News from the Museum

This Culture Night you can experience the National Print Museum online or onsite! Part 1, Virtual Museum Tour and Online Print Demo Ever seen a Linotype in action? Or heard the sound of the Heidelberg printing? Head online for a virtual tour of this unique museum –...

The National Print Museum and Canon are delighted to announce a photography competition. The new exhibition at the Museum is entitled A photographic celebration of the Chapel and features work of photographers Kate Swift, Mark Henderson and Ruth Carden. The Chapel is a collective term for...

We have reopened, hurray! We've gone to great lengths to make your visit as safe as possible - no least successfully signing up to the Failte Ireland Safety Charter. Here's what to expect from your visit! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEaQvcMobr4[/embed]...

"We must create" - Poetry Readings Interested in hearing some poetry created during lockdown? To celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg the National Print Museum has invited entrants from its recent poetry competition to share their poems. The competition was judged by renowned poet Stephen James Smith, who...

Cocooning - a way of life, or the end of days? Every day slides into each other. Planning your dinner is the highlight of the day. Do I have starters? Are two potatoes enough or do I fancy three or four? Is it enough to have one...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=bIPoScUu_8g&feature=emb_logo[/embed] 3D Print a Drawing Send us a simple line drawing. Use a thick pen or marker and keep your sketch to about 5cm in size. Take a quick snap with your phone or scan it and email it to education@nationalprintmuseum.ie We’re taking entries anytime until noon on Saturday...

Locked Up in Lockdown A new exhibition exploring art and design ‘locked up’ and printed during lockdown in Ireland. The exhibition will feature work by Maser, Annie Atkins, One Strong Arm, Richard Seabrooke and Damn Fine Print. The works have brought joy during the global pandemic and...

As the Museum is currently closed due to COVID-19, we are starting to populate this section of the website with as many online resources as possible. We want to bring the Museum to you! If there is anything particular you would like to see from...

On Poetry Day Ireland the National Print Museum announces a new poetry competition in association with Creative Ireland. The competition is open to all and the winners will have their poems printed letterpress. The Museum is unique - the only one of its kind in Ireland...

Print-related Activities for all the Family #printathome Our Education Department has been busy creating a series of videos with print-related activities for you to do at home. Make your own stamps [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGic7gM6Jeo&t=17s[/embed] Create a star book [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gps2YC1KCQ&t=16s[/embed] National Drawing Day, 3D Print a Drawing! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIPoScUu_8g[/embed] Send us a simple line drawing. Use a...