Galway International Arts Festival

GIAF 2022 will take place 11-24 July.

The programme for the Galway International Arts Festival 2022 has been announced.

The Festival run froms 11-24 July & tickets go on sale Friday 13th May.

The jam-packed 2022 Festival brings artists from across the globe to Ireland including the return of Chicago’s world-renowned Steppenwolf with Sam Shepard’s True West; from New York a breath–taking spectacle of illusion, choreography, music and storytelling from Geoff Sobelle with HOME; extraordinary theatre and opera awaits from DruidLandmark Productions and Irish National Opera; the Gate Theatre and Theatre Lovett; a new immersive Room from Enda Walsh and Paul Fahy; 150 people from all walks of life will perform Europe’s largest highwire spectacle LifeLine over the River Corrib as street art and spectacle return to the streets of Galway; live music returns to Fisheries Field as the Heineken® Big Top hosts an extraordinary musical line up; a powerful new exhibition by Ana Maria Pacheco created especially for GIAF; Ireland’s Pavillion from the Venice Biennale of ArchitectureI; a new site-specific installation from John Gerard which will be unveiled on the Galway Docks; the Festival Garden is back in Eyre Square and Galway International Arts Festival’s thought leadership platform, First Thought returns exploring the big issues and challenges of the day.

Discover it for yourself at and in person in Galway from 11-24 July.

Download programme here.

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