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Join us to celebrate National Heritage Week 2022 with a programme of family art workshops and outdoor activities for all ages to enjoy.

Mornings at the Museum
Tues 16 & Thurs 18 Aug / 10am / Book here.
Explore IMMA’s historic grounds and gardens with your family and make artworks together inspired by our outdoor sculptures during this special Heritage Week art workshop. Share your perspectives on outdoor artworks using IMMA’s mobile phone app Viewpoints as part of the workshop. Places are limited. On the day, ask at Main Reception for directions to the workshop space.

Explorer at the Pavilion
Sunday 14 & 21 August/ 2pm / Book here.
Have some creative family time with Explorer at the Pavilion. Children and grown-ups can enjoy this art workshop safely in our front lawn Pavilion. Based on artworks from IMMA’s exhibitions, families can discover their inner artist while having fun and creating amazing masterpieces. Places are limited. On the day, ask at Main Reception for directions to the workshop space.

IMMA Past Futures Podcast
We are delighted to announce a new heritage podcasts series supported by the Heritage Council Heritage Stewardship Fund 2022 and will be released in conjunction with the National Heritage Week programme in August 2022. The series is co-hosted by IMMA’s Heritage Researcher and Historian, Barry Kehoe with Stephen Taylor, IMMA Development and heritage enthusiast. They will interview key specialists and artists that have developed art works in response to the site heritage and delve into a wide range of heritage phenomena related to the site.

Visit Exhibitions
The Narrow Gate of the Here and Now showcases the IMMA Collection and the history of the Museum since 1991. This exhibition, is presented in chapters, The Anthropocene, Social Fabric and Protest and Conflict which explore specific themes within IMMA’s 30-year history. Free entry. Book your tickets here.

The Otolith Group: Xenogenesis brings together a selection of works by The Otolith Group, the London-based artist collective founded in 2002 by Anjalika Sagar and Kodwo Eshun. The Otolith Group’s pioneering artworks address contemporary social and planetary issues, the disruptions of neo/colonialism, the way in which humans have impacted the earth, and the influence of new technology on consciousness. Book your tickets here.

Kind Words Can Never Die  is a visually stunning new site-specific installation created by Navine G. Khan-Dossos for the IMMA Courtyard. The work aims to bring together our internal and external worlds, to create a new way to think about the intimate effects of climate change, and to shift our relationship to the planet. Free, no booking required.

IMMA Outdoors
Explore, engage and discover the historical site of the RHK with our IMMA Outdoors programme. From intriguing artist commissions and Music in the Courtyard to biodiversity tours and art workshops for all ages, IMMA Outdoors activates our 48 acres into a radically public space for you to enjoy! Check out our IMMA Outdoors programme here.