BOATYARD ~ An Clos mBad
The art of Irish boat building embodies resilience, defiance and survival. The Boatyard: An Clos mBad is Anne Tilby’s shrine to the unknown fishermen and craftsmen who lived their lives by the sea. Exhibited at Bantry House, Bantry Bay in West Cork July 2018, The exhibition includes a 100 year old sail, a soundscape ~ a collaboration with Steve Jones & Irish poet Pat Waters, art prints and mixed media installations. Future shows are scheduled for the Blind Piper April 2019 and at the Grain Store at Ballymalloe House in County Cork June 2019
The exhibition features an old & special Sail with a Tale , 50 original prints, objects of superstition and belief , a bottle of holy water and a junk sail plus workshops in transforming trash to treasure on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Entry to the house and gardens is 5 euros and includes the exhibition. Open everyday from 10am until 5pm.