Luan Gallery Presents: The History of Athlone’s Nuclear Bunker with Dr. Ian Kenneally | Whats On | Athlone Arts and Tourism

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Luan Gallery Presents: The History of Athlone’s Nuclear Bunker with Dr. Ian Kenneally

Dr Ian Kenneally, Historian in Residence with Westmeath County Council posted: May 15

Date: Thursday 30th May 2024
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Luan Gallery, Elliott Road, Athlone N37 TH22
All Welcome. No booking required

Join us at Luan Gallery on Thursday 30th May  at 1pm for a lunchtime talk with Dr Ian Kenneally, Historian in Residence with Westmeath County Council. Dr Ian Kenneally will present his research on the history of Athlone’s nuclear bunker. This talk will be followed by a guided tour of Luan’s current exhibition APOCALYPSE ANXIETIES with Luan Gallery curator Aoife Banks. APOCALYPSE ANXIETIES — a contemporary visual art exhibition at the end of the world — responds conceptually, aesthetically, and affectively to an underground “nuclear bunker” installed under Custume Barracks during the Cold War. This event is suitable for all ages. No booking is required. This event is supported by Creative Ireland.

 

Luan Gallery’s current exhibition APOCALYPSE ANXIETIES will continue until Thursday 27 June.  Luan Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm and from 12 pm to 5 pm on Sundays.  Admission to Luan Gallery is free, and guided tours are free to all but require advance booking.

 

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