To the Heart of Hurling The 2018 All-Ireland Hurling Championship has been the greatest of all time and it has culminated in the Limerick hurlers bridging a gap of 45 years in beating Galway to bring back the coveted Liam McCarthy trophy Shannonside. Brendan Ó Sé set out on a journey to explore [...]
Signals of Change Collection of paintings from the Crawford Art Gallery’s Great Southern Collection 8 June – 2 September The Hunt Museum, Limerick The Hunt Museum’s summer exhibition features Irish paintings from the mid to late decades of the twentieth century which were very important times in the development of the visual arts in Ireland. [...]
25th May– 1st July This year, the Order of Malta located in Limerick City is celebrating 70 years of service. As part of the celebrations, The Hunt Museum will be showcasing an exhibition in the Museum’s Prologue Room. For more information visit our online exhibition here.
Family Links, an exhibition of artwork by learners at Limerick Prison Education Unit and participants at the Bedford Row Family Project was formally launched by Governor Kennedy of Limerick Prison, at The Hunt Museum on May 11th at 3pm. The inspiration for this exhibition is the Year of the Family. In January 2018, Dublin was [...]
An exhibition of 43 photographs taken by Philippe Gras during May 1968 in France. Gras' photography captures not only the moment and the gesture, but also the sign and meaning of this period of innovation and contest. These works will be displayed in the Hunt Café.
A collaborative exhibition between The Hunt Museum and MA students in Interactive Design at UL. Students will present a series of ‘Pocket Museums’ which are inspired by particular objects in the Permanent Collection. Each student’s Pocket Museum will be presented alongside the object which served as its inspiration.
The innovative career of 20th century Irish Fashion Designer Sybil Connolly View the online exhibition here. The Hunt Museum has chosen some of its collection of Sybil Connolly clothes, sketchbooks, swatches, glass and ceramics to explore the trailblazing design career of Sybil Connolly. Her fame outside of Ireland is shown in the magazines of Vogue [...]
Artworks by 2nd Year Painting students of Limerick School of Art and Design, inspired by The Hunt Museum’s curious and eclectic collection, are exhibited alongside the Museum’s artefacts and paintings, to create imaginative responses to the Museum’s permanent collection.
The Segment & Apple Drawings, an exhibition by Samuel Walsh, winner of The Savills Art Prize at VUE Contemporary Art Fair, Nov 17th 2017, will be officially opened by Dr Edward Walsh at The Hunt Museum on the 2nd of February, 2018. Samuel Walsh has been a practising artist since 1977, and now lives and [...]
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.