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Ride A Flying Fish

Hunt Museum Brings 500 Year Old Painting to Life through VR Immersive Technology Offers New Way to Experience Art 20 October 2021: The Hunt Museum will host “Ride a Flying Fish”, a VR experience that explores The Garden of Earthly Delights, a 500-year-old triptych by the Dutch painter by Hieronymus Bosch from Thursday 21st [...]

Ride A Flying Fish2021-10-20T12:50:18+01:00

HUNT MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES

Distinguished Lecturers & Cultural Experts to Examine Enduring Attraction of Wild Atlantic Way to Artists for over 200 years Lecture Series Compliments Hunt Museum’s Summer Exhibition “A Wild Atlantic Way” “Give up Paris… Go to the Aran Islands, live there as if you were one of the people themselves, express a life that has [...]

HUNT MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES2021-09-15T16:43:47+01:00

Support Your Child’s Return To School

As a new school year begins, the Hunt Museum Education Team is excited to share online cross-curricular primary school resources to help ease your child into the new school year! You may wish to share these with your child’s teacher. These resources have been created for third and fourth classes, but are flexible enough [...]

Support Your Child’s Return To School2021-09-01T15:25:14+01:00

Apollo: God of Arts and Crafts

Explore the social and cultural background of one of the Hunt Museum’s star objects: Apollo as Genius of the Arts.  By David McBurnie, Hunt Museum Docent This striking 17th century object was carved in Germany from limewood. It was originally polychromatic but little of the original colouring remains. It represents the Greek god Apollo, [...]

Apollo: God of Arts and Crafts2021-08-19T14:35:12+01:00

Dancing Apollo for Heritage Week 2021

17-22 August FREE ENTRY to the HUNT MUSEUM for the week Donations very welcome! Apollo in his 17th Century incarnation at The Hunt Museum  has been fascinating visitors for years.  This year for Heritage Week he is going to dance around the Captain’s Room.  Through the wonders of Augmented Reality and the use [...]

Dancing Apollo for Heritage Week 20212021-08-09T15:40:25+01:00

THE HUNT MUSEUM LAUNCHES OUTDOOR PAINTING FOR AUGUST

Hunt Museum Creates Space for Learning, Mindfulness, Curiosity & Play Artist-Led Workshops in Beautiful Landscaped Gardens Suitable for Adults and Kids of all Abilities 23 July 2021:  The Hunt Museum will host a variety of outdoor painting classes and workshops for both budding and advanced artists in its new Museum in a Garden during [...]

THE HUNT MUSEUM LAUNCHES OUTDOOR PAINTING FOR AUGUST2021-07-23T16:30:51+01:00

Six Objects to celebrate Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival 2021

Cette juillet, nous célébrons le 14 juillet et le 330e anniversaire du Vol des oies sauvages. This July, Limerick celebrates Bastille Day, and the 330th anniversary of the Flight of the Wild Geese. To mark this, our docents explore six French objects from the Hunt Museum collection. Research by Noreen Lomasney, Jean Murphy and [...]

Six Objects to celebrate Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival 20212021-08-18T16:46:41+01:00

A Wild Atlantic Way – Irish Life and Landscapes

The Hunt Museum’s Summer Exhibition Opening in Limerick   Examines Enduring Attraction of Wild Atlantic Way to Artists for over 200 years   Features works by Shinnors, Teskey, Yeats, Lover, Hone, Souter and Jellett Dates of Exhibition:   9 July - 3 October 2021   1 July 2021: The Hunt Museum’s summer exhibition “A [...]

A Wild Atlantic Way – Irish Life and Landscapes2021-07-23T15:28:32+01:00

HUNT MUSEUM OPENS “MUSEUM IN A GARDEN” TO THE PUBLIC

Outdoor Museum to Break Down Barriers to Culture and Art Community Influenced Garden to Support Well-Being     Volunteers were hard at work planting in the garden.   24 June 2021: The Hunt Museum, which exhibits one of Ireland’s greatest private collections of Art  and Antiquities, has created an exciting new public [...]

HUNT MUSEUM OPENS “MUSEUM IN A GARDEN” TO THE PUBLIC2021-06-24T15:30:55+01:00

Museum in a Garden Tree Sculpture Competition

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 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 [...]

Museum in a Garden Tree Sculpture Competition2021-05-03T16:04:34+01:00