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 [...]
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PRESS RELEASE: EXTRACT – 22nd Annual Exhibition by 2nd Year Painting Students, Limerick School of Art & Design
PRESS RELEASE: EXTRACT 22nd Annual Exhibition by 2nd Year Painting Students, Limerick School of Art & Design March 28th, 2019 – April 14th, 2019 An exhibition inspired by the Hunt Collection created by 2nd year Fine Art, Painting students from Limerick School of Art and Design. The aim is to create circumstances where creativity [...]
By Dolores McBurnie, Hunt Museum Docent, 2 minutes to read Keywords: Hare, March Hare, symbolism, Ming, porcelain, tea ceremony, Japanese, Zen, longevity, immortality, Taoism Fig. 1 Sweetmeat Dish in the form of a Hare. Item Code MG 116 B Public Domain, click here for object link Fig 2 [...]
To complement our, shortly to be published, Hunt Museum Strategy 2025 we are very pleased to welcome four experts to the Board. Key to our strategy are our Education and Community strands and the appointment of Joe O’Connell will deepen our connections with schools and use of the museum content to support curricula. Justyna [...]
By Brid Frawley, Hunt Museum, 4 minutes to read Keywords: Thoth, Ibis, God of the Moon, Baboon, Ancient Egypt, Seshat, Afterlife, Gods, Goddesses Figure 1: Thoout, Thoth Deux fois Grand, le Second Hermés, N372.2A, Brooklyn Museum, Egyptian art in the Brooklyn Museum Panthéon égyptien by Jean-François Champollion, Drawings of Thoth The Hunt Museum has [...]
Yesterday the Hunt Museum and Limerick Prison Education Unit took great pleasure in presenting the Bedford Row Project with a cheque for €1500. This will help them cover some of their Children’s Club running costs. This amount was generated in Summer 2018 from the sale of ‘Family Links’ exhibition artworks at the Hunt Museum. [...]
by Grace Cantillon, Hunt Museum 3 minutes to read Keywords: Angel, Stained Glass, Medieval There are over 40 angels in the Hunt Museum Collection. This one, in medieval stained glass, is distinctive in several ways. He is the only angel with a broken wing; he is playing an ancient trumpet, and he is looking wistfully downwards at a scene [...]
Press Release from Hunt Museum, Connecting culture and migration: Europeana Migration Collection Days at the Hunt Museum 30 November - 2 December - A weekend collecting personal objects and stories on migration and celebrating its contribution to our cultural heritage Migration has often been the basis of culture and cultural heritage. It has enriched [...]
by Geraldine Burke, Hunt Museum 3 minutes to read Keywords: Liam MacCarthy Cup, Methers, Loving Cup, Drinking Vessels, Food Storage Methers - Item Codes HCM 221-5 – The Hunt Museum Collection, Limerick, Ireland This fine group is the Hunt Museum's entire holding of methers and is representative of the range of forms and [...]
Get your hands working for heritage Learn 3D Digitising with the Hunt Museum Collection “Sometimes the eye doesn’t see an object’s detail but working with it digitally on a computer screen reveals so much” Volunteer at Training Session for Limerick 3D Project When you look at a Grecian urn or a Bronze [...]