Adare Plein Air

Saturday August 26th 2017

 Draíocht Art Gallery proudly hosts the first Open Air Painting Competition in Adare.

River Maigue

Set in the picturesque village of Adare, this competition gives you the opportunity to sit and paint among it’s old world historical charms beside the beautiful River Maigue. Artists flock here to capture its scenic beauty in paint, but this time to compete.

Draíocht,  Adare’s  premier contemporary Art Gallery is delighted to organise a Plein Air competition that boasts fantastic prizes and the opportunity to meet, talk and paint with fellow artists.  Prize winning artists will have their work displayed in Draíocht throughout September.

Application Process and Fees.

Entries accepted from August 1st-26th inclusive. Late entries will be accommodated at registration if space available.

Competition numbers strictly limited, so apply early. Completed applications with a non-refundable fee of €25 secures entry. Applicants later than Sunday August 20th pay €30. Entries may be posted on line or delivered in person to Draíocht, Station Rd., Adare.

On-line Entry

(follow standard add to cart  / proceed to checkout procedure for on-line registration)

More information

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Christmas Gift Vouchers.

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Draíocht vouchers are  a wonderful Christmas gift when you’re struggling to buy for the person ‘who has everything’, With a voucher the lucky recipient can choose at their leisure in our new premises on Station Road and take the onerous responsibility out of your hands.

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Draíocht has Moved Around the Corner!!


Greetings All,

We have moved  nearer the center of Adare Village to a newly refurbished and a larger premises on the Station Road. The images below  give  a sense of the improved space for  Draíocht Gallery and Shop.

Business as Usual. We sincerely hope you visit soon and judge for yourselves.

Official Draíocht Opening and Relaunch

Hosted by Senator Maria Byrne,

Friday November 11th!

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