Clocks on Tour

The beautifully made clocks which were previously exhibited in The Arklow Gallery from June 9th to 27th are representing SHS talent in the Tinahely show on August 4th.  The 60 individual timepieces made by service users across Bray and Arklow will be in the Tinahely crafts tent. The clocks will be competing in the crafts competition but there will also …

Thank You Elavon

Elavon (a financial services company based in Arklow) flexed their muscles and their community spirit yet again this year for volunteer week. They built a fabulous wooden pagoda at the entrance to their previously designed sensory garden. This area of BRI grounds was desolate when they began taking it in hand in 2011 and is now thriving with bees and …

Circles

Conall Carney has his first solo exhibition in the Arklow Gallery in July. Conall’s opening night was on Friday the 4th of July and what a night…a full house!  A gallery filled with admiration, warmth and pride at Conall’s talent and individualism. In fact Conall’s beautiful abstract paintings were so loved that they were nearly all sold!  Conall works in …

Throwing pots in The Hub!

The potters in The Hub have been taking advantage of the sunny weather and have been learning to use the pottery wheel outside.  Sylvia Nannig has been volunteering on Fridays in the Hub since January and it has been fantastic to have her working with us. Sylvia has a huge amount of experience working in this area and has been …