February 2020
IN FOCUS : Emma Stroude discusses her work in relation to selected paintings from The Niland Collection with Mari-Louise Blaney at The Model, Sligo

March 2019
Opening speaker for David Smith’s solo exhibition  Achroma at The Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

February 2019
Invited speaker for the opening of John Cullen’s solo exhibition Say it with Brushes at Solas Gallery, Ballinamore, Co.Leitrim

December 2018
Invited speaker at an event in celebration of the life and legacy of Constance Markievicz at Sligo City Hall

February 2017
Invited speaker for the opening of Stephanie McGowan’s debut solo exhibition, Fading Memories, The Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

January 2017
Invited Speaker for the Illuminate Herstory Festival and Nollaig na mBan event at City Hall, Sligo

July 2016
Invited speaker for the opening of Light, Water and the Atmosphere, The Kildare Gallery @ Intel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

June 2016
Invited Speaker for Yeats Day Event ‘No. I Don’t Like Your Poem’ at The Model, Sligo. Also speaking – Adrian Frazier, Emeritus Professor, NUIG and Aisling Law, great-granddaughter of Maud Gonne

May 2016
Studio+ Five Artists Talk about their Work following a screening of the film CONEY at The Model, Sligo with Diane Roemer, Aideen Connolly, Lorna Watkins, Medbh Gillard and Emma Stroude

April 2016
‘Remember Me’, Meet the Artist as part of 100 (1916 themed group exhibition) at LUAN, Athlone

April 2016
Women of The Rising, Invited Speaker at Poetry Day, King House, Boyle

March 2016
Opening Speech for Spotlights & Shadows, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

January 2016
Women of The Rising, Invited Speaker at Nollaig na mBan, The Model, Sligo

June 2015
Opening Speech for Transit – Sligo IT Ba Honours Degree Show, The Dock, Carrick on Shannon

November 2014
At Home With The Easter Widows, Sinéad McCoole and Emma Stroude, The Model, Sligo