choice award

Plein Air Demos 


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Comment by Inez Nordell on April 24, 2016 at 21:55

On Sunday the 8th there will be two demonstrations of Plein Air painting in the Church grounds at 12.30 and at 3.30pm.

There will also be a Raffle at 5.30pm for a Plein Air painting in oils.

The Exhibiton will be launched by Tom Ryan RHA at 12.00 on Sunday May 8th with a reception and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded for the best painting selected by the committee and a Peoples Choice Prize will also be awarded.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Comment by Inez Nordell on April 24, 2016 at 21:55

“Painting the Parish” The Presbytery Harrington St Dublin 8

Re: Painting the Parish Art Exhibition. St Kevin’s Parish Hall, Sunday May 8th 2016

Dear Artist,

St Kevin’s historic parish is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and to this end we are having a two day Plein Air painting event on Saturday May 7th and Sunday May 8th.

Artists may register by post or email forms to the adminstrators at the address above or to the following e-mail address: Registration may be paid by cheque by post or by cash by those registering by email.

Artists must arrive on Saturday morning and will have their canvases stamped and signed by a committee member. Only stamped and signed works will be accepted for exhibition. Those registered artists taking part must execute a piece of art within the parish boundary on May 7th ..

Please bring your completed and framed paintings to St Kevin’s Parish Hall ready for hanging between 5.30 and 7.00pm on Saturday 7th May.

The exhibition of paintings executed and hung on May 7th 2016 will open at 11.30 noon on Sunday May 8th 2016 and continue until 6.00pm that evening. There is no admission charge to the exhibition.

Please collect unsold work between 6.00pm and 7.00pm on Sunday 8th May.

Each artist will show a maximum of two paintings. The exhibition organisers will not charge commission on sold paintings.

If you wish to register for the paintout which automatically allows you to exhibit your paintings in the Sunday Exhibition please return the form below in an envelope marked 'Painting the Parish' to the above address by 5pm on April 22nd 2016. By submitting a painting, you agree that Painting the Parish administration has no responsibility for any loss or damage to that painting. You may wish to consider insuring your paintings.

For any queries please phone Inez on 0863784729

Comment by Plein Eire Administrator on April 18, 2016 at 19:50

Hi Inez...your event is getting closer a few artists have to go somewhere to register? What's the start and finish time? Is there a map boundary and is there news on the demos? Oh, and how much is it to register? Thanks!

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