Ireland’s most prominent art and sculpture affair, Art and Soul, returns to Hastings Hotels’ prestigious five-star Culloden Estate & Spa in Northern Ireland this summer.
Renowned art dealership Gormleys presents the internationally acclaimed bi-annual event at the luxurious hotel, from 19th August to 10th September 2023.
This highly anticipated event will be a true celebration of artistic brilliance, boasting an unparalleled outdoor sculpture exhibition, presenting a captivating display of 80 large sculptures and installations thoughtfully placed across the expansive 12 acres of exquisitely landscaped grounds that lead to the enchanting shores of Belfast Lough.
This edition of Art and Soul marks the ninth grand art and sculpture extravaganza meticulously orchestrated by Gormleys. It will be the fourth time that this prestigious event has graced the resplendent grounds of the Culloden, a testament to the seamless collaboration between Gormleys and the hotel.
Showcasing an astonishing collection of artworks, worth an estimated €7 million, the event will feature masterpieces by celebrated artists such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Robert Indiana, Damien Hirst, Salvador Dali, and Banksy, amongst others, both from the international and Irish art scenes.
A spectacular assembly of over 280 artworks, the fair will seamlessly blend the creativity of globally renowned artists with the exceptional talents of esteemed Irish sculptors like Patrick O’Reilly, Ian Pollock, Bob Quinn, Sandra Bell, Eamonn Ceannt, John Fitzgerald, Anthony Scott, and Orla De Brí.
To make the occasion even more memorable, guests are invited to experience the delightful “Fancies with Fine Art” afternoon tea or indulge in the “Fine Dining with Fine Art” package. The package combines a luxurious tasting menu surrounded by the inspiring artwork, a Champagne reception, an exclusive guided tour of the fair, and an engaging talk with the esteemed Oliver Gormley himself, offering unique insights into the art collection.
Art and Soul is open from Saturday 19th August to Sunday 10th September 2023 daily from 11am to 7pm. For more information on Art and Soul, please visit https://www.cullodenestateandspa.com/art-and-soul/