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Events

MoLI hosts a programme of events across the museum, including performances, readings, talks and workshops. Join our newsletter below to hear about upcoming events, or become a member to benefit from advance booking.

Upcoming events at MoLI

UCD Writers in Conversation: Mark O’Connell

26 February 2024 | 18.00 | MoLI

Join MoLI and UCD for the second in a series called 'UCD Writers in Conversation'. Mark O' Connell, prize-winning author of To Be a MachineNotes from an Apocalypse and most recently, A Thread of Violence, will be in conversation with Sarah Moss, who directs the MA and MFA programmes in Creative Writing at UCD. Penny Dahl, a current MFA student working on memoir, will give a brief reading to begin the event. 

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March First Fridays

1 March 2024 | 18.00 | MoLI

Join us on 1 March from 6pm for First Fridays! The museum will be open late with free admission from 6-9pm, with a series of events echoing our new exhibition Is this a poem?, including performances by Amanda Coogan, Emma Bennett, Vicky Langan and Tobi Balogun and a discussion on the theme of digital literatures with Ian Maleney, James O’Sullivan and Joanna Walsh. The Commons Café is also open late!

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Previous events at MoLI

March First Fridays

1 March 2024 | 18.00 | MoLI

Join us on 1 March from 6pm for First Fridays! The museum will be open late with free admission from 6-9pm, with a series of events echoing our new exhibition Is this a poem?, including performances by Amanda Coogan, Emma Bennett, Vicky Langan and Tobi Balogun and a discussion on the theme of digital literatures with Ian Maleney, James O’Sullivan and Joanna Walsh. The Commons Café is also open late!

UCD Writers in Conversation: Mark O’Connell

26 February 2024 | 18.00 | MoLI

Join MoLI and UCD for the second in a series called 'UCD Writers in Conversation'. Mark O' Connell, prize-winning author of To Be a MachineNotes from an Apocalypse and most recently, A Thread of Violence, will be in conversation with Sarah Moss, who directs the MA and MFA programmes in Creative Writing at UCD. Penny Dahl, a current MFA student working on memoir, will give a brief reading to begin the event. 

Launch of ‘Seal Stories’

12 February 2024 | 19.30 | MoLI

SOLD OUT

Join the Folklore of Ireland Society at 7.30 pm on Monday, 12 February 2024, for the launch of ‘Seal Stories’, a website created in partnership with the Irish Seal Sanctuary, showcasing material from the National Folklore
Collection. The event will be bilingual and will be followed by a reception.

UCD Alumni Weekend

3 February 2024 - 4 February 2024 | 10.00 | MoLI

Join us on 3 and 4 February for the annual UCD Alumni Weekend in MoLI. UCD Alumni can visit the museum for free using the code ALUMNI24. You can purchase your tickets online or at reception on the day. Explore our exhibitions and gardens, take a free guided tour, or grab lunch in the Commons Café. Alumni can avail of 10% off in the shop on the day, as well as 50% off MoLI membership.

February First Fridays

2 February 2024 | 18.00 | MoLI

Join us on 2 February from 6pm for First Fridays! The museum will be open late, until 9pm, with free admission and a talk at 6.30pm featuring artist Claire Prouvost  and a reading at 8pm by writer Rosemary Hennigan. It is also a great opportunity to check out our new exhibition, Ink & Imagination, or to catch Claire-Louise Bennett's audiovisual installation Nightflowers, which closes on 18 February. The Commons Café is also open late!

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