The Forgotten Visit

The Forgotten Visit

by Bronagh Dempsey, Curator of ‘Famous Faces’ For centuries now, Dublin Castle has played host to many visitors from around the world. These visitors included royalty, presidents, prime ministers, poets, writers, athletes and other key figures. The...
What Colour Is Metal?

What Colour Is Metal?

State Apartments, Dublin Castle Continues to 6 February 2022 What Colour is Metal? is a new exhibition of innovative master-metalsmiths from across 10 countries, exploring the intriguing relationship between metal and colour in contemporary silversmithing and...
Why does the Surface Matter?

Why does the Surface Matter?

By Liz Cooper, Independent curator and Development Manager for Design-Nation Every two years the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland convenes an international panel of craft and design experts to select the best contemporary craft and design of Irish origin. In...