Our vision is to provide a platform for the showcasing of both national and international artists along with increasing the public’s enjoyment and understanding of modern  contemporary art. We believe that access to art is vital and we aim to encourage the making of art and the development of creative potential whilst being relevant to a diverse global audience.

The Kenmare Butter Market is committed to: 

  • Showcasing new work by National & International artists 

  • Providing increased opportunities for education and creative participation through a workshop model.

  • Developing the Butter Market’s physical and environmental infrastructure to preserve and repurpose old buildings with provenance and sustainability being at the heart of our vision.

  • Providing artist residencies to emerging artists from both national and international backgrounds.

Our mission is to focus  on powerful storytelling, sharing stories, celebrating different voices, and animating spaces with increased opportunities for making, creative participation and immersive experiences.