Seasonal exhibitions. See website for details.

The Loft Gallery

Saturday 31 March-Sunday 29 April

Exhibition; ‘Coast’ by Printmaker Diane Cowan

This exhibition will feature a series of monoprints of and around the coastline of County Down.

Saturday 5-Saturday 26 May

Exhibition; 'Connecting with the Land - An Artist's Journey from Donegal to Down' by Artist Mary Feeney

This exhibition comprises of oil paintings depicting Mary’s impressions of the rugged beauty of counties Donegal and Down.

Saturday 2nd June-Sunday 1st July 

Exhibition; ‘On The Edge’ by Ceramicist Mary Pearson

An exhibition by local ceramic artist Mary Pearson features mixed media pieces in clay, ceramic and plant fibres.

Saturday 7 July-Sunday 29 July

Exhibition; ‘Felt Alive’ by Feltmakers North

The collection includes 2D and 3D pieces designed and hand-crafted using wool, silk and other natural materials. This exhibition reflects how these artists approach this ancient craft through their individual interpretations of ‘Felt Alive’.

Saturday 4-Sunday 26 August

Exhibition; ‘Linen Futures 2018’ curated by Jane McCann and Cecilia Stephens.

This exhibition ( linked to the ‘Linen Biennale 2018’)  represents a small group of makers from South Wales and Northern Ireland with the focus on innovative approaches to the celebration of our NI linen and flax heritage. 

31 March 2018 - 24 September 2018

Opening Times

  • Seasonal Office - Open Easter until the end of September
  • July & August: Monday – Friday – 10am - 5.30pm Sunday – 12 noon – 5pm


Contact Details

  • Address Portaferry Visitor Information Centre The Stables, Castle Street, Portaferry Co Down BT22 1NZ
  • Telephone 028 4272 9882
  • Email
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