• Past

    Past Exhibitions at the Butler Gallery

    A Most Favourable Soil

    Nov 9th, 2019

    The Seán & Rosemarie Mulcahy Collection Bequest

    Oct 12th, 2019

    Amy Cutler: Colloquies

    Aug 10th, 2019

    Adam Fearon, relief

    May 25th, 2019

    Sam Reveles, Poulaphouca: New Paintings & Works on Paper

    Mar 16th, 2019

    Eva O'Leary

    Eva O’Leary: Spitting Image

    Jan 12th, 2019

    Martin Healy: The Augury

    Oct 20th, 2018

    I Smelled A Raw Recruit: The World War Films of Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley

    Aug 11th, 2018

    Cartoon Saloon: The Breadwinner Exhibition

    May 12th, 2018

    Martina O’Brien: At Some Distance in the Direction Indicated

    Mar 10th, 2018

    Jane O’Malley: BLACK & WHITE, Works on Paper: 1971 – 2017

    Jan 13th, 2018

    Susan MacWilliam: Modern Experiments

    Oct 28th, 2017

    The Way Things Go: An Homage

    Aug 12th, 2017

    Eithne Jordan: When walking

    Jun 24th, 2017

    Eamon O’Kane:
    Does all the beauty of the world cease when you die?

    May 6th, 2017

    Martina Galvin: Cubus

    Mar 11th, 2017

    Butler Gallery Collection featuring loans from the IMMA Collection

    Jan 14th, 2017

    Kevin Cosgrove: A Peening Sound

    Oct 29th, 2016

    Michael Snow:
    The Viewing of Six New Works

    Aug 6th, 2016

    Cliona Harmey: Block and Receive

    Jun 25th, 2016

    Anita Groener: Citizen

    May 7th, 2016

    Trish McAdam Strangers: Film & Drawings

    Mar 5th, 2016

    On View: Selected Works from the Butler Gallery Collection

    Jan 9th, 2016

    Janet Mullarney: MY MINDS i

    Oct 24th, 2015

    Song of the Sea: the exhibition

    Jul 4th, 2015

    Gypsy Ray: Photographs

    May 2nd, 2015

    Michael Kane

    Mar 7th, 2015


    Feb 18th, 2015

    Portraits from The David Kronn Collection

    Jan 10th, 2015

    Amy Walsh, The Talking Earth

    Oct 6th, 2014

    Marilyn Lerner, Circle In The Square

    Aug 9th, 2014

    Felicity Clear, Drawings Plans Projections

    Jun 14th, 2014

    Liam O Callaghan

    Liam O’Callaghan, if and then…

    Apr 27th, 2014

    Stephen McKenna: Drawings and Watercolours 1974-2013

    Mar 8th, 2014

    Celebrating 70 Years of the Butler Gallery Collection

    Jan 11th, 2014

    Tony O’Malley Self-Portraits

    Oct 19th, 2013


    Bob and Roberta Smith: Art Makes Children Powerful

    Aug 10th, 2013

    Magnhild Opdøl

    Jun 15th, 2013

    Bridget O’Gorman, We are suddenly somewhere else

    Apr 27th, 2013

    Helena Gorey, Violet, gouache on paper, 30.5 x 23 cm, 2012

    Helena Gorey, The Orchard

    Mar 9th, 2013

    Gems from the Collection 2013

    Gems from the Butler Gallery Collection: Echoes of the Past and Whispers of the Future

    Jan 12th, 2013

    Re-collecting Image

    10th NOVEMBER 2012

    Nov 10th, 2012

    Lorraine Neeson, Day for Night

    Oct 27th, 2012

    Hans Op de Beeck

    Hans Op de Beeck: A Selection of Video Works

    Aug 11th, 2012

    Helen O’Leary – outawack

    Jun 16th, 2012

    Fiona Larkin – Another View of Helene

    Apr 28th, 2012

    Helen Comerford – ALPHA to Omega

    Mar 10th, 2012

    Paul Mosse – MAKE. BREAK. MAKE.

