22 September 2017-31 January 2018: ‘Hunger Strike, 1877-1981’ exhibition, Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Dublin 8

On Friday 22 September a new exhibition entitled ‘Hunger Strike, 1877-1981’ opened to the public at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. This exhibition arose from a project entitled ‘Incarcerated bodies: hunger striking and internment, 1912-1923’, which was funded by the Irish Research Council, New Foundations, 2015, Strand 3 scheme, and a collaboration between the museum sector, involving…

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6 September-10 December 2017: ‘Käthe Kollwitz : Life, death and war’, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin 2

From Wednesday 6 September to Sunday 10 December 2017 the National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin 2, hosted an exhibition of 40 prints and drawings by the German artist Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945). It was an unprecedented opportunity for an Irish audience to discover this important artist who created almost 300 prints, around 20 sculptures…

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