#IrishMuseumsOnline: content and resources
Looking for online content from museums but finding it hard to find?
We have collected some of the material being shared by Irish Museums in one handy portal, to make it easier for you to access their activities and get inspired.
Museums across the island are also using the hashtag #IrishMuseumsOnline to provide a easy touchpoint across social media.
Below is a list of content which we are currently adding to. We will be gathering these into more focused access points as it expands so do check back with us!
3D Virtual Tours
National Museum of Ireland: Natural History museum
National Museum of Ireland: Archaeology museum
Audio Tours and Podcasts
Glucksman: Exhibition tours
IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art): Comprehensive range of curator and artists' talks
Kilmainham Gaol: Facebook Live tours with the curator from behind-the-scenes
Leprechaun Museum: Facebook Live tours
MoLI (Museum of Irish Literature): MoLI Radio featuring 24/7 broadcasting of new commissioned writing, discussion interviews, radio plays and documentary.
National Gallery: Curator and artist talks
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI): Youtube channel featuring recent lectures.
Online collections and Exhibitions
Armagh County Museum: Highlights of the collection
Clare County Museum Riches of Clare: thematic collection catalogues under Earth, Power,Water, Faith, and Energy.
Cobh Heritage Centre: Online exhibitions gallery
Digital Repository of Ireland: Collections include, Kilkenny Design Workshop, collections from the HSE, Chester Beatty, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork LGBT community, plus more.
Hugh Lane Gallery: Online collection
Hunt Museum: A user-friendly 'search the collection'
Marsh's Library: Selection of online exhibitions
Monaghan County Museum: Online exhibitions, including the Monaghan Book of Plans Restoration Project 2018.
Butter Museum: Worksheets for Primary schools and Junior Cert.
Chester Beatty Library: One touch-point page with resources for teachers and educators, audio and 3D tours, collections access.
Clare County Museum: Stones and Bones activity sheet on the stone ages of Ireland
Coleraine Museum: Children's interactive archaeological exploration of Mountsandel
Crawford Art Gallery: Resource packs for students and teachers, online workshops
Design & Crafts Council Ireland: Primary schools programme, working with teachers, craftspeople and learners
Glucksman #CreativityAtHome: Daily creative activities designed for 'At Home'
IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art): Comprehensive and wide ranging online content for students and teachers, young people, and adults
Kerry County Museum: One touch-point page with object-based activities for teachers and home schooling and talks based on the exhibitions and collections
Kilmainham Gaol Museum: Resource packs for primary and secondary schools.
The Model - Inside Out: Weekly creative activities, further content in development.
National Museum of Ireland: Comprehensive online content for students and teachers, young people and adults, from across the four sites. Including dedicated microsites: Bronze Age Handling Box, 1916 Object Stories, Roll of Honour 1916, and Documentation Discoveries
National Print Museum: Primary school teacher's packs and junior worksheets
Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum: Printable resources that can be used in both the classroom or at home.
Science Gallery Dublin #SGDAtHome: Links to social media channels for interactive talks. further content in development
National Museums Northern Ireland: Comprehensive and wide ranging online content for students and teachers, young people and adults, from across the four sites
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