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Secondary school classes are very welcome to visit IMMA. Have your class learn and get creative at Ireland’s National Cultural Institution for Modern and Contemporary Art, and one of Ireland’s most historic sites!

If you are interested in booking a free Guided Tour for your class of selected artworks with our Visitor Engagement Team (VET), please book here.

Tours are available Tuesday to Friday, with tour times starting from 9.30am. Tours are 45-minutes in duration. If you require further information on exhibitions or have other queries, please email: Mark Maguire

You can also arrange an art class zoom call with our Visitor Engagement Team (VET): email Chris Jones.


Exhibition (click link for info) Dates
Self-Determination: A Global Perspective 28 October 2023 – 21 April 2024
Navine G. Dossos: Kind Words Can Never Die. Now until 30 April 2024.
Coming Home Late: Jo Baer In the Land of the Giants Now until 21 January 2024.
Anne Madden: Seven Paintings Now until 21 January 2024.
Howardena Pindell: A Renewed Language Now until 30 October 2023.


If your group is interested in exploring the museum and grounds as part of a self-guided visit, we really appreciate if you can please email Chris Jones in advance so that we can make sure you can move around the galleries comfortably and everyone cam get the most out of your visit.

Explore the online database here and see and read about the IMMA Collection.

What Is_? provides an online introduction to some of the key concepts and themes in modern and contemporary art for all audiences. Check out the thematic essays and the digital glossary.

There is a wide range of videos about the art and artists at IMMA on YouTube.

There is also a wide range of audio recordings about the art and artists at IMMA on SoundCloud.

To stay up-to-date, subscribe by clicking here for our Mailing List and select Second Level Art Teachers.

Self Guided Tours

Secondary school teachers are very welcome to visit IMMA with their class groups any time during opening hours for a Self-Guided Visit.

We would appreciate if you can email Chris Jones to let us know when your group are intending to visit so that we can manage numbers safely in the gallery on the day.

If you require additional information to support your Self-Guided Visit, please email [email protected].

Zoom Engagements

IMMA can organise a 40 minute zoom call with a facilitator from our Visitor Engagement Team. Your class can explore an artwork or theme from our current exhibitions and talk to the VET facilitator about their responses and ideas.

Contact [email protected] to schedule a zoom engagement and contact [email protected] for more details.


Online Resources

There are a number of online resources and documents which can enable second-level students at school and at home to engage with IMMA: click here.

Explore the IMMA Collection online: click here