Founded in 2007, The Irish Museum of Contemporary Art [IMOCA] is an artist-led initiative dedicated to advancing education about, awareness and appreciation of, and participation in contemporary, experimental and emerging art. IMOCA strives to offer opportunities for Irish audiences to engage with worldwide contemporary art practices.
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New Living Art III

New Living Art III

                                                        NLA III: The New Living Art Exhibition 2012- curated by Pamela Myers and Gerald Heffernan Featured Artists: danila anca daire irwin andrei varga gerry davis ramon kassam...
TACTIC Curation Team Announced for NLA III

TACTIC Curation Team Announced for NLA III

The TACTIC Curation Team has been confirmed for the NLA III: New Living Art Exhibition 2012 NLA III:  The New Living Art Exhibition 2012 – November 16 – December 09 2012 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS SEPTEMBER 22, 2012   Pamela Myers is a visual artist and curator. She studied at Limerick School of Art &...
NLA III: New Living Art Exhibition 2012

NLA III: New Living Art Exhibition 2012

NLA III:  The New Living Art Exhibition 2012 November 16 – December 09 2012   In 2010, IMOCA established a new opportunity for local artists in honor of a similar pursuit taken up by artists many years ago. In 1943, a group of artists rebelling at the closed, conservative, ‘tennis club’ institutions for art, decided...

IMOCA Graduate Residency Award 2012-2013

IMOCA is pleased to announce the call for applications to our fifth annual Graduate Residency Award.  Any upcoming 2012 graduate from any Republic of Ireland college, university or other institute of higher learning is eligible to apply, regardless of degree conferred.  As 2012 also marks our 5-Year Anniversary of Exhibitions, the residency award has expanded...

Curator in Residence: Nora O Murchú

Nora O Murchú is a researcher and curator. She has recently completed her PhD at the University of Limerick. Her research interests include DIY technologies, grassroot practices, and open-ended design methods. She is the founder and creator of Tweak – a new media art festival dedicated to the exploration of technology in everyday art practices. She...

2012 Letter from the Director

Tempus Fugit. It doesn’t matter if you are having fun or not- time flies.  Luckily, we have.  Five years of exhibitions, reviewed in almost every national media, UK press, and international media like Frieze magazine, TIME magazine, WIRED and more.  Pretty impressive for an artist-founded institute that has been virtually independent of any external funding...
PLAYbutton

PLAYbutton

Support contemporary art and Irish music all at once! Introducing the IMOCA Soundtrack 2011- on the new PLAYbutton device! With this amazing compilation of songs graciously donated by some of the hottest emerging and established Irish bands and musicians, you might even skip the festivals this year! We have a put together a FUNDIT project...
IMOCA Soundtrack 2011 Fundraiser

IMOCA Soundtrack 2011 Fundraiser

To make your pledge of a donation go to FUNDIT Support contemporary art and Irish music all at once! Introducing the IMOCA Soundtrack 2011- on the new PLAYbutton device! With this amazing compilation of songs graciously donated by some of the hottest emerging and established Irish bands and musicians, you might even skip the festivals...
IRL: In Real Life 2011

IRL: In Real Life 2011

Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Presenters: IRL: In Real Life 2011 Challenging, Changing and Hacking Practices of Human-Being Hosted by the Irish Museum of Contemporary Art [IMOCA] Conference July 13, 14 ,15; Exhibition opens Friday July 15th DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS 5:00 PM, TUESDAY MARCH 29, 2011 Please address submissions or enquiries to submissions@imoca.ie...

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Geraint Evans: untitled acrylic diptych

Geraint Evans: untitled acrylic diptych

IMOCA is very pleased to announce the acquisition of a piece by Geraint Evans. The untitled acrylic diptych is part of Evans’ 2009 ‘Aftermath’ series, and was exhibited in the inaugural 2010 New Living Art exhibition, in which Evans was one of over 30 participating artists. More information on Evans can be found at http://www.gezlifeandart.blogspot.com/...
NLA: Best In Show- Sunday, 11th July 2010, 2-4pm

NLA: Best In Show- Sunday, 11th July 2010, 2-4pm

As part of NLA, artist/curator Kate Strain presents Best In Show: a Nice Long Afternoon of dog agility training at Moxie Studios. Please RSVP to bring your favourite hound to our custom built training course with on-site trainer to enjoy a day of fine art and dog appreciation.