The Art and Magic of Ireland Calls to The Katonah Museum of Art

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  • February 11, 2010

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Kinsale, Ireland

 

From ancient castles to contemporary art museums Ireland is a land of mystical lore, majestic landscapes and magnificent art.  The Katonah Museum of Art (www.katonahmuseum.org) invites you to join them April 8-17 for a journey to the land of dreams and stories where you will visit private homes, centuries-old castles, and fine art galleries featuring local and international work. 

Ireland is all about the people and guests will have the opportunity to meet and share meals with the artists who are carrying on the traditions of the Emerald Isle, transforming it into one of the most exciting contemporary art scenes in the world. Reservations must be made by February 22, 2010.  For detailed information about the trip including a full itinerary and cost and to make reservations this exciting journey to Ireland contact Molly Hermes at 914-232-9555 x2968 or mhermes@katonahmuseum.org.

A few special highlights of the trip will include visits to:

Dunsany Castle, home of the distinguished Brazilian architect Lady Dunsany who has filled her home with a treasure trove of art from the 13th to 20th centuries.

The finest galleries of Dublin, including the Kerlin Gallery, the Rubicon, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Hugh Lane Gallery

The historic Abbey Theatre for a live performance

The town of Carlow, home to VISUAL, the exciting new art space that presents a balanced mixture of local, national, and international artists, along with some unique mixed- use spaces

The town of Kilkenny for a visit to the Butler Art Gallery and lunch at Shankill Castle  with Elizabeth Cope, a talented painter of still lifes, landscapes, portraits and other decorative works.

The Hunt Museum, home to the extensive personal collection of John Hunt, Sotheby’s medieval art expert in the 1950s.

Newgrange, the amazing example of prehistoric building and megalithic art

 Beaulieu House at Drogheda, the earliest undefended house in Ireland and still in the family of the builder’s descendants

The Museum of Style at Newbridge

The Ring of Kerry with plenty of free time to explore the scenic beauty surrounding area, or to play a round of golf on Ireland’s famous links, shop or simply lose yourself in the magic of the land.

Join members of the Katonah Museum of Art for this unforgettable journey to Ireland, April 8-17, 2010.  Contact Molly Hermes at 914-232-9555 x2968 or mhermes@katonahmuseum.org for information and reservations.

Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street
Katonah, New York
info@katonahmuseum.org
(914) 232-9555
http://www.katonahmuseum.org
About Katonah Museum of Art

General Information The Katonah Museum of Art is located at 134 Jay Street (Route 22) in Katonah, NY.  For information call 914-232-9555 or visit www.katonahmuseum.org Directions By Train: From Grand Central Terminal (Harlem Division of Metro North):  The Katonah Museum of Art is located 1/2 mile east of the Katonah railroad station.  Taxi service is available. By Car: Take Exit 6 off Interstate 684.  Go east on Route 35.  Take the first right onto Route 22 south.  The Museum is located1/4 mile on the left.   Museum Hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm, Closed Monday. Admission: 10am– 12pm, free; 12– 5 pm, $5 general, $3 for seniors and students; Members and children under 12 free Free Docent-Led Guided Tours Tuesday through Saturday, 2:30 pm. Tours are free with admission to the Museum Follow us on Facebook and Twitter # # # # #


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