We’ve had such a lovely evening at St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street Dublin, where D.I.T Conservatory of Music and Drama presented A Christmas Choral Concert featuring DIT Choral Society and DIT Chamber Choir. We were even invited for a sing-a-long of Joy to the world, which we did.
Sometimes the most beautiful of treasures are meant to be hidden. Just looking beyond surface we can see the real beauty in everything. Looking beyond surface involves some sort of understanding if not empathy.
If you stumbled upon my blog you may have read there are some Chihuly art pieces in Dublin. There is one exhibition with the Ulysses Cylinders at the Coach House in the lovely gardens of Dublin Castle, and at Solomon Fine Art Gallery there are those wonderfully gorgeous pieces which brought me almost to tears when I saw them. The Solomon Fine Art Gallery had their exhibition set until the end of July, but due to popular demand they extended the period to TADAAAAA! 23rd of August. This mean more paradise for my eyes. You should see them, it is a once in a lifetime experience.
This kind of glass work sends my imagination to the Catalan and Spanish dresses, the colours are so beautiful, it’s a regal for the eyes.
The Solomon Fine Art Gallery is located on Balfe Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Last month when I heard the news about Chihuly’s exhibition in Dublin, Ulysses, I was so excited. Do I need to tell you who is this wizard??? No, because if you didn’t heard about him by now, chop chop go and check him out NOW! For me there are two great brands for glass works, Chihuly with his great art pieces, and Riedel with their glassware. There is nothing else. Every time I see a new piece by Chihuly is a mesmerizing experience. This exhibition is a special one, a unique opportunity. Inspired by Joyce’s Ulysses, it can be considered a continuation of the Irish Cylinders, started 40 years ago. The exhibition is held in the Coach House in Dublin Castle and being priceless is fee free. It will be open until 23rd of August 2014. I wish I was present at the opening on the 17th of June this year when Chihuly himself was there, but life got in the way. Go there and enjoy. I promised myself I will go back cause we’ve got there just before closing.