Exhibitions

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Au coeur de Mai 68

Tuesday 1st May 2018 - Thursday 31st May 2018

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.    

Pocket Museums

Tuesday 1st May 2018 - Thursday 31st May 2018

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.

Sybil

Thursday 19th April 2018 - Thursday 31st May 2018

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 [...]

‘Approach’ 21st LSAD Annual Show

Friday 23rd March 2018 - Sunday 15th April 2018

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.      

Samuel Walsh: The Segment & Apple Drawings

Friday 2nd February 2018 - Tuesday 10th April 2018

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 [...]

Dietrich Blodau – ‘A Life of Observations’

Friday 1st December 2017 - Sunday 14th January 2018

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.  

See Change ‘Look Beyond’ Photography Exhibition

Monday 20th November 2017 - Sunday 3rd December 2017

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. [...]

OPEN CALL – ‘Celebrating Traditions’ Festival

Wednesday 25th October 2017 - Friday 17th November 2017

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 [...]

EXQUISITE THINGS by Johnny Horne

Saturday 21st October 2017 - Sunday 5th November 2017

“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, [...]

Rita Duffy – Alternate Truth

Friday 13th October 2017 - Monday 20th November 2017

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 [...]

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