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Experience the taste, smells and sights of The Culture of Food @HuntMuseum. Professional chefs will be ten cooking recipes submitted in our Cooking Culture Call-out to Limerick communities and you can take part in the Hunt Museum’s historical cooking objects tour, from sweetmeat dishes to wine sieves . This will be complimented by activities throughout the museum such as music, dancing, kids arts and crafts, coin stamping, loan boxes and the last chance to see Lavery and Osborne, which is FREE on Culture Night and to VanGoYourself.  

There will be food to eat from Nigeria, Syria, India, Philippines, Poland, Romania, France, Latvia and many other countries and posters with short stories from the person whose recipe it is. Accompanied by poems and stories about food mixed in with music and entertainment throughout the museum.

The night will have a strong emphasis on Polish Culture arts and crafts for kids based on some Polish patterns, a small fashion show and the Polish Arts Festival Exhibition in the Hunt Cafe.


See ancient cooking objects in our Cook’s Tour of the Hunt Museum 

Smell & Taste food from 10 different Limerick cultures, cooked by professional cooks using recipes of Limerick people

Serving from 5-9pm (€5 per dish)

Hear the sounds of Ireland and Italy

Touch Culture with our Loan boxes

Play Polish Arts & Crafts for Kids, African Drums, VanGoYourself (become a painting)


Not to mention that Lavery & Osborne: Observing Life will be in its last week and it’s FREE on Culture Night, there is a Polish Art Festival in the Cafe and much more for all the family!

Tickets for Lavery & Osborne will be available from information desk on the night.


Cook for Culture Call-Out & win €50 

We want your favourite family recipe – roghan josh, pierogi, fu-fu, bourguignon, irish stew, Adobo, karbonade, jollof rice, pad thai, paella…… A panel of 10 professional cooks will choose 10 to cook on Culture Night.  We will ask you to come and tell everyone about your recipe on the night.  

Submit your recipe in any format to marketing@huntmuseum.com

Deadline September 12th