Category: Activity

Activities | GníomhaíochtaíThird Space Galway offers an experimental context to animate interdisciplinary critical discourse, cultural research, and activity by offering a thought-provoking programme of transdisciplinary collaborations, discursive events, projects, screenings, and public lectures.

Tara Festival 2017 July 14/16

venue: Cartys, Kilchreest, Co Galway dates: 14-16th July EcoLiving, Arts, Health, Wellbeing and Community Grassroots festival… starting on Friday 14th July at 6pm until Sunday 16th July at 6pm This festival is a family friendly grass roots, organic permaculture gathering. Everyone is welcome to be part of it. The aim is to cocreate the conditions…

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Westend ‘Permablitz’

Permaculture Community day of Action! We would be delighted if you were able to join us for a ‘Galway City Permablitz’ Saturday June 10th 1-5 pm Third Space Galway are delighted to be working with Galway City Tidy Towns this year, on a new Climate Change, Food and Biodiversity Community initiative, creating the City’s first…

Heart Tonics and other local Cures

‘Heart Tonics and other Local Cures’ – how to heal ourselves and our ailing planet? Bealtaine Special – Storytelling, Community Food and Herb Planting day As part of the ongoing development of the Westside Community Edible Forest Garden .. you are invited to take part in a special Bealtaine storytelling and Community Food Planting event……

The Living Earth – Panel Discussion Galway Food Festival April 15th

‘The Living Earth’ As part of Third Space Galway’s current Community Food and Permaculture, art project, a panel discussion on Sustainable Community Food Systems, food soverenignty, environmentally sound agroecological farming practices and community action, will take place as part of this year’s Galway Food Festival programme on Sat April 15th at 2.30pm ‘How can we…

Convergence – Galway Sustainable Living Festival Oct. 20th- 28th 2016

THURSDAY 20th OCTOBER – 19.30 – 21.30 Venue – Portershed, Eyre Square, Galway POST CARBON GALWAY LAUNCH -ACCELERATING THE TRANSITION TO A LOW CARBON, HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE REGION . Convergence 2016 opens with the launch of the new Post Carbon Galway initiative, a recently established cross-sectoral project set up to accelerate local pathways to a…

Creative Time Summit 2016: Occupy The Future

Calling artists, activists, students, community workers, academics…and anyone who might like to come along Third Space Galway and 126 are once again hosting a live screening event on the first day of the Creative Time Summit 2016……and inviting you to be part of the local conversations The Creative Time Summit – the world’s largest international…

Post Carbon Galway Public Meeting Oct. 3rd

We would like to welcome you to the founding meeting of the recently established Post Carbon Galway – an umbrella network, bringing together the community of Galway to address the needs of environmental protection, community resilience and Climate action for Galway City and County. If you’re interested in environmental protection, ecological action and a sustainable…

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Convergence Festival 2016

How do we engage citizens in developing local resilience and adapting to climate change? How can we best engage communities to play a part in the transition to a just and low carbon society? What is the role of artists and culture creatives in times of transition? How do we make our communities and cities…

Body Nature -Culture Night Sept. 16th in Terryland Forest Park

Third Space Galway, in partnership with Terryland Forest Park Alliance, are    delighted to invite you to their Culture Night event with dance artist Aisling Richmond and environmental activist Brendan ‘Speedie’ Smith. . Time: 17:00–18:30, Terryland Forest Park  . Speedie will open the event with an introduction to Terrylands transformative cultural heritage project, that’s turning…

Tara Festival 26-28th August

“The Music of the stars is mine, and the melody o’the moon. Oh do you not hear them singing to you in the silence of the night? Covered with manifold trees and creepers, resounding with the sound of many birds, And with murmur of waterfalls, thronged with wild beasts of many kinds; Many species of…

Post Carbon Galway

This project proposes a community led polycentric approach in the creation of a new sustainable era for Galway in which we reduce our carbon footprint and introduce new ways to educate and inspire our communities about how we collectively respond to Climate Change and re-imagine our world, through arts, education, community resilience, green renewable energy,…

Re Mapping the Commons

Re Mapping the Commons is part of an ongoing process in partnership with members of Collaborative Ways , Transition Galway,  and others of devising and making visible a local fora for collective and cooperative methods that empower citizen-led social change and transformation, gathering on the grounds of commons perspectives and sustainable local solutions.    …

Post Climate March Commons

Third Space invites Galways Commoners to a post march potluck. Come join us … At the post People’s Climate March gathering to celebrate your Commoning on the 29th November… Climate Change March: 1pm Sunday 29 November Eyre Square End of March Speeches – City Museum Square Commons Gathering: 2.30- 4.30pm in TULCA Festival Process Room,…

2015/16 Seoidin O Sullivan’s artwork ‘Seating System’ is on loan to Third Space

Seating System by Seoidin O Sullivan ‘Seating System was commissioned by Dublin City Arts Office and was made in collaboration with architect Karol O’Mahony. Seating System can be used for talks, reading groups, exhibition and library. The boxes are modular and together form a closed circular system, the boxes can be separated to make smaller dynamic sets.…

‘Emerging Futures’

‘Emerging Futures’ – A Cultural Remapping Recognising the need for an urgent and deep cultural shift towards more equitable and sustainable ways of life… across the country we’re seeing a growing interest in cooperative and social enterprise, community and renewable energy, co-housing, local food, arts and cultural activists events, embracing the emerging collaborative and solidarity…

