Launch of 'Keepsakes' - An Exhibition by Margo McNulty
To commemorate the Decade of the Centenaries, Mayo County Council Arts Service, in partnership with the Jackie Clarke Collection, awarded artist, Margo McNulty a residency working with artefacts in the museum relating to the War of Independence, the Treaty, and Civil War.
The project, entitled Keepsakes, involved uncovering examples of personal objects, mementoes or stories in Co Mayo relating to the above period. Margo collaborated with Mayo families and communities, who are the custodians of keepsakes from that period.
Launched by Niamh O'Malley, Keepsakes will open to the public on Saturday October 23rd at 2pm.
Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012 – 2023 initiative.