Current exhibitions

/Current exhibitions


Friday 7th April 2017 - Sunday 30th April 2017

'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 [...]


Friday 7th April 2017 - Sunday 21st May 2017

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

Thursday 6th April 2017 - Sunday 30th April 2017

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.

19th Century Drawings

Monday 20th March 2017 - Friday 31st March 2017

A Collection of 19th century drawings by Edme De Saux in associations with Alliance Francaise Twenty 19th century drawings by the artist Edme De Saux will be displayed in the prologue room in the Hunt Museum. The exhibition will be running from Monday 20th of March to Friday 31st of March in the Prologue Room. Admission [...]

Faces and Places

Friday 24th February 2017 - Thursday 30th March 2017

Faces and Places is an exhibition of photographs by Gerry Andrews. Gerry Andrews' interest in photography started as a nineteen year old while working in The Limerick Leader. In recent years, he has travelled extensively throughout South East Asia, South America, India and Cuba. In 2011, he spent a period of time making a photographic [...]

Weather Gauge

Thursday 1st December 2016 - Sunday 19th February 2017

This exhibition of oil paintings and works on paper inspired by the West of Ireland by Limerick-born acclaimed artist Donald Teskey is curated in collaboration with Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin. The exhibition will be officially opened by Professor Mícheál Ó Súílleabháin on Thursday 1st December from 6pm. Docent guided tours of the exhibition will be [...]

Voice of Art, Voice of Nature

Thursday 29th September 2016 - Friday 14th October 2016

The Hunt Museum is pleased to be part of the 10th Polish Art Festival with the exhibition of two Polish artists Pawel Jasinski and Anna Bernat-Mscisz.   Pawel Jasinski, artist and designer, was born in Poland and works in Dublin. He is the founder of The Three Art Studio Company, specialised in producing personalised gifts [...]

Charles Haughey: Power, Politics and Public Image

Monday 12th September 2016 - Sunday 20th November 2016

This exhibition of photographs by Eamonn Farrell, an Irish award winning photojournalist and art photographer, examines the public image of Charles J. Haughey - the most controversial politician since the foundation of the state - and Desmond J. O'Malley, his nemesis. The official opening of the exhibition will take place on Thursday 22nd September. Free [...]

Shadowed Women

Wednesday 20th July 2016 - Thursday 18th August 2016

An exhibition of textile artist Ciara Harrison's work will be on display in the Prologue Room from 20th of July until 18th August 2016. This exhibition features exquisite embroidered portraits of seven women who shared one destiny: they were all widowed by the events of the Easter Rebellion 1916. Using a remarkable process involving the [...]

Irish Quilters Showcase Exhibition “Freedom”

Thursday 7th July 2016 - Sunday 4th September 2016

The Hunt Museum is pleased to present The Second Irish Quilters' Showcase Exhibition "Freedom". Twelve quilts designed by invited Textile Artists will be on display in The Hunt Museum from 7th July 2016 to 4th September 2016. The exhibition is curated by Paula Rafferty, an Art, Craft and Design teacher in the Education Center in [...]

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