Coop Culture

Culture Night Friday September 18th Venue: Woodquay Time: 6-9pm ‘Coop Culture’ is a participatory art and cultural event to experience, explore and celebrate themes on the Commons and our Cooperative Cultural Heritage. Everyone is Welcome to share his/her visions, ideas and cooperative and commons-related practices, as the starting point of a mobilization to reclaim, protect…

Cooperative Convergence

As part of the nationwide Cooperative Convergence 2015 organised by Cultivate, Third Space co-hosts a number of arts and cultural conversations on 20th and 30th October in partnership with Galway City Partnership, Collaborative Ways, Galway Community City Network, Transition Galway, Galway 2020, Community Knowledge Initiative, NUIG, Cultivate, and Sheridans Cheesemongers.  http://www.cultivate.ie/   Tuesday October 20th…

agri-Cultural Inventions

agri-Cultural Inventions Culture Night – Friday 18th September Venue: Artfarm, Cloonkeen, Newbridge, Co. Galway Time: 2-4pm Farmers’ contributions to culture are often overlooked, yet they have plenty of knowledge, skills and creativity that they use to find solutions to everyday problems, as well as creating new ideas. This event offers farmers and the local community…

‘From I to We’

‘Third Space member Martina Finn has been invited to participate in a series of three conversations over 3 days, initiated by Susanne Bosch as part of her residency project in collaboration with the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and fellow artists. Date: 11-13th September Leitrim Venue: Leitrim Sculpture Centre The general themes for these conversations are as…

Potlatch Picnic in Woodquay Park

Third Space Galway co-host  ‘Potlatch Picnic’ in partnership with Collaborative Ways Forward members of Transition Galway, P2P Foundation and An Ait Eile Date – on Saturday 25th July at 11.45- 1.45 Venue – The Green, Woodquay As a follow-up from the successful Collaborative Ways Forward inaugural event on the Cooperative and Solidarity Economy on July…

Collaborative Ways Forward

Third Space Galway co-hosts a public meeting on Open Cooperatives, Collectivity and the Commons in partnership with Transition Galway and An Áit Eile on Wednesday July 1st at 7.30pm Venue: The Kitchen Cafe at Galway City Museum The groups are aiming to bring a diversity of Galway’s creative communities, cooperative oriented groups and local support…

Advancing Cultural Rights

Tuesday May 26th 2-5pm Third Space in partnership with Community Knowledge Initiative, NUI Galway, Galway City Community Network, Galway Community Arts Network and Bluedrum cohosts Cultural Rights Workshop Venue: The View, Áras na Mac Léinn, NUI Galway Workshop Aim: to explore cultural rights as possible drivers for change in communities of place, interest and identity.…

Dwelling in Time

Saturday May 2nd, 2pm – 4pm Third Space participates in Clare based Ground Up Artist Collective’s Dwelling in Time: Residency Research & Discussion a research exchange event as part of the GUAC Residency Programme at Aras Eanna Dwelling in Time takes place in The Café, Aras Eanna, Inis Oirr The suggested readings relevant to the GUAC…

GREEK DIALOGUE – Reading Session

Friday March 20th, 2-4pm Third Space in partnership with CKI, NUIG hosts… GREEK DIALOGUE – Reading Session Room 1001, James Hardiman Library Following the GREEK DIALOGUE event on Saturday March 14th in the Town Hall Theatre Studio, the Third Space Reading Group have arranged for a follow-up local discussion  on Friday March 20th, 2-4pm in Room…

Greek Dialogue

Saturday at 1:00pm – 4:00pm March 14th – Third Space Galway Co-Facilitate GREEK DIALOGUE: From Democracy to Economy? Town Hall Theatre Galway An open discussion with invited speaker (via Skype) Angela Dimitrakaki and chaired by Conor McGrady and Michaële Cutaya. The event will take place in the Studio of the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday…

Creative Time Summit 2014

Friday 14 November 1.30-5.35pm Third Space hosts a Live Stream of the Creative Time Summit 2014 Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway Last year the Creative Time Summit focused on questions of gentrification and the role of the arts, both good and bad, in the making of the new city. This year the summit will focus on…

Agitation­ism

June 2014 Third Space undertake a Research Visit to EVA 2014 Agitationism In the past few years we have witnessed protests unfolding into serious unrest across many parts of the world. After initial excitement at this new global wave of voicing political demands, seasons change, and what was a novelty becomes a norm that lures…

!WAR Women Art Revolution

May 15th 2014 Film Screening !WAR – !Women Art Revolution Main Room, Huston School, NUI Galway. 7:00 pm The Third Space Arts Research Collective in partnership with The Huston School, NUIG & VAI assistance – screens Lynn Hershman Leeson’s film !Women Art Revolution For over forty years, Director Lynn Hershman Leeson has collected hundreds of hours of interviews with visionary…

Making Visible

April 7th 2014 THIRD SPACE participated in a series of discussions that took place as part of Ceara Conway’s ‘Making Visible’ art project with Asylum Seekers in 126 Gallery Galway. Socially Engaged Artist Ceara Conway, invited a number of practitioners including THIRD SPACE Arts Research Collective to participate in the discursive aspect of her socially engaged art project, MAKING…

COLLOQUY #4

12th February 2014 Third Space Invited to Attend National Campaign For the Arts Colloquy #4 Radisson Hotel, Galway Education and the Arts: Policy, Research and Responsibilities This colloquy addressed the fundamental question of education, arts policy and research in the development of arts participants, audiences and practitioners in the future. The event featured three speakers:…