News

News from the Irish Museums sector

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Part of our remit as the main resource for professionals in the museums sector across Ireland is to share infomation on developments, providing a communications channel for the museum community and those seeking information on museum practice. 

Through the dissemination of national and international developments in museum practice and standards we aim to provide a platform for debate and advocacy through shared expertise and knowledge. 

You can send us your news for inclusion on the IMA website via the 'Submit news' link in the sidebar. News items received before the end of each month will be circulated in the following month’s e-bulletin.

Please note that news items must be aimed at a professional museum audience rather than public exhibitions or events aimed at the wider public. We may publish news items related to reports and publications directly under our 'resources' section. 

Training

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....

Developments

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....