glór is home to a great gallery space that holds excellent visual art exhibitions. Our exhibitions have been extremely successful, not to mention award-winning.

Exhibitions of note include The RHA Biennial Drawing Exhibition, (2006); Learning from Art by The National Gallery of Ireland, (2009); Black & Tan by Mick O’Dea PRHA, (2010); the annual Clare Arts Office Embrace Exhibition, and of course our Selects…series, curated by Lorraine Wall in 2004, John Shinnors in 2005, Walter Verling in 2006, and Seán McSweeney in 2008. Other major group exhibitions include CRUX – A Dialogue in Metal, (2017), featuring work from the finest art metalsmiths in Ireland, including Gunvor Anhøj; Michael Calnan; Moss Gaynor; John Hogan and Jane Murtagh; Burst into Bloom, (2009), featuring work by Jean Bardon, Cliona Doyle, Richard Sharp and many more local and national artists;  In Colour, on loan from The Arts Council and AIB, (2011), comprising  20th century Irish artworks from artists including William Leech, Manie Jellet, William Orpen, Martin Gale, Barrie Cooke and Louis Le Brocquy; and the recent Clare Arts Office Edge to Edge exhibition (2016), featuring work from Camille Souter, Sean Keating, Deirdre O’Mahony and Aideen Barry.

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glór has recently been reviewing its visual arts programming policy and currently is not accepting unsolicited submissions for the gallery. However, we do occasionally offer open submission and other artists’ opportunities. Please sign up to our visual arts database at, check out website and follow our social media channels for details of upcoming opportunities.