"The National Museum of Ireland and the Making of a National Collection"
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
2015 marked the 125th anniversary of the opening of the National Museum of Ireland in 1890. This lecture examined the events which led to the formation of the National Museum and its development as a national cultural institution down to the present day.
You can listen below to a recording of the lecture. Introductory remarks were given by Christian Dupont, Burns Librarian and Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, and Nancy Netzer, Director of the McMullen Museum of Art.