A celebration of the life and work of Thomas MacGreevy

Event type:
Lectures & Talks
Lecture Theatre

George Collie (1904-75), 'Portrait of Thomas MacGreevy (1893-1967), Director of the National Gallery of Ireland 1950-1963. 

Thursday 21 November, 6.30pm | Gallery Lecture Theatre

A celebration of the life and work of Thomas MacGreevy

Art documentary, followed by a panel discussion chaired by Dr Susan Schreibman, Trinity Long Room Hub, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities. No booking necessary. 

6.30pm...Opening Remarks by Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

6.40pm...Documentary screening, 'Thomas MacGreevy, North Kerry Writer'. Producers Jimmy Deenihan/Eileen Wall @Tarbert Bridewell.

7.30pm...Panel Discussion with Dr Marie Bourke, National Gallery of Ireland; Professor Emeritus John Coolahan, NUI Maynooth; Professor Gerald Dawe, Trinity College Dublin; Dr Róisín Kennedy, Writer, Curator, Art Historian; Terence Killeen, Research Scholar, James Joyce Centre; Dr Sandra O'Connell, Journalist and Academic. Chaired by Dr Susan Schreibmann, Assistant Professor Digital Humanities and Culture, Trinity College Dublin.

8pm...Wine Reception outside the Lecture Theatre

The Life and Work of Thomas MacGreevy: A Critical Reappraisal, edited by Susan Schreibmann is published by Bloomsbury Press.

Admission free, no booking required. In association with Poetry Ireland.   Poetry Ireland