NCAD 2017 Show

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Students graduating from the National College of Art & Design this year will be exhibiting their work at the College’s annual graduate show, which is open to the public from Saturday, 10th June until Sunday, 18th June.

The NCAD 2017 Show will feature the work of graduates from across NCAD's four Schools of Fine Art, Design, Education and Visual Culture, together with postgraduates from the Master of Fine Art and MFA Art in the Digital World programmes. In addition, a selection of work in progress and live industry projects will be on display by postgraduates in Design and Education.

The exhibition presents an opportunity for the leading artists and designers of the future to showcase their creative identities as they launch their professional careers. It’s also an opportunity for potential collectors, employers and innovators to spot the latest talent, and for curious members of the public to see the newest trends in design and art.

Opening Times and Dates:

Open to the Public: 10 – 18 June 2017
Weekdays: 10am to 8pm
Weekends: 10am to 5pm

Exhibition Locations:

NCAD Thomas Street Campus, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8:
Communication Design; Design for Body & Environment; Product Design; MA Interaction Design; MSc in Medical Device Design; MFA Design; Fine Art, Design & Education; Professional Master of Education; MA Socially Engaged Art (Further, Adult & Community Education); Applied Material Culture; Fine Print; Media; Painting; Sculpture & Expanded Practice

The Annex, 101-103 James' Street, Dublin 8: MFA Art in the Digital World; MFA Fine Art

The Back Loft, 7-11 St Augustine Street, Dublin 8: Sculpture & Expanded Practice graduate, Branwen Kavanagh will stage a site-specific immersive art theatre.
Performances at 7.30pm on weekdays and 3pm on weekends

CEAD Show 2017

The NCAD 2017 Show will be followed by the annual CEAD Show, which runs from 29 June until 6 July. Selected and curated by tutors, the CEAD exhibition features work produced by non-credit and accredited evening and part-time students.

Opening Times and Dates:
Open to the Public: 29 June –  6 July 2017
10am – 5pm   

Exhibition Locations:
Ground Floor and First Floor, Design Building, NCAD Thomas Street Campus, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8

Programme of Events:

NCAD Access Service will offer free mediated tours of the show to primary school groups that have a DEIS band status during the week of 12 – 16 June.  Tours will be booked on a first come first served basis.  To request a tour contact:  mcternanf@staff.ncad.ie

Friday 9 June:
Preview NCAD 2017 Show
(invite only)

Saturday 10 June:
Continuing Education in Art and Design (CEAD) Day
(invite only)

Tuesday 13 June:
Primary Schools’ Freud Project Event in association with the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)
(invite only)

Wednesday 14 June:
What are you thinking?
NCAD students whose work engages with the complex thematics of mental health, anxiety and sexual abuse, collectively lead tours of the exhibition that focus on the theory and motivation behind their work.
Tours scheduled Wednesday 14th and Friday 16th June: 1-2pm and 5.30-6.30pm
Bookings can be made by emailing: mcternanf@staff.ncad.ie.

Thursday 15 June:
Innovation and Engagement Day
(invite only)

Primary Schools Port Perspectives Project in association with Dublin Port Company
(invite only)

Friday 16 June:
Education Day
(invite only)

Applicants’ Day
(invite only)

Saturday 17 June:
Occupying the transdisciplinary space of socially engaged art
Presentations on practice by 2015-17 students of MA Socially Engaged Art (Further, Adult and Community Education), NCAD
2-4pm, Room HC 203, Second Floor, Harry Clarke building, NCAD

All welcome

Admission Free

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