This Friday lunchtime join IMMA curator Johanne Mullan for an insightful gallery walk-through of the current IMMA Collection exhibition A Decade.

No booking required just drop-in on Friday 24 Feb at 1.15pm, Meeting point -Main Reception.

For further information on the exhibition IMMA Collection: A Decade please visit [ Link ]

This talk is part of IMMA's Curators Lunchtime Talk...
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Explore some alternatives to death – space travel, time travel, reincarnation in 'The Plough and other stars'. Watch curator Kate Strain introduce works by Riccardo Arena, Richard John Jones, Lara Khaldi and Yazan Khalili. This is the final week to see this exhibition from our Invited Curators project, ends this Sunday 26 February. Free.

#InvitedCurators #MathesonNewArt
Watch Indian curator Sumesh Sharma Clark House Initiative speak about the themes and artworks in 'Historica - Republican Aesthetics' which ends this Sunday 26 Feb.

Considering colonisation, independence, and nationhood, 'Historica' imagines ‘the nation’ as a conceptual project and ‘modernism’ as an aspirational value, exploring this through the work over over 20 international artists. Free....
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Historica - Republican Aesthetics at IMMA | Interview with Invited Curator Sumesh Sharma

In this introductory film you can hear from invited curator Sumesh Sharma (Clarke House Initiative) speak about the themes and work in a new exhibition for I...

Emily Jacir, Europa, Installation view IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2016. Photo: Denis Mortell.
Join us this Thursday morning for our Midterm Break FAMILY WORKSHOP 'Mornings at the Museum' from 10 to 11am.

Have some creative family time during the school holidays. Children and grown-ups will enjoy visiting an exhibition and making artworks together in the gallery.

Drop-in to the Main Reception at 10am. Free

As we get ready for our new exhibitions in 2017 we run into the final week of three outstanding exhibitions that end this Sunday 26 February - 'Europa' by Palestine artist Emily Jacir, 'The Plough and other stars' curated by Irish curator Kate Strain and 'Historica - Republican Aesthetics' curated by Indian curator Sumesh Sharma @clarkehouseinitiative

Europa - the first survey exhibition of...
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Did you spot that we launched our 2017 Programme lasy week? Watch the video and you can see IMMA Director Sarah Glennie introduce the programme highlights for the year ahead, with a contribution from artist Vivienne Dick among others.

IMMA will be bringing the work of several leading International artists to Dublin audiences this year, including Rodney Graham (CA), Nan Goldin (USA) and Jac...
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In the The New Yorker this week #IMMA2017 artist Nan Goldin talks about Ed van der Elsken's work - a photographer she calls her 'real predecessor' - saying "Somehow, Ed was able to document life in the truest way, always finding beauty and staying connected to the otherwise mundane"

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Photographing as a Need
Just one week left to see Emily Jacir, 'Europa' at IMMA featuring sculpture, film, drawings, large-scale installations, photography and her site-specific project 'Notes for a Cannon' (2016).

The exhibition closes this coming Sunday 26 February 2017.

#MathesonNewArt #EmilyJacir #Europa #IMMA2017

Emily Jacir Europa
Jac Leirner is considered one of Brazil's most important contemporary artists and we are delighted to announce that her solo exhibition at IMMA titled 'Institutional Ghost' is now open. This exhibition is the first of the recently announced 2017 Programme.

Jac Leirner is known for her use of the incidental products of everyday life, tapping into what she has described as the ‘infinity of...
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Jac Leirner, Institutional Ghost
Duncan Campbell's film, his first since his Turner Prize winning 2014 essay film, 'It for Others', reflects on the power of filmic and anthropological narratives.

Co-commissioned by IMMA, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven and Western Front, Vancouver, 'The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy' is a contemplation of meaning-making; a lyrical reflection upon the power of narratives, filmic and anthropological,...
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Duncan Campbell turns his attention to rural Ireland - Apollo Magazine
On 14 February 2017, we launched the full #IMMA2017 Programme in the presence of IMMA Members, artists, journalists and representatives from the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

The event began with a short talk and walkthrough of Jac Leirner 'Institutional Ghost' led by the artist herself and was followed by a short reception. IMMA Director Sarah Glennie...
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To celebrate the launch of the #IMMA2017 Programme, we’re giving away an IMMA Membership to one of our devoted fans on Facebook. To win, just like IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art on Facebook, like/react to this post, tag one (1) art-loving friend, and answer the following question:

Which artist/exhibition/event are you most looking forward to...
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Join us this Thursday for the closing discussion of the Art Memory Place Programme with authors John Banville and David Rieff. The discussion 'On Memory and Forgetting' will focus on the role of historical memory and forgetting, taking as a starting point Rieff's proposition that sometimes it may be better to forget?

Thursday 16 February, 6.30pm. This event is free but booking is required...
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IMMA Talks: David Rieff & John Banville

The 2017 IMMA Programme has been announced!

Find out what's in store for you in IMMA this year with solo shows from Nan Goldin, Rodney Graham, Vivienne Dick, Jac Leirner, William Crozier and Lucian Freud. We also feature an exploration of #Spirituality through art in 'As Above, So Below; Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics' with 20th Century Masters Hilma af Klint, Wassily Kandinsky,...
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The 2017 IMMA Programme has just been announced! Find out what's in store for you in IMMA this year. #IMMA2017
'Trixie on the Cot', NYC, 1979, 40x30 Inches, Cibachrome Print, copyright Nan Goldin

Nan Goldin 'Sweet Blood Call' is part of the #IMMA2017 Programme and will be on show this summer. Learn more about this and other exhibitions on [ Link ]
Tomorrow we will officially announce IMMA's 2017 Programme of exhibitions and events. Allow us to tease you with this little preview of what's to come in #IMMA2017.

We'll be celebrating and shouting about our 2017 Programme all week (and even giving away prizes through competitions). Want to be the first to know? Sign up for our newsletter on [ Link ] and follow us on Twitter and...
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On Friday, IMMA held the first Azure Programme tour of 2017 - an exhibition tour created exclusively for visitors living with dementia and their carers.
Our next tour is scheduled for 9 March 2017. If you or someone you know is living with dementia, we welcome you to learn more about this beneficial initiative by clicking here: [ Link ]

AZURE at IMMA – for people living with dementia and their family, friends and carers
Brazilian artist Jac Leirner is busy installing her work at IMMA this weekend. Her terrific new show - Institutional Ghost - launches our 2017 programme on Tuesday 14 February.

#IMMA2017 #JacLeirner #InstitutionalGhost

Photos courtesy of Jac Leirner [ Link ]
Join us at 12:00pm today in the Lecture Room at IMMA for Art | Memory | Place: Discussion / Echoes From the Past: Goldenbridge Industrial School.

Echoes from the Past is an innovative location triggered audio guide and walking tour of the Goldenbridge area of Inchicore, Dublin and is part of the two-year project Industrial Memories. Dr Emilie Pine, UCD, Tom Lane, musician composer and Maeve...
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Irish Museum of Modern Art: Art | Memory | Place: Discussion / Echoes From the Past: Goldenbridge Industrial School