Ireland's first open air art gallery has launched in Kildare Village

By Katy Thornton

July 8, 2022 at 12:22pm

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Original new murals from the all female Minaw Collective.

 

Kildare Village is home to 14 new murals this summer at their first open air art gallery. Following on from the success of the gallery they hosted in 2021, also from the Minaw Collective, this new gallery has work from 14 emerging and established female artists.

The Minaw collective takes its name from the Irish word for women: Mná. While these women hail from all over the world, they're all currently based in Ireland. These artists are, "celebrating equality, diversity, and tolerance through the medium of street art" and see their work "as an expression of empowerment among women artists". You can read more about the Minaw Collective HERE.

Business Director of Kildare Village, Victor Biffi Rosano, says this of the new art gallery:

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"We love to inspire and delight our guests with new experiences so this year we wanted to evolve and bring the art to life creatively in the mall and go bigger, bolder and brighter for an artistic experience with a festival vibe for the Summer months."

Image via Elevate

 

Kildare Village opens daily until 8pm; plenty of time time each day to pop in and visit the open air art gallery. And if you do a bit of shopping while you're there, that would be totally understandable.

Header image via Instagram/minawcollective 

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