This is Not Architecture, 24 April - 21 June 2017
This is Not Architecture, 24 April - 21 June 201724 April - 21 June 2017

Owen Boss, Stephen Brandes, Gerard Byrne, Elaine Hoey, Eithne Jordan,Elaine Leader, Maggie Madden, Colin Martin, Tom O’Dea, Winnie Pun

Architecture and the built environment is discussed and explained entirely through secondary representations- photography, film, drawing, books and TV. Paradoxically the built environment is meant to be experienced in real time and space but it is illustrated and explained through representations.
Architects learn, imagine and conceive of the built environment through representation.

This exhibition looks at how artists represent and discuss the built environment, what are the biases and limitations inherent in representing the real?

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Theresa Nanigian: trying to behave opens at The Lab Gallery
Theresa Nanigian: trying to behave opens at The Lab Gallerytrying to behave 7th April – 5th June 2017 at the Lab Gallery, Dublin

more than my choices 2nd November 2017 – 21st January 2018, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick

just a bit extraordinary 21st ?September – 3rd November 2018, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Co. Louth

just a bit extraordinary is a national tour initiated by Highlanes Gallery of three distinct exhibitions by artist Theresa Nanigian who creates portraits of contemporary Western life. In her work Nanigian also uses the analytical tools of other disciplines such as sociology, economics, psychology and logic to explore expressions of identity across the human experience.

The exhibition has received a Touring Award from the Arts Council and is sponsored by Drogheda Credit Union, Drogheda-Bettystown-Trim.
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Children's Workshop: Architects’ Language & Tools: The Model
ChildrenFacilitated by architect Riette Gora, this workshop makes use of the language and tools that architects use to design and communicate their designs to introduce concepts of the design of buildings and spaces at an urban level through the tool of model building.

Workshop attendees will create a model of a building from materials such as foam board, cardboard, and paper which they will place onto a ‘site’ board, a piece of foam board of a pre-cut size to make up a grid of buildings once put together.Once attendees have completed the model of the building, given it colour and texture,it will be placed onto the ‘site’ and the different sites will be put together in any random order that
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Creative Space for those living with Alzheimer's and Dementia
Creative Space for those living with AlzheimerIn September 2015, Highlanes Gallery announced the launch of a pilot programme developed especially for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

After the initial programme, the gallery has continued these sessions which focus on a few selected works from the temporary exhibition programme and the Drogheda Municipal Art Collection. Through the programme people have an opportunity to look at art more closely, in a caring, friendly and social environment, discussing the pieces and giving their opinions in a non-judgemental setting.
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Limited Edition Diary and Calendar 2017
Limited Edition Diary and Calendar 2017Limited Edition Calendar and Diary 2017

Highlanes Gallery marks its first decade with this special Calendar focussing on the Drogheda Municipal Art Collection and a week to view 2017 Diary, Artists, Art & Audiences

Both are available at the gallery for €10, or email to arrange for postal delivery
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Relish Cafe and Foodhall
Relish Cafe and FoodhallRelish Cafe and Foodhall is a fresh, vibrant continental style cafe, using quality local produce to create home cooked food in a stylish and sophisticated setting.

Relish take pride in using locally sourced ingredients, imaginatively and creatively presented in each of their cafes, and with a friendly and efficient service.
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