Museum Ireland - Publications, Research & Reports

Museum Ireland (ISSN 0961 9690) is the annual journal published by the Irish Museums Association and contains selected proceedings from conferences and other events that have taken place throughout each year, critical discussion pieces, articles on new developments, along with book, museum, and exhibition reviews. 

Published in hard copy format from 1991 until 2015, following a three-year hiatus Museum Ireland returned as an online journal in 2019. Archival issues of Museum Ireland may be purchased from the IMA office or accessed at the National Library of Ireland and various university libraries around the country. 

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Museum Ireland, Vol. 29 (2022) was produced as an online publication in 2023, edited by Dr Briony Widdis. Freely accessible, see below listing to access and download as PDF, or read this and archived journals on Issuu.  

 

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"Guide to the National Museum of Ireland: Natural History" by Nigel T. Monaghan; "Museums & Modernity: Art Galleries and the Making of Modern Culture" by Nick Prior; "Whose Muse? Art Museums and the Public Trust" by James Cuno (ed).

Author:

Bourke, M.

Year:

2005

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

15

Pages:

142-146

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"Space: Architecture for Art including a directory of arts spaces in Ireland" by Gemma Tipton (ed).

Author:

Dolan, A.

Year:

2005

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

15

Pages:

146-147

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Collecting Complexity: Contemporary Collecting and City Museums.

Author:

Ross, C.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

2-10

Keywords:

policy, collections

`Sustaining and Raiding the Larder': The Development of a Collection at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in its First Thirteen Years.

Author:

Marshall , C.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

11-16

Keywords:

Irish Museum of Modern Art, collections

Contemporary Collecting for Today and Tomorrow: The Samdok Experience

Author:

Fägerborg , E.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

17-26

Keywords:

policy, collections

Economics Engages Museology: The Case of Art Museums

Author:

O’Hagan, J.W.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

27-34

Keywords:

policy, art

Renaissance: Changing the Museum Landscape in England

Author:

Davies , S.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

35-49

Keywords:

policy, England

The Nature of Private Collecting

Author:

Murphy, P.J.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

50-57

Keywords:

collections

Getting out of the Building: A Museum's Internet Experience

Author:

Rattigan, J,

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

58-67

Keywords:

web

The Caspar Purdon Clarke Indian and Persian Collection of the National Museum of Ireland, 1878 - 79

Author:

Whitty, A.

Year:

2004

Publication:

Museum Ireland

Volume:

14

Pages:

68-75

Keywords:

National Museum of Ireland, collections