The Ballinglen Museum of Art inspires the mind while encouraging creativity and inspiration. Come visit and explore this stunning area through the work of Irish and International artists who have spent time in North Mayo.
See many recognisable scenes, showcasing the beauty of this mystical landscape and also abstract paintings to open the mind and encourage personal interpretation and discussion. Take in the expansive view at the rear of the museum including Bunatrahir Bay, Downpatrick Head and St John's Church. View this beautiful area through the eyes of the artist. This is a place of wonder and enlightenment and a jewel to find on the Wild Atlantic Way. Not just for art enthusiasts, the scope of work is broad and appeals to all ages and interests.
The Ballinglen Gallery is located just next door which is open to the public and tourists all year round and exhibits work primarily created by Artists/Fellows of the Foundation. The exhibitions vary from solo shows to work from the Archive Collection. This collection contains over 550 works of contemporary artwork all of the highest standard. Go see this wild and rugged landscape through the eyes of the Artist.
Like to enroll in an art class led by leaders in Art Education? Members of the public and tourists alike can also apply for one of the many workshops or masterclasses that run throughout the year.