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Photo Museum Ireland is an Eyeshot Official Partner.

Photo Museum Ireland is the leading voice for photography in Ireland.

Established in 1978 by John Osman as ‘The Gallery of Photography’, the organisation has grown to become one of Ireland’s most loved arts institutions. On 22 June, it marked an important step in its development, changing its name to Photo Museum Ireland.

Location

Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 X406

Opening hours

Open 6 days:
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 5pm
Open Mondays by appointment for ongoing education, artists archiving and training.
Closed Sundays

WEBSITE

photomuseumireland.ie

The art experience

THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY IN IRELAND

PMI’s free exhibition program presents the best of contemporary Irish and international photography. The organisation provides sustained support for artists across the span of their careers and development programs to bring their work to audiences nationally and internationally. It encourages critical thinking and discussion on photography across in-house, outreach and online channels – bringing arts experiences to all.

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The art experience

THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY IN IRELAND

PMI’s free exhibition program presents the best of contemporary Irish and international photography. The organisation provides sustained support for artists across the span of their careers and development programmes to bring their work to audiences nationally and internationally. It encourages critical thinking and discussion on photography across in-house, outreach and online channels – bringing arts experiences to all.

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Vision

Commitment to artistic excellence

Photo Museum Ireland is committed to enriching the lives of people by increasing the enjoyment of work by photographic artists – reflecting all of Irish life. Its founding values are inclusion and respect for diversity, deep and sustained engagement with communities, ethics, integrity and transparency.

Engaging wide & diverse audiences with photography

Free public talks and events encourage critical debate and develop an appreciation for photography in a lively and accessible way. The organisation is developing new online platforms to deepen and diversify opportunities for wider audiences to engage with photography, including the Galleries Without Walls Collaborations Platform and the Reframing the Border programmes.

Mission

Supporting artists to foster a dynamic photographic culture

Photo Museum Ireland is committed to paying artists fairly. The organisation pays artists’ fees for solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, lectures and workshops and other programme-related expenses. In addition to the payment of fees, it provides long-term support to Irish photographers throughout their careers, including support for exhibition production, curatorial advice and advocacy, artist’s residency programmes, support for book publishing, networking and representation of photographers’ work nationally and internationally, nominations for major international awards, education and training.

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Mission

Supporting artists to foster a dynamic photographic culture

Photo Museum Ireland is committed to paying artists fairly. The organisation pays artists’ fees for solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, lectures and workshops and other programme-related expenses. In addition to the payment of fees, it provides long-term support to Irish photographers throughout their careers, including support for exhibition production, curatorial advice and advocacy, artist’s residency programmes, support for book publishing, networking and representation of photographers’ work nationally and internationally, nominations for major international awards, education and training.

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