Last Year’s talks

8 October 2022

Adrian le Harival, National Gallery of Ireland: ‘Return of the Marquis, conserving and exploring a luxury portrait’


12 November 2022

Paula Murphy, Professor Emeritus, UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy:  ‘The pedestal/plinth – occupied and empty’

10 Dec 2022

Dr Matthew Whyte, History of Art, UCC: ‘Donatello, il Rinascimento: Considering the Breadth and Impact of the Landmark Exhibition in Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi (19 March-31 July 2022)’


11 Feb 2023

Dr Sabine Kriebel, History of Art, UCC: ‘Art, Design, Empathy’


11 March 2023

Dr Michael Waldron, Assistant Curator, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork: ‘Edith Somerville: Artist, Illustrator, Writer’

1 April 2023

Dr Ann Wilson, Munster Technological University, Cork: ‘Visions Materialised: St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh 1868-1919.’

13 May 2023

Dr Tom Spalding, Researcher, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork: ‘A Little Bit of Italy: the Italianate Architectural Style in Cóbh, 1840-1870