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With An Artist's Eye: The Photography of Mary Alice Young of Galgorm Castle, Ballymena

The Braid - Mid Antrim Museum, 1-29 Bridge Street, Ballymena, County Antrim, BT43 5EJ
Black & White photo of a young lady in a long white dress sitting on a wall in front of trees staring into the distance


The photography of Mary Alice Young of Galgorm Castle, Ballymena

24 June - 30 September 

Level 2 Gallery Mid-Antrim Museum, The Braid, Ballymena 

Photographs reflecting the life and times of local ‘big house’ family the Youngs of Galgorm Castle in the late Victorian and Edwardian era will be on display for the second time this year at Mid-Antrim Museum in The Braid, Ballymena from 24 June until 30 September 2023. 

Back by popular demand, this selection of 100 unique photographs from a collection of 1,100 negatives provides a window into a lost world of pre-First World War Ballymena, Ulster and beyond with intimate family photographs and more artistically inspired images set alongside an intriguing record of everyday life beyond the walls of the demesne.  A free souvenir brochure is available for visitors. 

Free Admission.

A BBC documentary ‘The Lost Photographs of Mary Alice Young’ is available on BBC iPlayer until 28 January 2024.

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With an Artist's Eye (24 June 2023 - 30 Sept 2023)

* 24 June - 30 September
10:00 - 16:00
Level 2 Gallery - Mid-Antrim Museum

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