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STRANDS

Strands is a series of information sheets created in response to works from IMMA’s Collection. Artist Christine Mackey has developed a range of responses to three works from IMMA’s Collection featured in the exhibition One Foot in the Real World . These strands are intended for anyone interested in information and ideas to explore the exhibition further.

Please download these information sheets for use before, during or after a visit to the exhibition.



arrow link" hspace="0" src="/en/siteimages/arrow2.gif" align="bottom" border="0" /> Strand 6: Lawrence Weiner (Acrobat Reader PDF - 1.39MB)

arrow link" hspace="0" src="/en/siteimages/arrow2.gif" align="bottom" border="0" /> Strand 7: Iran do Espírito Santo (Acrobat Reader PD - 1.07MB)

arrow link" hspace="0" src="/en/siteimages/arrow2.gif" align="bottom" border="0" /> Strand 8: Tracey Emin (Acrobat Reader PDF - 0.99MB)

SELF-GUIDED FAMILY RESOURCES

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.

STUDENT & TEACHER RESOURCES arrow" hspace="0" src="/en/siteimages/arrow2.gif" align="baseline" border="0" /> Download PDF (848 KB)

These resources have been prepared to provide supplementary information for 2nd level students and teachers visiting arrow" hspace="0" src="/en/siteimages/arrow2.gif" align="baseline" border="0" /> The Moderns  exhibition. The resources include general information about visiting a museum or gallery, information about the Irish Museum of Modern Art and more detailed information about a select number of artists whose work is featured in the exhibition.

Visiting an Art Museum or Gallery: Resources for Second Level Students and Teachers


EDUCATION & COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS

The price of post and packaging (p&p) is listed with a + sign for Ireland, UK/ Europe and the Rest of the World (RoW). All prices are listed in Euro. Please send a cheque, postal order or bank draft for the total amount when ordering.

For further information or to order, please contact the Education and Community Department at tel: +353 1 612 9919 or email: jen.phelan@imma.ie

1. Title: A Space to Grow: New Approaches to working with Children, Primary School Teachers and Contemporary Art in the Context of a Museum
Price €19.00
Plus p&p: Ireland: + €3.00,
UK / Europe: + €7.50,
RoW: + €11.00
This publication outlines primary school projects from IMMA’s first ten years, and the book discusses good practice and offers teachers practical advice. An important aspect of this book is the ‘Teacher to Teacher’ section on each project, where teachers discuss their experience of contemporary visual art and talk about their own practice in the classroom.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 1999, ISBN 1873654502
128 pages, illustrated, soft cover

2. Title: A Space to Grow: Teacher’s Resource Pack
Price €3.80
Plus p&p: Ireland: + €1.50,
UK / Europe: + €2.95,
RoW: + €2.95
This pack gives descriptions of recommended art materials and associated processes for use in the primary school classroom, including drawing, paint, print, clay, etc.(junior infants to 6th class). The pack is presented in the format of twelve unbound, individually coloured sheets.
12 pages, unbound, in a transparent plastic cover

3. Title: Mapping Lives, Exploring Futures: A record, a catalogue, a manual
Price €20.00
Plus p&p: Ireland: + €7.00,
UK / Europe: + €10.50,
RoW: + €10.50
This publication documents the artists, youth workers and young people who worked together to develop a model for young people’s engagement with the visual arts. With a text by Charlie O’Neill, Mapping Lives, Exploring Futures is about the developmental art project – the Mapping Art Project – which involved young people from three youth projects in Dublin’s south inner city - St Michael’s Parish Youth Project, Rialto Youth Project and Bluebell Youth Initiative. Based in the Irish Museum of Modern Art and the respective youth projects, the Mapping Art Project provided opportunities for young people to look at artwork, to meet and work with artists and to create artwork in response to their experiences.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2006, ISBN 1-903811-68-6
236 pages, illustrated, hard back, dust cover
There is a free sample pdf to download at arrow link" hspace="0" src="/en/siteimages/arrow2.gif" align="bottom" border="0" /> Projects & Research under the Mapping Art Project 1998 – 2006.

4. Title: IMMA Artists’ Panel
Price €4.99
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UK / Europe: + €2.95,
RoW: + €2.95
This book provides a brief overview of the 2005/ 2006 Artists’ Panel at IMMA: what it was, how it came about, who was on it and what purpose it served. The book includes a number of short texts by Clíodhna Shaffrey, Mick Wilson, Christine Mackey and Lisa Moran, Curator: Education & Community, IMMA. The texts are intended to stimulate debate and discussion about the role of the artist in a public museum and gallery context.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2006, ISBN 1-903811-67-8
52 pages, b&w illustrated, soft cover

5. Title: Yours and Mine: Thoughts on Collecting and Collections
Price €4.40
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This small book, written by Alison McArdle, offers ways for young people to explore a museum’s collection, like the one at IMMA.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 1998. ISBN 1-873654-6-26
22 pages, stapled, soft cover

