News from the 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...

NCAD Graduate Show NCAD’s Graduate Showcase 2021 will bring together the work of all of its final-year and postgraduate students from Thursday 24 June. This year’s event will combine NCAD Works 2021, the college’s digital platform where all the graduates’ work can be experienced, with a...

Virtual Tour  Videos of the Collection [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBgF0wKwx-k[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Go7BFJPTrw[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3YlnsQRhFI[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsD1rgX18uU[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ospqJxbn-o8[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHf9QUo03qc[/embed] → NPM YouTube Channel → Online exhibition Seditious Types, Legacy of Printers of 1916 The 1916 Proclamation → See the machine that printed the Proclamation in action → Who printed the Proclamation? → Visit our Junior Online Resources page...

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...

Cultural and Heritage Studies at the National Print Museum wins AONTAS Star Award! The Cultural and Heritage Studies course at the National Print Museum are delighted to announce that they won a 2020 AONTAS STAR Award! The STAR Awards is an initiative of AONTAS, the National Adult Learning...