Jenny Wallblom and her children Lois (4) and Milo (5) Humphries at Propositions by Hélio Oiticica at Imma. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 900 venues across the country are throwing open their doors for free, so keeping your evening open on Friday to absorb some culture is a (...)

Second Sight: Light Work AIR2 by Doug DuBois, at Imma

Second Sight Imma, Dublin **** Second Sight marks the second installment of the phased donation of David Kronn’s extensive photographic col(...)

Nick Miller painting Ann Marie Hourihane at Laois Arthouse in Stradbally. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan 3:03

It is a bit of a privilege to watch someone painting. To see the artist Nick Miller start a portrait with two banana-like shapes in a flesh colour,(...)

Little Green Cars: Stevie Appleby, Adam O’Regan, Faye O’Rourke, Dylan Lynch and Donagh Seaver O’Leary. Photograph: Steven Dewall/Redferns via Getty

Little Green Cars are not renowned for good interviews. The Dublin band’s debut album, Absolute Zero, released last year, is loaded with well-produ(...)

The theme of this year’s one-day Douglas Hyde Conference is ‘The Unsaved Harvest: Rural Ireland’s Cultural Heritage’. File.  Photograph: Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

The theme of this year’s one-day Douglas Hyde Conference is ‘The Unsaved Harvest: Rural Ireland’s Cultural Heritage’ and it takes place in Ballaghader(...)

Detail from Autumnus X (Bénodet) (2014), by Samuel Walsh

What do you see when you see a work of art? The answer might appear obvious, if it’s a picture of, say, a loaf of bread. But what if you’re confron(...)

Sheela Gowda’s ‘Protest, My Son’. Photograph: Peter Cox

She draws and paints beautifully, but Indian artist Sheela Gowda is more widely known for her use of unorthodox materials in her sculptural ins(...)

On Wednesday evening, in the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Kilmainham, Dublin, the winners of The Irish Times (...)

Digital Switchover, from Haroon Mirza’s 2012 exhibition at the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen in Switzerland. Photograph: Gunnar Meier

It’s hard to describe Haroon Mirza’s exhibition Are jee be? at Imma. Embark on an account o(...)

A chess set believed to have been used by Daniel O’Connell and Richard Lalor Sheil while imprisoned in Kilmainham in 1844.

Free global access to treasures contained in Ireland’s cultural institutions is to be provided in a project launched by Minist(...)