12. Februar 2021 Johannes Wolters

Kilkenny,Ireland: Butler Gallery WolfWalkers: The Exhibition Virtual Tour

WolfWalkers: The Exhibition Virtual Tour

How to view the exhibition: Click and drag for a 360 degree view and follow of the paw prints to guide you through. Look out for interactive information icons and play buttons for the full virtual tour experience and real insight into the art of animation.

Butler Gallery continues its successful partnership with the immensely talented, Kilkenny-based, and four time Oscar© nominated Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon, in an exhibition response to their new film WolfWalkers directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart.

The exhibition, designed by Steven McNamara of Roji, includes core working drawings and backgrounds, and highlights the strengths and messages of this animated film whose story offers conflict, humour, pathos and resolution and is centered in medieval Kilkenny in 1650.

In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn, comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when Robyn saves a wild native girl, Mebh, their friendship leads her to discover the world of the WolfWalkers and transform her into the very thing her father is tasked to destroy.

RTÉ I Creative Ireland: Butler Gallery WolfWalkers Exhibition.


Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, is Ireland’s newest art museum and heritage site. This Spring, a major new exhibition delves into the story behind Cartoon Saloon’s latest release, WolfWalkers. The new exhibition – a collaboration between the gallery and four-time Oscar nominated Irish animation studio – treats visitors to an exclusive behind the scenes view on animated movie making.

This short film was produced by RTÉ and commissioned by Creative Ireland and RTÉ Supporting the Arts.

To find out more about the WolfWalkers exhibition visit the Butler Gallery website. visit www.butlergallery.ie

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