Triskel Arts Centre

Triskel Arts Centre, Cork: Hours, Address, Triskel Arts Centre Reviews: 4.5/5

Triskel Arts Centre
4.5
Art Galleries • Theatres • Educational sites
13:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
About
Triskel Arts Centre was founded in 1978, and moved to its current home in Tobin Street in 1986. Triskel celebrates its Fortieth Birthday in 2018 and Christchurch is 300 years old. As Cork's principal Arts Centre our mission has always been to commission, present and promote the contemporary arts in Cork, and to ensure the arts are made available to as wide a public as possible. In 2009 Triskel began a process of re-invention, partly because Christchurch, a beautiful 18th Century building, was to be restored by Cork City Council, linked to the existing building, and given to Triskel to manage. Triskel also began this process because it is important to continue to be relevant for artists, practitioners and the public at large. On 15th April 2011, that became a reality when the new complex was launched. We now act as an art gallery, independent cinema, civil wedding venue and a concert hall. Guided tours of this historic building are also available.
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Rod1015
Cork, Ireland73 contributions
Always a pleasant evening out!
Feb 2020
My husband and I avail of any opportunity to visit this beautiful Venue. The intimate coffee/wine Dock is a welcome stop off before the Cinema. The patrons who visit appear to have a genuine appreciation of the arts, as there is no popcorn munching, unwrapping of sweets or mobile phone intrusions. The City Centre venue makes for convenience and the staff are always helpful and pleasant. We look forward to receiving the weekly Schedules so that we can plan our next visit.
Written 6 March 2020
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Thank you for being such loyal customers - you're the reason we love doing what we do!
Written 9 March 2020
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swinsix
Cork, Ireland9 contributions
Triskel Arts centre gorgeous space with brilliant accoustics
Jul 2019
What a beautiful space. I was there to listen to Summer Sing concert Led by Sonia Keogh Art Life culture it was an amazing occasion.
Written 4 September 2019
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Glad you enjoyed! Summer Sing is such a great initiative - we love having them here every year.
Written 5 September 2019
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generator5000
County Cork, Ireland3,885 contributions
What happened to the art gallery?
Aug 2019 • Solo
I popped into the Triskel to see that what was once a great exhibition space on the top floor is now a yoga room and its visual arts gallery is now demoted to a small room on the second floor. What an absolute shame.
Written 22 August 2019
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As we're a multi-functional space, we're constantly changing things around and welcoming The Collective Cork to the Triskel family felt like a good fit. The Gallery Space is smaller and that offers its own challenges, which the artists who have exhibited there have embraced with open arms. We don't see it as a demotion of our visual arts space, simply something different. We hope you'll come back to see what the next artist does with the space.
Written 23 August 2019
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sean6543
Cork28 contributions
Viking Cork
Jun 2019 • Friends
This is the oldest church site within the walled city of Cork. But the area has been proven to be extremely rich in Hibernian-Norse heritage and archaeology. The church is now a theatre offering cinema, music and other theatrical shows. Well worth visiting.
Written 4 June 2019
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Glad you enjoyed visiting Triskel!
Written 6 June 2019
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shaz
42 contributions
Great venue
Apr 2019 • Friends
Went here to see a stevie nicks tribute show.the theatre is a fab setting.il be wotching out for more shows here.lovely cafe /bar to have a drink in aswell
Written 13 April 2019
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HMTW
Newcastle, UK29 contributions
ECM Weekend: strange and wonderful
Oct 2018 • Couples
Kit Downes and his church organ seemingly taking its last breath was one of the oddest musical experiences you could ever have: Tord Gustavsen was magisterial, as ever - if darker than usual. Altogether inspiring.
Written 30 October 2018
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Odd and inspiring - the perfect words to describe our ECM Weekend at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival! Thanks for coming and for enjoying!
Written 31 October 2018
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Dr_Direct7
Galway, Ireland11 contributions
Church Cinema
Nov 2017 • Solo
Ever seen a horror movie at 11pm in a church? Well.. you could certainly experience that here, especially during the film festival, so worth a visit for an arthouse cinema experience
Written 18 June 2018
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Hi Dr_Direct7 So glad you enjoyed your cinema experience here at Triskel. Did you visit the Crypt while you were here??
Written 1 July 2018
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Paul D
Asheville, NC152 contributions
Center of Cork; art + history + archecture + theater & music
Apr 2018 • Couples
Very good conversion of an old church into an impressive presentation space, art gallery, and exhibit area.

Whether or not you have an event to attend at the Trisket, walk over to visit when you are in the center of Cork!
Written 2 May 2018
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Hi Pau Thanks for the recommendation! We love it here at Triskel and we're always happy to show people around.
Written 1 July 2018
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generator5000
County Cork, Ireland3,885 contributions
Excellent Arts centre
Dec 2017 • Couples
Art house cinema/music venue in an atmospheric old church, Art Gallery on the top floor and a busy little cafe/bar with the ruins of a 1,000 year old church visible in the basement makes this Arts Centre a must visit! The cinema always shows very interesting and eclectic films from around the world and hosts great visual Art exhibitions. A wonderful asset for Cork city.
Written 15 December 2017
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Steffie v
Cork, Ireland74 contributions
To the movies in a church
Nov 2017 • Couples
Triskel is An artcenter in a former church. Movies, music etc
Love the atmosphere, and the movies they offer
Written 11 November 2017
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  • Sun - Sun 13:00 - 21:00
  • Mon - Fri 10:00 - 20:00
  • Sat - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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