ICOM announces new museum definition
25 Aug 2022
The ICOM Extraordinary General Assembly has approved a new museum definition., recognising the importance of inclusivity, community participation and sustainability....
National Museum of Ireland's Natural History Museum reopens
10 Aug 2022
Following a two-year closure for renovations, the Natural History Museum in Dublin has now reopened its ground floor exhibitions....
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)....
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....
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....
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 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....
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)....