The reopening of the main building at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham takes place on 12 October 2013, therefore, IMMA will no longer be showing exhibitions at its off-site venue IMMA at NCH in Earlsfort Terrace.
IMMA will present five exhibitions from 12 October at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham including a major retrospective of the work of Eileen Gray, one of the most celebrated and influential designers and architects of the 20th-century.
Current Exhibitions IMMA
Forthcoming Exhibitions - IMMA
The Museum's temporary exhibition programme regularly juxtaposes the work of leading, well-established figures with that of younger-generation artists to create a debate about the nature and function of art. In the past years this includes exhibitions by such prominent artists as Elizabeth Peyton, Alexander Calder, James Coleman, Hughie O’Donoghue, Terry Winters, Alan Phelan, Lynda Benglis and Philippe Parreno, from the United States, Ireland and France. Works being shown range from painting and sculpture to installation, photography, video and performance.
These exhibitions usually last three to four months and up to four shows can be on view at any one time. IMMA originates many of its exhibitions but also works closely with a network of international galleries and museums. The Museum also displays its Collection in rotating temporary exhibitions as well as projects and exhibitions based on the work of its Education and Community Departments.
Garrett Phelan - Trusted Servant, 2007
As part of the group exhibition, .all hawaii eNtrées / luNar reGGae, Irish artist Garrett Phelan was invited by the curators to officially close the exhibition with his project Trusted Servant, 2007. The exhibition .all hawaii eNtrées / luNar reGGae, curated by French artist Philippe Parreno and Rachael Thomas, Head of Exhibitions at IMMA, was shown at IMMA from 29 November to 18 February 2007. Parreno’s approach seeks to reach beyond the physical space of the Museum, as a part of this process on the closing date of the exhibition Phelan uploaded the video performance work Trusted Servant onto YouTube.
To view Trusted Servant please go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT9cc-LZZFY
For more information on this project please click here