Past Temporary Exhibitions

Green Sleeves, The Irish Printed Record Cover 1955-2017 This exhibition examines the Irish-printed album cover. Included album covers were all designed and printed in Ireland. The work was completed for Irish groups, who worked at home or abroad, as well as albums from abroad referencing Ireland...

Barrie Tullett, University of Lincoln The Divine Comedy is a poem by Dante Alighieri. Written between 1308 and 1320, it describes Dante's journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, and, at a deeper level, represents the souls journey towards God. The Typographic Dante is a series of typographic...

The National Print Museum opens an exhibition seeking to engage the public in an understanding of the Rising from a fresh perspective. The exhibition explores the role of printers active in 1916 and the central role of printed media in shaping the image and meaning...

32 years of student work from Distillers Press, NCAD Distillers Press, previously known as the graphic print workshop, had its origin at the National College of Art and Design’s original location on Kildare Street. In the 1980s when the Department of Visual Communication moved to the...

To celebrate the year of design, Irish Design 2015 and the National Print Museum host the Irish debut of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London touring exhibition, A World to Win, Posters of Protest and Revolution.   A World to Win is an exhibition of posters...

Modern Wife, Modern Life is an exhibition exploring the ‘ideal wife’ turned ‘modern wife’ in 1960s Ireland as seen through the pages of women’s magazines. Curated by Ciara Meehan of University of Hertfordshire., the National Print Museum is delighted to host this exhibition during July and August 2015. Manuals...

An International Exhibition of Finely Printed Books For the first time in Ireland, this exhibition brings together 25 outstanding books from the world’s leading contemporary fine press printers. All the books are letterpress printed in limited editions and many have been illustrated through a variety of...

An exhibition of contemporary design and typography Curated for the Stationers’ Company (UK) by Will Hill, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, the exhibition features outstanding typeface designs from over 14 countries. Though most of the designs have been originated or significantly...

What you maybe meant to keep” – Irish Political Ephemera 25 March - 27 May 2014 End date extended to 22 June 2014 The National Print Museum hosts an exhibition of Irish political ephemera covering general and local elections, referendums, as well as European and presidential elections from...

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