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Visit Backwater Artists Group

Our public gallery space, Studio 12, is free to enter and no booking is required for exhibitions – See our current exhibitions and associated events here.


There are free lunchtime tours of exhibitions on Thursdays at 1pm.

Please email to book a place for you or a group, and for more information.

Getting Here

Public Transport & On Foot

Backwater Artists Group is situated close to Cork city centre. Bus stops are nearby on Washington Street, and we are 15 minutes walk from Cork Bus Station, and 25 minutes walk from Kent Train Station.


There is paid on street parking available on Wandesford Quay and Crosse’s Green.


Backwater Artists Group is fully wheelchair accessible. There is an elevator at the entrance for visitors to accommodate wheelchairs and pushchairs.

If you would like assistance planning your visit, please call us on Tel: +353 (0)21 496 1002.

Opening Hours

Monday: By appointment.

Tuesday – Friday: 10.00am – 5.00pm.

Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays: Closed.

We would love to hear from you!

Have any queries or simply need to enquire about any of our services? Feel free to get in touch or submit the form here.

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