Previous Festivals and Special Events

/Previous Festivals and Special Events

Heritage Week 2017

Saturday 19th August 2017 - Sunday 27th August 2017

This week will celebrate our natural heritage. The Museum is organising a range of events and activities including:   SATURDAY – August 19th – 3:00pm – 5:30pm ‘Introduction to a Gandelow’: Gary McMahon Come and meet a Gandelow and the men who maintain, build, row and celebrate these unique and elegant local Limerick wooden boats. [...]

Comhaltas Seisiún

Thursday 29th June 2017 - Thursday 10th August 2017

Comhaltas Seisiún at The Hunt Museum Great Nights of Irish Traditional Music, Song and Dance with Murroe-Cappamore CCÉ Seisiún Group Faoi chlár Sheisiún Náisiúnta an Chomhaltais 2017, beidh siamsaíocht thraidisiúnta fhíor-Ghaelach ár gcultúir féin ar siúl i mbreis is 50 ionad ar fud na hÉireann an Samhradh seo. The Hunt Museum is one [...]

Traveller Pride Week 2017

Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Wednesday 7th June 2017

The Irish Traveller Movement has undertaken a number of initiatives to create a greater understanding and acceptance of Traveller culture in society where Travellers are able to express who they are without fear of discrimination from settled or Traveller community- including looking at diversity within the community. These events and discussions take place over the [...]

National Drawing Day

Saturday 20th May 2017 - Saturday 20th May 2017

"Create a Character with Mark Heng" Join us for an hour long drawing workshop in which you'll look at elements of our collection and create a portrait of your own imaginary character while learning about anatomy and drawing fundamentals! P.S "Bring your sketchbooks and a pencil!" Saturday 20th May, 1pm-2.30pm Have a look on the [...]

A.B.C for Mental Health Green Ribbon Talks

Monday 1st May 2017 - Wednesday 31st May 2017

'Let's Get Talking' In May the National Stigma Reduction Partnership is rolling out a month long national green ribbon campaign to get people talking openly about mental health. A.B.C for Mental Health is an organisation set up to promote a healthy & open attitude towards mental health. A.B.C for Mental Health will be organising free lunch time [...]


Saturday 29th April 2017 - Saturday 29th April 2017

Celebrate your May bank holiday week-end with a fishy Lumen Street Theatre workshop at the Hunt Museum! Kids will have fun making and decorating a colorful fish hat and key ring at this two hour session. They will then show off their creative designs in a parade in the Riverside Garden at the Hunt. Free [...]

The Imperfect is our Paradise

Thursday 27th April 2017 - Thursday 27th April 2017

Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2017   The Imperfect is our Paradise A lunchtime poetry reading Thursday 27 April, 1.00pm The Hunt Museum, Limerick Admission: Free   "I expect from a poem that it slits my throat and resuscitates me,” the French writer, Christian Bobin, tells us. On Poetry Day [...]

Slow Art Day

Saturday 8th April 2017 - Saturday 8th April 2017

'It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.' Henry David Thoreau Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. This year, the museum will be focusing on LSAD works, as part of the 20th [...]

Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival

Saturday 1st April 2017 - Friday 7th April 2017

For the 7th annual Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival the Hunt Museum will be holding free and exciting events. Some of these are listed below. Check back again in the coming weeks for a final description of offerings!   Monday 3rd, 10am – ‘Thinking, talking and planning ahead for end of life: A Café [...]

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