Galway Arts Centre

Galway Arts Centre & Áras na nGael

Dominick Street, Galway


Galway Arts Centre is a 3,000 square foot gallery, showing national and international contemporary arts. The building hosts a wide range of activities from classes in art, writing and photography, to workshops in drama, music and voice. The gallery is open 10.00-17:30 Monday to Friday and 10:00-14:00 Saturdays.

Getting Here


A wheelchair ramp provides entry to the ground floor, however there is no elevator access to the second or third floor.

School Bus

Buses are asked to drop children off at the bottom of the Cathedral Car Park near the
entrance to Nuns’ Island. Classes can then walk through Nuns’ Island, cross onto
Dominick St and the Arts Centre and Áras na nGael are half way down the street, located on the right hand side.


There is no parking at the venue. There is Pay and Display (street parking) on Dominick Street and the surrounding area and a large car park on Mill Street next to the Garda station. Mill Street car park is €2 per hour and chargeable hours are 08:30-18:30 Monday to Saturday and 13:00-18:00 Sunday.

Public Bus

Route 414 stops along Dominick Street, which is a 1 minute walk to the Galway Arts Centre.


The Galway Arts Centre is located on Dominick Street and is a 9 minute walk from the Town Hall Theatre and a 7 minute walk from the Spanish Arch.