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September 2016 - February 2017

‘Creativity is contagious – pass it on’

A Selection of recent Donations to the College Art Collections

This is exhibition number 2 of ‘Collecting Together'- a new and ongoing series of exhibitions on campus

Location: The Arts Building Concourse, Trinity College Dublin

The concourse is located at ground level in the building immediately on the right as you enter from the junction of Nassau Street and Dawson street, via the pedestrian entrance to the university, link to campus map here

Full details below

Trinity College Dublin Arts Building

Universities seek to inspire a thirst for knowledge, alongside a passion to generate and share new ideas, within an environment of creativity.

A significant proportion of the Art Collections at Trinity College Dublin has been donated. This is a tradition which began in the 18th century and continues to the present day. The artworks on display across the three exhibition panels in the Arts Building concourse are a small selection of the generous donations received over the past decade.

We celebrate creativity, the artist and the donor, who are often one in the same person. Many donations come from our former students. As alumni, they seek to honour the University by sharing work which reflects how they were inspired by individuals and ideas during their time here.

Over the period of this exhibition we will bring your attention to other donated artworks displayed around College by posting information on Twitter and our website.

If you enjoy this display, ‘pass it on’ - and tell your friends and family to visit, and to explore art on campus. Please find here a link to a Campus Art Smartphone tour in Irish and English

For more information on the artworks please see the information panels in situ or click on the following pdf files:

Exhibition panel 1 - beside The J.M. Synge Lecture Theatre and nearest to The Lecky Library entrance

Exhibition panel 2 - beside The Jonathan Swift Lecture Theatre

Exhibition panel 3 - beside The Thomas Davis Lecture Theatre

We hope you will enjoy this opportunity to see a wider group of significant Irish and international artworks from the University Art Collections. 

If you wish to keep updated on the Trinity College Art Collections, please check back at this website

Or join our worldwide community by following us on Twitter @TCDArtCurator



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Last updated 10 January 2018 (Email).