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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 the artist 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.

Alice Rekab
FAMILY LINES PROJECT

FAMILY LINES is a multi-platform project by artist Alice Rekab in collaboration with Éireann and I: A community archive for Black migrants in Ireland, and with contributions from Holly Graham, Salma Caller, Larry Achiampong, and Cypher Billboard, London. FAMILY LINES explores experiences of migration and survival within the family unit, and focuses on Black and Mixed-Race […]

David Lunney, Áine McBride & Katie Watchorn
From Here To There: Art in Process

From Here to There brings together artists David Lunney, Katie Watchorn and Áine McBride. Over six weeks, they will work onsite at The Douglas Hyde using the gallery as a studio; a space to think, build, experiment, and make new work. The project began on the 20th September with the artists’ arrival into the gallery, […]

Events

Martina Attille
Dreaming Rivers

Dreaming Rivers (1988) is a film written and directed by Martina Attille for Sankofa Film & Video. In this allegorical work, actor Corinne Skinner Carter performs the role of Ms T, a black Caribbean woman in transition. Her children Daughter (Angela Wynter), Sister (Nimmy March) and Sonny (Roderick Hart) sit at her bedside and attend to […]

Open House 2021

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 be participating in Open House 2021 with a day-long programme of tours. Join us on 16 October 2021 between 10am […]

Weekly Tours

Gallery staff will give informal lunchtime tours of the exhibition by David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn: From Here to There each Saturday at 2pm until the show ends on February 5, 2022. All are welcome and there is no need to book a place.

Black Audio Film Collective
Twilight City

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the second of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: Black Audio Film Collective’s film Twilight City (1989).

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 […]

News

Opportunity
Gallery Manager (Maternity Leave)

     

Opportunity
Open Call Student Forum 2021|2022

The Douglas Hyde Gallery is delighted to announce an open call for applications from third-level students to the fourth round of the gallery’s Student Forum. Deadline for applications 28 October 2021.

Opportunity
Transition Year Work Experience at The Douglas Hyde

Are you in Transition Year? Would you like to know more about art? Do you want to find out about how galleries work? The Douglas Hyde Gallery is delighted to announce the next round of our TY Project offering Transition Year students work experience, with the opportunity to learn new skills and get behind-the-scenes of […]

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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