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Friday 20 October 2017

Places to go for Art in the Open

By Maria Pepper

Wexford's 10th Art in the Open Festival began on Sunday last and will continue throughout the week with artist paint-outs in Kilmore Quay today, Tuesday, August 1; Enniscorthy on Wednesday, August 2; Rosslare on Thursday, August 3 and Hook Head on Friday, August 4.

A charity quick draw in aid of an MRI scanner appeal for Wexford General Hospital will be held in Selskar, Wexford on Saturday, August 5 from 2pm to 4 pm with visiting artists selling paintings drawn on the street and donating the proceeds to the hospital fund.

An exhibition featuring the work of up to 200 visiting artists from all over the world, will be officially opened by Wexford County Council chairman John Hegarty in Greenacres Gallery at 3 pm on Sunday and will continue on bank holiday Monday. Paintings by children who took part in a 'My Wexford' art competition will also be shown.

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