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No Spacer

March 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - March 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

No Spacer is a show by London based artists all currently still studying who are involved with the LIMBO art space in London. Looking to diversify and create international links the artists have decided to stage a show in Dublin. The range in styles and approaches hopes to offer a preview of a shared ethos or perspective towards art making.

Portals and Pathways – Eoin O’Connor

March 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - March 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Having spent the two years ‘in process’, stepping back from the exhibiting of work to find new directions through international travel, Eoin returns to present his first solo show in Ireland. In ‘Portals and Pathways’ at MART the artist will show a selection of works produced in the U.S, Australia, Japan and the U.K and Ireland over the past 12 months. Complementing this will be a photographic installation that depicts some of the journeys and works he has undertaken around the world.


April 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

This show sees a selection of current and recent MART studio members, curated by Anne Mullee, Independent Curator, Writer and Researcher.

Vavara Sharaova | Cóilín O'Connell | Úna Kavanagh | Ivan Matančević | David Lunny | Tag Beckett | Eva O’Donovan | Robert Lumezi |Tadhg Ó Cuirrín | Ronan Nash |Nessa Finnegan | Jennifer Madden | Guillaume Cugnet | Seamus Bradley |Terence Erraught |Stephanie Golden

‘Activating Pangea’ – World Art Day Festival

April 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

'Activating Pangea’ - Preview @ Los Angeles’ Downtown Art Walk’s World Art Day Festival!

Activating Pangea – DAC Gallery

April 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - May 6, 2016 @ 3:00 pm

'Activating Pangea’ is a 3 year series of exhibitions produced by MART curators Matthew Nevin & Ciara Scanlan {www.mart.ie}, showcasing leading Irish Contemporary Visual Artists and kindly supported by Culture Ireland. Launching at DAC Gallery {www.dacgallery.com} in Los Angeles on April 16th 2016 at 12pm, the curators will present work by Margaret O’Brien, Sofie Loscher, Gearoid O’Dea & Jonathan Mayhew.

MART at Supermarket, Stockholm

April 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - April 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

As part of their endeavours to provide creative platforms MART presents the work of four leading Irish contemporary artists at Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm. The show is part of an on-going programme of exhibitions curated by MART to promote Irish art in international contemporary art markets in Europe and the US.

The State We’re In

April 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - April 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

100 years after the promise of universal equality within our Proclamation, why do economic, gender, social and political disparities still exist in contemporary Irish society?
The State We’re In at MART calls attention to issues affecting the modern social and political landscape in Ireland, through works by Jo Killalea, Bryan Gerard Duffy and Conor O’Grady.

Here me Now

May 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - May 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

An evolving international multi-media exhibition and workshop series that questions the myth of national identity and the vocabulary of 'coming from', beyond the binary of 'either / or' and towards the 'both / and' of modern cross-pollenated identities. Featuring work by Stephanie Dowda (US) Fiona Cashell (IRL) Rima Otilia Qvale (NOR) and curated by Talia Moscovitz

Dear Voyager Workshop

May 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A workshop, as part of Here Me Now Exhibition at MART that questions the myth of national identity, moving away from the vocabulary of 'coming from' and towards modern cross-pollenated identities. Participants will contribute their own individual multi-local identities that will be added to an interactive web map, generating new ways of understanding the evolving cultural make-up of contemporary Dublin society.

Om Nom Nom Roundtable Dinner Discussion

May 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for a community dinner, co-organised with Om Nom Nom, where we will discuss the themes of Here Me Now with representatives from the Irish Refugee Council, the Traveler community and local social historians around a shared table over dinner and drinks. (Donations for food costs welcome)

Glitch Festival 2016

June 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - June 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Ireland’s leading Digital Arts Festival that brings together artists utilising media and technology, hosted in two Dublin based galleries. RUA RED Gallery Tallaght & The Mart Gallery Rathmines.

Launch of ‘Dither’ & ‘Eidolon’

June 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - June 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

DITHER is a two part installation that explores the body as form. Through our body we interact with the world.

Women’s Work: Undoing the Gender of Media

June 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This series of talks will address the gendering of media, how gender is produced through technology, and the practices in which women as cultural producers challenge such normative ideas. Led by Dr. Katherine Nolan | Featuring Dr. Kylie Jarret | Leah Hilliard | Valerie Connor |Dr. Paula Quigley

World Geometry

June 23, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

An exhibition of selected work by 1iing produced during a 6-month residency at MART. Inspired by feedback loops, World Geometry is an experimental iteration that programmes natural form and location as a virtual construct.

Butoh Festival

June 24, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - June 25, 2016 @ 10:00 pm

Festival of Japanese Dance and Performance Art


June 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - July 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Flux presents a variety of new work from Dublin based collective X, presenting work in a wide range of media including painting, illustration, film and fashion.

Lynda Phelan Forced 2

Forced 2

July 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - July 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

A video-based experiment in the art of forced viewing curated by Lynda Phelan.

Brian Crotty Eggs Again

Eggs Again

July 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - July 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

An exhibition of Brian Crotty's recent film, painting and sculptural work, utilising narrative and cinematic structures to investigate language, representation, and identity.

Low in the Dark

Low in the Dark

August 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - August 6, 2016 @ 9:00 pm

SQUAD Theatre Company prsents a new production of Low in the Dark, by Marina Carr

Dublin Live Art Festival

Dublin Live Art Festival

August 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - August 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Dublin Live Art Festival 2016 (#DLAF16) will immerse you in this fascinating art form.

Dia Dhuit

Dia Dhuit

August 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - September 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

DIA DHUIT is a group exhibition featuring eight young emerging Irish artists.

Leg Over Soil Mart

Leg Over Soil

September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - September 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

LEG OVER SOIL is a group show that investigates the layered facts of a moment.

Livestock Culture NIght

Culture Night 2016

September 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Come down to MART on Culture Night 2016 for an intimate evening of live art and spoken word.

Composition Terrence Erraught


September 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - September 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Composition is a durational digital video painting by Terence Erraught

Phantoms – Marc Behrens

October 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

MART curators Matthew Nevin & Ciara Scanlan, in conjunction with Goethe-Institut Irland, are delighted to present the visual art and sound exhibition «Phantoms» by Marc Behrens.

all shimmers here MART

all shimmers here

October 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Ali Kirby and Cliodhna Timoney will both present new work in this upcoming two person exhibition selected through the Fire Station Artist's Studios Residency Award 2016.

The Voyage @ CB1 Gallery

November 5, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - December 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

MART curators Matthew Nevin & Ciara Scanlan, in support from Culture Ireland, are delighted to present ‘Activating Pangea: The Voyage’, an exhibition of leading Irish Visual Artists Brian Duggan & Adam Gibney in CB1 Gallery Los Angeles - Opening Nov 5th @ 3pm

We Occupy Space MART


November 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - November 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

WeOccupySpace is a group show by Yelverton Freeman, Kate McElroy, Ciaran Nash and Isabella Walsh, four members of Occupy Spac

Flies on the Wall

Flies on the Wall

November 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - December 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

MART presents works from two Finnish artists, Paula and Heikki Humberg.

hahhaha MART Residency


December 15, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Celina Muldoon, Mags O’Dea and Austin Hearne come together for the finale of a six-month residency in MART Gallery.

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