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What’s On

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: This Is The Modern World

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

LIVE MUSIC POSTERS – GALWAY CITY 1977-1982 The title of this exhibition is inspired by The Jam album of the same name. This title reflects the societal and musical changes […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Aran Knit – History, Myth & Makers 

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

In 2017, the Museum of Modern Art in New York selected a 1940s Aran sweater for an exhibition on the world’s most iconic fashion designs. Join textile historian Vawn Corrigan […]

CULTURE NIGHT: Poetry as Commemoration  

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

As the Decade of Centenaries draws to a close, Galway City Museum unites with UCD Library to host a special evening of history and poetry, commemorating the pivotal moments that […]

EXHIBITION: SUPERHUMAN

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

SUPERHUMAN, is a new exhibition that celebrates collaboration, creativity and innovation in medical technology (medtech) research in Ireland. This exhibition by CÚRAM (the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices – […]

New exhibition: ‘Artificial Idiocy’ for Galway Cartoon Festival

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

Cartoonists from all around the world express what AI means to them in this new exhibition, Artificial Idiocy. It was Tuam-born engineer and social philosopher Michael Cooley, founder of the […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Claddagh – A Triumph of Unconscious Beauty

Westside Resource Centre Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway, Select a State:, Ireland

The Claddagh village, which lends its name to the famous ring, developed on the western shore of the mouth of the River Corrib, outside the walls of medieval Galway. This […]

WALKING TOUR: Walking through Galway Theatre History

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

The 'Walking through Galway Theatre History, 1783–1923' tour is curated and led by Dr John Cunningham and Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley of the University of Galway, who will be joined by […]

SHOW & TELL: Gaelic Arms & Armoury

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

The Keepers of the Gael at Galway City Museum explores Gaelic society and culture in Ireland between 1200 and 1600, a period of struggle and conflict bookended by the Anglo-Norman […]

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