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Best Costume Goes to…Family Costume Design Workshops

Have you ever wanted to be a costume designer? Then come along and take part in our Best Costume Goes to…Family Costume Design Workshops! Bring the whole family along, learn about how costume designers work, and hunt for design details in the Best Costume Goes To... Exhibition. Then learn to work as a team of [...]

Best Costume Goes to…Family Costume Design Workshops2020-10-07T16:54:46+01:00


Best Costume Goes to…  showcases The Irish Costume Archive Project, costumes from Irish films and major television productions. Displaying costumes filmed in Ireland or with Irish talent, the exhibition tells the story of the relationship between the actor and their costume.  You also learn about the growth of the Irish film industry.  Costumes from 19 films [...]

BEST COSTUME GOES TO…2020-09-23T17:00:08+01:00

A Costume Designer’s Response to COVID-19

When the pandemic broke out, Sinead Lawlor, costume designer, was inspired to reach out to her network of designers, pattern makers, seamstresses and tailors, to set up Sew Scrubs for Ireland. Learn about her professional journey, including her recent work with Limerick based Fidget Feet, but also how she with her industry colleagues and ICA [...]

A Costume Designer’s Response to COVID-192020-08-12T15:30:49+01:00

Garden Film Quiz

Show off your film trivia knowledge, at this fundraising table quiz. Themed around the new Best Costume Goes to... exhibition at the Hunt Museum. Support the Hunt Museum and show off your film trivia knowledge at this fundraising table quiz linked to our Best Costume Goes to... exhibition. Book your team of 4.  The quiz [...]

Garden Film Quiz2020-07-27T16:14:25+01:00

It Began with Michael Collins

Costume designer Judith Williams started out her career as a costumier on Neil Jordan’s epic film Michael Collins (1996).. Hear first hand her experiences of working on a multitude of Irish films and TV productions. Thursday July 16, 1pm Free Bookings are essential. You can book your ticket online below or by phone at (061) [...]

It Began with Michael Collins2020-07-27T16:27:31+01:00

‘Best Costume Goes To…’ Stays in Limerick as Hunt Museum Reopens

Exhibition of Iconic Film Costumes Extended With New Costumes Added Lenny Abrahamson Endorses Must See Exhibition this Summer for #Staycationers 3 July 2020: The stage is set and the red carpet has been rolled out as The Hunt Museum opens its doors and welcomes the public back after 16 weeks of closure with [...]

‘Best Costume Goes To…’ Stays in Limerick as Hunt Museum Reopens2020-07-13T16:11:54+01:00

Family Costume Workshop

Learn to work as a team of costume designers for fictional characters who lived in historic limerick during the Viking, Medieval and Georgian periods. Taking inspiration from the 'Best Costume Goes To...' exhibition, selected Hunt Museum objects and other special resources. Let your imagination run wild! Suitable for families with kids aged 6-12   [...]

Family Costume Workshop2020-06-25T15:20:07+01:00

‘Best Costume Goes To…’ Talk by Lynn Johnston

The Hunt Museum is hosting a talk by the oscar nominated Film and TV makeup designer/artist Lynn Johnston. Just like costume, makeup helps actors become their character. Learn about the film and tv makeup challenges Lynn has overcome and how she collaborates with the design team, including costume and hair, to bring screen characters to [...]

‘Best Costume Goes To…’ Talk by Lynn Johnston2020-06-25T15:18:02+01:00

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