Hands on History: Childhood
21/01/2018 – 21/01/2018 3.00pm – 4.00pm
Drop in to discover objects from Museums handling collection relating to childhood and play. Join our Museum educators in an exciting drop-in handling session for all ages, using the Museum’s collection of objects for handling. No booking required.
Drop-in Activity. All Ages. Free Admission.
26/01/2018 – 26/01/2018 11.30am – 1.00pm
Culture Club, in collaboration with Dublin City Council, invites members to explore and enjoy the collections at Collins Barracks through a series of specially arranged guided tours and activities in the company of museum staff followed by ’Tea & Chat’ and an opportunity to mingle. The Clubs take place on the last Friday of each month. Culture Club 2018 at Collins Barracks begins with a fascinating tour with Michael Kenny on the story of coins & coinage in Ireland from the 10th century to the present day through Airgead: A Thousand Years of Irish Coins & Currency. Booking Required.
Tour. Adults. Free Admission.
Set in Stone? Politics of Public statues
27/01/2018 – 27/01/2018 2.30pm – 4.00pm
What role do public monuments have in a modern society? Who are the confederate Army? Join Emily Mark-Fitzgerald, Associate Professor at University College Dublin, Damien Sheils, Historian and John Byrne, Artist for a timely debate on who and what we commemorate through public statues. No booking required.
Talk. Adults. Free Admission.
Public Tour: Eileen Gray
28/01/2018 – 28/01/2018 3.00pm – 4.00pm
Join a public tour of the Eileen Gray gallery, exploring one of the most influential designers and architects of the 20th century. No booking required, places allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before tour starts.
Tour. Adults & Children 7+. Free Admission.