The Irish Architectural Archive’s ‘Celebrating Pugin‘ exhibition is now on view in the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht headquarters, New Road, Killarney, 9.15am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.15am to 5.15pm Friday. The Archive is grateful to the Heritage Council and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht for their support of this project.
Restless Pencil: an exhibition of architectural drawings, photographs and works on paper marking the centenary of the birth of the architect Noel Moffett continues in the IAA Architecture Gallery until the end of April 2013.
The Irish Architectural Archive, with the support of the German Embassy in Dublin, is hosting an exhibition on the proposal by the Humboldt Forum Foundation Berlin to reinstate the demolished Berlin Palace in the heart of Berlin as a site for world culture.The proposal is regard as one of Germany’s most significant cultural projects, and the Germany Embassy views the presentation of the exhibition in Dublin as an important contribution to Ireland’s EU Presidency. The exhibition will open on Thursday 17 January 2013 and run for 4 weeks. It be accompanied by a lecture series and a panel discussion featuring Prof Franco Stella, the competition-winning architect for the project, on Friday 18 Janu
ary 2013 at 6.30 pm in the Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD.
The Irish Architectural Archive reading room is open again after the Christmas break. Our Noel Moffett Centenary Exhibition continues in the Architecture Gallery (http://www.iarc.ie/exhibitions) and the accompanying lecture series starts on Tuesday 22 Jan (http://www.iarc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Moffett_Lecture_Series.pdf). Later this month we will be presenting an exhibition on the proposed reinstatement of the Berlin Palace by the Humboldt Forum Berlin; this will also be accompanied by a lecture series and a panel discussion on Friday 18 January in the Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD, on the topic ‘Reconstructing lost buildings: the Berlin Palace as a model for Ireland?’ (see http://www.iarc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Berlin-Palace-Panel-Discussion.pdf). Admission is free.
‘Dublin and Thereabouts’ by Tomas Ryan RHA.
A selection of over fifty watercolour views of Dublin and its hinterland by the distinguished Irish artist Thomas Ryan RHA. For more go here.
Now on in the Architecture Gallery of the Irish Architectural Archive – Merrion Square 250: An exhibition of drawings from the National Archives of Ireland at the Irish Architectural Archive to mark the 250th anniversary of the creation of Merrion Square.
The exhibition is accompanied by a free lunch-time lecture series.
Coming soon to the Irish Architectural Archive Architecture Gallery:
Merrion Square 250. An exhibition of drawings from the National Archives of Ireland at the Irish Architectural Archive to mark the 250th anniversary of the creation of Merrion Square.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of lectures reflecting on Merrion Square and its architecture. http://www.iarc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Merrion_Sq_250_Lecture_Series.pdf
The Irish Architectural Archive’s Celebrating Pugin exhibition, originally scheduled to close on Friday 4 May, will now continue until Friday 17 August 2012. For more see www.iarc.ie/exhibitions.