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Tours

Rachel Heavey
Student Forum Tour: Family Lines

In this tour, artist and Student Forum Member Rachel Heavey will explore the multiple themes addressed by Alice Rekab in their exhibition Family Lines.  Booking required. Please complete the booking form from the link in this section.

Cáit Murphy
Student Forum Tour: Reading Room Forty-two by Leslie Hewitt

In this tour, Cáit Murph would like to pose questions about screens, technology, memory, and meaning in relation to Leslie Hewitt’s Reading Room: Forty-Two (2019). Reading Room: Forty-Two is a 42-minute long text-based html programmed moving-image work, which appears as a continuous scroll of words that Hewitt collected while researching the National Memorial African Bookstore. The […]

Ava Chapman
Student Forum Tour: Scampolo! by Eric N. Mack

Thursday 7 April, 6pm Ava Chapman, a Student Forum Group member of the Douglas Hyde Gallery, will be facilitating a tour of Eric N. Mack’s exhibition Scampolo!. The tour will focus on the interdisciplinary nature of Mack’s work and the attention to location & place in the artwork. We will focus on the texture and movement […]

Eric N Mack & Leslie Hewitt
Weekly Tours

Gallery staff will give informal lunchtime tours of the exhibitions by Eric N. Mack and Leslie Hewitt each Saturday at 2pm until the shows end on May 29, 2022. All are welcome and there is no need to book a place.

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 […]

Niamh O'Malley
Tour

Please join us for an informal lunchtime tour in which Niamh O’Malley will discuss her practice in relation to her current exhibition. The show, which continues until Saturday, May 27, 2017, is comprised of new video, sculpture and drawing.

Dr Georgina Jackson
On Abbas Akhavan

Dr Georgina Jackson, Director of The Douglas Hyde, will lead a tour of the current exhibition by Abbas Akhavan, variations on a garden. Comprising a series of sculptures, video and photographic works, this is Akhavan’s first solo exhibition in Ireland. In his practice, the domestic sphere, as a forked space between hospitality and hostility, has been […]

Donal Maguire on 'Aftermath: The War Landscapes of William Orpen' | Rachel McIntyre on 'variations on a garden' by Abbas Akhavan

We are delighted to invite you to a special two exhibition tour of the National Gallery of Ireland’s Aftermath: The War Landscapes of William Orpen along with our current solo exhibition by Abbas Akhavan, variations on a garden.

Aisling Ní Aodha
Student Forum Tour

Aisling Ní Aodha is a third year Paint and Visual Culture Student in NCAD, as well as a member of The Douglas Hyde Student Forum, a group of students and recent graduates who engage with The Douglas Hyde and its programming in different ways over a period of twelve months. These engagements include leading tours […]