Calendar of Events

Talks • Tours • Workshops • Seminars • Competitions

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Calendar of Events Q2 2015 NMI_CalendarOfEvents_Q2_2015.pdf (4.12 MB, Adobe PDF) 

Calendar of Events Q1 2015 COE_Q1_2015.pdf (0.85 MB, Adobe PDF) 

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04/02/2015 - 30/04/2015
During Museum opening hours
Performance - Adults
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
As part of the Museum’s WW1 centenary programme, award-winning innovators ANU Productions present an immersive World War I experience, based on the events surrounding the campaign at Gallipoli in Turkey and inspired by the previously untold stories of the 7th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers and the everyday lives of the Irish people who were affected by the Great War. The project is a partnership between ANU Productions , the National Museum of Ireland and the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht and is supported by the National Archives of Ireland Performances will run Wednesday - Saturday: 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm Sunday - 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm. Tickets: 5euro. For More Information and Tickets: www.pals-theirishatgallipoli.com

01/04/2015 - 30/04/2015
During Opening Hours
Temporary Exhibition - All Ages
Turlough Park (Country Life)
From gallows, shillelaghs and manacles to the hangman’s rope! This exhibition commemorates 200 years of law and order through objects relating to policing, crime, prisons and punishment, highlighting the sometimes uncomfortable reality of Ireland’s official past.

01/04/2015 - 30/04/2015
During Museum opening hours
Performance - Adults
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
As part of the Museum’s WW1 centenary programme, award-winning innovators ANU Productions present an immersive World War I experience, based on the events surrounding the campaign at Gallipoli in Turkey and inspired by the previously untold stories of the 7th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers and the everyday lives of the Irish people who were affected by the Great War. The project is a partnership between ANU Productions , the National Museum of Ireland and the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht and is supported by the National Archives of Ireland. Performances will run Wednesday - Saturday: 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm Sunday - 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm. Tickets: 5euro. For More Information and Tickets: www.pals-theirishatgallipoli.com

19/04/2015 - 19/04/2015
2:30pm-3:30pm
Talk - Family
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Join Bríd Colhoun, Head Guide at Ballycroy National Park, to find out about how Spring time influences the wildlife in your area. Learn more about some of our native plants and animals and what they are up to at this time of year. Booking required.

Talk - Adults & Children 7yrs+
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Join historian Dr. Conor McNamara as he delves into the darker side of Ireland’s social history. Discover how political and social movements were exploited for the purposes of banditry, taking advantage of the breakdown in law and order to commit acts of criminal violence. Booking required.

25/04/2015 - 25/04/2015
2-3pm
Drop-in Activity - Ages 10+
Kildare Street (Archaeology)
Drop-in and join Laura Fitzachary to explore Ireland at the time of Celtic Kings. Find out more about the mysterious bog bodies and what they may have worn to special ceremonies. This event will take place in the Learning Resource Room, First Floor. No booking required. Not wheelchair accessible.

25/04/2015 - 25/04/2015
2- 4pm
Seminar - Adults
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
Marking Year of Irish Design 2015, and in partnership with the Dublin Decorative & Fine Arts Society, ’Method and Form’ is an afternoon of talks exploring how past and present come together in contemporary Irish applied arts. Speakers include makers Zelouf and Bell, curator Dr Jennifer Goff (NMI) and Dr Audrey Whitty, Keeper of Art & Industry (NMI). Go to www.museum.ie for a full programme.Booking essential. Tickets 5 euro.

Talk - Adults & Young People 14yrs +
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
Join Lar Joye, curator of the ‘Soldiers & Chiefs’ exhibition in an illustrated talk which will explore the Rising in military terms. No booking required, places allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before talk starts.

01/05/2015 - 31/05/2015
n/a
Various - All ages
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Do you know of any customs still being carried out on May Eve, May Day or during the month of May? To register your local customs on our national survey visit www.ouririshheritage.org and follow the link on the home page.

01/05/2015 - 24/05/2015
During opening hours
Temporary Exhibition - All ages
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Last chance to see this exhibition which commemorates 200 years of law and order through objects relating to policing, crime, prisons and punishment, highlighting the sometimes uncomfortable reality of Ireland’s official past.

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