To the Heart of Hurling

Friday 31st August 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

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’: Paintings from The Crawford Art Gallery’s Great Southern Collection

Friday 8th June 2018 - Sunday 2nd September 2018

  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. [...]

Of Nursing and Knighthood: The Order of Malta & Limerick

Friday 25th May 2018 - Sunday 1st July 2018

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

Friday 11th May 2018 - Monday 2nd July 2018

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 [...]

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.


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.  

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