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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.

Decade of Centenaries ‘Poetry Jukebox’ at the Museum

August 10, 2023

A free sound installation, the ‘Poetry Jukebox’, can now be found in front of Galway City Museum. For the next twelv...

New Exhibition: SUPERHUMAN at Galway City Museum

August 8, 2023

SUPERHUMAN, is a new exhibition celebrating collaboration, creativity and innovation in medical technology (medtech) res...

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...


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