Wed 4/ Thu 5 July to Wed 29/Thu 30 Aug Wed and Thu mornings, 10 ‐ 11am, Free Have some creative family time during the summer school holidays. Children and grown- ups can enjoy visiting an exhibition and making artworks together. Free, drop-in to the main reception at 10am. Further details
Talk & Tour
Emily Dickinson's Poetry & Ecology of the Gallery Sun 19 Aug / 3 – 4pm / The Freud Centre Arthur Seefahrt poet, writer and member of IMMA's Visitor Engagement Team presents a talk and tour on the poetry and visual connections that underline curator Daphne Wright’s inclusion of the envelope poems by Emily Dickinson in the current group display IMMA Collection: Freud Project, The Ethics of Scrutiny. Book Now
Heritage Week Events at IMMA Explorer Sun 19 & 26 August / 2 - 4pm For Heritage Week 2018, IMMA has two family art workshops exploring the new art on exhibition at the old Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Free, drop-in.
Lunchtime Talk Damian McManus / The Ogham Script
Tues 21 August / 1 - 1.45pm / Lecture Room
No Irish artist has placed the Ogham so centrally to their work as Brian O’Doherty / Patrick Ireland, the source behind O’Doherty’s conceptual drawings and structural plays on view in the exhibition Language and Space. Damian McManus Professor of Early Irish in Trinity College, Dublin, explores the rich history, Irish heritage and social functioning of this 1,500 year old language. Book Now
Book Launch Niamh Ann Kelly & Colin Graham / Speaking Nearby: Art, Commemoration and Dispossession Fri 24 August / 3 - 4pm / Lecture Room
In the context of Heritage Week at IMMA and links to the IMMA Collection, Niamh Ann Kelly launches her new book, Imaging the Great Irish Famine: Representing Dispossession in Visual Culture (2018, I.B. Tauris). Book Now
IMMA creates a selection of strictly limited editions to coincide with many of our major exhibitions. A great opportunity to own contemporary art at an affordable price tag, edition artists include Patrick Scott, Frank Bowling, Louis le Brocquy, Dorothy Cross, Linder, Gerard Byrne, Isobel Nolan, Isaac Julien and more.