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Creative presents from IMMA this Christmas

Wed Dec 10th, 2014

As Christmas approaches we’re all looking for great present ideas for loved one near and far. If you want to give something really unique, why not consider giving art as a gift this christmas? Not only will you be buying irish, and giving a really creative gift, you’ll also be supporting our work at IMMA through your purchase. Prices start from as little as €25 and we have a great selection of art books, art works, art products or a year-long art experience from IMMA.

Limited Editions

IMMA EditionsIf you have an art lover in your life we have a beautiful selection of Limited Edition works, all created for us by IMMA exhibition artists. These artist works are created in strictly limited series, each individually numbered so that you know your gift is unique to you. Prices start at €95 and include photographs, prints and watercolours from irish artists such as Patrick Scott, Louis le Brocquy, Dorothy Cross, Gerard Byrne and Isabel Nolan and International Artists Linder, Isaac Julien, Juan Usle and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

IMMA Editions, pictured left to right; Dorothy Cross, Rugby Ball, 2005 (detail), Patrick Scott, Untitled, 2009 (detail) Isaac Julien, Hate/Love, 2006 (detail), Linder, Migration of Symbols, 2014 (detail), Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Power Boy, 2011, Isabel Nolan, Heliosphere, 2014 (detail)

IMMA Art Books

shopbooksAnother great gift option for the creative in your life is an IMMA art book. We have a great range both online, and in our bookshop; from beautifully illustrated large volumes like The Moderns: The Arts in Ireland from the 1900s to the 1970s, to individual artist books such as Alice Maher – Becoming, Patrick Scott – Image Space Light, Dorothy Cross- Connemara, Barrie Cooke and striking photography books from the David Kronn collection: Out of the Darkroom and the new 2014 publication Second Sight.

Browse our full collection of IMMA Publications online>

Dorothy Cross special package


To celebrate Trove we have a very special offer this Christmas, where you can purchase Dorothy Cross’ Limited Edition Rugby Ball (2005) (RRP €250) plus her most recent catalogue Connemara (RRP €25) and the limited edition set of 8 postcards from Trove (RRP €10) for a combined cost of €260.

Give the gift of Membership

If you want to give the gift of an experience that your loved one can use throughout the year why not become an IMMA member? Members get access to exclusive events, free entry to all IMMA exhibitions (many of our exhibitions are free but some carry an admission fee), exclusive access to the curators and artists behind our programme, and discounts in our shop and cafe. Membership starts at €50 (or €30 concession) and if you gift a membership this Christmas you too can avail of the members discount on all shop items, including the Limited Editions. Email [email protected] or visit our members web page for more details and how to buy online.


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Curators Voice:: Mobile Encounters: Documenting the Early Years of Performance Art in Ireland

Mon Dec 8th, 2014
[caption id="attachment_601" align="alignnone" width="660"] Alastair MacLennan, Lie To Lay (1986) Performance at Roseberry Crescent, Newcastle upon Tyne. Alastair MacLennan Archive, Locus + archive, Newcastle. © Alastair MacLennan[/caption] Mobile Encounters opened on Friday 12th December at 6.00pm with a live performance by artist Dominic Thorpe, somebody else's mouth (2014). The exhbition marks the beginnings of a fruitful collaboration between IMMA and the National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL).  Séamus McCormack, Project Co-ordinator: Exhibitions, IMMA, tells us a little more about the project. IMMA’s new Project Spaces present a variety of exhibitions, interventions, events and discussions that reflect contemporary art practice and consider how a museum engages with its Collection, artists, curators and visitors. One of the aims of the Project Spaces curatorial panel was to reflect what was happening in IMMA’s overall programme. This project entitled Mobile Encounters occurs at a time when IMMA is working with numerous artists who engage with the medium of Performance or Live Art through its temporary exhibitions, collection, residency and education programmes. Since its formation, IMMA has a rich history of presenting and engaging with the medium and in recent years...

Important Notice


We would like to advise our visitors that our Main Reception area is closed for renovation from 22 April until mid-June.  A temporary reception is open on the ground floor next to the original main entrance. While we prepare to open our next exhibition Hilary Heron: A Retrospective on 24 May, there are two exhibitions to see Derry Film & Video Workshop and Self: Determination: Artists Commissions. IMMA’s gardens and café are open to the public.