Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

16 June 2016: Lecture on ‘Researching Roger Casement’, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin 1

On Thursday 16 June at 6.30pm Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane presented a lecture entitled, ‘Researching Roger Casement; his portrayal and role in political and cultural controversies,’ by Jeffrey Dudgeon. In this lecture Dudgeon explained how he approached researching Casement for his 2012 publication Roger Casement: The Black Diaries and how he found a research…

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14 April 2016: Casement lecture series: ‘One bold deed of open treason’, Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane, Dublin 2

On 14 April 2016 Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane presented the latest in its ongoing series of evening lecture on the life of Sir Roger Casement: ‘One bold deed of open treason’: the appalling vista of Roger Casement’s trial’, by Angus Mitchell. For over twenty years, Sir John Lavery’s great history painting of Casement’s appeal lay…

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10 March 2016: Casement lecture series: ‘Courting favour and the court of criminal appeal’, Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane, Dublin 1

At 6.30pm on Thursday 10 March Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane presented an illustrated lecture entitled Courting favour and the court of criminal appeal, by Sinéad McCoole. This reflected on the life of the Irish born artist Sir John Lavery (1856-1941) who painted High Treason, the famous depiction of the trial of Roger Casement, and his evolution from…

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17 October 2015: Opening of ‘Sir Hugh Lane (1875-1915): a centenary perspective’, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Saturday 17 October 2015 a new exhibition entitled ‘Sir Hugh Lane (1875-1915): a centenary perspective’ opened at the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin 2. It has been curated to mark the centenary of Lane’s death on the Lusitania in May 1915. The exhibition aims to give a more rounded view of Lane’s life and personality, his…

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25 September-10 October 2015: Dublin Festival of History

The 2015 Dublin Festival of History took from 25 September to 10 October 2015. The festival, which is managed by Dublin Public Libraries, was first hosted in 2013, and consists of a wide range of events: a series of lectures and discussions hosted in Dublin Castle Printworks; walking tours, public talks hosted in Dublin City…

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7 November 2014: Opening of ‘Phoenix rising: art and civic imagination’, Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

On 7 November 2014 the exhibition Phoenix rising: art and civic imagination opened at Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane. This exhibition and related events explore the current place of civic ideals in urban life and contemporary art practice. It references Dublin’s 1914 Civic Exhibition, which was inspired by the work of Scottish biologist, sociologist and planner…

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1 February 2014: ‘Dear dirty Dublin’: the Dublin Lockout’, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin 1

On Saturday 1 February 2014 Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane presented Dear Dirty Dublin: the Dublin Lockout, a special concert commemorating the Dublin Lockout 1913. The event took place in Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane Gallery,Parnell Square, Dublin 1.Dear Dirty Dublin was an expansion of the ‘Musical Tales’ project which toured Dublin City Libraries…

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