The Beady Pocket Project

As part of the Artist in Residence 2018 programme at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History Róisín de Buitléar collaborated with Pavee Point. Róisín worked collaboratively with local Traveller women from the community during November 2018. The aim of the proje

Traditional cultures | Oral tradition | Community education



The Museum is continually looking at ways in which it can be more open and responsive to people’s needs. We want to extend our audience reach and to make the Museum experience as meaningful as possible for as many people as possible. A Museum visit for families can be many th

Family | Glass | Learning

  Mixed Types

Schools and Teachers

A visit to any of our four Museum sites can be an inspiring, transformative and meaningful learning experience for your students that complements and supports their studies back at school. Our learning programmes offer a wide range of curriculum-based activities, designed to enco

Art education | Educational programmes | Educational workshops


Adults and Lifelong Learning

There is a wide range of programmes and resources inspired by the Museums’ permanent and temporary exhibitions to stimulate creativity, engage your curiosity and provide thought-provoking and insightful experiences. Throughout the year we organise conferences, seminars, talks, to

Engraving | Glass technology | Traditional education

  Mixed Types

Local Communities

Working with local communities is important to us. We want our learning programmes to reflect the diversity within our local communities. We want people living and working in communities close to each of our four Museum sites, to think of us as their ‘local museum’. Projects and

Community arts projects | Communities | Learning