Ongoing exhibitions all year round. See website for details.

Ards Arts Centre aims to bring ART TO LIFE in the Borough by presenting a programme of leisure classes, exhibitions and performances of dance, drama, and music at the Town Hall Arts Centre. Our programme also features festivals and one off workshops. Some performance events in our programme take advantage of other suitable venues throughout the Borough.

Georgian Gallery

Thursday 1 March-Saturday 24 March

Exhibition; Aesthetic

Showcasing the high calibre artwork produced by recreational artists of the many art clubs in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area.

Thursday 29 March-Sunday 15 April

An Exploration Of The Relationship Between Music And Art

Steve produces hand painted Acrylic images of some of his favourite musical artists through the years. 

Thursday 19 April-Saturday 26 May

Exhibition; What Fell From The Mountain

Charlie Scott’s paintings involve a sense of poetic harmony through consolidation of thoughts and memories in nature. This exhibition seeks to challenge concepts of the landscape in painting practice today.


Sunburst Gallery

Thursday 1 March-Saturday 24 March

Exhibition; Ordinary?

This exhibition demonstrations how the most ordinary objects can induce the most nostalgia. The artists recognise the ability of certain objects and materials to resonate with meaning.

Thursday 29 March-Sunday 28 April

Exhibition; Hinterlands by Phill Foley

This exhibition of drawings by Galway based artist Phill Foley investigates this connection of the land to our sense of identity. It documents the often dramatic landscapes of the west coast and questions the changing perceptions of them as our relation to the land changes. 


Gallery open Mon-Thurs 9am-4.30pm, Fri 9am-4pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun ClosedArds Arts Centre

Ongoing exhibitions all year round. See website for upto date details. 

1 August 2017 - 31 December 2018

Opening Times

  • Times vary


  • Free

Contact Details

  • Address Town Hall Conway Square Newtownards Co Down BT23 4NP
  • Telephone 028 9181 0803
  • Email Ards Arts Centre
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