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What’s On

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 to make inspiring and ambitious exhibitions. Delve into our programme for exciting and boundary-breaking new ideas.

Siobhán Hapaska
Medici Lion

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a major solo exhibition by renowned Irish-Parsee artist Siobhán Hapaska. Over the past three decades, Hapaska has created original and formally complex work, which defies categorization. She is a singular voice in contemporary sculpture, consistently pushing the convention of form and materials while astutely probing conflict, faith and […]

Liliane Tomasko
The Artist's Eye

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 the next instalment, Siobhán Hapaska has invited artist Liliane Tomasko. In her practice, Liliane Tomasko explores the realms of dreams, memory, the […]

Artist Talks

Hear artists talk about their work, the things that inspire them and the development of their solo exhibitions at The Douglas Hyde. Click here for a full list of our Artists Talks.

Two folded metallic chairs hung vertically on a white wall supported by a large metal bracket
Tom Burr
Artist Talk

To coincide with Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw’s exhibition, The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present an online Artist Talk with renowned artist, Tom Burr. The conversation will be live cast on our YouTube channel on Monday 18 September from 6.00 pm. No booking is required and everyone is welcome.

Liz Magor
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a walk-through of the exhibition The Rise and The Fall where artist Liz Magor and our Director, Dr Georgina Jackson, discuss some of the themes, subject matter, histories and ideas of the work on show. Listen to the recording from the link in this section.

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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