We are beyond excited to announce that we have added TWO new venues to Culture Club! We would like to say a big welcome to Dublin City Hall and Richmond Barracks who have joined the Culture Club family and are now locations where, once a month, we will be out exploring their wonderful buildings and collections.
Here’s how Culture Club works: a Dublin’s Culture Connects Project Manager accompanies groups and individuals from all over Dublin to a range of cultural venues throughout the year, including museums, galleries and libraries. Culture Club begins with a tour of an exhibition, given by a tour guide (often the curator of the exhibition), and ends with a Tea & Chats session. Our Tea & Chats are facilitated discussions where people get the opportunity to reflect on their experience, learn from and connect with one another. Every Culture Club is FREE and open to all.
As Culture Club continues to get bigger (and better) each month we hope you can join us for some of the exciting tours we have coming up.
Richmond Barracks: 15 March, 11.00am
NEW TO CULTURE CLUB
Join us as we explore the exhibition centre which has been developed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Set in the historic Richmond Barracks – within whose walls over 3,000 Irish rebels were held – the interactive, multimedia attraction will trace the story of the site from military barracks to housing estate and from school, to exhibition centre.
Plan your journey HERE
IMMA: 20 March, 10.30am
Drawing on the paradox implicit in the word ‘coastline’ – for never has a coast followed a linear course – the title of this exhibition throws a line around a 12 month programme of changing displays of artworks and archival material that will explore our sense of place, perception, representation and memory.
Here is how to get to IMMA
National Library of Ireland: Monday 26 March, 2pm
‘Yeats and the Irish Cultural Revival’
This tour of our exhibition Yeats: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats looks in particular at his great contribution to the Irish Cultural Revival. Highlights will include his involvement in the foundation of the Abbey Theatre and partnership with Lady Gregory, the influence of Douglas Hyde, and his promotion of Irish history, culture, art and folktales throughout his life.
This Culture Club will take place in the main building on Kildare Street – see HERE
National Archives of Ireland, Wednesday 28th March, 11am
’18th and 19th Century Prisoner records’
Getting there click HERE
National Museum of Ireland, Friday March 23rd at 11:30am
Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks
‘Fashion Emergency: Rationing clothes and fabric in Ireland, 1942-1948’
Here is a link to the museums ‘how to find us‘ page if you would like to plan your journey.
See what we have coming up in April HERE
To book for any of these Culture Clubs simply email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01-222 67050