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Press Release: Time, Tide and the Memory of the House

Time, Tide and the Memory of the House  Exhibition of paintings by Hughie O’Donoghue  7 December - 26 January 2020 The Hunt Museum, Limerick  This new exhibition of paintings by Hughie O’Donoghue, Time, Tide and the Memory of the House, take as their subject matter abandoned homes, situated in the landscape of Mayo where [...]

Press Release: Time, Tide and the Memory of the House2019-11-28T12:54:52+00:00

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of ‘Three Muses: exploring art and identity’

Launch of ‘Three Muses: exploring art and identity’, a joint programme from three Limerick museums to inspire primary school pupils with visual art. The programme runs from January-June 2020 Launch date:  Thurs 21 November 2019 at The Hunt Museum An innovative arts programme for primary schools launched on Thursday at The Hunt Museum. The [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of ‘Three Muses: exploring art and identity’2019-11-28T13:57:35+00:00

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of ‘Three Muses: exploring art and identity’

Launch of ‘Three Muses: exploring art and identity’, a joint programme from three Limerick museums to inspire primary school pupils to explore visual art. The programme will run from January-June 2020 Launch date:  Thurs 21 November 2019, 12pm at The Hunt Museum   An innovative arts programme for primary schools is launching this month. The [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of ‘Three Muses: exploring art and identity’2019-11-19T14:27:55+00:00

Press Release: Open Minds at the Hunt Museum

A FREE Exhibition of creative art works from thirteen prisons and two post release centres from 19th October to 24th November 2019 at the Hunt Museum,  Last Friday 18 October, saw the opening of the latest Hunt Museum exhibition: Open Minds, with talks from a variety of very knowledgeable speakers.  Open Minds @ The [...]

Press Release: Open Minds at the Hunt Museum2019-10-21T13:27:37+01:00

Press Release: Hunt Museum to hold Golf Pro Am

In support of a new Hunt Museum Public Garden, where the railings are down and the garden has places to play and to sit, to enjoy the building and the view across the Shannon, the Friends of the Hunt Museum are looking to enter a team for the JP McManus Pro Am 2020. [...]

Press Release: Hunt Museum to hold Golf Pro Am2019-05-20T11:29:20+01:00

Press Release: Vangoyourself this Summer at the Lavery and Osborne Exhibition at the Hunt Museum, Limerick

Opening on June 1st is a new Irish exhibition ‘Lavery and Osborne: Observing life ’ at the Hunt Museum, Limerick, featuring Irish artists, Sir John Lavery and Walter Frederick Osborne. Both born in the mid-nineteenth century, these renowned artists lived parallel lives as Irish painters who travelled overseas to develop their artistic talent. Placing [...]

Press Release: Vangoyourself this Summer at the Lavery and Osborne Exhibition at the Hunt Museum, Limerick2019-05-20T11:23:53+01:00

Press Release: The Hunt Summer Exhibition Gala Dinner & Art Auction

Complimenting the Summer Exhibition on Lavery & Osborne: Observing Life, The Hunt Museum is holding a lavish gala dinner in the gardens on Thursday 30th May, to raise money for the Hunt Museum. Guests will enjoy a private preview of this exhibition of two Irish greats, followed by a 5 course dinner provided by [...]

Press Release: The Hunt Summer Exhibition Gala Dinner & Art Auction2019-05-20T11:16:05+01:00

Press Release – Lavery & Osborne: Observing Life

The Hunt Museum to feature a Summer exhibition of two Irish Greats - Lavery and Osborne 1 June to 30 September   Sir John Lavery and Walter Frederick Osborne were born in the mid-nineteenth century and although there is no record of them ever having met, the pair lived somewhat parallel lives. They [...]

Press Release – Lavery & Osborne: Observing Life2019-05-27T11:32:07+01:00

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – A DIVINE MAKEOVER

Keywords: Egyptian, Roman, Goddess, Gods, Horus, Isis, Greek, Greco-Roman, Hellenisation, symbolism,breastfeeding, kingship, Alexandria.   By Grace Cantillon 3 minutes to read Figure 1 - Carving of Isis Suckling Horus, Hunt Museum, HCM 102 Copyright: Public Domain When the Greeks, under Alexander the Great, conquered Egypt in 330 BC, they embraced the [...]

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – A DIVINE MAKEOVER2019-05-13T12:08:22+01:00

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – BEAUFORT TAPESTRY

By Catherine Woods, Hunt Museum, 3 minutes to read Key words: Tapestries, fragment, medieval europe, Avignon, pope, papal city Beaufort, Turenne and Comminges Tapestry Fragment, Hunt Museum, HCL 017 Copyright: Public Domain On first viewing, you may not be particularly impressed by the Beaufort Tapestry fragment. It is after [...]

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – BEAUFORT TAPESTRY2019-04-01T15:04:59+01:00

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