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You can listen back to a selection of previous Talks by visiting our soundcloud channel. IMMA has a dynamic talks programme with regular contributions from artists, historians and curators, all discussing underlying themes from the Exhibitions and Collection programmes at IMMA.
Selected recordings are part of the IMMA Audio Archive in operation from 1991 to present.
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Booking is essential for all Talks and Lectures at IMMA. Tickets are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified. Find below details and booking information for the current programme. Please check back regularly as new talks and events are added each month.
Talks, Lectures & Events 2017
01 Nov 2017
TCD & IMMA: LUCIAN FREUD LECTURE SERIES / Yvonne Scott
Everyone is familiar with the idea of a portrait, but the concept becomes elusive when you attempt to define it. Is it about a recognisable likeness of a person or psychological penetration?as the sitter? What clues can one read from the way the subject is depicted? This lecture questions the meaning of portraiture and its role in art history
21 Oct 2017 09 Dec 2017
IMMA Collection: Lucian Freud / Reading Group
In conjunction with the TCD - TRIARC & IMMA: Lucian Freud Lecture Series (2017 – 2018), a monthly reading group will be held at IMMA and its onsite Freud Centre over the coming months. Led by writer and researcher Nathan O Donnell, these monthly sessions take their cues from the talks series, with a selection of readings that pursue tangents and illuminate aspects of Freuds life and work.
18 Oct 2017 30 Apr 2018
TCD & IMMA: LUCIAN FREUD LECTURE SERIES / MARTIN GAYFORD
To launch the TCD/IMMA Lucian Freud Public Talk Series (2017 – 2018) distinguished art critic Martin Gayford presents a keynote lecture on his experience as one of Lucian Freud’s sitters, giving a deeper insight into the working methodologies and the psychological processes of this seminal artist