aura Exhibition 2018 - GMIT Letterfrack

GMIT Letterfrack End of Year Student Exhibition "aura"


Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 14:30 to Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 14:30

aura - furniture for tomorrow

An exhibition showcasing innovation and creativity from the National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology at GMIT Letterfrack will be formally opened on Wednesday, 20th June, 2018.

The exhibition will run from 20th June to 25th August, 2018 at the GMIT Letterfrack campus in Connemara, Co. Galway.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday (20th June - 25th August).
10am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm.

Contact details:
GMIT Letterfrack
National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology
Co. Galway
H91 AH5K

Tel: +353 (0)91 742650


Exhibition Context

aura - furniture for tomorrow

Celebrates and showcases the integration of creativity, design, innovation, research and applied technologies through student projects undertaken in the academic year 2017-18. 

GMIT Letterfrack is unique in educational provision and is The National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology.

Established in 1987 and run in partnership with Connemara West (a local community development company) it provides honours degree level programmes in furniture, design, wood technology and education in Ireland.  Graduates from its programmes contribute to and influence the fields of furniture and wood product design, education, technology and manufacture in ways that are innovative, creative and responsive to the ongoing development of the Irish economy.

Currently the following programmes are delivered on the campus:

• B.Sc. in Furniture Design and Manufacturing (Levels 7 & 8)
• B.Sc. in Furniture Wood Technology (Levels 7 & 8)
• B.Sc. in Education (Design, Graphics and Construction) (Level 8)

Along with deep rooted Irish and international engagement in the fields of furniture, design, wood manufacturing technologies and education this exhibition represents GMIT Letterfrack’s goal of positioning the west of Ireland as a leader in creative enterprise.

aura presents work defined by imagination, initiative, exploration and growth allied with skills excellence in output.

aura Exhibition Opening details, 20 June 2018 - GMIT Letterfrack