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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: 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 [...]
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 [...]