What's On?

See listings for Decorative Arts & History related events and exhibitions


See a complete listing of events in Collins Barracks, or a more detailed selection below, also listed on the general featured events page.

Six Word Story

Six Word Story

06 July 2018  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Join us and write a six word story about any of the objects on exhibition.

Culture Club: Stories of 19th Century Women in Soldiers & Chiefs

Culture Club: Stories of 19th Century Women in Soldiers & Chiefs

27 July 2018  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Tour

Join Siobhán Pierce on a journey through the 19th century as experienced by women.

Geology for Beginners

Geology for Beginners

28 July 2018  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Drop in to learn more about how geologists work.

Public Tour: Proclaiming a Republic

Public Tour: Proclaiming a Republic

29 July 2018  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Tour

Join a public tour of Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising exhibition.

Summer Public Tour

Summer Public Tour

01 August 2018  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Tour

Come in and take a look at the Museum's Decorative Arts & History collections.

Eileen Gray - her work and her world

Eileen Gray - her work and her world

09 August 2018  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Talk

Join us in celebrating the 140th anniversary of the birth of Eileen Gray.

Hands on History: Dress to Impress

Hands on History: Dress to Impress

12 August 2018  |  Audience: All ages   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Try on our handling clothing collection

Stories from the Archives

Stories from the Archives

18 August 2018  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Talk

Archives speak words

Grow Your Story

Grow Your Story

19 August 2018  |  Audience: All ages   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Discover more about Clarke Square

Tour the Conservation Studios

Tour the Conservation Studios

23 August 2018  |  Audience: Adults & Children 12+   |  Event Type: Tour

Get a special behind the scene tour

Shared History - Shared Stories

Shared History - Shared Stories

24 August 2018  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Talk

Our Asian collection will be under the spotlight of a special talk

Public Tour: Recovered Voices

Public Tour: Recovered Voices

26 August 2018  |  Audience: Adults & Children 12+   |  Event Type: Tour

Learn more about the experience of Irish men and women during WWI

Culture Club: Silver in Georgian Ireland

Culture Club: Silver in Georgian Ireland

31 August 2018  |  Audience: All ages   |  Event Type: Tour

Dr. Alison FitzGerald explores the making and selling of silverware in Georgian Ireland