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Lewis Glucksman Gallery

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Nice building

It is a nice gallery in a cool building. A little far from the city centre. - take a cab or the bus.

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Denis L
Zurich, Switzerland
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Superb building and grounds; current exhibits not impressive

Worth a visit as part of taking in the western area of the city, with the Mardyke walk, UCC campus... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Paul D
Asheville, North Carolina
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The Lewis Glucksman Gallery is a cultural and educational institution that promotes the research, creation and exploration of the visual arts. Located at the main entrance to University College Cork on Western Road, the Glucksman is an award-winning...more
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

After or during a walk through the exhibitions, the cafe is an ideal place to rest and enjoy the view of the trees with the river in the background. Coffee is excellent, food fresh and efficiently served by friendly, helpful staff. The acoustics, not the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is a nice gallery in a cool building. A little far from the city centre. - take a cab or the bus.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denis L
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Great cafe. Welcoming staff. Perfect setting overlooking green and university with access to the galleries above. Love simple tasty food. Great for families.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Worth a visit as part of taking in the western area of the city, with the Mardyke walk, UCC campus, Public Museum, cricket fields, and River Lee. The building is quite modern and impressive. We enjoyed the visit to the building. The exhibits are quite...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The location is lovely in the grounds of the University College Cork. The cafe had a small but very nice menu and great service.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Set in the grounds of Cork University, amidst all the older buildings, and tree lined walkways and the river Lee, lies this gem of a modern building which houses changing visual arts exhibitions. It has unusual, cutting edge exhibitions. The building itself is interesting to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were rather disappointed with this gallery. The exterior is very imposing but inside the exhibits were sparse and somewhat unappealing. A couple of video installations were downright tedious. The lift was excessively slow and cumbersome, but the restaurant (which took a bit of finding)...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

On a sunny day there is a lovely view of college lower grounds. It is a little oasis within 10 minutes walk of Cork City center

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I had lunch at Fresco on two consecutive days this week. Two old friends, who were new to each other, and I had met casually. We were all attending the very impressive lecture conference in the nearby Geography Building organised by John Borgonova and Hiram...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jack C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We visited the Lewis Glucksman Gallery with friends where Fiona Kearney gave us a guided tour of SET in Time: Drawings from the Serge Lifar Collection. It is an incredible rare collection of works on paper by 20th Centuary artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Braque...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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