Irish Museums Association

Connecting the museum community across Ireland


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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.


The Importance of Networks

24 June, 2020 | 10:00am

Network of European Museum Organisations


MA (UK) Members' Meeting - Northern Ireland

10 June, 2020 | 2:00pm

Museums Association (UK)


Developing an exhibition in liaison with visitors - The 360⁰ approach

4 June, 2020 | 10:00am

Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO)


Seven museums awarded MSPI accreditation

18 May 2020

The CEO of the Heritage Council of Ireland, Virginia Teehan, has announced MSPI accreditation for seven museums and maintenance of accreditation for a further four....


Dublin Castle Call for Objects: Material Culture in the Time of Coronavirus

18 May 2020

Museums are not about display; they are about debate. Dublin Castle invite you to enter the conversation and submit the image of an object that represents YOUR current experience. Deadline: 1 June 2020....

Sectoral issues

Planning for reopening

1 May 2020

As museums reopen to the public on the 20 July, we have gathered some examples of approaches from colleagues across Europe to assist you in planning....