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Heritage Week 2018 - Decorative Arts & History

Free events at Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7

Tour group in Clarke Square

Sharing Stories at Collins Barracks Heritage Week 2018


Saturday 18th August 


Stories from the Archives

Join former Keeper, Michael Kenny to hear some of the surprising and unusual stories he has discovered from researching the 1916 Military Archive Witness Statements. No Booking Required.

Sunday 19th August 2pm-4.30pm
Wednesday 22nd August 2pm-3.30pm

Clarke Square

Grow your Story

Bring Clarke Square to life with chalk stories and pictures. Add your family story to our big picture tree with artist Claire Halpin. All Ages. Drop-in, no booking required.

Thursday 23rd August


Conservation Tour

Tour the Conservation Studios

Get behind the scenes at the Museum and take a tour of the conservation studios. A great opportunity to see the work behind the scenes at the Museum, and meet Museum conservators. Booking required.

This event is now fully booked.

Friday 24th August


Tiger image from Albert Bender

Shared History-Shared Stories

Join Dr Audrey Whitty for a talk examining the shared stories hidden in the museum's Asian art collections, focusing on such gems as a Damascus Room from Syria. No booking required. 

[CANCELLED] Sunday 26th August 2018


Recovered Voices exhibition

[CANCELLED] Public Tour: Recovered Voices

Join a public tour of Recovered Voices exploring the experience of Irish men and women during World War I. No booking required, places allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before tour starts.

Please note that this tour has been cancelled.