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Gabriel Coleman
THE INSTITUTE

THE INSTITUTE is a collaborative storytelling card game where players assume the role of delegates convening at a powerful and prestigious Institute to address an urgent issue. Throughout the course of the game, players collectively determine what that issue is, how the Institute aims to address it, and all the office politics in between. Based […]

Alisha Doody
Seeds of Thought: Letters to the Future of Farming and Food in The Quickening

Seeds of Thought is a collaborative workshop that invites participants to engage deeply with The Quickening, a multilayered artwork focused on the crucial themes of food sustainability, farming, and the future of food production. Through the introspective and creative process of letter writing, attendees will communicate directly with the envisioned future, the farmers, the landscapes, […]

The Quickening
Creative Labs

As a part of Deirdre O’Mahony’s ground-breaking exhibition, The Quickening, The Douglas Hyde is thrilled to introduce a series of dynamic Creative Labs. The Creative Labs aim to ignite collective imagination and action in response to the pressing challenges of food production, farming, and the climate crisis. Each Lab will be designed to investigate innovation […]

The Quickening
Eat Food Policy Workshop

As part of Deirdre O’Mahony’s The Quickening exhibition engagement programme, The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the Eat Food Policy Workshop, a generative event responding to the urgent need for a multidisciplinary approach to food production, farming, and the climate crisis. Guest scientists, farmers, food producers and policymakers from the community are invited to propose topics for discussion […]

A field of yellow flowers with a red tractor on the background
Joanna Walsh
Writer Response

As part of our Response Series, The Douglas Hyde is delighted to announce a Writer’s Response where writer and editor Joanna Walsh will respond to the work of Deirdre O’Mahony and her current exhibition The Quickening.

Liliane Tomasko
Translation

Discover the world of Liliane Tomasko’s artistic practice through her insightful essay Translation exploring her distinctive formal approach to painting and the nuanced choices that define her unique visual language.

Dr Aoife Brady
Researcher's Talk

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to share details of this upcoming talk by Dr Aoife Brady, Curator of Italian and Spanish Art, National Gallery of Ireland, which will focus on art historical references within Siobhán Hapaska’s exhibition Medici Lion. Booking required. Please use the link on this page to book your place.  

Ingrid Swenson
Writer Response

As part of our Response Series, The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present In Conversation by curator and writer Ingrid Swenson responding to the work of Siobhán Hapaska and her exhibition Medici Lion.

Unearthing Empire

Unearthing Empire is a public event with artists’ film screenings, a talk and new commissions, taking place at The Douglas Hyde on Saturday 11 November, developed by Provost’s Fellow in Curating Aisling Clark.  The event examines Ireland’s relationship to colonialism; occupying the position of the colonised, but also its role in upholding colonial structures at […]