Get Inspired at Mermaid Art Centre, County Wicklow (6 Tips)

Mermaid Art Centre - County Wicklow

Updated On: November 08, 2023 by   Ciaran ConnollyCiaran Connolly

Take a visit to one of the leading art centres in Ireland: the Mermaid Art Centre located in County Wicklow, Ireland.

The art centre first opened in 2002 and has since become an important place where creativity, imagination and artistic expression lead the way through a variety of cultural experiences and activities to help engage and inspire others.  

The Mermaid Art Centre offers people the opportunity to express their art in the many different fun forms whether that be through dance, theatre, music or art house cinema. A creative hub where you can learn and grow in the art scene and a place where people can enjoy high quality national and international art.

The main vision of the Mermaid Art Centre is to create a successful hub for Ireland’s creative minds, to present a wide variety of programs across different disciplines and to engage people and communities through art.

Mermaid Art Centre - County Wicklow
Full view of the Mermaid Art Centre – County Wicklow

Facilities at The Mermaid Art Centre 

  • Auditorium:  Located at the art centre is its 246 seated auditorium, which is known to host a variety of live programmes through dance, music and theatre performances with state of the art digital film protector and impressive full surround sound to add to the experience.
  • Multi-Purpose Rooms; The Mermaid Art Centre is also home to a variety of multi-purpose rooms which you can take advantage of; whether you need to host a meeting, a painting or acting workshop. 
  • The Gallery: There is also the magnificent space of the art centres gallery with around 165 square feet on offer that can host around eight to ten exhibits per year. All year long the gallery hosts a variety of talented Irish work for visitors to check out.

Throughout the year there are a variety of different events that take place at the Mermaid Art Centre to enjoy. From stage plays, art exhibitions, workshop and more you’ll find plenty on offer at this great art centre in County Wicklow

Opening Times 

Mermaid Box Office:

  • Monday to Saturday – 10am – 6pm
  • Performance Nights – 10am – 7:30pm
  • Sunday – Closed

Mermaid Gallery:

  • Monday to Saturday – 10am – 6pm
  • Performance Nights – 10am – 7:30pm
  • Sunday – Closed

Betelnut Cafe:

  • Monday to Saturday – 8am – 6pm
  • Performance Nights – 8am – Before Shows and Intervals
  • Sunday – Closed

If you have an interest in art in any way then the Mermaid Art Centre would be the perfect attraction for you to check out in Wicklow. A place to learn and explore through art no matter what age you are.

Have you ever visited the Mermaid Art Centre? Let us know your experience in the comments below.

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