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05 Jul 2017 IMMA Collection: Freud Project - Three Freud Project Residencies awarded to Laura Fitzgerald, Richard John Jones and Bridget O’Gorman / Sue Rainsford at IMMA
IMMA is delighted to announce today (5 July 2017) three new Freud Project Residencies which have been awarded as the result of a recent Open Call. We look forward to working with artists Laura Fitzgerald and Richard John Jones and a collaborative project with artist Bridget O’Gorman and writer and researcher Sue Rainsford. Each project has its own unique perspective on Lucian Freud and his work and we are excited by the potential in each selected proposal.

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.

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.

31 May 2017 Ground-breaking artists, Irish film-maker Vivienne Dick and American photographer Nan Goldin, present major solo exhibitions alongside one another for the first time
IMMA is delighted to present two major solo exhibitions 93% STARDUST by Vivienne Dick and Weekend Plans by Nan Goldin. Key figures within ‘No Wave’, a short-lived avant-garde scene in the late 70’s in New York led by a collective of musicians, filmmakers and artists, Dick and Goldin met during this time and became life-long friends whose work richly influenced each-other.

23 May 2017 IMMA announces a Sunset Birth of performance, ritual and mysticism for the IMMA Summer Party 2017, sponsored by O’Hara’s Craft Beer.
IMMA are delighted to announce details of ‘Sunset Birth’, the 2017 IMMA Summer Party taking place on Saturday 15 July. Sponsored by O’Hara’s Craft Beer it is curated by the artist Linder and the musician Maxwell Sterling. Responding to the current IMMA exhibition As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics, the curators have invited musicians and performers whose practice reflects and responds to themes of spirituality and mysticism via music, performance and ritual.

22 May 2017 ROSC 50 – 1967 / 2017 | Fifty years following the start of the Rosc Exhibitions
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Rosc exhibition in Ireland. These pivotal, and often controversial, exhibitions were the first major series of large scale international art exhibitions in Ireland, at a time when Ireland did not have a National Museum of Contemporary Art. Rosc took place approximately every four years between 1967 and 1988, with IMMA being founded in 1991.

16 May 2017 IMMA 1000 fund raises €120,000 in year one & Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs awards match funding to acquisitions fund to create an overall fund of €170,000
IMMA 1000 fund raises €120,000 in year one, announces four new artist residencies and three new purchases, all by female artists, to the National Collection. Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys awards match funding to acquisitions fund to create an overall IMMA 1000 fund of €170,000

27 Mar 2017 As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics
Featuring an exciting selection of modern masterworks and landmark contemporary art works by Hilma af Klint, Wassily Kandinsky, Steve McQueen, Bruce Nauman, Sigmar Polke, Cameron - many being shown for the first time in Ireland - and new commissions created specifically for this exhibition by Linder, Matt Copson, Stephan Doitschinoff, Alan Butler and others.

01 Mar 2017 Creating bright sculptural forms from everyday objects, Brazilian artist Jac Leirner presents her first solo exhibition in Ireland at IMMA
One of Brazil’s most internationally renowned contemporary artists, Jac Leirner presents Institutional Ghost at IMMA. Leirner emerged on the international art scene in a number of high-profile exhibitions in the early 1990s, at the forefront of a generation of artists looking to the art of the 1960s and 1970s as a point of departure. For this, her first solo exhibition in Ireland, Leirner responds to the particular architecture of the courtyard galleries at IMMA.

14 Feb 2017 IMMA announces programme for 2017
IMMA announces a major international group exhibition in 2017 examining the role of spirituality in art 'As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics' alongside landmark solo exhibitions from Nan Goldin (US), Vivienne Dick (IRL), Jac Leirner (Brazil), Rodney Graham (CA) and William Crozier (UK/IRL.

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