Mermaid Space

Associate Artists Scheme

TRANSFORM - Call for Applications

We are currently seeking applications from artists for TRANSFORM - an associate artists scheme that will see us employ four professional artists on a part time basis for one year.

Theatre Artists in Residence

Anu Productions

Mermaid is delighted to have Anu Productions in residence in Mermaid in 2021

Theatre Artist in Residence

Molly O'Cathain Residency

Mermaid is delighted to have Set and Costume Designer Molly O'Cathain in residence for Spring.

Oil Painting Tutorial by Artist Jade Butler

​We're delighted to share an oil painting tutorial by artist Jade Butler.

Online Cinema Screening

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Thanks to our screening partner access>CINEMA and Modern Films we are delighted to be able to bring you Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project digitally.

A Message From Mermaid

While our doors remain closed, or infrequently open to small numbers, we wanted to reach out to let you know that we’re still thinking about you. In order to do this and to support Wicklow artists we commissioned artworks by Liing Heaney, Joanna Kidney, Michael Geddis, Brigid O'Brien and Alan Clarke.

Jody O'Neill Commission

Mermaid Arts Centre will commission a new full length play from Bray-based playwright Jody O’Neill in 2021, with support from Rough Magic and the Abbey Theatre and made possible with generous support from the Arts Council.

Yarn Storytelling Festival Bray 2020

East Coast FM Radio Interview with Aoife Demel from Mermaid Arts Centre

Livestreamed Event

Artist's Talk: Enough is Never Enough

Listen back on our live streamed event with artists Melissa O'Faherty, Emma Roche, Joanne Boyle, Chanelle Walshe and Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh.

A gentle meander through the world where art and nature meet.

The Shaking Bog Podcast

Produced by the Shaking Bog Festival in collaboration with Coillte Nature & Mermaid Arts Centre.

Rat King Residency

This highly anticipated new production was due to be presented in Mermaid in July in advance of a Dublin Theatre Festival premiere in October 2020.

Mermaid announces Julie Kelleher as new Artistic Director

Mermaid is delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Kelleher as our new Artistic Director