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Amanda Coogan
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present an Artist Talk where artist Amanda Coogan will be joined in conversation by Dr Georgina Jackson, Director at The Douglas Hyde, to discuss the many aspects of Coogan’s Freude! Freude! project. An interpreter will be present at this talk to provide Irish Sign Language (ISL) interpretation. To maximise the event’s capacity, […]

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Open House 2023

Open House is an annual three-day festival of architecture, opening up usually inaccessible architectural treasures to the public with a programme of tours and talks. A renowned example of Brutalist architecture, The Douglas Hyde Gallery will participate in Open House 2023 with a series of tours. Join us on 14 and 15 October 2023 for […]

Marysia Wieckiewicz-Carroll
The Rise and The Fall | Tour

Marysia Wieckiewicz-Carroll is a writer, editor and independent curator based in Dublin. Booking required. Please complete the booking form from the link in this section.

Sophie Béhal
Animation Lab

Participants in this interactive Animation Lab will use their imaginations to discuss and visually explore the nature of memory. The lab will consider questions like: What is memory? How does memory change over time? What about memory is special? Participants will create their own creative responses to these ideas through animation.  Explore animation and Memory […]

Daranijoh Sanni
Sonic Lab

In this lab, participants will experience sound in its different forms and reflect on the emotional responses that sound provokes. Daranijoh Sunni (E the Artist) will create and isolate different sounds and vibrations for participants to experience – and then ask them to think about and discuss the feelings, emotions, and responses they have to […]

Declan Long
Take This Dog for Example | Tour

Declan Long is an art critic, educator and author. He writes regularly on contemporary art and related subjects for a range of publications including Artforum International and Source Photographic Review. Booking required. Please complete the booking form from the link in this section.

Uri Aran
In conversation with Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith

The Douglas Hyde is very pleased to announce an In Conversation event where critic and curator, Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith will talk to Uri Aran about his practice and his exhibition Take This Dog for Example. The talk will take place on Saturday, 1 April at 2 pm at the Robert Emmet Lecture Theatre, Arts Block, […]

Kian Benson Bailes
Queer Possibility

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to announce the upcoming talk by artist Kian Benson Bailes, in which he will explore queer possibility as a gateway to creating new narratives, in the context of his own practice and Bassam Al-Sabah’s exhibition IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS Booking required. Please complete the booking form from […]

Bassam Al-Sabah and Jennifer Mehigan
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

The Douglas Hyde is very pleased to announce an In Conversation event where our Director, Georgina Jackson will talk to Bassam Al-Sabah and Jennifer Mehigan about, amongst other things, their collaboration on the IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS  and Nightbloom Chokehold exhibition projects. The talk will take place on Thursday, 9 February at 7pm, […]