Free Event: Guided Tour of TROVE

FREE EVENT IDFAS Members and their Guests DATE: Saturday 17 January 2015 at 2:30pm Guided tour of TROVE: Dorothy Cross selects from the National Collections. “The idea of Trove is to make new relationships between painting and object from collections that would rarely meet.” – Dorothy Cross The tour takes place at the Garden Galleries, at…


Archive: Christ Church Cathedral Walking Guided Tour

FREE EVENT IDFAS Members and their Guests Date: Monday 8th December 2014 at 19:00 Walking Guided Tour by Dr Kenneth Milne of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 2 followed by a Mulled Wine & Mince Pie Reception hosted by Very Revd. Dermot Dunne, Dean of Dublin For more information email


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…


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…


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: Shopping for French fashions in 18th century Dublin

Shopping for French fashions in 18th century Dublin by Dr. Macushla Baudis will take place in the historicTailors Hall on Thursday 27th February 2014 Paris was established as the centre of the fashion industry by the 1700s, and French fashion – in the sense of both style and object (textiles, suiting, accessories such as fans, shoes,…


Archive: Treasures of the RDS

Date: Monday 17th February 2014 12:00 PM This tour will take in the history of the Royal Dublin Society in its Charters, Paintings, and Sculptures which are housed in a series of rooms culminating in the finest room, the Council Chamber. This contains portraits of past Presidents and other notable figures associated with its Foundation. The tour will…