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Galway City Museum’s programme of events caters for a variety of audiences and interests, comprising gallery tours, illustrated talks, art and craft workshops, art classes and lectures. Enjoy our current series of online workshops here!

EXHIBITION: The Children of Carrowbrowne

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

The Children of Carrowbrowne exhibition is a set of portraits by award-winning documentary photographer, Tamara Eckhardt.  As Ireland’s only indigenous ethnic minority group with a distinct and rich nomadic culture, Travellers are often faced with discrimination, pushed to the periphery of urban spaces. On the outskirts of Galway, situated right next to the city dump …

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EXHIBITION: Atlantic Technological University

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

Atlantic Technological University, ATU Galway-Mayo Exhibition Celebrating Fifty Years of Technological Higher Education in the West of Ireland, 1972–2022 This year, the former Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) commemorates the Golden Jubilee anniversary of its foundation. On Monday 18 September 1972, the first students commenced their studies at the then Regional Technical College (RTC), Galway. …

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EXHIBITION: War of Friends, 1922–23: The civil war story of Pádraic Ó Máille and Liam Mellows

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, signed in December 1921, was a negotiated compromise settlement that granted limited independence to 26 Irish counties – the Irish Free State. The agreement effectively dissolved the Irish Republic proclaimed in 1916, mandated in 1918, established in 1919 and defended in arms. As a result, the Irish nationalist movement split between supporters …

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