Family fun at the Irish Museum of Modern Art this weekend

The Irish Museum of Modern Art, located at the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin, reopens tomorrow after major refurbishment.

The weekend’s activities include lots for families – get your dancing shoes on for a 1920s family tea dance in the magnificent 17th-century Great Hall; drop in to the Action All Areas pop-up exhibition for all ages; enjoy a dance and drawing workshop for young children; and don’t miss a line-up of lively talks by curators and artists over the weekend.

Some activity highlights include:

Saturday 12-4pm: Join artist Rhona Byrne in IMMA’s courtyard to make your own life-size enclosure, then clamber inside and watch the world go by, lots of fun for all the family!

Saturday 10.30-12pm: Have fun with your little ones in a dance and drawing workshop for 3–6 year olds and parents/guardians, with artist Kate Wilson. Booking is required.

Sunday 12-4pm: Join in on Explorer, a family workshop for families of all ages which explores the exhibition One Foot in the Real World. Parents and children are invited to make their own artworks!

Sunday 1-4pm: 12–18 year olds are invited to take part in an exciting art-making session, led by exhibiting artist Fiona Hallinan, in response to the exhibition In the Line of Beauty, which presents the work of eleven young Irish artists. Booking is advised.

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