About the Exhibitions Database

The NIVAL Exhibitions Database has been compiled to improve public access to the Library's extensive collection of files documenting art and design exhibitions in Ireland.  The files contain catalogues, press material and ephemera on more than 10,000 solo and group exhibitions from the period 1900 to the present.

The Exhibitions Database is a reference resource providing basic details on Irish exhibitions including title, date, venue, and artists represented.  A visit to the library is recommended to researchers seeking a comprehensive view of the actual files.

  • Title: DOCUMENT!
  • Reference Code:IE/NIVAL EXB/12716
  • Variant Names: 2012 NCAD Gallery, Dublin; exh: 'DOCUMENT!'
  • Date: 2012
  • Group Type: Group

Scope and Content:

A curated selection of visual arts documentation from the National Irish Visual Arts Library at NCAD. DOCUMENT! is a chronological exploration of the materials used to document the arts providing a window into developments across the visual arts in Ireland from 1890 to 2010. The exhibition featured selected works from the collections at NIVAL that are representative of the physical and intellectual content of the library's extensive holdings including printed ephemera, books and journals, exhibition catalogues, archives, Special Collections, audio-visual material and digital ephemera.