The Complex Gallery & Studios
4.5 stars
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Discover the Vibrant Hub of Creativity at The Complex Gallery & Studios, located in the heart of Dublin’s Smithfield district on Arran St E. As the premier multi-disciplinary arts center in the north inner city, The Complex stands as a beacon of artistic diversity and inclusion, passionately dedicated to fostering creativity across all artistic domains..

At The Complex, artists from various disciplines converge under one roof, forming a vibrant community that celebrates the transformative power of art. The space seamlessly integrates sixteen studios, a spacious warehouse performance area, and an inviting gallery that bridges the gap between creators and appreciators..

What sets The Complex apart is its unwavering commitment to making the arts accessible to all. By providing a nurturing environment, it empowers artists to explore and experiment in various art forms, giving rise to truly innovative and meaningful work that resonates with both local communities and global audiences..

The gallery serves as a canvas for works of meaningful social significance, acting as a conduit for engaging dialogues and thought-provoking conversations. The mission of The Complex goes beyond aesthetics; it seeks to enrich lives, inspire well-being, and strengthen bonds within communities through immersive and impactful arts programming..

Experience the synergy of artistic expression and societal betterment at The Complex Gallery & Studios. Join us in celebrating a harmonious blend of creativity, connection, and community-building that thrives within these walls

The Complex is based in the Markets Area of Dublin City centre, just off Capel Street. Comprising a Warehouse Theatre, Gallery and Studios, The Complex offers a welcoming and inclusive space, a blank canvas for art of all kinds.​The Complex has two entrances, 12 Mary’s Abbey for the Venue, and 21 Arran Street East for the Gallery and Studios.

Thursday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 12–5 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Monday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Phone: (01) 537 8352