As you all know by now our Taoiseach, has announced measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) inclusive of the closure of all State-run cultural institutions. These measures will come into effect from 6pm this evening until 29 March.
In light of this, we are closing the galleries, suspending all public activities, including workshops and talks until 29th March. Studios will remain open for the use of Artists in Residence in their work practice. Arts for Health programme will respond to HSE directives, and will adhere to maintainingall safety measures to protect our most vunerable participants, staff and artists.
We appreciate the difficulty and disappointment faced in having to cancel planned activities but it is important to work together and prioritise the wellbeing of everyone. Meanwhile, we will work to reschedule and reinvent where possible.
For information and advice on COVID-19 www.hse.ie/coronavirus
Your Mental Health HSE Information Line Freephone: 1800 111 888 at any time