6. Title: Red Lines between the Fingers: a Review of the IMMA Breaking the Cycle Project  
Free
Plus p&p: Ireland: + €2.00,
UK / Europe: + €4.30,
RoW: + €4.30
This report, written by Eibhlín Campbell and Anne Gallagher, presents the results of research undertaken as part of the Breaking the Cycle/ IMMA project of the Department of Education & Science and IMMA. The project ran from 1997 to 2001, working with a number of schools designated by the Government as disadvantaged. The report explores the impact of the project on children, teachers and artists. It proposes a framework for collaboration in arts education partnerships, and it makes recommendations for future initiatives.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2004, ISBN 1-903811-30-9
137 pages, soft cover

7 . Title: even her nudes were lovely: toward connected self-reliance at the Irish Museum of Modern Art
Price €10.00
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This is a research report from 2000 by Ted Fleming & Anne Gallagher for IMMA on its programme for older people.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2000, ISBN 1-873654-85-5
76 pages, b&w illustrated, soft cover

8. Title: Celebrating a Decade
Price €10.00
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UK / Europe: + €10.50,
RoW: + €10.50
Celebrating a Decade documents the first ten years of IMMA’s existence. Among the book’s many texts, there are pieces by Aidan Dunne, art critic from the Irish Times, and by three Senior Curators of IMMA - Brenda McParland, Catherine Marshall and Helen O’Donoghue - who look back over IMMA’s programmes from the previous decade.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2001, ISBN 1-903811-05-8
94 pages, illustrated, hard back

9. Title: "… and start to wear purple"
Price €3.80
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RoW: + €2.95
This publicationby Helen O’Donoghue, Senior Curator: Education & Community, IMMA,documents one of IMMA’s past programmes, with the St Michael’s Parish Active Retirement Art Group, Inchicore.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 1999.
ISBN 1-873654 -72-3
36 pages, b&w illustrated, soft cover
10. Title: Come to the Edge
Price €2.50
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This is a catalogue prepared by members of St Michael’s Parish Active Retirement Art Group, Inchicore, on the occasion of their curation of an exhibition from IMMA’s Collection.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 1999. ISBN 1-873654-77-4
10 pages, accordion-style
11. Title: The Sparkling Seven: The Art Group
Price €4.40
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This is a study written and researched by Majella Perry, documenting the Art Group Project, a collaborative initiative between St Michael’s Youth Project and the Irish Museum of Modern Art over a two-year period between 1997 and 1999.
34 pages, b&w illustrations, soft cover

12. Title: Equivalence
Price €4.00
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This is an exhibition guide, with a text by Siún Hanrahan, to accompany the exhibition of work arising from two residencies with artist Terry O’Farrell – one with members of St Michael’s Parish Active Retirement Art Group, Inchicore, and the other with children from the Muslim National School, Clonskeagh, as part of the 2002 Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Arts Office Artists-in-Schools scheme.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2002 – 2003, ISBN 1-903811-13-9
12 pages, accordion-style
13. Title: Multimedia Maps: The Exhibition  
Price €2.50
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RoW: + €1.55
This publication refers to an exhibition of artwork from a project that explored the possibilities of using new technologies in the classroom. Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership worked with artists and teachers to mediate shared visions of what was possible in combining artistic integrity, classroom practicalities and curriculum concerns. The exhibition was in IMMA’s East Ground galleries from 16 April to 20 July 2003.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, ISBN: 1-903811-18-X
14 pages, accordion-style

EXHIBITION GUIDES
IMMA published the following Gallery Guides to accompany its past exhibitions and programmes. The Guides are usually 4 – 6 page, single – double fold format.

14 . Title: Mapping 1997
Price €2.50
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This is an information sheet on a past arts project with local youth groups.
15. Title : Once is Too Much
Price €2.50
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This is an exhibition guide to accompany the exhibition of work by women from St Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, Once is Too Much, from November 1997 to February 1998.

16. Title: A Sense of Place
Price €2.50
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This is an exhibition guide to accompany an exhibition of work by St Michael’s Parish Active Retirement Art Group A Sense of Place , May to June 1996.

Unfortunately some publications are in short supply. Here is a list. If you require further information on these publications please contact IMMA using the details below.

17. Title: Unspoken Truths
This is a catalogue of an exhibition of work from a long-term collaboration between 32 women from Lourdes Youth and Community Services Project, Sean McDermott Street, the Family Resource Centre, St Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, artist Ailbhe Murphy and the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 1996. ISBN 1873654 340

18. Title: Intersections Testing a World View: A Review of the Education & Community Programme at the Irish Museum of Modern Art
Published on the occasion of the exhibition Intersections Testing a World View in 1996, this publication provides an overview of the Education & Community Programme of the Irish Museum of Modern Art during its first five years.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, 1996. ISBN 1873654 243

For further information please contact the Education and Community Department at tel: +353-1-6129919 or email: jen.phelan@imma.ie

 

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