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New Guidance, Collections Trust

9 Sep 2022

Collections Trust have revised and updated Spectrum's advice on Cataloguing and Use of Collections, with the aim of encouraging a more inclusive approach...


Museum Ireland Vol 28 now available

26 Aug 2022

The IMA annual journal, Museum Ireland Vol. 28, is now freely available, with articles and reviews on new developments and thinking....


Indefinite closure of Dublin Writers Museum

25 Aug 2022

Dublin Writers Museum is due to close indefinitely, following an assessment carried out for Fáilte Ireland in 2020....


Little Museum of Dublin allocated over €1million from Fáilte Ireland

25 Aug 2022

Fáilte Ireland has announced (23 August) the award of funding of €1.03million under their Grant Scheme for Large Tourism Projects to the Little Museum of Dublin....


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....