Glebe House and Gallery, Churchill, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

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  • Created: April 22, 2014
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Donegal
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The English portrait and landscape painter Derek Hill lived and worked there from 1954 until he presented the house and his art collection to the Irish state in 1981. Hill's former studio has been converted into a modern gallery with changing exhibitions while his art collection is shown in his former home together with European and oriental furniture. Built in 1828 and set in woodland gardens, it is decorated with William Morris textiles, Islamic and Japanese art etc. The collection includes 300 works by leading 20th century artists; Picasso, Kokoshka as well as Irish and Italian artists. Exhibitions are shown in the adjoining gallery. Access to ground floor of the Gallery for people with disabilities.

1. Glebe House and Gallery, Churchill, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Altitude: 77 m