Athlone Arts and Tourism

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We would like to assure you that the health and safety of our visitors and team members is and always will be
our highest priority.

Visitors to both Athlone Castle and Luan Gallery are required to wear face masks as per Government Directive effective from 10th August 2020.

We strongly encourage those of you planning to visit Athlone Castle to pre-book your ticket on
and to check for information on our enhanced safety measures in place ahead of your visit
to Luan Gallery.

Please continue to check our website regularly for updates and information on the enhanced safety measures
we are taking to keep you safe during your visit.

Athlone Arts & Tourism

Athlone Arts & Tourism was established by Westmeath County Council
to operate Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and  Abbey Road Artists’ Studios.

What’s On — Events, Workshops and more...

Art Camp

Lots of exciting activities coming up...

Current, Upcoming and Past Exhibitions at Luan Gallery & Abbey Road Artists Studios

Over Nature curated by Valeria Ceregini at Luan Gallery Athlone

Luan Gallery is delighted to welcome group exhibition Over Nature, curated by Italian Art Historian and Curator, Valeria Ceregini. The exhibition opens at 11am on Saturday 26th  September and closes on Saturday the 21st of November.

Athlone Castle

Athlone Castle Figures, photo by Simon

Experience an immersive journey through 5,000 years of history at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre located on the banks of the River Shannon in the heart of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. Read more...

Luan Gallery

Athlone Art Gallery concept

Since 2012, Athlone’s Luan Gallery has showcased both national, and international visual art projects ensuring a varied and engaging arts programme is delivered to the people of Athlone.

Artists' Studios

Artists' Studios external photo

Abbey Road Artists’ Studios is a dedicated space in Athlone town for local and visiting artists. Read more...

John McCormack

John Count McCormack portrait photo

Athlone commemorates world renowned tenor John Count McCormack (1884 – 1945) with new sculpture, exhibition and renamed civic square… Read more...