Education and Community > Community, Family, Adults & Young People
IMMA has a broad range of family programmes to engage audiences of all ages:
Family Workshop – Explorer
Family Workshop – Mornings at the Museum
New Family Resources – eye.see
You can pick up eye.see from our shop for €2 so you can peep through keyholes and pop out circles to see what lies behind them! eye.see can be used at home or in other places for further exploration and observation.
Literary IMMA Art Trail
Look, No Cows is a trail for families by Siobhán Parkinson which visits her favourite artworks from IMMA's Collection in the museum grounds. The booklet includes a map and is available free of charge.
Click below to watch the video with Siobhan Parkinson walking the trail with children: (video length approx. 19 minutes)
IMMA offers creative experiences for 12-15 year olds and 15-18 year olds which consist of looking, discussing, and making, as well as engaging with IMMA’s exhibitions and Collection, and working with contemporary artists. IMMA runs workshops and events for young people during the summer and Easter holidays, as well as during mid-term break.
If you wish to be added to our email list for teens please email email@example.com stating which age category you would like to receive information about; 12-15 years old and/or 15-18 years old.
IMMA Teens | Easter Art Workshop
The Easter holidays are nearly here! Join us at IMMA for a free three day hands-on workshop with artist Dorothy Smith, from Tuesday 31st March to Thursday 2nd April 2015.
For 12 to 15 years old, 11:00 to 13:00 each day
For 15 to 18 years old, 14:00 to 16:00 each day
These artist-led workshops will primarily focus on drawing in contemporary art. They’re also a great opportunity to meet an artist, discuss ideas, and make art in the IMMA studios. Participants can also explore two-dimensional artworks in the IMMA Collection exhibition Conversations.
Contact IMMA Education & Community for further information.
Photo: Concrete Poetry, Rhona Byrne workshop, Helio Oiticia exhibition, Summer 2014
Studio 10 is the Irish Museum of Modern Art’s (IMMA) gallery sessions programme for adults of all levels of creative experience. It combines tours, discussions, art-making and more, and is an excellent springboard for engaging with modern and contemporary art. Blocks of sessions will address particular exhibitions at IMMA and will be facilitated by two IMMA Mediators. Blocks comprise of four consecutive weekly sessions, 10am-12.30pm on Fridays, and are based from Studio 10, IMMA, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8:
BLOCK A: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th February
Exhibition focus: TROVE: Dorothy Cross selects from the National Collections. Exhibition sponsored by BNP Paribas
BLOCK B: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th March
BLOCK C: 10th, 17th, 24th April & 1st May
BLOCK D: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th May
Exhibition focus: Karla Black
Blocks of sessions are free, no booking is required, and participants may attend multiple blocks as they so wish.
Drawing Each Other with artist Dorothy Smith
As part of a workshop at IMMA on Saturday 17 May 2014 in association with National Drawing Day andBealtaine 2014, 16 people aged from 10-17 years gathered at IMMA to draw each other. Quick warm-up sketches gradually led to longer 20mins drawings. You can watch the video, showing some of the exploration and adventure of these drawings, by clicking on the image below to launch youtube.
Pre-booked Guided Tours
Guided tours are available for special interest groups including schools, colleges and adult/community education. Tours are led by IMMA staff and are free of charge except for occasional temporary exhibitions - students in full time education are exempt from this charge. Tour times: Tuesday to Friday at 9.30am; 10:00am, 10.30am, 11.00am and 2.30pm.Booking required.
Maximum School group size 32.Two adults should accompany each school group. Maximum Adult group size 50. Please click here to book a tour online or tel: 01 612-9937, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, at least two weeks in advance. Please read the Terms and Conditions before booking your tour.
Guided Tour & Workshop
Groups can also arrange a workshop in conjunction with a guided tour. For further information please contact Lisa Moran, tel: 01 612 9912, email: email@example.com or Caroline Orr, tel: 01 612-9956, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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