ARC: Art & Research Collaboration

  • Painters Talking Paint, panel discussion organised by ARC researcher Marc Guinan in collaboration with the LAB, February 2017. Photo: Rachel Byrne
  • ARC is collaborating with PLASTIK Festival of Artists' Moving Image on a programme of public talks at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 24-26 March 2017
  • IADT lecturer Dr. Linda King presenting her research on the history of design in an ARC seminar at the LAB, February 2017
  • Aaron Healy introducing the IFI Player to ARC in IFI Cinema 3, January 2017
  • ARC researchers visiting Dennis McNulty's exhibition at Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, December 2016
  • Work by ARC graduate Christopher Mahon in an exhibition curated by ARC researcher Benjamin Stafford at Kevin Kavinagh Gallery, Dublin in January 2017
  • Visiting curator Kate Strain with ARC researchers and ARC co-director Maeve Connolly at the LAB, November 2016
  • Curator Johanne Mullan unwapping Aspen 5 and 6 at an ARC seminar at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, January 2017


The Art and Research Collaboration (ARC) programme is a practice-based and research-focused taught Masters delivered over two years, from September to May, in Dublin city centre. The ARC programme is offered by the Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) and it incorporates project partnerships with Dublin City Council Arts Office, led by the LAB, the Irish Film Institute (IFI) and the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA).