Lismore Castle Arts, a not-for-profit initiative, was founded in 2005 and is committed to the presentation and promotion of contemporary visual art in Ireland. It hosts exhibitions of international significance alongside a series of smaller exhibitions, projects and events as well as a comprehensive education programme.
Since opening the gallery has played host to the works of many leading international artists including Matthew Barney, Gerard Byrne, Dorothy Cross, Josephsohn, Richard Long, Eva Rothschild, Danh Vo, Ai Weiwei and TJ Wilcox.
In 2011 a second project space, St Carthage Hall, located in the town of Lismore opened. This gallery, in a former church, has presented a varied programme of exhibitions including works by Camille Henrot, Martin Healey, Roman Signer, Superflex and Corban Walker
Lismore Castle Arts is situated in the historic gardens of Lismore Castle, which include permanent works by Roger Hiorns, Eilís O'Connell and Franz West.
Lismore Castle Arts,
Telephone: +353 (0)58 54061
Fax: +353 (0)58 54896
Curator: Paul McAree
Operations Manager: Mary McGrath
Visitor Services Supervisor: Alexandra Côrte-Real
Arts Engagement Facilitator: Rachel O'Hara
Opening times 2020 (main gallery & gardens):
Lismore Castle Gardens & Gallery are now closed until Spring 2020.
13 March - 11 October
Opening Times: Monday- Sunday 10.30am -5.30pm (last entry 4.30pm).
Adult: €8.50 Concessions (OAP, Students): €7.00 Child: €6.50 Family Ticket (2 adults & 3 children): €20.00 Friends - Annual Ticket: €45.00 Friends - Family Ticket: €70.00 (includes entry into gardens & gallery)
Lismore Castle is a private home and is not open to visitors.
Free parking is available locally.
Lismore Castle Arts: St Carthage Hall
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 12-5 pm (during exhibitions)
Admission to St Carthage Hall is free. St Carthage Hall is located on Chapel Street, Lismore town centre, behind the Heritage Centre.
Lismore Castle Arts is seeking a Visitor Services Assistant for 2020. Suitable candidates will be responsible for gallery invigilation, cafe sales; garden admissions, guided tours and gallery administration. The role is temporary part-time with the contract running from March to October 2020. This is a part time position with varying hours across weekdays, weekends and occasional evenings as required. Average days approx 3 days per week but may vary during busy periods. Successful candidates will have related experience, a good knowledge of contemporary art and excellent administration and customer service skills. Please note that all interested candidates should have access to their own transport.
Salary: €10.40 per hour.
To apply, please email a covering letter and CV to – email@example.com.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 24 January 2020, 1pm.
Interviews: Monday 3rd February.