Sat Jan 13 2018

Free Tour Under The Goldie Fish

Crawford Art Gallery
Doors 11:00 am - Admission: FREE


Join architectural historian Tom Spalding,on a Tour of Under the Goldie Fish, Views of Cork. Limit 25 Places This event is free but places are limited and booking is essential. PLEASE check ticket Ticket availability via phone with the Gallery (as Tickets are being allocated in the Gallery): Tel: 021 4907862 Thank you. Image Credit:Eileen Healy The Glen (No. 2 in a series of 3 paintings) 1999 Works include the iconic John Butts’ View of Cork (c. 1750), a panoramic view of the city seen from an elevated position north of the River Lee- an amalgamation of two separate viewpoints; Nathaniel Grogan’s Whipping the Herring (c.1800) to contemporary interpretations by Eileen Healy and Harry Moore. It also features The Busy Interior of the Old Queen's Castle Department Store (1848) by Robert Lowe Stopford, a recent addition to the collection. Public collections, such as the Crawford Art Gallery’s, offer opportunities to rethink the past. The artworks can also be used to trigger our imagination toward the future. How do we see our relationship evolve with the built and developing cityscape? What solutions can be drawn to protect the city from rising seas?

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