Opening Reception | Who Do We Say We Are? Irish Art 1922 | 2022

Sat Feb 5, 2022, 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Snite Museum of Art


Program in the Galleries at 2:30 p.m.

  • Curator Cheryl Snay will discuss the 1922 - 2022 connection. 
  • Curator David Acton will introduce the photographs of Amelia Stein.
  • Irish poet Julie Morrissy will perform a reading as a prelude to her February 25 poetry reading in the galleries.
  • Kevin Byrne, Consul General of Ireland to Chicago and the Midwest will deliver brief remarks. Special guest Sarah Keating, Vice Consul, will also attend.
  • Renowned sean-nós dancer and concertina player Shannon Dunne (ND '98) will perform in the galleries. Shannon will share a selection of traditional dance tunes, airs, and art pieces inspired by the art exhibit. 

Reception co-sponsored by the Friends of the Snite Museum and the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies.

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