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On the final week of the IMMA/NIVAL ROSC 50 | 1967-2017 in the Project Spaces, you are invited to join us for a series of reflections on the Rosc exhibitions and their impact on the visual arts in Ireland. Speakers include Patrick J. Murphy, former Chairman of Rosc; Matt Packer, Director of EVA International; Jonathan Carroll, writer and independent curator; and Sarah Glennie, Director of IMMA.

This is a drop-in event, booking is not required, but capacity is limited so please arrive early to avoid dissapointment.

The IMMA/NIVAL | ROSC 50 presentation in IMMA’s Project Spaces will close on 31 July.

For further information about the IMMA/NIVAL ROSC 50 project and the artists commissions see or contact Lisa Moran, Curator: Engagement and Learning [email protected].

The Programme for the afternoon is as follows:
3.05pm – Lisa Moran, Curator: Engagement and Learning.

3.10pm – Patrick J. Murphy, former Rosc Chairman
Reflecting on his experience as Chairman of Rosc ’84 and Rosc ’88, Pat Murphy will discuss Rosc’s impact on the visual arts in Ireland and on audiences for visual art

3.30 – Matt Packer, Director EVA International – EVA International / Ireland’s Biennial.
Recently appointed Director of EVA International, Matt Packer, will provide an overview of EVA’s long history since its inauguration in 1977.

3.50 – Jonathan Carroll, independent curator and writer.
Drawing on his own research and recent writing on Rosc, Jonathan will reflect on the Rosc exhibitions and their impact on the visual arts in Ireland.

4.10 – Rosc 50 Artists Research Commissions
A number of artists recently commissioned to undertake research projects in response to Rosc will give brief presentations about their proposed projects

4.30 – Sarah Glennie, Director, IMMA

4.40 – Discussion

5.00 – Finish

This is a d
rop in event, and seats will be alloated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please arraive early to avoid dissapointment.

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.