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.


MA UK Conference 2021: Brave New World

8 November, 2021 | 12:00am

Museums Association (UK)

IMA Event

Stories of PEACE: people and projects

22 September, 2021 | 12:00pm

Irish Museums Association (IMA)

IMA Event

Museum Basics Course

14 September, 2021 | 9:30am

Irish Museums Association


National Print Museum Heritage Course - now recruiting

21 Jul 2021

The National Print Museum, Dublin, is calling for participants in the QQI Level 5 Major Award in Cultural and Heritage Studies, combining theory with practical training in tour guiding. Start Date: 4th October 2021...

Awards & Bursaries

Small Grants Scheme: Practitioners and Researchers in the Museum Sector in Ireland

17 Jun 2021

A new partnership between the Irish Museums Association and Irish Museums Trust sees an annual scheme comprising five grants up to a maximum of €1,000 each being extended to practitioners and researchers across Ireland....


New Museum of Time for Waterford

16 Jun 2021

In a new addition to the rich cultural offering in Waterford, Heritage Minister Malcolm Noonan launched Waterford Treasure's Irish Museum of Time on 14 June 2021....