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Listen here to previous Talks and Lectures by artists, historians, curators and others, who discuss a range of themes and artworks in connection to the Exhibitions and Collection programme at IMMA. Selected recordings are part of the IMMA Audio Archive in operation from 1991 to present.

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Booking is essential for all Talks and Lectures at IMMA. Tickets are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified. Find below details and booking information for the current Talks and Lectures programme at IMMA.

Talks, Lectures & Events 2014

03 Dec 2014
08 Mar 2015
Irelands National Collections | Talks Series
Trove exhibition partners invite you to explore the treasures of their collections with their in house specialist team of curators and conservators through a series of talks taking place across the partner institutions ; NGI, NMI, NMI - Mayo and Crawford Gallery

07 Mar 2015
14:00 to 15:00
Artists Conversation | Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler
Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler discuss their exhibition Sound Speed Marker with curator Sean Kissane (Curator,Exhibitions,IMMA).

12 Mar 2015
19:00 to 20:00
IMMA Residency | Speaking Studios
Current resident, Morgan Quaintance (UK) writer, broadcaster, musician and curator, invites guests from Dublin’s cultural scene to join him for his next radio show Studio Visit

25 Mar 2015
18:30 to 19:30
Artists’ Response | Sarah Pierce and Gerard Byrne
Artists Sarah Pierce and Gerard Byrne will discuss past-tense fictions and ready-made dramas in response to the film processes of Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler’s collaborative practice.

09 Apr 2015
17:30 to 18:15
Preview Lecture | Gerda Frömel - Seán Kissane
Exhibition Curator Seán Kissane (IMMA) presents a lecture on his research for the first contemporary retrospective exhibition of works of Gerda Frömel presented at IMMA.

10 Apr 2015
13:00 to 14:00
Artist's Gallery Talk | Diogo Pimentao
Diogo Pimentao demonstrates how his artworks of paper and graphite push the conventions and possibilities of drawing and sculpture with Seán Kissane (IMMA).

17 Apr 2015
11:00 to 15:00
IMMA Modern Master Series Symposium | Gerda Frömel
Join a range of scholars, writers and enthusiasts on Gerda Frömel’s work who will critically assess key developments of the artists’ short yet prolific career.

22 Apr 2015
18:30 to 19:30
Gallery Discussion | Art in Conversation with William Furlong
William Furlong (UK) sound artist and founder of the groundbreaking Audio Arts - the largest audio-cassette magazine of recorded interviews devoted to art and artists, reflects on his project Radio Garden (1991).

25 Apr 2015
25 Mar 2015
UCD + IMMA Symposium | Ireland and Mexico : Post-revolutionary Identities
Leading scholar on Hispanic art, Prof. Edward J. Sullivan (NYU) presents the keynote address, while the work of artists Leonora Carrington, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Paul Strand and Sergei Eisenstein will be explored by guest speakers.

30 Apr 2015
11:30 to 12:30
Coffee with Artist Karla Black
Join artist Karla Black for a coffee and the unique opportunity to hear the artist speak about her site specific sculptures on the first day Black’s exhibition opens at IMMA

09 May 2015
14:00 to 14:45
Gallery Talk | Fragments
Marguerite O’Molloy (Collections, IMMA) discusses the broad range of sculpture on show in the exhibition Fragments. The tour covers a number of sculptural approaches, including examples from the 1950’s through to contemporary works recently acquired for the IMMA Collection.

09 May 2015
12:00 to 13:00
What is Sculpture...? | Sinead Hogan
In conjunction with the exhibitions, Klara Black and Gerda Frömel at IMMA, Sinead Hogan (Lecturer, IADT) presents What is Sculpture...?

Further Information

If you are experiencing difficulties while making a booking please email a request for ticket/s to: You will receive notification of your booking by email. Or telephone: +353 1 612 9918.

For further information please contact Sophie Byrne, Assistant Curator: Education & Community Programmes, Tel: +353 1 612 9913, Email:

Photograph: Mirjam Keune, IMMA Artists’ Panel.


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