Bring your family to the Visual Arts Carlow. Explore this stunning building in the heart of Carlow town and visit the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and George Bernard Shaw Theatre.
Engage with amazing artwork by national and international artists and be inspired by Ireland’s largest and most spectacular space for contemporary art. There’s lots of activities to enjoy, from weekly parent and toddler art classes to family art workshops, youth theatre, intimate music gigs in the GB Bar, talks, workshops, tours, plus a 320-seat theatre with a packed programme of drama, film, dance and comedy.
The Visual Arts Carlow Centre Carlow for Contemporary Art and George Bernard Shaw Theatre also houses the award-winning and highly popular restaurant, Lennons@Visual, full of yummy treats for morning coffee, lunch and dinner on weekends. Why not make a night of it and enjoy dinner and an event in the theatre? Or just relax in the bar before a show. We look forward to welcoming you!
Opening Hours for Galleries and Box Office Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. Sunday 2 -5 p.m. Box Office is also open one hour before all events.
GPS: 52.839161, -6.929076
VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art
and the George Bernard Shaw Theatre,
Old Dublin Road,