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Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

(4.1/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
Butler Gallery actively promotes and affirms the value of the arts to society through a diverse programme of contemporary exhibitions, which reflects the constantly changing nature of visual art practise. The Gallery has a significant permanent collection, which is maintained and safeguarded for the future.

Butler Gallery has also developed a significant programme of innovative education projects encouraging the participation of diverse audiences in the activities of Butler Gallery, including family, school, youth, adult and older age programmes. These opportunities encourage meaningful public engagement and contribute to the development of an audience of diverse age groups, backgrounds and abilities.

In 2008 Butler Gallery was awarded Full Museum Accreditation in 2008 from The Heritage Council of Ireland’s Museum Accreditation Scheme for excellence in Caring for Collections, Museum Management, and Exhibition, Education and Visitor Services.
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  • We loved our 45-minute visit thru the gallery! Joan was the docent there at the time and she was a delight to talk with regarding each artist and their work. If you're in Ireland to experience true Ir...  more »
  • I recently visited the Butler Gallery - yet another free attraction in Kilkenny and was very impressed with the Gallery Space. The present show MIchael Snow: The Viewing of Six New Works did not light...  more »
  • You can always rely on the Butler Gallery for something completely different! The exhibition I visited was about morse code etc - it was more a documentation of communication methods rather than any i...  more »
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  • Normally free and have some great exhibitions
  • Nice, free gallery
  • Very interesting. Get SC Ön, definitely a must.
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