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Governance

New Director appointed at National Gallery of Ireland

4 Aug 2022

Dr Caroline Campbell to become the first female Director in the National Gallery of Ireland (NGI)’s 158 year history...

Awards & Bursaries

Thirteen museums celebrated in Museum Standards Programme for Ireland Awards

14 Jul 2022

13 museums were celebrated at a ceremony in Kilkenny Castle yesterday, 13 July 2022, having achieved official accreditation under the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI)....

Governance

The Irish Museums Association (IMA) welcomes two new board members

11 Jul 2022

We are delighted to announce that Danielle O’Donovan and Savina Donohoe have been appointed as new board members....

Developments

Launch of Photo Museum Ireland

28 Jun 2022

Gallery of Photography Ireland, founded in 1978, is establishing Ireland’s first permanent museum for contemporary photography as Photo Museum Ireland, reflecting the significant evolution of its remit....

Publications

New ENUMERATE Self Assessment Tool

20 Jun 2022

Developed by the inDICEs project, can be used by the museum sector to get tailored recommendations, resources and, eventually, data visualisations and insights about their organisation’s digital transformation....

Funding

Funding Allocated to IMMA and Crawford Art Gallery to Expand Collection

20 Jun 2022

New funding to acquire contemporary artworks for the National Collection, in new media and on pressing issues including climate change, diversity and global migration....

Policies

ICOM publishes two proposed museum definitions

8 Jun 2022

A final decision will taken at the ICOM conference in August in Prague, following the publication of two proposed museum definitions and subsequent vote on the proposals by the Chairs of ICOM Committees last month (May)....

Awards & Bursaries

Four recipients awarded under the IMT-IMA research and development grant

18 May 2022

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our small Research and Development Grant, funded by the Irish Museums Trust (IMT) and administered in partnership with the IMA. ...

Sectoral issues

Statement by Dr Fedir Androshchuk, Director, National Museum of the History of Ukraine, Kyiv

11 Apr 2022

Communication by Dr Fedir Androshchuk, as read by Raghnall Ó Floinn (former Director, NMI) at IMEC Conference on 8 April 2022...