OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: Dublin

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OUTing The Past 2019 will be celebrated at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin on 23. March 2019. Please find below a detailed programme of the first OTP celebrations in Dublin!

11.00-11.05 ————- Welcome by Sinead Rice, Education Manager

11.05-11.30 ————- Keynote (TBC)

11.30-12.00 ————-‘Either that wallpaper …’: AE, queerness and the Celtic renaissance
                                            by Brian Lacey, historian + Q&As


12.00-12.30 ————- Tea, Coffee & Snacks in the Gallery’s newly refurbished Courtyard

12.30-1.00 ————- The ‘New Woman’ Sarah Purser and her Lesbian Friendships
                                           Katherine O’Donnell, UCD+ Q&As

1.00-1.30 ————- Who was Suleika Aldini? Rainer Schulze, University of Essex + Q&As

1.30-2.30 ————- Lunch in the Gallery’s Courtyard

2.30-3.00 ————- LGBTQ+ Art in the National Gallery of Ireland Kate Drinane,

3.00-4.00 ————- Breakout Session
                                        National Gallery of Ireland & Irish Queer Archive LGBTQ+ Display
                                        Leah Benson, NGI & Tonie Walsh, Irish Queer Archive
Sir Denis Mahon Reading Room

3.00-4.00 ————- Breakout Session
                                        Students’ Roles in LGBTQ+ Rights: Past and Present
                                        Laura Harmon, Journalist & Patrick McDonagh, EUI
NGI Members’ Room

3.00-4.00 ————- Breakout Session
                                         Rising Queers: LGBTQ+ Involvement in the 1916 Easter Rising
                                         Michael Cronin, NUI Maynooth & Mary McAuliffe, UCD
ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art

3.00-4.00 ————- Two Art Practice Based Breakout Session
                                         Artists (TBC)
                                        Lavery Room & Millennium Wing Studio

4.00-5.15 ————- Final Reception
                                       Closing Remarks and Performance (TBC)
                                       Shaw Room

Jenny Ardrey