Located in the market town of Manorhamilton, North County Leitrim, the Leitrim Sculpture Centre is a major resource for the advancement of skills and knowledge in traditional, contemporary and experimental visual arts.

LSC supports the material practices of artists and furthers creative engagement with the wider contexts of place and community.

Artists in Residence at The Leitrim Sculpture Centre

Open Call for Applications for 2018

A) Exhibition Residencies
Leitrim Sculpture Centre is offering five Exhibition Residencies to visual artist during 2018. Each residency takes place at the Sculpture Centre and includes an artist’s stipend of €2,400. The residency comes with a one-person exhibition at the end of the residency period. In addition to the stipend, residential accommodation, a private studio with broadband and access to all facilities at the Centre is provided. Period of residency is for 8 weeks.

Deadline for applications:          Sunday 3 December 2017           
Notification by:                              Friday 22 December 2017           

B) Professional Development Residencies
In addition to the above LSC are offering up to seven Professional Development Residencies that provide artists with the resources and/or time out for research towards the development of new work. These are offered to artists and other creative practitioners involved in the visual arts without the need of having to produce an exhibition, or specific project outcome, during or at the end of the period.
Each residency includes an artist’s stipend of €1,000 and in addition comes with residential accommodation; a private and heated studio with broadband internet; the use of the chosen LSC facilities and basic energy use. Period of residency is for a min of 4 weeks.

Deadline for applications:          Sunday 3 December 2017           
Notification by:                              Friday 26 January 2018   

For more information and guidelines on how to apply to both of these residency schemes, please see our website and download the Guidelines at:


Gallery opening times - 11am-4pm.

Thursday to Saturday - Doors open at front of house. Tuesday and Wednesday - Go first to central reception at the side of the building.

Leitrim Sculpture Centre
New Line
Co Leitrim
Ionad Dealbhóireachta, Cluainín, Co. Liatroim

Telephone: 071 985 5098




Sat 4 & Sun 5 November 2017
Jewellery Making And Small Scale Metal Fabrication Workshop
Tutor: Fiona Mulholland & Soraya Ricalde.
Cost: €160
This jewellery and small-scale metal/mixed media fabrication course will be an opportunity to work in precious and non-precious materials. The course will explore a wide variety of jewellery making techniques in metal and including other materials such as acrylic and re-cycled will be facilitated. This course is designed for students who are interested in learning basic jewellery techniques and for those with some prior knowledge who want to improve existing skills. More Info

Sat 18 & Sun 19 November 2017
Modelling The Head In Clay - From Life Workshop
Tutor: Jackie McKenna.
Cost: €180
This module is open to beginners and those with some experience in clay modelling. Students will learn to make an armature and model a head in clay from life. More Info 

Sat 25 & Sun 26 November 2017
Mouldmaking & Plaster Casting Of Head Workshop
(Stage 2 after participants have done the Modelling The Head In Clay Workshop)
Tutor: Jackie McKenna.
Cost: €190
More Info

We have rooms in self catering accommodation to rent at €25 per night for workshop participants.