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Press Release – Irish Museums Association (IMA) reception

Irish Museums Association Reception Galway City Museum, 3 March 2017 Museum delegates from all over Ireland and abroad gathered at Galway City Museum on Friday for the welcome reception of this year’s Irish Museums Association Conference.  The theme of the conference this year was Cultural Tourism and the Contemporary Museum and the venue for all [...]

Press Release – Irish Museums Association (IMA) reception 2017-09-18T11:15:03+00:00

Press Release – Kids Takeover Day

Takeover Day at Galway City Museum a huge success! On Friday 18 November, Galway City Museum became the first museum in the Republic of Ireland to role out Takeover Day, a celebration of young people in museums, galleries, arts organisations, archives and heritage sites. A Kids in Museums (kidsinmuseums.org.uk) initiative, Takeover Day is a day [...]

Press Release – Kids Takeover Day 2017-09-18T11:17:00+00:00

Press Release – Polish Independence Day

Polish Independence Day in Galway Candle lit concert of Polish patriotic songs, folk paper cut-outs workshops, demonstrations of scout skills, tasting of Polish cuisine and other surprises. This is how Bardzo Ładnie Foundation in cooperation with the Polish Scouts in Galway intends to celebrate Polish Independence Day in Galway City Museum. Independence Day is really [...]

Press Release – Polish Independence Day 2017-09-18T11:20:58+00:00

Press Release – IHTA exhibition launched by President Higgins

Major launch by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins We have had a very exciting few weeks here at Galway City Museum particularly with the visit of our esteemed President Michael D. Higgins and Sabina Higgins for the launch of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas: Galway /Gailimh, Series 28 created by Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh. The [...]

Press Release – IHTA exhibition launched by President Higgins 2017-09-18T11:23:17+00:00

Press Release – LSLP exhibition launched by Sabina Higgins

NEW ART EXHIBITION LAUNCHED BY SABINA HIGGINS The Little Stories Little Prints exhibition was launched on Friday 2 September last by Sabina Higgins.  This is a 1916 Commemorative Visual Arts Project through the medium of Printmaking. Almost fifty Print makers from eight Printmaking Studios around Ireland accepted an invitation to participate in the project, which aims [...]

Press Release – LSLP exhibition launched by Sabina Higgins 2017-09-18T11:28:18+00:00

Press Release – Revolution exhibition launched by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh

Revolution in Galway, 1913-23 "As the anniversary of the Rising has drawn closer, it has become more and more apparent that the focus is on Dublin and the GPO and that the Rising in Galway has been relegated to a mere footnote in the history of the revolutionary period. This is despite the fact that [...]

Press Release – Revolution exhibition launched by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh 2017-09-25T10:03:39+00:00