Exhibitions & Events
Everything you can imagine is real - Picasso
Exhibitions and Events taking place across Ireland and Irish artists exhibiting internationally
Jobs & Opportunities
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time - Merton
Jobs, Opportunities, Funding, Awards, Conpetitions, Conferences, and Events in Ireland and abroad
What’s On Calendar
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth - Picasso
A calendar view of what's on in the visual arts around Ireland and with Irish artists exhibiting internationally
Creativity takes courage - Matisse
News and views from Visual Artists Ireland and the Irish and International arts community
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see - Degas
Workshops, Peer Critiques, Mentoring, and other continuing education programmes
The Visual Artists News Sheet
Art is the proper task of life - Nietzsche
Ireland primary printed source of news and view as well as opinions on the wide range of topics - Get it delivered to your door.
Imagination rules the world - Napoleon
The Manual provides information on all aspects of professional development. Here you will find information guides on topics such as Exhibiting with Galleries, Preparing Proposals, Tax and Self Employment, Copyright and much more.
Payment Guidelines for Visual Artists
I live with the greatest toil and a thousand worries - Michelangelo
The following guidelines were drawn up to enable venues and artists calculate equitable levels of payments, properly budget for their programmes and for the variety of work that professional artists undertake in not for profit spaces.
Best Practice Guidelines for Interns
I wrecked my body in every labour - Michelangelo
Best Practice Guidelines for Internships - a vital step in the development of an ethical infrastructure for the visual arts sector.
To be an artist means never to avert one's eyes - Kurosawa
Keep up to date with news, events, exhibitions, and opportunities with our weekly newsletters
Without art, there is no idealism - Chandler
Let people know about your exhibitions, events or opportunities with Ireland's primary visual arts publications.
Join / Renew
The mystery was gone but the amazement was just starting - Warhol
Join fellow artists as a member of Visual Artists Ireland and gain the many benefits of membership
- Dorothy Cross at the RHA
- Ireland’s Representation at Venice Biennale 2013 Returns…
- The Model Seeks Artistic Director
- Felting a Bag Workshop at Craftspun Yarns
- Eoin Mac Lochlainn at Dunamaise Arts Centre
- Lynda Cosgrave at the Bleeding Horse
- Fulbright TechImpact Awards: Call for Applications
- The Poetry Project
- Artist-in-residence schemes: top tips from The Guardian
- Shared Studio Space Available on South William St., Dublin 2