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Art and Collectibles Valuation Day

Art and Collectibles Valuation Dayat The Little Museum of Dublin

28 FEBRUARY 2015-02-09

11am to 4pm

Experts from Whyte’s – one of Ireland’s leading auction houses -  will attend to offer free appraisals of a wide variety of art and collectibles including paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints, antiquarian books, silver, autographs, banknotes, cigarette cards, coins, ephemera, medals, manuscripts, maps, militaria, photographs, pop and rock memorabilia, posters, postage stamps and postal history, postcards, toys etc.

 

 

Up next: Guinness and the First World War

Don't miss our new exhibition in The Ireland Funds Gallery on the ground floor of the museum. Produced in conjunction with the Guinness Archive, the show explores the experiences of Guinness staff on the front in World War One. Featuring dozens of artefacts, the exhibition documents some of the difficulties faced by the company to remain trading during the war, the sacrifices made by the company and its employees, alongside the personal testimonies of staff. The exhibition opens mid-February and runs until the end of March.

Incidentally, we have some brilliant shows lined up for 2015, including exhibitions on Lafcadio Hearn, Christy Brown and costumes in Irish cinema. Watch this space!

Wanted: Quirky Dublin Souvenirs!

We’re revamping our shop here at the Little Museum of Dublin.

At the moment we sell traditional souvenirs. While they are popular, they do not reflect the charm and personality of the museum itself. Also, we would prefer to promote local craftspeople and designers. That’s why we are about to re-imagine the retail offering, just in time for the start of our busy summer season.

If you are a local craftsperson or designer and you’d like to work with us, read on:

–      We want to find original, quirky gift products that retail for NO MORE THAN €20, ideally for less than €10. –      There must be a strong Dublin connection eg made in Dublin or about Dublin –      If the product speaks to the history of Dublin in some way, great. –      If you are willing to brand the product with the Little Museum logo, all the better. –      We are interested in everything from knitwear to cosmetics to jewellery and homewares.

If you want to work with us, please email Mary Kehoe on office@littlemuseum.ie. Any questions, please ring Mary on 01 661 1000