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Izumi Kimura in concert -

Studio, dlr LexIcon, Thursday 4 July @7pm

Improvising pianist and composer Izumi Kimura is based in dlr LexIcon over the summer, creating recordings and live music that interact with each other, as part of the 2019 Musician in Residence Programme.  This concert is a chance to hear her perform some of the new work mid-way through the residency.  The Scheme is jointly funded by dlr and the Arts Council, and managed by Music Network.

Tickets are free - book here

Exit 15 - Calling all movers, groovers and shakers!

Take part in Exit 15 upcoming events. There's loads happening with Exit 15. Some of the activities happening in June are highlighted below:

  • A film night is scheduled for Monday 24th of June at 7.30pm in Gaelscoil Sliabh Rua, Ballyogan Road. This free event will feature a selection of professional and community films. 
  • Free Street dance classes commenced this month in Gaelscoil Sliabh Rua and take place each Tuesday, catering for those between 8 and 11 years (4:00pm -4:45pm) and 12 to 16 years old (4:45pm -5:45pm). This is a drop in event.
  • Weekly drop-in Dance classes for those aged 50+ continue in the month of June and will run right through the summer. (2.30pm - 3:45pm in Gaelscoil Sliabh Rua).  

Remember that all activities are free of charge.

We'll keep you posted regarding other upcoming exciting Exit 15 events that will take place over the summer. Keep an eye on Exit 15's social media pages. Facebook: @exit15creativespace

If you're interested in any of the events or need further details please contact CoisCéim : 01 878 0588 / admin@coisceim.com or Louise Osborne Community Liason: exit15@vaireland.org

Exit 15 is a partnership between Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Voluntary Arts Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast, funded by the Arts Council’s Invitation to Collaboration Scheme 2017 and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. CoisCéim BROADREACH was selected by Exit 15 to collaborate closely with the Ballyogan community to bring together their skills and experience with those of professional dancers and creative artists.


Kids Art Studio

Project Room, Level 3 (beside the Gallery)

On the second Tuesday and Saturday of the month join our Open Art Studio for kids of all ages. If your child likes to paint, make, draw, fold or sculpt then this is not to be missed. Artists will be on hand to help as little or as much as you would like. Materials and space are free. No booking required just drop in.

Here are the upcoming dates:  Tuesday  9 July, 11.00am-1.00pm  / Saturday 13 July, 2.30-4.30pm 

There will be no Kids Art Studio for the month of August.

Open Art Studio for Adults

Project Room, Level 3 (beside the Gallery)


Every Friday from 11am-1pm, suitable for adults. Join our Open Art Studio, it doesn't matter if you are new to this sort of thing or a practising artist, come along. Artist Emma Finucane will be on hand to help as little or as much as you'd like, materials and space are free.

18 people maximum. No booking required, just drop in.

There will be no Adult Open Art Studio for the month of August.

If you would like to receive updates on the Adult Open Art Studio (i.e if we need to cancel at short notice) you can subscribe by clicking here.

Arts and Disability Announcements

'Access All Areas' is an award that is designed to respond to the need for better access to cultural activities at local level for people with disabilities. Loaded Dice Theatre Company are the recipients of the award. Loaded Dice is a theatre company comprised of adults with intellectual disabilities. They presented 'Do We Not Laugh?', a comedy based on the devised work of the company's actors all of whom have an intellectual disability, in the Studio dlr LexIcon on Friday 11 May. 

More details here

'All Aboard Again' is an artist residency focusing on young people with intellectual disabilities based at the Grainstore, dlr's Youth Arts Facility. We are delighted to announce that the recipients is All in Arts, led by musician, Jonathan Reynolds, who has led participatory music and art projects for 20 years with a focus on work with people with intellectual disabilities.

More details here


Visual Art Commissions 2020 & 2021

The recipients of the 2020 and 2021 commissions have been announced- read more

Artists in conversation podcasts

You can now listen to recordings from our popular Artists in Conversation series by clicking here.

Exhibiting artists Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch in conversation with Rachael Gilbourne
Exhibiting artists Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch in conversation with Rachael Gilbourne. Image credit: Peter Cavanagh