⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The Hunt Museum launches a cash prize competition to create a sculpture from the Chestnut tree stump for our new Museum in a Garden. The sculpting should take place over the Summer of 2021 For the new Museum in a Garden, the public voted to have the remaining tree trunk of the [...]
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⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ People across Limerick are invited to join the online launch of The One Million Stars to End Violence Limerick Project on 8 March 2021, International Women’s Day. This project will bring local communities together to engage in a creative project that demonstrates support and solidarity with those who experience [...]
Born on the 24th January 1921, Sybil Connolly was an innovator, an influencer, an entrepreneur in the world of fashion and design. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sybil Connolly | Photographer unknown ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She was a woman ahead of her time and, while not forgotten, she is maybe not recognised for all that she [...]
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ‘The ABC of something’ is the basic or most important facts about a subject. ‘ABC of the Three Muses’ was a project that ran through October-December 2020 in which Limerick primary school children explored the concept of ‘facts’ as they apply to museum collections. Working remotely with artist Jo Hine and supported [...]
Launch of New Small Work : A real exhibition in a virtual space Charles Harper, Gavin Hogg & John Shinnors Launch Thursday 3 December, 7pm Online Not quite as we conceived it at the beginning of this year, New Small Work is still a real exhibition, but shown in a virtual space. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [...]
Project Overview: A complete redesign of the Hunt Museum website, creating an engaging and easily navigated user experience that works equally well on mobiles and desktops. A platform which: Allows visitors to view, search, share, and digitally interact with our Collection. Tells the story of the museum past and present Gives an overview of [...]
A tree survey to check the condition of the trees and undertake any necessary action was carried out by an independent contractor of the OPW on 29 September 2020. The full results of this survey are published on the Hunt Museum Website. The results were further verified by a second arborist. The unfortunate [...]
Three independent surveys have resulted in the same conclusion. We have to take the Chestnut and the Lime trees down. We will know more about the London Plane when the work starts the week of 16th November. From our mini-polls we see that you would like the trunks to remain, but it’s [...]
Exhibition of Iconic Film Costumes Extended With New Costumes Added Lenny Abrahamson Endorses Must See Exhibition this Summer for #Staycationers 3 July 2020: The stage is set and the red carpet has been rolled out as The Hunt Museum opens its doors and welcomes the public back after 16 weeks of closure with [...]
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