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: The Coercion of Substance.
  • Reference Code:IE/NIVAL EXB/11569
  • Variant Names: 2011 VISUAL, Carlow; exh: 'The Coercion of Substance.'
  • Date: 2011 - 2012
  • Group Type: Solo

Scope and Content:

A touring exhibition opened by Hugh Murray, Chairman of EV+A and accompanied by a casebound catalogue by the same name with an essay by Gemma Tipton. The exhibition was funded by the Arts Council and continued in the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda and Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny in 2012. The exhibition