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FAMILIES

Join us for some family fun this Summer

Family Workshop - Mornings at the Museum
Wed, Thu, 10 - 11am / until 28 August
 
Twice a week families are invited to drop-in for a free introduction to our current exhibitions where children and parents can explore artworks and making art together. Meet at the main reception.

Babies in Buggies, Parents with Prams
Fri, 10:45 – 11:30am / until 29 August

Parents with babies in strollers can join us for a free tour of selected artworks from the current exhibitions. Drop in to the main reception.

Talking Points
Tue, 10 – 11am / until 26 August, weather dependent

We’ll be out and about in the gardens and grounds during the summer, and we’ll be delighted to talk to you about the outdoor artworks and history of the Royal Hospital site.

New Family Resource – eye.see

eye.see Family Resource

eye.see is a fun, interactive and easy to use self-guided resource for families visiting IMMA. It is a series of beautiful viewfinders inspired by artworks from the museum’s Collection, including Max Bill Doublement, Iran do Espírito Santo Untitled (Keyhole) and John Newling Maquette for A Turning Mutability. eye.see helps families to look closer at artworks on display at IMMA, and comes with an information card which provides questions for parents / carers to use to help support your conversations. Why not pick up eye.see from our shop for €2 so you can peep through keyholes and pop out circles to see what lies behind them! eye.see can be used at home or in other places for further exploration and observation.

Literary IMMA Art Trail

Look, No Cows is a trail for families by Siobhán Parkinson which visits her favourite artworks from IMMA's Collection in the museum grounds. The booklet includes a map and is available free of charge.

Watch below video with Siobhan Parkinson walking the trail with children: (video length approx. 19 minutes)

 

IMMA Art Trail LogoIMMA Art Trails
Bronze, Steel, Natural Materials: three IMMA trails with beautiful maps featuring outdoor works from the IMMA Collection are available free of charge in the galleries and in the basement corridor opposite the book shop.

To download the IMMA Art Trails please click on the below links:

>arrow linkBronze: IMMA Art Trail (Adobe PDF - 339KB)

>arrow linkSteel: IMMA Art Trail (Adobe PDF - 363KB)

>arrow linkNatural: IMMA Art Trail (Adobe PDF - 1.55MB)

For further information about IMMA’s family programmes please contact Katy Fitzpatrick, Projects Co-ordinator: Children's Programmes, email: katy.fitzpatrick@imma.ie or contact the information desk email: frontofhouse@imma.ie

What's on at IMMA for Families?

>arrow link Gallery Visit
>arrow link Public Tours

YOUNG PEOPLE

TEENCREATE PROGRAMME FOR 12 – 15 YEAR OLDS


Saturdays, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

TeenCreate provides 12-15 year olds with innovative creative experiences that connect with IMMA’s Collection and Exhibitions. Monthly sessions which consist of looking, discussing and making take place at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, meeting in Studio 10 at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. 

Dates for your diary:

  • Saturday 29 March, 2 – 4.30pm, meet exhibiting artist Karl Burke whose sound work Compositions 1-36 (created in collaboration with Russell Hart) is in our Light Rhythms exhibition and work with him to create your own sound compositions.

For further information please contact Project-Co-ordinator: Children’s Programmes, Education & Community Department, tel: 01 612 99 14.


Logo for Studio 8, Young Peoples Programme at IMMASTUDIO 8 PROGRAMME FOR 15-18 YEAR OLDS

Studio8 is IMMA’s programme for 15-18 year olds which aims to provide young people with a variety of opportunities to connect with IMMA.

What: A three day workshop For 15 to 18 year olds
When: Tuesday 22nd July to Thursday 24th July, 14:00 to 16:00 each day
Booking: Click here to book 

Artist Rhona Byrne leads the workshop, linking in with the new exhibition Hélio Oiticica: Propositions, and encouraging young people to explore and gain insight into contemporary art practice. The workshop will take place in IMMA's studios, and participants will also experience artwork in the galleries and grounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. This summer workshop is free but must be booked. Places are limited and allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Please present a copy of your Eventbrite ticket when you arrive at IMMA for the workshop. If, following booking, you are unable to take up your place at the workshop, please inform IMMA as soon as possible so that the vacant place may be reallocated. The workshop is presented in the context of IMMA's new festival SUMMER RISING.

