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Museum staff, volunteers and others share stories and insights that explore Galway City Museum’s collection and exhibition themes, along with all the latest museum news.

New Exhibition: B+ The West Is Awake [OUTDOOR]

July 18, 2023

B+ (aka Brian Cross) was born and raised in Limerick, he received a BFA from NCAD and then moved to Los Angeles in 1990 ...

Denise Chaila on the work of Brian Cross (B+)

July 17, 2023

A new outdoor exhibition, B+ The West is Awake (from one West Coast to Another), has opened at Galway City Museum as par...

Dominican Sisters at Galway City Museum

July 5, 2023

Galway City Museum was delighted to welcome the sisters from the Dominican convents in Galway and Dublin, to an event to...

Filmed Talks on The Reliquary of St Ursula

Skull Reliquary

July 5, 2023

Galway City Museum recently hosted an Object Spotlight Event on the Reliquary of St Ursula.  The event featured two exp...

John F. Kennedy in Galway: 29 June 1963

June 28, 2023

A new film about John F. Kennedy in Galway, directed by Pamela Finn and co-funded by Galway City Council, will show at G...

This Is The Modern World

This Is The Modern World

June 7, 2023

LIVE MUSIC POSTERS – GALWAY CITY 1977-1982 The title of this exhibition is inspired by The Jam album of the same n...

Object Spotlight Event: The Reliquary of St Ursula, 1723-2023

Skull Reliquary

May 31, 2023

Galway City Museum will host a special Object Spotlight Event focusing on the extraordinary Reliquary of St Ursula, 1723...

End of the Irish Civil War

Free State Troops at Claregalway

May 24, 2023

Today, 24 May, is the centenary anniversary of the end of the Irish civil war. In early 1922, the Irish republican movem...

Happy International Museum Day!

International Museum Day notice

May 18, 2023

Today we are sharing with museums around the globe in celebrating this year’s International Museum Day.  This is an ...


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