Europeana Sport - Ireland’s Stories asks people to dig out their sporting memorabilia and contribute to Europeana Sport, a European project on the culture and history of sport. Europeana Sport - Ireland’s Stories will show the richness and diversity of sporting history in Ireland and amongst the Irish overseas through the collection of stories [...]
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Sybil Connolly was born in Wales to Irish and English parents, during her teenage years she moved to be schooled in a convent in Co. Waterford, Ireland. At seventeen she was apprenticed to the London based, but Irish run, company Bradley & Co and even assisted at royal fittings at Buckingham Palace. Returning to [...]
May to September 2020 The Hunt Museum, Limerick The Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme was one the first major developments by the Irish Free State in the 1920s. It played a pivotal role in the development of Ireland in the 20th Century, and paved the way for the social, economic, and industrial development of Ireland. The [...]
Hunt Museum Education Week runs from Monday ( April 27th) and will run until Friday May 1st. To try to help teachers and parents trying to source curriculum based material during Covid19, the Hunt Museum has turned several of its schools workshops into freely available online resources. These include: a post primary Junior Cycle [...]
The Hunt Museum’s Virtual Museum Experience Brings Art, Culture & Costume Design to Our Homes ‘Entwined in the Fabric’ Online Exhibition Virtual Tour ‘Best Costume goes to...’ Family Costume Design Project Colouring Books Download 10 April 2020: The Hunt Museum, which closed on 12th March until further notice as a result of the Coronavirus, has found a [...]
We are delighted to bring you The Three Muses Activity Pack, a learning resource inspired by the collections of The Hunt Museum, Limerick Museum and Limerick City Gallery of Art. It is bursting with open-ended, creative activities which support Visual Art, History and English curricula, and comes in a full colour version for [...]
We want your views on the three designs that have got through to the final stage of the competition to create our new Hunt Museum in a Garden. A public urban garden for Limerick. Final judging will be on April 29th (virtually). So hit that like button on your favourite design and leave your [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]