For further information please contact Caroline Orr, Curator Education and Community Department, email: caroline.orr@imma.ie, tel: 01 612 99 56.

What's on at IMMA for Young People?

>arrow link IMMA Summer Events for Teens
>arrow link Gallery Visit
>arrow link Public Tours
> arrow link Heritage Tours
>arrow link Talks & Lectures
> arrow link ARP: Public Access

For further information please contact Caroline Orr, Curator Education & Community Department, email caroline.orr@imma.ie, tel: 01-612 9956.

ADULTS

Participants from a Charcoal & Chocolate workshop with artist Leanne Mullen, 2004.  Photograph: Mirjam Keune, IMMA Artists' Panel.

WORKSHOPS
IMMA offers a range of once-off and ongoing workshops to provide people with an opportunity to create work in response to their experiences visiting the gallery spaces and meeting artists. Workshops are led by professional artists and members of the Museum's > arrow linkMediators (gallery-based staff). Workshops take place in Studios 8, 9 and 10, and also in the galleries.

Studio 10 will recommence in autumn 2014 - please check this webpage in late summer for more details.

For further information please contact Caroline Orr, Curator Education and Community Department, email: caroline.orr@imma.ie, tel: 01 612 99 56.

Drawing Each Other with artist Dorothy Smith
As part of a workshop at IMMA on Saturday 17 May 2014 in association with National Drawing Day andBealtaine 2014, 16 people aged from 10-17 years gathered at IMMA to draw each other. Quick warm-up sketches gradually led to longer 20mins drawings.

For further information please contact Caroline Orr, email: caroline.orr@imma.ie, tel: 01-6129900.

Beatlaine Festival 2014
As part of the Bealtaine Arts Festival a dance troupe comprised of seniors will perform at IMMA on Sunday 1 June. This event is among thousands of arts and cultural events taking place in May/June, which is geared towards celebrating creativity in older people. Further details on the event at IMMA will be available shortly.
Click here to read an article in the Irish Independent about the dance troupe
Click here for further details on the Bealtaine Festival


What's on at IMMA for Adults?

> arrow link Gallery Visit
> arrow link Public Tours
> arrow link Heritage Tours
> arrow link Talks & Lectures
> arrow link ARP: Public Access

For further information on programmes for Adults please contact Lisa Moran, Curator: Education and Community Programmes, email: lisa.moran@imma.ie or Caroline Orr, Curator: Education and Community Programmes, tel: 01-612 9956, email: caroline.orr@imma.ie

GROUPS

Free tours
Groups can book online for a free guided tour of IMMA's exhibitions. Please note tours must be booked two weeks in advance of your intended visit. To book a tour please click > arrow linkhere.

Artists' Residency Programme visits
Groups can organise to meet one or more of the artists working on IMMA's Artists Residency Programme in the Museum's studios. All visits to the Artists Residency Programme are free of charge but advanced booking is required. To book please contact Janice Hough, Artists Residency Programme Coordinator, email: arp@imma.ie or contact the information desk at email: frontofhouse@imma.ie

Studio 10Workshops
Workshops for groups can be arranged in conjunction with a free guided tour or an Artists' Residency Programme visit. In this way, groups can discuss art work in the gallery or studio spaces and afterwards have a facilitated art making workshop. Please note workshops must be booked at least three weeks in advance of your intended visit. For further information or to book please contact Lisa Moran, Curator: Education and Community Programmes, tel: 01-612 9912, email: lisa.moran@imma.ie or Caroline Orr, Curator: Education and Community Programmes, tel: 01-612 9956, email: caroline.orr@imma.ie

 

 

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