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The Douglas Hyde features an extensive programme of inspiring exhibitions, artist projects, talks, events and screenings onsite, offsite and online.

Current Exhibitions

We place artists at the centre of what we do and we support them in making inspiring and ambitious exhibitions. Delve into our programme for exciting and boundary-breaking new ideas.

Eric N. Mack
Scampolo!

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present Eric N. Mack’s first solo exhibition in Ireland titled Scampolo! or remnant in Italian. Working onsite over the past few weeks, Mack has created an expansive new site-specific installation that tethers to the gallery’s architecture and presents a series of movements through abstraction, colour and image for viewers.

Leslie Hewitt
The Artist's Eye | Reading Room

Acknowledging the crucial role artists play in influencing and shaping other artistic practices, ‘The Artist’s Eye’ series asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. In this instalment, Eric N. Mack has invited artist Leslie Hewitt. They first met at The Studio Museum in Harlem’s open […]

Current and Upcoming Events

Explore our artist talks, screenings, tours, events and much more.

Zinzi Minott
Fi Dem II

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the eighth of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES. Aiming to platform the voices of Black artists and artists of colour and to represent intergenerational legacies of self-representation in the production of film, writing and visual art, Alice […]

A photograph of a corner of a frame. The frame is embellished with different lines of thread, wool and varied materials.
David Lunney
Workshop: Layers of Making

Layers of Making is a workshop by artist David Lunney exploring his string wrapping processes. In Lunney’s practice, all surfaces are decorated and adorned, often with neat rows of colourful strings, wools, ribbons and beads. Through the act of making Lunney will guide the participants through these processes and, in doing so elucidate some of […]

Upcoming Exhibitions

We produce and commission contemporary art, supporting Irish and international artists to make bold new work for pivotal solo exhibitions. Know the artists we’re working with for upcoming exhibitions.  

Alice Rekab
Family Lines

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a commissioned solo exhibition by artist Alice Rekab. In their work Rekab explores embedded personal and cultural narratives; the stories that we tell and the stories that we are told about ourselves. This work emerges from their own mixed-race Irish identity, their family history, experiences of growing up, […]

The Artist’s Eye
Éireann and I

Acknowledging the crucial role artists play in influencing and shaping other artistic practices, ‘The Artist’s Eye’ series asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. In this instalment, Alice Rekab has invited Éireann and I, an archive of Black life for Black migrants in Ireland. […]

Art & Ideas

Artists present us with new perspectives on the world we live in. Explore the exciting ideas behind our programmes, hear more from the artists we work with and discover new ways of engaging with art.

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