Art at Garter Lane

Garter Lane Arts Centre is a genuinely thriving and busy working environment.  Here artists who are engaged with the centre, whether through their own professional development trajectory, or on residency, or having been commissioned, frequently mix and have access to an environment where knowledge transfer between staff/arts workers and artists flows freely.  Broadly speaking the centre pursues Residencies in Dance, Theatre and Film. These residencies are supported through generous funding from the Arts Council & WC&CC. Artists are regularly engaged by the arts centre through finding from but not exclusive to Creative Waterford, WCQ, Sanofi, Waterford Area Partnership, The ETB.  For more on the Arts Council and available funding click here: For more on the Local Authority Arts Services click here: Artists at Garter Lane are resourced through our buildings, spaces, staff and surrounds. Situated in the heart of the cultural quarter in the centre of Waterford City, Garter Lane boasts.  6 Visual Art Studios 1 Sprung Dance Floor Studio 1 Workshop space (“Children’s Room”) 1 Theatre Development Centre (“A Little Room”)

Live Is -Arts Council of Ireland Initiative

Arts Centres, theatres, and all types of arts centres have seen reductions in audience attendance since the Covid 19 pandemic. Research shows that attendance is around 20% below pre-Covid levels.
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Theatre Artist in Residence 2022 – Deirdre Dwyer

Thanks to the support of the Arts Council and Waterford City and County Council Arts Office Deirdre Dwyer will continue to be the Theatre Artist in Residence in Garter Lane
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Dance Artist in Residence 2022-Dee Grant

Garter Lane Arts Centre and the Arts Council of Ireland (with support from Waterford City & County Council) are delighted to welcome back, Choreographer/ Independent Dance Artist, Dee Grant as
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Film Artist in Residence 2022-Holly Pickering

We are delighted to welcome Holly Pickering to the arts centre over the next few months, where she will explore all things film and art. The standard of applicants to
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Artworks at Garter Lane

Check out our gallery in Garter Lane.

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