Past Temporary Exhibitions

Curator, Stephen Ferguson Miniature Masterpieces explores the role of stamps in charting the evolution of Irish cultural identity over the last century A joint exhibition between An Post and the National Print Museum, that celebrates a century of postage stamps in Ireland, was hosted at the National...

Curated by Niall McCormack This exhibition explores Irish label art from the 1890s to the 1990s. Included are vibrant examples of labels for minerals, beers, whiskies, hotels, linens, groceries, and pharmacies. The important part of Ireland’s material culture has been overlooked and this is the first...

A Letterpress Celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses Opening: Wednesday 15 June from 18.30 – 20.30 (free admission) To mark the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ulysses, the National Print Museum is delighted to announce the opening of a letterpress print celebration of James Joyce’s seminal novel.  Featuring...

Buy a softback copy of Blot's Most Marvellous Guide to Printing Books from our shop here (€10). The National Print Museum brings a multifaceted project which introduces young (and not so young) audiences to the history of book making and a story of printing in Ireland. Through...

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 range of...

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon, the National Print Museum is delighted to announce the opening of "To the Moon". The exhibition, curated by Dr Ciaran Swan, explores Ireland's response to the man landing of the moon through print. Given the historical...

Letterpress work by Jim Wilder The Wild Apple Press is an American private press, printing mostly stories and imprints about Ireland and by Irish writers. The Press grew out the ‘book arts’ program at the University of Alabama in the mid-1970s, initially printing broadsides and ephemera....

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