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IMMA announces the programme for SUMMER RISING: The IMMA Festival
4 - 14 June 2015
Taking place throughout the galleries, gardens and grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, day and night, SUMMER RISING is a celebration of art, food, music and live performance. Opening on June 4 with summer exhibitions by Canadian artist Stan Douglas and Lebanese artist Etel Adnan, SUMMER RISING includes:
GARDEN RISING on Saturday 6 June and Sunday 14 June, (12noon to 5pm), a free daytime programme for all ages in IMMA’s stunning gardens, with food workshops, artist talks, performances and family-friendly activities, including:
For those who are peckish, Concrete Tiki (Michelle Darmody of Cake Café and artist Fiona Hallinan) have created pre-bookable lunch PICNIC BINDLES (€25) to enjoy at Garden Rising, featuring a selection of great Irish food, beautifully and thoughtfully presented with help from artists Tuomey, Williams & Watt and Arran Street East.
CONCRETE TIKI RAZING (Sunday 14 June, 6.30-10pm, tickets €20), A party in the gardens of IMMA, curated by Concrete Tiki (Michelle Darmody and Fiona Hallinan), to mark the end of the SUMMER RISING festival, including a welcoming cocktail by Domestic Godless and a South Indian feast by Madina followed by handmade nougat, wild tea, drinks and dancing the evening away around the tiki.
Other SUMMER RISING events include Happenings pop-up outdoor cinema in the IMMA meadow on 12 June, Mornings at the Museum family workshops on 10 and 11 June, Summer Camp for teens 9-11 June, and much much more.
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