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Open House Galway |15-17 October 2010 |

Date:

Friday, October 15, 2010

Time:

All day

Location:

Galway City

Event Tickets:

For further details www.openhousegalway.ie

Event Website:

For further details www.openhousegalway.ie

Event Information

Open House Architectural Festival Returns to Galway

 

Galway, Thursday September 8th 2010- Following the outstanding success of last year’s inaugural, architectural festival, Open House Galway, “Féile Ailtireachta na Gaillimhe” is set to return from 15th- 17th October.p>

Over one weekend Galway buildings of all types and periods will open their doors to allow citizens explore the architecture of their city, with special tours by professionals and enthusiasts, completely for free. 

Presented in partnership with the Irish Architecture Foundation, a varied programme juxtaposes visits to city landmarks such as the Galway Harbour Company Offices and GMIT with tours of contemporary architecture featuring the Language Commissioners’ Offices and TG4. Historical gems include architectural tours of Mutton Island Lighthouse while the Marine Institute and the SAP Buildings showcase contemporary design innovations.

Four significant architectural tours will explore Galway’s Waterways, NUIG, Urban Spaces and Contemporary Gaeltacht Designs. An architectural film night will add further entertainment among film buffs on Thursday 14th October

Opening the weekend is a major Architectural Exhibition, “Architecture at the Edge” which displays the best of design along the Western Seaboard. This exhibition returns from Venice where it was enthusiastically received and reviewed. A family event, Open House Galway also includes a children’s workshop which will take place in Galway Museum on Saturday 16th October.

For further details www.openhousegalway.ie

 


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