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Bogadh (movement) comprieses selected work from the Irish Museum of Modern Art’s Collection and works by students from St Joseph’s Primary School, Hacketstown, Co Carlow, and coincides with the second SPLANC Children’s Festival.  Students from St. Josephs NS worked for six days with artist Terry O’Farrell to create their own unique art work inspired by pieces on loan from the IMMA Collection. These talented young people’s work is shown alongside national and international artists such as Rebecca Horn, Bill Woodrow and Helena Gorey.  

Rebecca Horn, Take me to the other side of the ocean, 1991, Shoes, glass funnell, blue pigment, metal construction and motor, Dimensions variable, Collection Irish Museum of Modern ArtHelena Gorey, Red 1, 2002, DVD, 4 minutes, Dimensions variable, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase 2002Julio Le Parc, Continuel-Mobil Argent, 1967, Aluminium, 98.9 x 99.5 x 8.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992


Carlow Children’s Arts Festival, is a Carlow County Council Arts Office initative. This exhibition is the second collaboration with the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

The workshops are supported by the Department of Education and Science.

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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.