4 and 5 November
A conference exploring the expression of collective and national identities in Ireland, through the lens of design and craft.
Taking place at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, this event is part of the 2016 centenary programme and a partnership project between the National Museum of Ireland and the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland.
To mark the decade of centenaries in Ireland in 2016, Mise Éire – Shaping a Nation through Design has invited leading design historians, practitioners and academics to explore notions of national identities. From the historical perspective of 1916, to contemporary practice, it aims to initiate dialogue and question the impact of global influences as well as the role that cultural diversity and technology play in shaping identities – now and into the future. In addition the conference will investigate the role that museums, and ultimately the state, have played in interpreting and shaping this overall narrative.
Limited places – booking through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/mise-eire-shaping-a-nation-through-design-tickets-27404154564
Tickets: €45 / €65