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Colouring Book

Hi everyone! We have designed a Colouring Book which features items in our collection. Please feel free to download and print a copy using this link or you can drop by the museum during opening hours Monday – Friday and collect a printed copy to help keep you busy during the next few days! [...]

Colouring Book2020-03-24T16:13:02+00:00

Understated Elegance In A Coconut Shell

SILVER-MOUNTED COCONUT SHELL DISH This little beauty often goes unnoticed. It sits shyly towards the bottom of a display cabinet where some more ostentatious companions flaunt their charms. Often passed over by visitors, this dish is a high quality piece of craftsmanship made from precious and uncommon materials.  It is an excellent example of [...]

Understated Elegance In A Coconut Shell2020-03-04T09:42:25+00:00

Limerick’s Three Muses inspire local schoolchildren

Schoolchildren across Limerick have been discovering the city's art collections through a new education initiative between The Hunt Museum, Limerick Museum and Limerick City Gallery of Art. The Three Muses: exploring art and identity is a workshop programme for primary school pupils from Third to Fifth Class. It focuses on modern and contemporary visual art [...]

Limerick’s Three Muses inspire local schoolchildren2020-03-02T16:48:14+00:00

PRESS RELEASE: Open Call to Design Hunt Museum in the Garden

We are going to take down the railings around the Hunt Museum and create a public urban garden in the heart of Limerick city. This is an open invitation for a Garden Designer to design the new space in collaboration with us and the community. The Hunt Museum has been housed in the [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Open Call to Design Hunt Museum in the Garden2020-01-22T16:22:50+00:00

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

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