We are delighted to share the news that Duncan Campbell's short film 'The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy' has just been added to the 67th Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival.

This new film work from Campbell is currently on exhibition at IMMA until 7 May 2016 and was commissioned by IMMA with co-commissioners Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven and Western Front, Vancouver. This commission is...
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#IrishAbroad: Two Irish art films added to lineup for 67th Berlin International Film Festival - Scannain

Opening today in the RHA Gallery is 'Emotional Archaeology' - an exhbition featuring a selection of work from the past 25 years by the Irish artist Daphne Wright. Wright is known to embrace domestic and familial subjects in order to encourage a genuine psychological commitment from the viewer and regularly turns her hand to a variety of materials, often using traditionally representative...
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Emotional Archaeology

Snow is a rare sight in Ireland, but Irish artists are not shy from capturing the magic of snowfall and depicting wintery weather in their works. Art critic and writer Cristín Leach has written about some of her favourite winter-themed artworks in this Culture on RTÉ piece.

Read more below and discover a few of the IMMA Collection's wintery pieces.

#winterart #IMMACollection...
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Let it snow - great snow scenes from Irish artists

Congratulations to Dublin Architects Yvonne Farrell & Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects who have been appointed as the curators of the 16th Venice International Architecture Exhibition in 2018.

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Today is the last day to see 'If the Ground Should Open...' by Jaki Irvine. IMMA is open today (and every Sunday) from 12pm - 5:30pm.

Join us as we say farewell to this moving exhibition.

Jaki Irvine If the Ground Should Open

"The IMMA selection adds freshness and maintains currency in the viewing of beloved works in the ever-evolving collection we are fortunate to maintain here in Kilkenny", Anna O’Sullivan, Director, Butler Gallery

Opening today at the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle 'Personae' an exhibition which includes seven works on loan from the IMMA Collection. The exhibition from the Butler Gallery...
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"The artworks that have been created in response to the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland have for the most part been an exercise in excellence....Coming at the close of the year, Jaki Irvine’s contribution is, fittingly, a triumph" Gemma Tipton, frieze.

This is the final weekend to see Jaki Irvine's acclaimed new work 'If the Ground Should Open...' as it ends on Sunday 15...
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Planning things to do this weekend? We have some inspiration courtesy of a great Members night we had in Dublin 8 yesterday. We heartily recommend a visit to Pallas Projects/Studios and their current exhibition 'Periodical Review 20/16' which looks back on 20years of Visual Art in Ireland and closes on 21 Jan, and Teeling Whiskey Distillery where we had an incredible tour and whiskey tasting...
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Applications from caterers interested in being included in the approved list for catering in certain OPW managed properties, including IMMA / Royal Hospital Kilmainham, are currently being sought.

Tender details available here: [ Eu-supply.com Link ] Closing Date: 8 Feb 2017
Congratulations to our survey winners Jason Botha and Barry Oliver. After participating in our end-of-year survey, they each won a One4All Gift Card worth €50. Thank you to all who participated!
"Above all he liked to paint people that he knew, people that he cared about" Listen back to a recent interview with Patricia Brennan from our Visitor Engagement Team on Dublin South FM on the Freud Project at IMMA. [ Mixcloud.com Link ]
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EVA International - Ireland’s Biennial has announced an Open Call for artists’ proposals for the 38th edition in 2018, curated by Inti Guerrero (Bogotá/Hong Kong). EVA 2018 wishes to establish a cosmology of exhibitions; a kaleidoscopic ecology of intertwining group shows with essayistic, retinal and bodily narratives. The 38th edition of EVA International will be open to the public from 14...
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Need to get out and about during January? Lovin Dublin recommends you visit some of the cities Galleries and Museums. We have nine exhibitions to see, including Jaki Irvine If the Ground Should Open...which closes this Sunday.

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"If the Ground Should Open..., by the Dublin artist Jaki Irvine, is an inspired and essential show" Cristín Leach, The Sunday Times.

This is the final week to see Jaki Irvine's acclaimed new work 'If the Ground Should Open...' as it ends this Sunday 15 January. Listen back to Jaki discuss her new work in this talk with IMMA Director Sarah Glennie.

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Artists Talk: Jaki Irvine - If the Ground Should Open...

A new exhibition by Brian O'Doherty, has opened at Simone Subal Gallery in New York. Featuring rarely-exhibited works from the 1960s and 1970s, the exhibition follows a strand of thinking that connects the artist’s synthesis of embodied and encoded language with abstract form. O'Doherty and his wife Barbara Novak donated works from their Collection of post-war American art to IMMA in 2010 and...
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What did you see at IMMA last year? Here are just a few of our highlights of the year. What was your favourite? Tell us in our short visitor survey and you could win a €50 all-for-one voucher. [ Polldaddy.com Link ]
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Celebrate Nollaig na mban with a visit today. Nine exhibitions to see including Jaki Irvine If the Ground Should Open...
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Jaki Irvine If the Ground Should Open

We are glad to let you know that Jaki Irvine, If the Ground Should Open...has reopened this morning. We apologise for any inconvenience the temporary closure may have caused. #JakiIrvine

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Jaki Irvine If the Ground Should Open

Happy New Year! We are looking forward to a brand New Year in 2017. Join us today Sunday 1 Jan from 12noon to 5.30pm, on the first day of the New Year. Our exhibition spaces are filled with art works that will inspire and give you fuel for the year ahead, visit new works by Jaki Irvine, Duncan Campbell and Emily Jacir and two inspiring exhibitions by our invited curators Kate Strain and Sumesh...
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On the final day of 2016 we say goodbye to a rollercoaster of a year. We are open today Saturday 31 Dec from 12noon to 5.30pm and as it is traditionally a day for reflection IMMA is the perfect space to reflect.

An exhibition that will give you some more to think about is Palestine artist Emily Jacir's exhibition 'Europa' described by Declan Long on Arena RTÉ Radio 1 as 'One of the most...
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