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Abbey Road Artists’ Studios
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Abbey Road Artists’ Studios is a joint initiative of Athlone Town Council and the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht. It offers a dedicated space in Athlone Town for local and visiting artists.

Launched in 2011, Abbey Road Studios supports professional, contemporary artists in a welcoming environment which facilitates peer interaction and great work. Abbey Road provides a facility that serves as a destination point for creative people looking to expand their artistic endeavours alongside other professionals.

Individual studios range in size from 16-20sq. m. in a unique building that has had many different chapters since its creation in the 1800s. Most recently, it housed the Athlone fire station., but was originally built as a workhouse for a cost of just £7,500. Opened in 1841, it housed up to 900 people at the time.

The artists’ studios consist of four individual creative spaces, as well as a large multipurpose upstairs space suitable for a variety of community cultural events, including exhibitions, performances, workshops, seminars, and community group meet-ups.

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Abbey Road Studios are only open to the public when there is an exhibition on.

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Abbey Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
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