OECD Local Development Forum: Better strategies for stronger communities

Study visit in Cork 1: Culture and innovation at the heart of a City

Jun 16, 2022 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Crawford Art Gallery


Mary McCarthy - Director Crawford Art Gallery will welcome participants, giving an overview of the importance of culture to the city, this will be followed by a short tour through the gallery led by Michael Waldron. Crawford Art Gallery is a national cultural institution located in a significant heritage building in the heart of Cork city dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. Crawford Art Gallery’s historic building provides an oasis of calm and tranquillity in the heart of Cork city, a monument to Cork’s 'Golden Age’ and it recalls the ties between commercial success and the development of Cork city in the early eighteenth and nineteenth century. Delegates will also sample some light refreshments from the award winning café, serving local produce which Cork is famous. To see current exhibitions, https://crawfordartgallery.ie/exhibitions/

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