Wednesday, 8th August 2012
Southeast launches new Arts Space
Storytelling Southeast opened the doors of its brand new Arts Space in ‘Bridge House' in Dungarvan in County Waterford.
Bridge House will become the home of the Storytelling Festival, which takes place in the county from September 26 to 30, 2012.
Officially opening the Bridge House Arts Space Mayor of Dungarvan Micheál Cosgrove commented, "I am delighted to officially open this new arts space in Dungarvan, it is wonderful to see this beautiful architecturally designed building coming to life and housing not only 10 art studios but also becoming the home of the fantastic Storytelling Southeast festival which I am very much looking forward to enjoying next month. I would like to wish all of the artists well and the festival the very best of luck for their future growth and progress."
Storytelling Southeast is supported by Dungarvan Town Council, Waterford County Council, the County Arts Office, the County Library Service, Fáilte Ireland and endorsed by the French and Canadian Ambassadors.
Artist Eveleen Power pictured with Anna and Claire Whelan, both from Dungarvan, and Louise Clark from Nude Food, Dungarvan at the opening of the Storytelling Southeast new Art Space in Bridge House in Dungarvan
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