It is like awaiting guests, special visitors to arrive and show you the loot. Today the crates carrying John Walker’s precious masterpieces will arrive from Boston, the USA.
This is the first time in Ireland for such a collection of Walker’s work to be exhibited, which of course adds to the excitement.
It is an amazing thing to think of all the art work travelling about the world at any one given time. The care and organisation that is given to ensuring that the work is tended to properly and appropriately is concentrated by all those involved.
Next week will bring the specialist of deliveries with John Walker himself due to arrive on Monday to oversee the installation of his work in Gallery 1 and 2 of The Dock.
Claire Mc Aree
Visual Arts Co ordinator
John Walker: Painter opens on Saturday 27th June at 2pm. On the evening before the opening Alice Lyons will be in conversation with John Walker in the galleries at 6pm. Admission is free to both events but booking is advisable for the gallery conversation. Box Office 071 9650828.