Kilcock Art Gallery
Since 1978 Kilcock Art Gallery in Kilcock, Co. Kildare has been exhibiting artworks by the best of Irish Contemporary Artists and Sculptors.
Kilcock Art Gallery, School St. Kilcock, Co. Kildare, W23E5R5
Phone: +353 862578283 or +353 16287619
11.00am-4.00pm Tuesday – Saturday
CLOSED SUNDAY / MONDAY
Visiting outside these times can of course be arranged by appointment.
Kilcock Art Gallery is delighted to host the solo exhibition entitled “Endangered!” By Mary McGrath M.A. Fellow of the International Institute of Conservation & Artist.
Her exhibition opens on Sat. 30th September @ 3pm & continues through October 2023.
Mary McGrath’s career in art spanned the USA, London & Dublin, beginning in the USA at the Rocky Mountain Regional Conservation Centre, the University of Denver, and the Denver Art Museum. Following the presentation of a paper at a gilding conference in Philadelphia she was invited by the Getty Museum to be a visiting consultant for two consecutive Summers.
In Ireland Mary McGrath worked in the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin as a conservator for many years and at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
One of the most interesting projects she managed was moving Francis Bacon’s studio from London to Dublin. Subsequently, presenting papers about the move to the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, and the V & A in London and the American Institute for Conservation Annual Conference, & the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid
“Now, as I indulge my love of painting, my passion for biodiversity and conservation of our natural world continues to imbue my work. My art is an attempt to highlight nature’s beauty, the importance of retaining and encouraging wildlife habitats and what can be lost if we don’t. “