Nathan Mannion currently serves as the Senior Curator of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin’s Docklands. He is a Heritage Studies graduate of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology where he specialised in Museum Studies. Originally from Kilkenny he has previously worked with the national Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland and as Deputy Curator of Rothe House Museum & Gardens. He was the co-founder of the Kilkenny Youth Heritage Society and currently serves on the Irish board of the International Council of Museums. He has a passion for cultural heritage, identity studies and hill walking.
A visitor in the 'Discovering & Inventing' gallery of the EPIC museum
In July, Europeana held its first ‘Lunch Café’ on the theme of ‘Opening Doors’, encouraging discussion around the re-opening of cultural heritage institutions. In this post, Nathan Mannion and Susan Hazan, who led the Café, reflect on re-opening at their own institutions.
As part of Europeana’s Collection Day initiative, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin, Ireland, have now hosted their fifth collection day, the last of which was part of the Europe at Work season.
We talk to Senior Curator, Nathan Mannion, about EPIC’s latest Europe at Work Collection Day, 9-10 November 2019, reflecting on his collection day experience and recommendations.
As a part of Europeana Migration, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin has been hosting a series of collections days. We speak with Senior Curator, Nathan Mannion about what it takes to delve into Ireland’s migration history, and the sweet fickleness of personal legacy.