EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
Throughout the year we will be hosting a range of wonderful public exhibitions and events as well as various private events.
Explore what’s happening right now in St. Peter’s Cork.
During 2016 St. Peter’s will be home to the Rebellion! exhibition curated by Rachel Abraham which explores the people and organisations that went beyond the ideals of an Irish Republic and laid the foundations for its reality. It places the Rising in context by outlining the issues of the time, e.g. home rule and the […]
St Peter’s Cork is incredibly lucky to be able to host local Cork artist Tom Campbell’s latest exhibition, A New Tune. Tom has a strong link to the venue after organising an incredible art fair in multiple locations around the city all in order to raise funds for Médecins Sans Frontières. The event culminated in […]
‘Cork has been pivotal to the history of Ireland for a thousand years but the city and harbour also have astonishingly strong connections to the history of the wider world. In the medieval age, ships were constantly rolling into the harbour from France, Portugal and Spain. Then came the Tudor explorers en route to the […]
ABOUT ST.PETERS CORK
There is more than meets the eye to this historic building. It’s home is on one of Cork’s oldest street and dating back to 1270, St. Peter’s Cork is an integral part of Cork’s history. This deconsecrated church has been beautifully restored and designed with a contemporary yet tasteful style. St. Peter’s is both a public exhibition space and a private venue.
What was previously known as the Cork Vision Centre closed in late 2015. In 2016 we proudly reopened the doors as St. Peter’s Cork and are delighted to hold the title of The Cork 1916 Centre Of Commemoration as part of Ireland’s 1916 Centenary Programme. St. Peter’s Cork is open free to the public throughout 2016 with a number of 1916 exhibitions on display as well as a host of free events.
If you’re interested in our series of upcoming events and exhibtions then please visit our events and exhibitions timeline from the top menu bar . We have exhibtions, events, talks, workshops, music gigs and much more programmed all year round.
We are open to the public 6 days a week completely free of charge. we invite you to pop in to enjoy our facility and exhibitions. We are lucky enough to have a wonderful cafe on site now too. There is a lovely atmosphere, indoor and outdoor seating. Come in and see our secret garden and escape to a peaceful haven and forget you are in the city centre.
At St. Peter’s Cork we have a blank canvas that can be adapted to suit your needs regardless of the event. If you are looking for a venue that is beautiful, unique,and has the wow factor then please contact us and we would be delighted to discuss options with you. Alternatively please see our various options below.
March 13, 2017
Cork: “A City By The Sea”
Explore Cork’s history with the sea in this new exhibition open to the public on March 1...
February 15, 2017
An Alternative Wedding Venue in Cork
Are you looking for an alternative wedding venue in Cork? Are you someone that likes to br...
February 8, 2017
A Hoy There Cork!
We are currently working with the team at The Hidden Story to create a new exhibition for ...