STRIKE! To mark the anniversary of the infamous 1913 Dublin Lockout, the NSF, as part of the Cork Film Festival, presents STRIKE! Curated by artist Anthony Haughey, STRIKE! will explore a wide rang... more »


Cork Ignite

Cork Ignite Commission with artist Simon McKeown   Location: Union Quay, Cork (access from Anglesea Street only). Time: from 8.45pm for a 9.15pm start.  Ends 9.45pm approx. Date: 18th Sept... more »


PUBLIC ART NOW with Claire Doherty, Situations

Create & the National Sculpture Factory presents PUBLIC ART NOW with Claire Doherty, Situations PUBLIC ART NOW with Claire Doherty, Situations Dates: Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th July ... more »


National Sculpture Factory in collaboration with Cork Film Festival presents Tim Robinson: Connemara

  National Sculpture Factory Cork Film Festival Collaboration 2014    Saturday 15th November 1:30 - 3:30 Triskel Christchurch. National Sculpture Factory in collaboration with the Cork Film... more »


Rosie Lynch and Hollie Kearns: Time Machine

Time Machine A visual arts event that asks the question: What are the demands of time? at the National Sculpture Factory in collaboration with the Cork Midsummer Festival Venue: National S... more »



IRON-R18 is an iron-casting project developed by artist & CIT/CCAD lecturer James L Hayes in association with CIT Crawford College of Art & Design and National Sculpture Factory and facilitated throug... more »


Iron R 2 – The Pour

A teaser for the Iron R 2 workshop... Pouring the molten iron from the NSF built furnace 'The Bull' into the moulds made during the first Iron R workshop in 2012. more »


Iron R 2

Following the success of the first IRON-R Project in 2012, the National Sculpture Factory in partnership with CIT/CCAD, are delighted to announce the hosting of IRON-R 2 in April 2014. The worksho... more »


Democratic Cinema

Democratic Cinema – Cinéma Liberté is mini-cinema programme where the audience selects the screened programme from our STRIKE! library curated by artist Anthony Haughey. All the screenings take pl... more »


Persistence of Visions

National Sculpture Factory in association with the Cork Film Festival 2016 Presents Persistence of Visions : A Series Anthony Haughey Clare Langan Aideen Barry Dates : Mon 14th -... more »

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Culture Night 2016 – Slide Carousel

  Slide Carousel   For this years Culture Night the NSF presents Slide Carousel a series of short talks and presentations by the artists resident on the Floor. These 20mins presentations ... more »


Matt Toole Performance

Meitheal na hAbhann: A Collective Gathering on the River   A Performance By Matt Toole Soundscapes by Mick O’Shea & Alex Pentek   Matt Toole’s interest in the transformation of mate... more »


On the Wharf Side

On the Wharf Side   As part of the the Cork Photo Fringe 2014 the NSF is pleased to be hosting a photographic exhibition by Jed Niezgoda. We will be hosting a 'gathering' on thursday 24th Ju... more »


FREQUENCIES Summer Lecture Series

National Sculpture Factory presents FREQUENCIES Summer Lecture Series 2017 Weds 2nd - 9th - 16th - 23rd August 1:00pm - 2:00pm. Free and open to all Taking place o... more »


The Ground Opened Up

The National Sculpture Factory in association with Cork Film Festival present The NSF is delighted to present new commissioned art work by an award winning artist. Artist Elaine Hoey appr... more »