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A Student Forum response to The Douglas Hyde archive

Old Invitations

Since March 2018, we’ve been celebrating 40 years of The Douglas Hyde, looking back through The Douglas Hyde archive on Instagram under the hashtag #dhgat40, and gathering reflections from artists and audiences.

On 28 February, we will conclude our year-long anniversary celebrations with a special exhibition and series of performances over one afternoon and evening, curated by The Douglas Hyde Student Forum.

Join us in the gallery on the 28th to explore Student Forum members’ responses to 40 years of programming at The Douglas Hyde.

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Current Events

Martina Attille
Dreaming Rivers

Dreaming Rivers (1988) is a film written and directed by Martina Attille for Sankofa Film & Video. In this allegorical work, actor Corinne Skinner Carter performs the role of Ms T, a black Caribbean woman in transition. Her children Daughter (Angela Wynter), Sister (Nimmy March) and Sonny (Roderick Hart) sit at her bedside and attend to […]

Upcoming Events

David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

We are delighted to announce an In Conversation event where our Director, Georgina Jackson will talk to David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn about, amongst other things, their collaboration on the From Here to There exhibition project. The conversation will take on Thursday, 3 February, from 7 pm at The Douglas Hyde. The event […]

Curator's Tour: How is it made?

What materials does an artist decide on and what are the reasons behind the choice? How do artists transform materials? How do materials convey meaning? The question of how and why an artist uses materials has long been a topic of consideration in art history. Today, many artists are looking to this question and seeking […]

Weekly Tours

Gallery staff will give informal lunchtime tours of the exhibition by David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn: From Here to There each Saturday at 2pm until the show ends on February 5, 2022. All are welcome and there is no need to book a place.

Black Audio Film Collective
Twilight City

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the second of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: Black Audio Film Collective’s film Twilight City (1989).

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