The Hunt Museum Summer Exhibition Symposium 06 September 2017

/The Hunt Museum Summer Exhibition Symposium 06 September 2017

The Hunt Museum Summer Exhibition Symposium 06 September 2017

Wednesday 6th September 2017 - Wednesday 6th September 2017

Our summer exhibition symposium will explore the works of Jack B Yeats and Paul Henry. This is a Creative Ireland Limerick event. This exciting one day event is open to all.

 This event will take place at The Savoy Hotel. Registration is at 10am

Lunch is included

Purchase your Ticket online by clicking HERE or

You can purchase tickets by calling 061 312833 or email

Tickets prices:

Adult 45 EURO

Concessions 35


         Expert guest speakers on the day are:

Dr Roisin Kennedy – Former curator at the National Gallery of Ireland and lecturer in the school of Art History and Cultural Policy at UCD. 

Lecture Title: Painting Modernity: Jack B. Yeats, Paul Henry and Modern Ireland’

Peter Murray – Former Director of Crawford Gallery of Art, Cork. He has curated many exhibitions over the past three decades, and is currently working on an exhibition celebrating the work of George Victor Du Noyer for Crawford Art Gallery. 

Lecture title: A Romance in Perpetuity”

Dr Brian Kennedy – Former Keeper of Art at the Ulster Museum. He has published a biography of Paul Henry and arranged an exhibition looking at Henry’s whole career, for the National Gallery, Dublin, 2003

Lecture title: ‘As He Saw It: the Ireland of Paul Henry, R.H.A.’

Yuki Takahashi – An adjunct tutor of Aoyama Gakuin University, Meiji University, and Komazawa University in Tokyo. She completed her Ph.D dissertation titled W.B. Yeats in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement at Aoyama Gakuin University, and received a doctorate in literature in March 2017.

Lecture title: ‘Jack B. Yeats: Art and the ‘Living Ginger of Life’

Panel Discussion Chaired Gemma Tipton is a renowned Dublin based independent writer and critic of contemporary art and architecture. She is widely known through her contributions to art and architectural publications, panel discussions, lectures, radio and television programme both in Ireland and internationally.


Download our PDF for more information Yeats and Henry Symposium 2017


Registration and coffee 10am

Speaker 1: Dr Roisin Kennedy 10.30am to 11.15am

Speaker 2: Peter  Murray 11.15am to 12.00pm

Lunch: 12.00pm to 1.00pm

Speaker 3: Dr Brian Kennedy 1.00pm to 1.45pm

Speaker 4: Yuki Takahashi1.45pm to 2.35pm

Comfort break/coffee 2.35pm to 2.45pm

Chaired Panel Discussion by Gemma Tipton 2.45pm to 3.30pm





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