Sherkin Island is known as the Island of the Arts…
Once again Sherkin Island or the Island of the Arts welcomes the taste of West Cork Food Festival! Join Dr. Glenn Loughran (Co-ordinator of Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts on the island) for a talk on the true relationship between food and art! Afterwards take a stroll and meander through the small lanes of Sherkin, stopping at open art studios along the way. Stay on for a lovely meal at one of the local island restaurants after your explorations!
Part of the ‘Taste of West Cork’ food festival!
12:00pm: Ferry leaves Baltimore Harbour for Sherkin Island
12:30pm: Join Dr. Loughran at the Sherkin community hall for a talk
1:00pm: Explore Sherkin and its’ galleries
More about Dr. Glenn Loughran
Glenn Loughran is an Artist and a Lecturer in Fine Art at the Dublin Institute of Creative Arts and Media (DIT). He is also programme director on the B.A in Visual Art (B.A.V.A) on Sherkin Island. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Loughran has studied Art and Design at The Ulster University (1991), Dun Laoghaire College of Art Design Technology (Diploma / 2002), Fine Art Painting at the National College of Art and Design (B.A / 2003), Sculpture at N.C.A.D (M.A / 2005), and a doctorate at the N.C.A.D/Graduate School Of Creative Arts and Media (GradCAM) (2012).
More about the Festival
A Taste of West Cork Food Festival brings together a unique mix of food markets, demonstrations, competitions, dinners, brunches, and banquets, along with food-tastings, talks, exhibitions, children’s events and more!