Irish Municipal Art Collections (Lecture)

Posted: Friday, 11 November 2011

Dr Peter Jordan will present a talk on Irish Municipal Art Collections at the South Tipperary County Museum in Clonmel on Thursday 1st December at 7.30pm

The talk will cover the origins and development of Irish Municipal Art Collections during the 1930s and 40s with reference to the South Tipperary County Museum Collection and the current exhibition Irish Women Artists of the 20th Century.

Until his retirement in 2009, Dr. Peter Jordan was a Senior Lecturer in the History and Theory of Art at Waterford Institute of Technology. He has published on the 'Origins of the Clonmel Municipal Art Collection' (Journal of the South Tipperary Historical Society, 2006), and most recently a history and catalogue of the Waterford Municipal Art Collection.