Samuel Walsh was born in London to Irish parents and has been a professional artist since 1977. He lived in Limerick from 1968 to 1990 and he now lives and works in Co. Clare. With his work’s bold colours and shapes, Sam Walsh has become one of the country's leading abstract artists, and was awarded [...]
The Hunt Museum is pleased to present Dietrich Blodau - A Life of Observations. Being a well known artist in Ireland, this exhibition gives a unique opportunity to view a body of Blodau’s works, many of which have never been publicly displayed.
This unique photography exhibition organised by See Change will travel the country to help refocus how we view mental health issues. The photographs have been taken by people who live with mental health difficulties to visually capture their experiences and illustrate the often unseen reality of what it means to have a mental health problem. [...]
The closing date for submissions will be Friday 17th November at 5pm. Submissions fee: €10 The Hunt invites artists to submit proposals to exhibit in our Celebrating Traditions Festival Art Exhibition, which will take place 23rd – 26th November 2017. This is an ideal opportunity to exhibit your work in the Museum’s vibrant gallery space [...]
“Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.” Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray Exquisite Things is series of experimental photographic works, overtly inspired by a deep reverence for the historical traditions of portrait painting, but underpinned by an ongoing fascination with the innate dichotomy of the inner self, [...]
One of Northern Ireland's foremost and ground breaking artists, Rita Duffy, presents a number of drawings in response to the permanent Hunt Collection. Wishing to create inventive narratives for objects in the museum, Duffy utilises historical and literary elements to illustrate the collection in new environments. Listen to Rita discuss the exhibition on RTE's Radio [...]
This summer we are featuring a unique exhibition of two of Ireland’s most important 20th century artists, Jack B. Yeats and Paul Henry. Entitled Jack B. Yeats and Paul Henry: Contrasting Visions of Ireland, the exhibition will feature 50 works, bringing together paintings drawn from private and public collections (including works from the [...]
'Departure', the LSAD 20th Annual Exhibition Artworks by 2nd Year Painting students of LSAD, inspired by The Hunt Museum's curious and eclectic collection, are exhibited alongside the Museum's artifacts and paintings, to create imaginative responses to the collection. The exhibition will be running from Friday 7th of April to Tuesday 30th of April and will be displayed [...]
Virtú an exhibition by Limerick School of Art and Design and The Hunt Museum Virtú is a curated exhibition that explores the ongoing relationship between The Hunt Museum and LSAD. The exhibition includes 18 contemporary artists working in various disciplines and a collection of drawings from several collections including IMMA and The Hunt Museum. These two [...]
John McNamara Exhibition In Memory of John McNamara, Ten of his outstanding garments will be showcased in the prologue room of the Hunt Museum. The exhibition will be running from Thursday 6th of April to Sunday 30th of April in the Prologue Room. Admission free.