Festival Team

Bealtaine is managed by the Festival Team, with support from the Arts & Culture Programme Advisory Group.

Maeve Butler
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Maeve Butler

Visual Arts Curator

Maeve Butler has extensive experience working in the Visual Arts. She is currently Head of Access and Engagement at Void Art Gallery, Derry.  Previous roles include Gallery Development Manager for Photo London; Assistant Curator in the Touring department of the Hayward Gallery organising the exhibitions, Elizabeth Price Curates, Art From Elsewhere and Listening; Exhibitions Manager and Galleries and Museums liaison for Antony Gormley Studio where she oversaw the installation of large-scale commissions and exhibitions worldwide; Exhibition Manager at the Royal Academy of Art, London where she managed various exhibitions including Anselm Kiefer; From Paris, A Taste for Impressionism and Mexico: A Revolution in Art. Maeve also spent 4 years working at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, working with a wide variety of contemporary and modern artists including Philippe Parreno, Douglas Gordon, Liam Gillick, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Lucian Freud, Rivane Neuenschwander and Isaac Julien. She was part of the founding team of Dublin Contemporary.