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Friends Programme of Events

FE McWilliam

Programme of Events 2023/24

Specific dates, where not given, will be sent to members by email once confirmed.

Month Proposed event
April Talk by bursary recipient Sue Morris at Friends AGM
May Private tour Castlewellan Gardens
June Private tour by artist Eilis O’Connell of her exhibition ‘A family of things’
June Summer celebration party with live music and tour of Eilis O’Connell exhibition
September Author Cardwell McClure’s ‘William Scott Family History’ book launch
October Art Historian Maureen Beary-Ryan talk on ‘The National gallery of Ireland: the important contribution of benefactors’
October Private tour by artist Clement McAleer of his exhibition ‘Clement McAleer: Selected Work 1973 to 2023’
November Talk by Silversmith, Cara Murphy
December Private tour Hillsborough Castle Art Collection
January Private tour by Dickon Hall of ‘Colin Middleton: Among the Peace & Noise’ exhibition at the Ulster Museum
February Historian Hugh McShane talk ‘Australia Bound – the female orphans of the Newry workhouse’
April Talk by Deirdre Quail, Collection Assistant and Claire Magill, Conservator, on F.E. McWilliam collection at the gallery
May Guided tour of Montalto Gardens, Ballynahinch