News & Events

Sculpture Dublin aims to platform a broad public discussion of sculpture today – looking at the history and legacy of sculpture in the city and creating an exciting new context for the creation of public art. We want to see sculpture become part of everyday conversation, contributing to overall public confidence, self-awareness and pride of place.

  • VTS Sculpture Club with The Hugh Lane Gallery

    The next online Visual Thinking Strategies discussion will occur on Wednesday 13 January, 1pm.

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  • VAI Artists Cafés

    The next Visual Artists Ireland Café will present Sculpture Dublin O'Connell Plinth commission. It will take place online on 26 January, 3-4.30pm.

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  • City Hall Online Lecture Series: Engaging with the Historic Public Sculpture in Dublin

    The first lecture, 'The Story', will take place on 29 January, 1-2pm. It will recount the history of the city’s public sculpture since the first monuments were erected in the eighteenth century. There will be a Q/A at the end of the lecture.

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  • Alan Phelan wins the O'Connell Plinth commission

    'I am thrilled and honoured to have won this very special inaugural commission for the O'Connell Plinth at City Hall. Sculpture Dublin is an important initiative in bringing contemporary sculpture into public awareness in some really exciting new ways...'

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  • Alan Butler wins the Smithfield Square Lower commission

    ‘I’m absolutely delighted to be included in the Sculpture Dublin programme. The work that I am producing for Smithfield Square Lower, aims to create a fun new landmark for Dublin...'

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  • NEWS! Updates from Sculpture Dublin...

    Since it was officially launched in July 2020 by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu, the Dublin City Council initiative Sculpture Dublin has been progressing the commissioning process for the 6 new sculptures, as well as developing its public engagement programme.

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