Get Together 2014 – Friday, May 23rd 2014 in IMMA


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Its finally here…

Our national day of coming together with talks, clinics, presentations, information sharing, and a chance to catch up with our fellow artists.

Get Together 2014 will take place on Friday, 23rd May 2014 in The Irish Museum of Modern Art – IMMA.

Artists; Arts Councils; Studios; Residencies; Galleries, Art Centres; Suppliers; Shippers; Accountants; Legal Eagles; Curators; Museums; Book Sellers; Critics; Journalists; Directors and Producers; and many more gathering to talk, present, listen, and advise

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We are extremely grateful to Sarah Glennie and her team for allowing us to use IMMA and for making the arrangements for what will be a full and busy day appear so easy.

There is something for everyone… and we will be adding even more over the next few days…

Check below for more details on the individual events and don’t miss out of what always proves to be an exciting and active day.

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