Irish Museum of Modern Art  

(External)

Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

(External) High Graphics Version  

Top Navigation 1

1.1. Home
1.2. About IMMA
1.3. Support IMMA
1.4. Contact IMMA

Top Navigation 2

2.1. What's New
2.3. Join the Mailing List

Left Navigation 3

About IMMA
    Press Office
    Heritage Programme
    Events at IMMA
    Job Opportunities
    Tenders
    Testimonials
    Annual Report
    Customer Charter
    Sustaining Progress
    Freedom of Information Act
    Prompt Payment Quarterly Returns
    National Development Plan
    Privacy Policy
    Terms and Conditions
    Refund Policy

3.1. Exhibitions
3.2. Collection
3.3. Education and Community
3.4. Artists' Residency Programme
3.5. National Programme
3.6. IMMA Online: New Developments
3.7. Events at IMMA

 

Page Body

About IMMA > Press Office

IMMA Welcomes Increase in Subvention

The Director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Enrique Juncosa, today (Friday 17 November) welcomed the substantial increase in funding being made available to the Museum for 2007 by the Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism.

“This increase of 9.4% in funding for current expenditure, which equates to €470,000, will enable us to advance our activities in a number of key areas,” he said. “It will allow us to continue to develop the scope and scale of our exhibitions programme, which in 2007 will include such leading international artists as Lucian Freud and Georgia O’Keeffe.  It will also enable us to increase our investment in our highly-regarded education and community programme, with a series of talks by prominent art world figures, a new strand of children’s holiday programmes and a conference in connection with our Artists’ Residency Programme.

Enrique Juncosa said that everyone at IMMA was deeply grateful to the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Mr John O’Donoghue, TD, and to the officials in his Department, for their unfailing support for the Museum and its activities. He also expressed the Museum’s appreciation for the additional funding of €1.7 million for IMMA’s acquisitions budget, announced by the Minister last week. “This special subvention will have a major impact on our plans for acquisitions to the National collection, and will assist greatly with our ongoing policy of addressing significant gaps in the Museum’s collection. It will also facilitate swaps with other international institutions, which are vitally important in the ongoing development of the temporary exhibitions programme. A further sum of €466,000 for the purchase of equipment will help us to move forward more quickly with our modernisation plans”, he said.

For further information and images please contact Monica Cullinane or Patrice Molloy at Tel: +353 1 612 9900; Email: press@imma.ie

17 November 2006

 

Footer Navigation 4

4.1. Press Office
4.2. Corporate Events
4.3. Customer Charter
4.4. Sitemap
4.5. Print Version

 

Change Text Only Settings

Graphic version of this page