Seminars and Symposia

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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is committed to providing dynamic, innovative and engaging programmes of education, appreciation and information on modern and contemporary art. We organise a multiplicity of programmes for people of all ages and interests including symposia, seminars and research projects.

Basic Talks is a series of informal talks with leading contemporary practitioners, taking place at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane on the second Friday of every month. Curated by Basic Space in partnership with The Hugh Lane, BASIC TALKS is an open platform for talks, panels, lectures and performances. Speakers will include artists, curators, writers and critics who will generate discourse on producing and exhibiting art. BASIC TALKS is a collaboration between Basic Space and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, exploring alternatives in the dissemination of contemporary art and its discourses. Free and no booking required unless otherwise stated.

Study Morning: Our Plundered Planet

Friday 12 July 2019, 10am-12.30pm

This Study Morning will explore themes arising from Mark Dion's exhibition Our Plundered Planet. Dion's installations draw on the techniques of scientific enquiry and museum displays of natural histories. Our speakers Dr Petra Lange-Berndt (University of Hamburg)Dr Tim Stott (Dublin School of Creative Arts, TU Dublin)Nigel Monaghan (Keeper, National Museum of Ireland – Natural History) and Leslie Moore ( Chief Parks Superintendent, Dublin City Council) will offer a broad range of perspectives from art to biodiversity, climate change, natural history and more.

Free, although booking through eventbrite.ie is required here.

Tea/coffee will be served during the mid-morning break. 

The Gallery opens at 09.45am and the Study Morning begins at 10am.