List of past exhibitions sorted in descending order by date, most recent appears first
16 Jun 2017 15 Oct 2017
Vivienne Dick, 93% STARDUST
A survey exhibition of Vivienne Dick’s work comprising selected films from the ‘No Wave’ period including Guérillère Talks (1978) and Liberty’s Booty (1980). Recent film works include The Irreducible Difference of the Other (2013) and Red Moon Rising (2015). Dick also premieres her new film work Augenblick made in 2017.
05 May 2017 30 Jul 2017
ROSC 50 - 1967 / 2017
In 2017, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first ROSC, IMMA and NIVAL (the National Irish Visual Arts Library) are undertaking a collaborative research
project to revisit the Irish art historical account of ROSC.
Grainne Hassett, The Calais Maps
The Project Spaces presents Grainne Hassett’s The Calais Maps, a document of the informal refugee camp which grew outside Calais town between 2015 and 2016.
14 Feb 2017 05 Jun 2017
Jac Leirner, Institutional Ghost
Considered one of Brazil’s most important contemporary artists, this solo exhibition from Jac Leirner comprises of exciting recent and new work made in response to the architecture of IMMA. Leirner works across disciplines including sculpture, painting, installation and works on paper.
26 Nov 2016 26 Feb 2017
Emily Jacir Europa
IMMA presents the first survey exhibition of acclaimed artist Emily Jacir's work in Ireland. Europa (the Italian and Arabic word for “Europe”) presents sculpture, film, drawings, large-scale installations and photography that focus on her work in Europe, in particular Italy and the Mediterranean.
25 Nov 2016 07 May 2017
Duncan Campbell, The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy
Following his first major exhibition in Dublin at IMMA in 2014, Irish-born artist Duncan Campbell presents, The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy (2016), his first new work since winning the Turner Prize in 2014 and his first film based in the Republic of Ireland.
29 Oct 2016 29 Jan 2017
Morph and Transform
In the Project Spaces, IMMA presents a series of artworks by contemporary artists including John O'Connell and Aideen Barry, working with animated drawings and materials, as well as exploring ideas and images of change and transformation.
21 Oct 2016 07 Jan 2018
IMMA Collection Freud Project, 2016 – 2021
IMMA has secured a significant five-year loan of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The works, on loan from private collections, will be presented in a series of exhibitions in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, 2016 - 2021. All 50 works will be shown during the first year.
23 Sep 2016 15 Jan 2017
Jaki Irvine If the Ground Should Open…
This new commission for IMMA is presented here for the first time on the occasion of the centenary of the historic Easter uprisings of 1916. This new sound and video work takes as a point of departure Irvine’s 2013 novel ‘Days of Surrender’, which focuses on Elizabeth O’Farrell and Julia Grenan.