List of past exhibitions sorted in descending order by date, most recent appears first
19 Nov 2015 02 May 2016
IMMA Collection: Nick Miller and the studio of Edward McGuire
In 2009 Sally McGuire, wife of the late Edward McGuire formally donated the contents of the artist’s Dublin studio to the National Collection at IMMA. The artist Nick Miller was invited to respond to the contents of the studio and this exhibition is the culmination of this process.
19 Nov 2015 02 May 2016
IMMA Collection: Approaches to paper
This exhibition explores the many facets of artists studio practice and includes work by artists such as Eward Allington, Antony Gormley, Mainie Jellett, Alice Maher, Hermione Wiltshire and Bill Woodrow.
Grace Weir, 3 Different Nights, recurring
IMMA is delighted to present 3 different nights, recurring; the first Museum exhibition by one of Ireland’s most respected and compelling artists; Grace Weir. This exhibition will premier three major new film commissions; A Reflection on Light, Black Square and Dark Room, and two new series of paper works; The history of light (Betelgeuse) and Future Perfect. These new pieces are presented with complementary works that together span over 20 years of Weir’s creative output. She represented Ireland at the 49th International Venice Biennale and has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally, and is currently Artist-in-Residence in the School Of Physics, Trinity College Dublin.
Plura: Daphne Wright
Daphne Wright’s Plura, is a film work commissioned by South Tipperary County Council, which addresses remembering or loss of memory, and associated struggles with language, conversation and relationships.
09 Oct 2015 28 Mar 2016
Chloe Dewe Mathews: Shot at Dawn
Shot at Dawn is a new body of work by the British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews that focuses on the sites at which soldiers from the British, French and Belgian armies were executed for cowardice and desertion during the First World War.
12 Sep 2015 07 Feb 2016
What We Call Love: From Surrealism to Now
What We Call Love asks what does love mean in a society based more and more on individualism and consumption? How has the concept of love in the twentieth century evolved over time, and in what sense does it permeate art, from Surrealism to now? How does art represent love and what does it tell us about what love means in our contemporary culture?
30 Jul 2015 18 Oct 2015
El Lissitzky: The Artist and the State
El Lissitzky: The Artist and the State brings to Ireland for the first time an extraordinary body of El Lissitzky works generously lent to IMMA by the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, shown alongside archival material related to Alice Milligan and Maud Gonne’s theatrical tableaux, and newly commissioned and recent works by Rossella Biscotti (Italy 1978), Núria Güell (Spain 1981), Sarah Pierce (USA 1968) and Hito Steyerl (Germany 1966).
28 Jul 2015 23 Aug 2015
Sam Jury: All Things Being Equal
Created in Dublin while Sam Jury was in residency at IMMA, All Things Being Equal is a film which explores an intimate event, depicting the repetitive movements of a figure in confinement, beleaguered by water.