MASKparade opens at Higher Bridges Gallery

Published: 5th February 2016

An exhibition of ‘story masks’ which help to tell a fictional story set in Fermanagh opened at The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen, on Thursday 28 January 2016.

MASKparade: unearthed works – an island story’ includes 92 works by artist Vincent McDonnell, who grew up in Fermanagh but now lives in Co. Antrim.

The three-dimensional masks are accompanied by a fictional narrative written by the artist which describes how the masks were unearthed in the 1970s following demolition of buildings in Enniskillen. The story goes on to unlock the mystery behind the collection of masks.

MASKparade: unearthed works – an island story’ continues at The Higher Bridges Gallery until Saturday 27 February 2016.

The Higher Bridges Gallery is open Tuesday to Friday, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and Saturday 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. Admission to the gallery is free.

For further information about the exhibition or The Higher Bridges Gallery please contact Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s Arts Office by telephoning 0300 303 1777 or email artsoffice@fermanaghomagh.com.

 

 

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