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Current Exhibitions

A Step in Time: The Story of Irish Dance
11:00 - 16:00, Fri 27 Jun 2014 - Sun 21 Jan 2018
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

The exhibition charts the history of Irish Dance from the late 1800s to present day, through costume, embroidery, images and film.


From Here to the White House: Presidential Portraits by Frank McKelvey
Fri 24 Jun 2016 - Sun 7 May 2017
Ulster American Folk Park

Many American Presidents claim ancestral links to Ulster. This exhibition of original drawings, made around 1930, focusses on eleven of them.


Making Connections: February 2017
13:30 - 16:00, Wed 8 Feb 2017 - Wed 8 Feb 2017
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Marmalade Day It’s Marmalade season! Learn how to produce flavoured marmalades then sample them on soda bread hot off the griddle.


International Ireland
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 10 Feb 2017 - Sun 17 Sep 2017
Ulster Museum

Irish and International Art from the Ulster Museum Collection 1890-2016


Making Connections: February 2017
14:00 - 16:00, Wed 1 Feb 2017 - Wed 1 Feb 2017
Ulster Museum

Crafted - A curator led tour of the Crafted fine furniture exhibition followed by a creative workshop making a small furniture accessory.


Making Connections: March 2017
14:00 - 16:00, Wed 1 Mar 2017 - Wed 1 Mar 2017
Ulster Museum

Bronze Age Pots Visit the museums bronze age pots with potter John Martin. Then make your own and have it fired in the traditional pit.


Lines of thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to now
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 10 Mar 2017 - Sun 7 May 2017
Ulster Museum

Exploring drawing as one of the most effective mediums for expressing and representing an artist’s ideas.


Titanic: Window on Emigration
10:00 - 17:00, Tue 28 Feb 2012 - Tue 31 Jan 2017
Ulster American Folk Park


Francisco Goya 'The Disasters of War'
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 25 Nov 2016 - Sun 4 Jun 2017
Ulster Museum

Loan exhibition from The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin.


The New Past
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 8 Jul 2016 - Sun 5 Feb 2017
Ulster Museum

Irish Art from 1800 to 2016


Light and Life
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 25 Mar 2016 - Sun 17 Sep 2017
Ulster Museum

Italian and Dutch Painting 1600s to 1800s


Remembering 1916: Your Stories
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 25 Mar 2016 - Sun 19 Mar 2017
Ulster Museum

Remembering 1916: Your Stories uses museum and community objects to interpret the events of 1916, their impact on society and their legacy.


Bare Life
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 12 Feb 2016 - Mon 1 May 2017
Ulster Museum

Abstraction and Figuration in 20th Century British Art


Crafted: The Fine Art of Furniture
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 20 Nov 2015 - Sun 4 Jun 2017
Ulster Museum

An exhibition representing the changing styles and designs from over three centuries of furniture manufacture.


Elements: From Actinium to Zirconium
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 7 Mar 2014 - Sun 26 Feb 2017
Ulster Museum

Elements are the basic building materials of matter. They are what make everything that you can see or feel around you.


True Colours
10:00 - 17:00, Fri 13 Jan 2017 - Sun 19 Feb 2017
Ulster Museum

A unique exhibition of outstanding artwork by some of the brightest young artists and designers in Northern Ireland’s schools and colleges.





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