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Sheela Gowda Talks on Soundcloud

In April, we held two talks with curators and artist of the Sheela Gowda exhibition. If you didn't get a chance to attend, have a listen here. 04 Apr 2014 Prelude Talk | Grant Watson As a prelude to the exhi...

by / Mon Apr 28th, 2014

Light Rhythms: An Exhibition for Families

In anticipation of our Spring Opening this Saturday, here's what's happened so far to give you a taster for this weekend! Following on from the success of our Action all Areas exhibition for families, which...

by / Wed Apr 2nd, 2014

Sheela Gowda: Open Eye Policy by Grant Watson from Lunds Konsthall

In anticipation of the Sheela Gowda exhibition opening at IMMA this Saturday 5th April, Lunds konsthall have kindly given us permission to share their publication by exhibition co-curator Grant Watson. Lunds...

by / Tue Apr 1st, 2014

Vong Phaophanit on Line Writing (1994) at IMMA


by / Mon Mar 31st, 2014

Are jee be? Haroon Mirza

Haroon Mirza’s new project Are jee be? has been in development for almost a year now, so it is rewarding to finally see it presented at the Museum.  The end result is a carefully conceived site-specific resp...

by / Fri Mar 28th, 2014

From the IMMA Archives: Patrick Scott Interview, 1993

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by / Wed Mar 19th, 2014

Lunch Bytes at IMMA with Melanie Bühler

I am very much looking forward to the first Lunch Bytes event in Dublin that will take place tomorrow at IMMA as a collaboration between the Goethe-Institut and IMMA. Lunch Bytes is a series of events dedica...

by / Tue Mar 11th, 2014

Roisin Kennedy on Patrick Scott and the White Stag Group

Here is last week's talk with Roisin Kennedy on Patrick Scott and the White Stag Group. [soundcloud url="" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related...

by / Wed Mar 5th, 2014

Mel Gooding on Patrick Scott

Have a listen to our Patrick Scott talk with Mel Gooding at the IMMA opening of Patrick Scott IMAGE SPACE LIGHT This lecture marked the opening of the Patrick Scott exhibition.  In celebration of Scott's lif...

by / Sat Mar 1st, 2014

Direct from the Press Room – IMMA Programme Launch 2014

IMMA launches programme for 2014 An exhibition celebrating the work of Irish artist Patrick Scott which brings together the most comprehensive representation of this remarkable artist’s 75 year long career; ...

by / Tue Feb 11th, 2014

The Conclusion of Pictiúr at IMMA

Pictiúr our popular children’s book illustration exhibition closed last weekend with a celebratory family day.  Katy Fitzpatrick, Children’s Programme Coordinator, reflects here on the exhibition and the va...

by / Tue Jan 21st, 2014


One of the unique aspects of the Irish Museum of Modern Art is its location within the historic building and grounds of the 17th-century Royal Hospital Kilmainham. At the end of 2013, through a project calle...

by / Mon Jan 13th, 2014

Marguerite O’Molloy on Sarah Browne’s project currently installed at IMMA.

It’s like fishing. You have to show up. This is how Mark Wall, a licensed amateur radio operator of South Eastern Amateur Radio Group (SEARG), describes the process of communicating with Morse code via shor...

by / Wed Dec 11th, 2013

Standing, Sitting, Swinging, Looking, Listening, Crouching – A different type of architecture exhibition

Moving away from the traditional focus on the look and construction of buildings, [email protected] provides a forum for the dissemination and discussion of architecture’s culture, offering critique and support in eq...

by / Wed Dec 4th, 2013

Poet Alice Lyons tells us about her new work something permanent

[caption id="attachment_158" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sarah Browne, Remembering Gray, 2013, In collaboration with Alice Lyons and South East Amateur Radio Group (SEARG), Installation shot showing Mar...

by / Wed Nov 27th, 2013


Illustration is a brilliant and unique artform, and for many people, book illustration is their first taste of the wider world of visual art. The reputation of our children’s writers and illustrators has gro...

by / Tue Nov 19th, 2013

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To ensure the health and safety of the public, IMMA’s galleries will be closed from the evening of Friday 18 September until Saturday 10 October 2020. The grounds of IMMA and the RHK will remain open. Thank you for your cooperation.