List of past exhibitions sorted in descending order by date, most recent appears first
12 May 2018 18 May 2018
Yvonne Rainer, Selected Works
Pioneering dancer, choreographer, filmmaker and writer Yvonne Rainer is one of the most influential artistic figures of the last 50 years. Rainer's work has been foundational across multiple disciplines and movements including dance, cinema, feminism, minimalism, conceptual art, and postmodernism. IMMA presents a selection of Rainer's iconic early film and dance works, and will bring the legendary artist to Dublin for a historic conversation about her career.
06 Apr 2018 27 May 2018
The 38th EVA International at IMMA
Devised as ‘Cosmology of Exhibitions’ by Curator, Inti Guerrero, the 38th EVA International - Ireland’s Biennial of Contemporary Art takes place across various venues in Limerick city with an expanded programme to include IMMA. The exhibition at IMMA features works by contemporary artists exploring the politics of communication.
24 Mar 2018 08 Jul 2018
Frank Bowling, Mappa Mundi
This comprehensive retrospective of the work of seminal British artist Frank Bowling (b. British Guiana, 1934) is the artist’s first major exhibition in Ireland. Showcasing Bowling’s work from the 1960s onwards and covering major developments within his practice, this vital exhibition also includes material from the Frank Bowling archive, and several films featuring footage and interviews with the artist.
26 Jan 2018 07 May 2018
Brian Maguire, War Changes Its Address: The Aleppo Paintings
This new exhibition brings together Brian Maguire’s latest body of work, resulting from a visit to Syria in 2017. It is shown in the context of earlier work made in response to the refugee crises hitting Europe’s shores as a result of the Syrian conflict. The Aleppo Paintings document the ruined buildings of the city, offering a visceral and stark insight into the physical consequences of war and the international arms trade that fuels all conflict.
01 Dec 2017 25 Mar 2018
Linking new studies of the digital self to the critical concerns and creative tools of artists, this diverse public programme explores questions of identity, authenticity, narcissism, disembodiment, and parody. Through photography, video and web artworks, digital interventions, talks, workshops, and selected reading the digitial_self explores how a sense of the self is performed and branded by a digital generation now accustomed to mediating their private and public lives online.
24 Nov 2017 18 Feb 2018
Rodney Graham, That's Not Me
Since the early 1980s, Rodney Graham has shown himself to be a distinctive artist whose diverse practice encompasses many things – a painter, photographer, sculptor, video-maker, actor, performer, producer, historian, writer, poet, sound engineer and musician. Avant-garde experimentation has always informed Graham’s practice demonstrated here with a survey of film works and an important presentation of photographic light boxes.
13 Oct 2017 08 Apr 2018
William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape
IMMA presents a major retrospective of the Scottish-born, Irish artist William Crozier (1930-2011). Best-known in Ireland for the lyrical landscapes he made close to his home in West Cork from the mid-1980s, this exhibition will present these familiar works against a backdrop of his early work inspired by the Existentialist movement and the anxieties of the post-war period
15 Sep 2017 19 Nov 2017
The Project Spaces presents noon, an amalgam of heritage and contemporary influences reflecting the IMMA/RHK site and its various domestic functions. Inhabited since 1684, the Royal Hospital’s previous occupants were veterans, whilst these days it’s residential artists.
13 Jul 2017 26 Nov 2017
Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection
The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection supports the acquisition of works by Irish or Irish based artists who are not yet in the IMMA Collection. The 2017 selection includes artists Mark Garry, Mairéad McClean, Ciarán Murphy and Yuri Pattison.
16 Jun 2017 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.