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Events Calendar > June 2017

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Heritage

13 Jun 2017 2017 Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection Artists Announced
Hennessy Ireland and IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) today announce the four artists whose works have been selected to be purchased by The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection 2017. Ciarán Murphy, Maireád McClean, Mark Garry and Yuri Pattison will see their works added to the IMMA National Collection of Contemporary and Modern Art and join the company of esteemed artists such as Louis le Brocquy, Patrick Scott and Katie Holten. The works will be revealed to the public at IMMA on Thursday July 13 2017. ...

20 Jun 2017 IMMA Director Sarah Glennie to leave IMMA at the end of the year
IMMA are today announcing that Director Sarah Glennie will leave the organisation at the end of the year to take up a new position as Director of NCAD in January 2018. Glennie has been Director of IMMA since 2012 and during her tenure has grown IMMA’s audiences to the most significant levels in the museum’s history, making IMMA the 2nd most visited free attraction in Ireland in 2016. She has ensured the financial viability of the Museum through one of the most difficult funding periods for the institution and has led a critically acclaimed programme with a particular focus on supporting artists’ practice and introducing new audiences to contemporary art through a dynamic and discursive programme that extends beyond the gallery space. ...

Artists' Residency Programme

04 Jul - 30 Jun 2017 The Venice Biennale Production Residency
The Venice Biennale Production Residency Working with curator Tessa Giblin as commissioner, artist Jesse Jones has taken up a studio residency at IMMA. ...

08 May - 08 Jun 2017 Bharti Parmar | UK
Bharti Parmar's work is underpinned by interdisciplinary research-based enquiry and informed by the poetics of historical objects. ...

02 Jun - 07 Jul 2017 OPEN CALL | IMMA 1000 Residencies
An Open Call for three (3) new 6-month residencies supported through 'IMMA 1000', a fund specifically created to support IMMA’s work with Irish artists. 'IMMA 1000' is supported by Goodbody and a number of individual private donors. ...

Talks, Lectures and Events

15 Jun 2017 Preview Talk / Rachael Thomas & Nan Goldin
Nan Goldin, Sweet Blood Call, Racheal Thomas, Head of Exhibitions, IMMA and renowned American artist and photographer Nan Goldin discusses her connections to Ireland, bringing to light the influence of individual relationships on Goldin’s work, including a 40year friendship with Irish artist and film-maker Vivienne Dick, who is featured in several of Goldin’s photographic works. ...

20 Jun 2017 Lecture / Art as a Compass towards the Future - Mark Patrick Hederman
Benedictine monk and writer Mark Patrick Hederman address the role artists can play in the future. Hederman draws on his scholarship of art and psychology and living a monastic life in the 21 century, Hederman discusses his proposition that art is its own kind of religion and therefore is prophetic. ...

24 Jun 2017 Artists Talk / Ellen Altfest on the work of Freud
Renowned American painter Ellen Altfest responds to a selection of Freud works presented in IMMA’s galleries, inviting us to considering a subjective response to human form. ...

Collection

20 Oct - 21 Oct 2017 IMMA Collection: Freud Project, 2016 – 2021
The IMMA Collection has secured a significant five-year loan of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The works, on loan from private collections, will be presented in a series of exhibitions in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, 2016 - 2021. All 50 works will be shown during the first year. ...

Exhibitions

21 Oct - 21 Oct 2017 IMMA Collection Freud Project, 2016 – 2021
IMMA has secured a significant five-year loan of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The works, on loan from private collections, will be presented in a series of exhibitions in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, 2016 - 2021. All 50 works will be shown during the first year. ...

14 Feb - 05 Jun 2017 Jac Leirner, Institutional Ghost
Considered one of Brazil’s most important contemporary artists, this solo exhibition from Jac Leirner comprises of exciting recent and new work made in response to the architecture of IMMA. Leirner works across disciplines including sculpture, painting, installation and works on paper. ...

13 Apr - 27 Aug 2017 As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics
Featuring an exciting selection of modern masterworks, contemporary art and new commissions, IMMA presents a major international exhibition that looks at the role of spirituality in visual art. ...

05 May - 30 Jul 2017 ROSC 50 - 1967 / 2017
In 2017, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first ROSC, IMMA and NIVAL (the National Irish Visual Arts Library) are undertaking a collaborative research project to revisit the Irish art historical account of ROSC. ...

16 Jun - 15 Oct 2017 Nan Goldin, Weekend Plans
Nan Goldin is one of the most compelling and internationally renowned photographers working today. 'Weekend Plans' features both iconic and as yet unseen works by Goldin, ranging from the 1970s to 2016. ...

16 Jun - 15 Oct 2017 Vivienne Dick, 93% STARDUST
A survey exhibition of Vivienne Dick’s work comprising selected films from the ‘No Wave’ period including Guérillère Talks (1978) and Liberty’s Booty (1980). Recent film works include The Irreducible Difference of the Other (2013) and Red Moon Rising (2015). Dick also premieres her new film work Augenblick made in 2017. ...

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