Irish Museums Association

Connecting the museum community across Ireland


Museum vacancies and opportunities

We regularly posts vacancies from the museum sector so make us your first port of call when looking for new opportunities.


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Featured News

Irish Museums Covid-19 information point

A resource and information point for Irish museums in response to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, gathering government directives, planning for reopening, and other useful resources shared by our members.


NEMO European Museum Conference 2020

15 November, 2020 | 10:00am

Network of European Museum Organisations


MA Annual Conference 2020

2 November, 2020 | 12:00am

Museums Association (UK)


Museums and Social Responsibility: Values Revisited

17 September, 2020 | 12:00am

Network of European Museum Organisations and the German Museums Association

Awards & Bursaries

Museums and Munchkins 2020, seeking nominations

7 Aug 2020

Museums and Munchkins is seeking nominations (by 31 August 2020) for the island of Ireland’s most family-friendly cultural spots, from museums, galleries and areas of natural beauty to the incredible and downright magical....


Butler Gallery reopens in new home

6 Aug 2020

The Butler Gallery in Kilkenny has reopened in a new permanent home, Evans' Home, following 44 years based in Kilkenny Castle. ...


Collecting action - History in the Making, House of European History

6 Aug 2020

The House of European History have issued a call to museums to share their initiatives collecting life during the pandemic, by sharing images of collected material for online exhibition and informing them of your approach....