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Keough Family's Gift Expands the Snite Museum’s Irish Art Collection

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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The Snite Museum of Art announced today a gift from the Donald and Marilyn Keough family of 19 modern and contemporary paintings by Irish artists. Combined with earlier acquisitions of 18th-century prints by James Barry and Thomas Frye and photographs by Alen MacWeeney, the gift lays the foundation for a significant collection of Irish art spanning three centuries at the University.

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Launch of Patrick Griffin's new book - "The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century"

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Townshend Moment

On Tuesday evening, January 9, Dublin’s O’Connell House was the site of the launch of a new book by Patrick Griffin, Madden-Hennebry Professor of History and newly appointed Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies: The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century (Yale University Press, 2017).

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