Coming soon: 126 Artist-Run Gallery, supported by Galway 2020 Small Towns Big Ideas & Galway City Council

16 October | Festival 17 – 25 October, 2020

Circuit is a week-long transdisciplinary art festival inviting you to rediscover Galway City – its history, identity and place within Europe – in new and unexpected ways.
As agents of change, artists play a major role in shaping a nation over time. Centering around the 126 Gallery’s ‘Meaningful / Encounters‘ theme, Circuit will spark meaningful conversations among our changing population and support artists by weaving their work into the fabric of everyday life in the city.



Circuit 2020 will feature a diverse range of live performances in pop up venues around the city. Individual artists bios, locations, performance times and how to book your ticket will be announced next week. All events will be intimate, safe and adhere to all current government and HSE guidelines – spaces will be limited so make sure to follow us here for updates

Thank you to everyone who submitted to our Visual Art open call – we have a had a great response and look forward to announcing the visual art line up for Circuit.


for a unique opportunity to exhibit in Galway City – Capital of Culture 2020. We have been given the opportunity to expand the festival and are looking for visual artists to add to our line up. To apply please send an up to date Artist CV including a short bio and images of the proposed work to

All applications welcome – the successful applicant will also receive a small artists fee. If you have existing work you would like to highlight tag @circuit_2020 on your stories or feed!

Deadline: 1st of October 5 pm.

Sponsors & Funding

Want to support us and the huge amount of artists involved? contact us now!