Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ “Salvator Mundi” sells for a record-smashing $450.3 million at Christie’s in New York, more than double the old mark for any work of art at an auction.
To celebrate we’ve taken a look at our own creative landscape of Art Galleries right here in Galway, where you are certain to pick up a very special piece without perhaps the extravagant price tag!!
Vanda Art Gallery promises to bring something special for your heart and home. Pop in and browse through Fine art originals, prints, cards and much more.
Tel: +353 87 285 5705,
Established in 2005, 126 is an artist led organisation integral to the visual arts culture in Galway. Run voluntarily by a board of professional artists, 126 curates and programmes an arts space including a contemporary exhibition programme, talks & workshops, residencies and research projects. Its focus is to support emerging contemporary practices & partnerships, by creating exhibition, commission & development opportunities.
126 Artist-Run Gallery, St Bridget’s Place, The Hidden Valley, Galway.
Tel: +353 86 066 5756
Situated in the heart of Galway, Kennys was established in 1940 by Des & Maureen Kenny. Web folklore has it that Kennys Bookshop was the second bookshop in the world to have its own website.
Kennys has a renowned stock of books on Irish history, culture, literature and language, as well as a comprehensive selection of non-Irish material that covers all aspects of the human experience.
The Kenny Gallery, Liosbán Retail Park, Tuam Road, Galway, Ireland.
Tel: +353 91 709350, Email: email@example.com