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Lewis Glucksman Gallery

Lower Grounds | University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 490 1844
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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 3 weeks ago
155PaulD155
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Asheville, North Carolina
I enjoyed the gallery but specially enjoyed the restaurant - Bobo

The location is lovely in the grounds of the University College Cork. The cafe had a small but... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
_shivona_tavares
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Nairobi, Kenya
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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 building that includes display spaces, lecture facilities, a riverside restaurant and gallery shop.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Lower Grounds | University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 490 1844
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

An architecturally interesting space with world-class exhibits absolutely free in the western end of the University of Cork.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I visited the Lewis Gluckman Gallery with a friend to view an exhibition called 'Gut Instinct' a collecting of contemporary Artists which was very interesting and well presented but i found the style of the building more interesting because it is ultra modern situated within...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Dropped into the Glucksman for a quick viewing of the latest artworks and unfortunately was not too impressed. I love the buidling but am perplexed about the art on display. Maybe that is a good thing but I visited galleries in many countries and think...More

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