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Royal Hospital Kilmainham
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The Place Project is a student-directed research project devised for first-year BA Art students from IADT in collaboration with IMMA. This project introduces students to practical speculative enquiry in response to a specific place and location.

The Place Project began in 2008 as a site-specific project focusing on IMMA. Students responded to IMMA as museum, institution, public space, historical site, architectural space, cartographical point, route, environment, etc. The Place Project has evolved into a comprehensive self-directed research project, incorporating peer and professional led-learning, professional mentoring, public presentations of active research on site and public exhibition. Using IMMA as place, students have developed research projects, creating artistic outcomes within the artists’ studios, the Museum building and the grounds.

From 24 – 28 March an exhibition of site-specific and site-responsive art works and projects by first-year BA Art students from IADT can be seen in various locations around the grounds and buildings of IMMA | RHK and via QR codes available at each location. To access The Place Project exhibition click here.




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.