Arts Culture Mapping

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Citizen Curator

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: IMMA

A curation project with 3 Travellers and an online exhibition

Organised with Adam Stoneman of the Spice Project

Funder: IMMA

Artists: Leanne McDonagh, Artists: Oein de Bharduin

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IMMA Outdoors

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: IMMA, Pavee Point

An evening of Traveller drama, poetry and music on 29th June

Funder: IMMA

Artists: Johnny Collins, Artists: Michael Collins, Artists: Niamh Dunne, Artists: Rosaleen McDonagh

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Pisreog Project

Year: 2023

County: Dublin

Organised by: St. Margaret's Ballymun

Collection of heritage stories with exhibition at Axis Ballymun with National Museum

This is a partnership between St Margaret’s Traveller Community Association, Men’s and Women’s Literacy and Leadership Groups and Axis Ballymun.

Funder: NMI Axis Ballymun

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Comóradh

Year: 2022

County: Limerick

Organised by: Limerick Traveller Health Project

Comóradh was a visual art project which commemorated the lives of loved ones who have died too young or by suicide. The project gathered together artefacts that provided a glimpse into the lives of those who have passed on, loved ones will always be remembered. The completed project aimed to raise awareness, reduce stigma and promote community healing. Comóradh Worked with 15 Traveller women and was led by visual artist, Melanie O’Rourke. A selection of paintings from Comóradh were also included in the Travellers Together Preventing Suicide event at the O’Reilly Theatre Dublin on January 28th.

Part of Guth na Minceiri 2022

Funder: Traveller wellbeing through creativity

Artists: Melanie O Rourke

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Through Our Eyes

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Photo Museum Ireland

Martin Beanz Warde collaborated with nine participants from the Traveller Community from across Ireland to make a series of photographs that respond to themes of identity and wellbeing.

Traveller Wellbeing Through Creativity projects, an initiative developed by Creative Ireland, the Healthy Ireland Programme, the HSE, the National Social Inclusion Office and the Arts Council.

Funder: Open Doors Initiative

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Home Through a Broader Lens

Year: 2022

County: Limerick

Organised by: Hunt Museum

This exhibition is a collaborative project between the Hunt Museum, Limerick City Traveller Health Programme and the Learning Hub which has been supported by Southill Child and Family Centre and Our Lady of Lourdes Community Centre.

To celebrate Traveller Pride Week 2022. This exhibition presents artworks in glass and combined media by local Traveller women, Traveller teens and Traveller children which reflect their stories & passions

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Sulky Roo Utility

Year: 2022

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network, People's Republic of Cork

Traveller themed painted utility box

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Indie Cork Film Festival

Year: 2022

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

A selection of shorts curated by CTWN

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Black Ash Oral History Project

Year: 2022

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

History of Black Ash Camp and halting site

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Misleor Festival of Nomadic Cultures

Year: 2022

County: Galway

Organised by: Galway Traveller Movement

Programme of music, film, theatre and visual art

Culture Night – Belongings

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Pavee Point

Travellers self curated personal belongings that were exhibited with recordings of stories about the object

Funder: DCEDIY

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Traveller Mapping Coolock

Year: 2022

County: Dublin

Organised by: Maynooth Geography, Pavee Point, Trav Act

Community Map of Traveller Exp in Coolock

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Still Here Proud

Year: 2021

County: Donegal

Organised by: Donegal Traveller Project

Exhibition of photographs at Donegal County Museum

Cork Traveller Pride Flag

Year: 2021

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

This flag was designed by Traveller women from Cork Traveller Women’s Network & Cork Traveller Visibility Group with the support of artists Claire Coughlan and Helen O’Keeffe through the Glucksman Gallery.

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Crown Beoir

Year: 2020

County: Mayo

Organised by: National Museum of Ireland

Is a portrait exhibition originated by artist Breda Mayock and photographed by Orla Sloyan, at Courtyard Gallery at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.

Artists: Breda Maycock

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New Light

Year: 2020

County: Cork

Organised by: Glucksman Gallery, UCC

New Light is an exhibition of 8 different poster-based artworks presented in a series of exploratory walks across the public spheres of Cork City.

Features the piece Pavee Presence by Leanne McDonagh

Artists: Leanne McDonagh

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Pavee Roads Home

Year: 2020

County: Dublin

Organised by: Pavee Point

An exploration of Traveller culture and heritage told through the lens of history and geography.

Supported by Dublin City Culture Company and National Library and winner of National Heritage Award 2021

Funder: Dublin City Council

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This is Who I Am Exhibition

Year: 2019

County: Cork

Organised by: Glucksman Gallery

In May 2019, a group of talented teenagers from Meelagh Young Girls Group, Mahon visited the Glucksman to take part in a creative workshop exploring Traveller ethnicity. The girls worked together to create bags, posters and a large-scale painting that depicts the Traveller Ethnicity Pin.

Partner with UCC's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit to promote and embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion across all areas of our work. https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/

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Traveller Music at Cobblestone

Year: 2018

County: Dublin

Organised by: Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group

Concerts featuring Traveller musicians and singers

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Traveller Collection

Year: 2018

County: Dublin

Organised by: Pavee Point

A 3-part art project in 2018 that aimed to show a way of integrating Traveller culture into mainstream museums and galleries

Pavee Point collaborated on this project with Seamus Nolan, Hugh Lane and Create.

Funder: Create, Funder: Hugh Lane Gallery

Artists: Seamus Nolan

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Communities of Culture

Year: 2014

County: Limerick

Organised by: Hunt Museum

In 2014 the Hunt Museum, through the Communities of Culture initiative began working with community groups from the North-side and South-side of Limerick. Exploring their unique cultural experiences and heritages through a series of targeted community and museum-based projects.

One Million Stars

Year: 2014

County: Limerick

Organised by: Hunt Museum

People across Limerick were invited to join the online launch of The One Million Stars to End Violence Limerick Project on 8 March 2021 (International Women’s Day.)

Traveller Women Awareness Worker in Carlow was involved in this.

Barreltop Wagon

Year: 2005

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

Full size Barreltop wagon as part of Cork European Capital of Culture

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Toraig on the Tobar

Year: 2005

County: Cork

Organised by: Cork Traveller Women's Network

Traveller culture exhibit in Cork Public Museum

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