IMMA Announces Appointment of New Director
The Chairperson and Board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art today (13 January 2012) announced the appointment of Sarah Glennie, currently Director of the Irish Film Institute, as the new Director of IMMA, where she previously held the post of Curator from 1997 to 2001.
11 Nov 2011
Minister Deenihan Announces Use of Exhibition Space at Earlsfort Terrace by IMMA
The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan, TD, announced that, following its success as the main venue for Dublin Contemporary 2011, the exhibition space at Earlsfort Terrace will be made available to the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in 2012 during the closure of the main building at Kilmainham.
Choreographic exhibition created in response to Ireland’s legislature opens at IMMA
An unconventional new work by the distinguished Austrian choreographer Michael Kliën, created following a two-week sojourn in Dáil Éireann, will be presented at the Irish Museum of Modern Art from Tuesday 4 to Sunday 9 October 2011. In SILENT WITNESS – A DANCING MAN Kliën will present a response, in the form of a performance, to the workings of Ireland’s legislature, based on his personal observations and on his interaction with a range of individuals during his stay.
Thai filmmaker and 2010 Cannes Palme d'Or prize winner showing at IMMA
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is presenting the first Irish exhibition by the internationally acclaimed Thai artist and film-maker Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Opening to the public on Wednesday, 27 July 2011, For Tomorrow For Tonight features new work that explores the theme of night through video, photographs and installation. Weerasethakul is the winner of the prestigious 2010 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or prize for Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.
14 Jul 2011
Gerard Byrne exhibition at IMMA
A major exhibition of the work of the celebrated Irish artist Gerard Byrne opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday 27 July 2011. THROUGH THE EYES comprises of a series of five projects dating from 2003 to 2010, surveying almost a decade in which his work has become widely recognised internationally.
05 Jul 2011
Spanish Government Honours IMMA Director Enrique Juncosa
The Spanish State will today (Tuesday 5 July 2011) award one of its highest decorations, the Order of Civil Merit, to Enrique Juncosa, Director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art since 2003. The award is being made by King Juan Carlos of Spain in recognition of Mr Juncosa’s outstanding contribution to the arts in Ireland and his work in promoting cultural cooperation between Ireland and Spain. It will be presented this evening by the Ambassador of Spain in Ireland, Her Excellency Ms Mercedes Rico, at the Ambassador’s Residence in Ailesbury Road. The Order of Civil Merit was established by King Alfonso XIII in 1926 to “reward the civic virtues of civil servants as well as the extraordinary services to the Nation of Spanish and foreign subjects.” Mr Juncosa has been awarded the Encomienda de Número of this order, which is the highest category.
05 Jul 2011
Out of the Dark Room Press Release
A new exhibition drawn from a collection of more than 450 photographs brought together by the Irish-born American collector David Kronn opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday 20 July 2011.