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COVID-19

Dublin museums, galleries and cultural attractions to close from midnight, Friday 18 September.

18 Sep 2020

The Government of Ireland has announced today (Friday) that all museums, galleries and cultural attractions will close from midnight, for an initial period of three weeks....

Consultation

Irish Museums and school engagement during & post Covid-19

16 Sep 2020

The Irish Museums Association invites teachers to inform and guide the museum sector as it seeks to support their delivery of learning....

Funding

Heritage Council of Ireland Community Heritage Grant Scheme

2 Sep 2020

The Heritage Council of Ireland have opened the Community Heritage: Covid-19 Stimulus Fund for applications. Applications must be submitted on or before Tuesday 15th September 2020 at 5 p.m....

Awards & Bursaries

Interpreting Museums - Cooperation with NI initiative

19 Aug 2020

The IMA, in partnership with NIMC, has been award funding through the Dept of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sports and the Gaeltacht's Cooperation with NI to deliver a multifaceted project, Interpreting Museums....

Awards & Bursaries

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Professional Fellowship

12 Aug 2020

Professionals with at least seven years’ experience working in the creative, cultural or heritage sector are invited to apply for the 2021- 2022 Fulbright-Creative Ireland Professional Fellowship....

Call for Papers

CFP: Dismantling Systemic Racism in Archives and Record-keeping Practices

12 Aug 2020

The editors of this Archives and Records Special Issue, 42:3 (November 2021) invite papers that seek to explore and respond to the challenge of racism and systemic oppression in record-keeping contexts....

Developments

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. ...

Collections

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....

Awards & Bursaries

Open call: Museums in Short 2020

6 Aug 2020

musil – Museum of Industry and Labour, in collaboration with EMA - European Museum Academy and Forum of Slavic Cultures, have issued an open call to the 7th edition of Museums in Short 2020....