johndunne

Archive: John Donne; undone; redone: The John Donne Monument in St Paul’s Cathedral, London

Date: 17th June 2014 18:30 Venue: Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, 9 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Lecturer: Dr Philip Cottrell, School of Art History and Cultural Policy UCD “Nicholas Stone’s effigy of John Donne in St. Paul’s Cathedral, London (1632/3) is a strange and elegant example of seventeenth-century English tomb sculpture. Although upright,Donne appears enveloped in a…

cutonce

Archive: Measure Twice Cut Once

Date: 13th May 2014 6:30 PM Venue: Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, 9 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Lecturer: Dr Rosa Meehan – Curator, National Museum of Ireland ‘Measure Twice Cut Once’ Aspects of the Irish Country Furniture Collection at the National Museum of Ireland Rosa Meehan has been a curator in the Irish Folklife Division for five…

sweet-delights

Archive: Sweet Delights in Georgian Dublin

Date: 10th April 2014 6:30 PM Venue: The National Library of Ireland Lecturers: Dorothy Cashman and Tara Kellaghan Dorothy Cashman and Tara Kellaghan are currently engaged in researching traditions relating to elite dining in Georgian Ireland and frequently have recourse the National Library of Ireland’s excellent collection of period manuscripts. In this talk, Dorothy and Tara will…

Archive: The Plasterwork of the Lafranchini Brothers Lecture

Date: Wednesday 11 December 2013, 6:30 pm Lecturer: Dr. Christine Casey Venue: Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, Dublin 2 The plasterwork of Paolo, Filippo Lafranchini is the westernmost expression of a pan-European decorative phenomenon which exerted very considerable influence on Ireland’s native school of plasterwork. The Lafranchini were among a group of craftsmen who travelled to Britain…