    Jan 21st, 2012

    Christine Mackey – SEED MATTER and ‘other’ stories

    Oct 22nd, 2011

    Ian Burns – Supreme Fiction

    Aug 6th, 2011

    From Us, Through Them, To You

    Jun 25th, 2011

    Vera Klute – Blindgänger

    May 7th, 2011

    Mairead O’hEocha – WHISPER CONCRETE

    Mar 19th, 2011

    Alan Counihan – Elemental

    Jan 22nd, 2011

    Tony O’Malley – CONSTRUCTIONS

    Aug 7th, 2010

    Declan Rooney – Happenings & Nonevents

    Jun 12th, 2010

    Jackie Nickerson – GULF

    Apr 24th, 2010

    George Vaughan – Time Place Memory

    Apr 6th, 2010

    Aideen Barry – The Morphology of the Other

    Jan 16th, 2010

    Kilkenny 400: An Artist’s Celebration

    Oct 17th, 2009

    David Godbold – The end of the beginning of the beginning of the end

    Aug 8th, 2009

    David Beattie – Remote Control

    Jun 20th, 2009

    Kilkenny Shift – Tim Davies

    May 2nd, 2009

    Barrie Cooke – Portraits

    Mar 14th, 2009

    Gems from the Collection

    Jan 24th, 2009

    Sonia Shiel – The Brief Tremendous

    Nov 29th, 2008

    Austin McQuinn – Lammermoor

    Oct 11th, 2008

    Atsushi Kaga

    Aug 9th, 2008

    Kilkenny Collective for Arts Talent – Works On Paper

    Jun 21st, 2008

    Ailbhe Ní Bhriain

    May 8th, 2008

    Gems from the Collection 2008

    Mar 8th, 2008

    Paul Doran

    Jan 12th, 2008

    Yvonne Buchheim – Song Archive Project: Borrowed Air

    Nov 3rd, 2007

    Barry McGee

    Aug 11th, 2007

    Frances Hegarty & Andrew Stones – Tactically Yours

    Jun 23rd, 2007

    Nevan Lehart – Static TV

    Apr 28th, 2007

    Gravity Loop

    Mar 10th, 2007

    Gems from the Collection

    Jan 20th, 2007

    Finola Jones – It’s why [blue] birds sing

    Nov 18th, 2006

    Louise Bourgeois – Selected Prints on Fabric

    Sep 30th, 2006

    Jeanne Silverthorne – Burning DNA

    Aug 12th, 2006

    Blaise Drummond – Sous le Soleil du Nord

    Jun 24th, 2006

    David Sandlin

    David Sandlin – Wonderfool World

    May 13th, 2006


    Freeform: An Animated Remix of the Butler Gallery Collection

    Apr 1st, 2006

    Mark Curran – The Breathing Factory

    Feb 11th, 2006

    Theresa Nanigian – tally

    Dec 10th, 2005

    Tony O’Malley – The Visual Diaries

    Oct 15th, 2005

    Eve Sussman & The Rufus Corporation – 89 Seconds at Alcázar

    Aug 13th, 2005

    Brian Fay – Web

    Jun 11th, 2005

    MIchael Berine

    Michael Beirne – Darling

    Apr 30th, 2005

    The Butler Gallery Collection: A Selection

    Mar 19th, 2005

    Bernadette Cotter – and the greatest of these

    Jan 29th, 2005

    Paintings by Bernadette Kiely – Slow Time · Local Ground

    Dec 11th, 2004

    Paintings by Nick Miller – Genre

    Oct 23rd, 2004

    Ernesto Neto – 4 Artists and I

    Aug 7th, 2004

    Free From the Itch of Desire

    Jun 4th, 2004


    Apr 16th, 2004

    Michael Warren – Dispositions

    Mar 6th, 2004

    The Pleasure Principle

    Jan 30th, 2004

    Kilkenny 4

    Dec 5th, 2003

    Katie Holten – A Recent History of What’s Possible

    Oct 20th, 2003

    Ursula von Rydingsvard – A Psychological Landscape

    Aug 9th, 2003

    Fergus Martin – Pipe Dreams

    Jun 28th, 2003

    From Time to Time

    Apr 12th, 2003


    Mar 8th, 2003

    Selections, Omissions and Juxtapositions

    Feb 1st, 2003

    Once is too Much

    Nov 30th, 2002

    Victor Treacy Award 2002

    Oct 19th, 2002

    Paul McCarthy

    Aug 10th, 2002

    Nigel Rolfe – Absence and Loss

    Jun 22nd, 2002

    Charles Tyrell

    May 11th, 2002

    Susan MacWilliam – On The Eye

    Apr 6th, 2002

    Patrick Hall

    Feb 23rd, 2002

    Acquisitions 1991 – 2001

    Jan 15th, 2002

    Various Artists – Victor Treacy Award 2001

    Nov 24th, 2001

    Donald Urquhart – Fields

    Oct 6th, 2001

    Roman Signer – Recent and New Work

    Aug 11th, 2001

    Various Artists – Fotografia Metafisica

    Jun 1st, 2001

    Alice Maher – The History of Tears

    May 26th, 2001

    Exhibitions 2000 to 1974

    Jan 1st, 2000