The Hunt Museum

Madonna and Child

Exhibiting one of Ireland's greatest private collections of Art and Antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century

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What's On

August 2016

Current Temporary Exhibition

Current Temporary Exhibition

An Exhibition by Irish artist Robert Ballagh which takes its name from the well-known poem Easter 1916 by W.B. Yeats. This commemorative exhibition runs from May 23rd to August 28th 2016.

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Showing event(s) for August 2016

Young Archaeologist Camp
Young Archaeologist Camp
Thursday 04th - Friday 05th August 2016
Archaeologists are like detectives of the past. They use the clues left behind by people in history to piece together what life was like long ago. Come join us at the Hunt Museum on the 4th and 5th of August for our young archaeologist camp! Usi...
Summer Music on the Shannon Performance
Summer Music on the Shannon Performance
Monday 08th August 2016 12:45 - 13:45
On Monday 8th August, at 12.45 pm, Summer Music on the Shannon, Children's Opera Company will put on a classical performance. Classical musicians from eight countries will be performing favoured classics from three centuries. Free admission.
Heritage Week
Heritage Week
Saturday 20th - Sunday 28th August 2016
Each year the museum takes part in Heritage Week, a national event to celebrate our culture and heritage focusing on particular themes. We are thrilled that we have been shortlisted for the Reaching Out Award by the Heritage Week Council. The mus...
Quilting Workshop
Quilting Workshop
Saturday 20th August 2016 10:00 - 13:00
Want to try an ancient patchwork technique with a modern twist? During this workshop you will learn EPP English Paper Piecing, a method of hand sewing shapes over paper to create unique and interesting patterns and shapes. You will be taught how...
Silver Handling Session
Silver Handling Session
Thursday 25th August 2016 11:00 - 13:00
The museum is running a number of workshops, talks and handling sessions throughout the summer as part of a silver survey project funded by the Heritage Council. On Thursday August 25th, from 11:00 until 13:00 a silver handling session will take ...