Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, Músaem an Ghorta Mhóir featured in Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant showcased Ireland’s Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, Músaem an Ghorta Mhóir in its print and online editions on Sept. 18.

The 4,750 square-foot museum will be home to the world’s largest collection of visual art, artifacts and printed materials relating to the starvation and forced emigration that occurred throughout Ireland from 1845 to 1850.

The museum will preserve, build, and present its art collection in order to stimulate reflection, inspire imagination and advance awareness of the Famine and its long afterlife in Ireland’s cultural memory.

Museum programs will include tours of the collection, discussions, films, plays, and concerts highlighting the richness of Irish culture and encouraging its fullest appreciation by the general public, academics, researchers, artists and students.

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