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


Location: Snite Museum of Art (View on map )

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

  • Curator Cheryl Snay will discuss the 1922 - 2022 connection. 
  • 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.