Events 20th June 2018



Micro Mosaic Workshop with Internationally acclaimed mosaic artist Mireille Swinnen from Belgium. In this two day workshop you will learn how to cut and manipulate preshaped filati in order to create a unique pendant. Various shapes of filati will be introduced and the different use of the petals and shapes will be demonstrated to form a variety of flowers. Mireille will discuss possible types of adhesives and traditional filati cutting, as well as the resources to obtain these kinds of materials. Register for the workshop.

9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: Olive Stack Gallery

 Mural Painting

Hung, Drawn and Quartered
Athea muralist James Dunne has drawn a Celtic design with a Listowel theme and needs your help to bring it to life!
Join James as he encourages passers-by to paint in the design on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00am to 1:00pm each day.
The artist will set up in and around the Square in Listowel town centre. This activity is free, a wonderful event to spectate and is suitable for all ages and levels of painting skill – it’s even suitable for those who claim to have no painting skills.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Venue: The Square

Portrait Painting

Invited artists paint the portrait of local treasure Mickey MacConnell in a four-hour painting session. Come and see the artists at work and view a diverse range of styles and approaches to our sitter, who may even surprise you with a musical interlude! Drop in  to view the works in progress from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Venue: The Parlour – Allos

Opening Reception & Exhibition

The Inaugural Listowel Visual Arts Week – Opening Reception & exhibition by Olive Stack. Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the gallery in Lovely Listowel, a unique and special town where creativity in all forms abounds!


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue: Olive Stack Gallery

Art & Food

Join Artists, visitors and friends of Listowel Visual Arts Week for a special 3 course dinner and art exhibition by International Artists, all of whom have been awarded an artists residency in Lovely Listowel! Booking essential €30 pp. For reservations contact Allos + 353 68 22880

7:00 pm
Venue: Allos