Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Mayo and Mayo County Council Arts Service jointly host Art@U, a contemporary art exhibition of artworks from the Mayo County Council Art Collection. The exhibition is an introduction to contemporary art for a youth audience as part of Excel, Mayo County Council’s Youth Art Programme. The exhibition is curated by third year students on the ATU Mayo BA in Contemporary Arts Practices in collaboration with Aoife O’Toole, Acting Public Art Coordinator, Mayo County Council Arts Service and ATU Mayo BA in Contemporary Art Practices lecturers; Dr John Mulloy, Hazel Walker and Denis Farrell. The exhibition will be launched by John McHugh, Manager, Custom House Studios and Gallery, on 16 November at 5pm at ATU Mayo campus (South Entrance). The exhibition will be on display during the university’s Open Day on 7 December attended by secondary schools and youth in the region. The exhibition will provide pupils with an introduction to contemporary artworks. There will be guided tours of the exhibition on the day and two free workshops for secondary schools attending open day. For further information about booking workshops for schools on the day please contact ATU BA in Contemporary Art Practices student Miriam Byrne on 0872721035. The exhibition is open for the public to visit and will run from 17 November to 13 December 2022. Opening hours 9am -5pm, Monday – Friday. For further information contact: Aoife O’Toole, Acting Public Art Coordinator, Mayo County Council. firstname.lastname@example.org; 0949064376.